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Emulex Embedded Storage Bridges Deployed in Xyratex Family of 4Gb/s Storage Systems
COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its embedded storage bridges have been deployed across Xyratex's RS-1602-F4-SBD storage systems. Xyratex's innovative 4Gb/s SBOD storage solution leverages the BR-2401 storage bridge from Emulex to create a high performance, modular storage system with the ability to intermix Fibre Channel (FC) and SATA disk drives within the same enclosure.
Global Forest Products Sector Posts Mixed Financial Results
NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Financial results for the world's 100 largest forest, paper and fiber-based packaging products companies showed distinct differences in the major producing regions, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' tenth annual Global Forest, Paper and Packaging Industry Survey. The top three regions in terms of return on capital employed (ROCE), a key measure of performance, were: Latin America at 9.3 percent, followed by China with 6.5 percent, and South Africa with 5.5 percent. The US posted a combined ROCE of 5.4 percent. Overall, the sector's global ROCE improved slightly from 4.9 percent in 2005 to 5.1 percent in 2006, but still far off the 10-12 percent target.