February 07, 2013
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 7 – Emulex Corporation today announced the findings of a new Demartek lab evaluation that reveals Emulex LightPulse 16Gb Fibre Channel (16GFC) LPe16000B Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) outperform those of its nearest competitor in throughput, CPU efficiency, reliability and power efficiency. Demartek is an independent research firm specializing in real-world, hands-on testing and analysis. Based on these tests, the report finds that Emulex LPe16000B 16GFC HBAs are the optimal choice for servers running server virtualization, email, transactional database and data warehouse workloads.
"The Demartek testing results have proven once again that Emulex LPe16000B HBAs are the fastest, most reliable and efficient adapters available today," said Shaun Walsh, senior vice president of marketing and corporate development, Emulex. "We strive to provide the most accurate, extensive performance data on all of our adapters and solutions to ensure customers are well-informed when making their decisions. Emulex 16GFC adapters are absolutely the best choice for customers worldwide deploying virtualization, database and cloud environments."
The Demartek lab testing compared the Emulex LPe16000B HBAs to its nearest competitor's currently shipping 16GFC HBAs and found the following results:
"This lab evaluation demonstrated the performance advantages of Emulex LPe16000B HBAs, which are currently available to customers today, with results that far surpass the performance of its nearest competitor's 16GFC HBA," said Dennis Martin , founder and president, Demartek. "Such performance advantages offer significant benefits for most enterprise applications, including databases, business intelligence, virtualization and private clouds, backup, and many workloads with flash acceleration. Emulex LPe16000B HBAs are an ideal choice for these customers now, and as they continue to build out their next-generation data centers."
Emulex, the leader in converged networking solutions, provides enterprise-class connectivity for servers, networks and storage devices within the data center. The company's product portfolio of Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters, 10Gb Ethernet Network Interface Cards, Ethernet-based Converged Network Adapters, controllers, embedded bridges and switches, and connectivity management software are proven, tested and trusted by the world's largest and most demanding IT environments. Emulex solutions are used and offered by the industry's leading server and storage OEMs including, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, Huawei, IBM, NEC, NetApp and Oracle. Emulex is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.
Source: Emulex Corp.
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