latest news releases from the newsroom
Emulex FCoE CNAs Compatible With IBM System x(tm) Servers
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse(r) LP21000 family of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) have been tested and found to be compatible for use with IBM Systems x3650(7979), x3655(7943) and x3755(7163) series servers. Emulex CNAs enable the consolidation of server I/O, allowing IBM customers to reduce the number of network interface cards and cables used by servers by as much as 50 percent, which in turn helps lower power and cooling costs.
Foundry Networks, Inc.
One of the World's Top 12 Most Powerful Supercomputer Networks Accelerates Infrastructure With Foundry
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, today announced Sandia National Laboratories, a nation-leading science-based systems engineering laboratory, selected multiple Foundry(r) NetIron(r) MLX-32 MPLS routers for their industry-leading 10 gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) density, performance and computing power while significantly reducing its costly energy consumption overhead. Sandia installed the NetIron MLX-32 to expand and extend the capabilities of its supercomputer, Red Storm. By installing the world's most dense and efficient routers within Red Storm's high-performance input/output system, Sandia is able to maximize research and development cycles through its geographically distributed external Sandia and tri-lab networks and data center.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Awarded Rapid Prototyping, Integration and Development Contract
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a contract by the 50th Space Wing supporting the Space Innovation and Development Center's Aerospace Fusion Center (AFC) at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo., for the Rapid Prototyping, Integration and Development (RaPID) program.