Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs Awarded the 2009 Storage Magazine Editor's Choice Award

LONDON, June 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

  *  Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its family
     of LightPulse(r) 8Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs)
     were awarded the 2009 Editor's Choice by The Storage Awards
     -- Storries VI.
  *  The Storage Awards recognise outstanding products and services
     in the storage industry by asking readers of Storage Magazine
     and the general public to vote for winners.
  *  Emulex was presented with this award at a ceremony on 11 June
     2009 for the enterprise scalability, maximum SAN performance
     and superior quality and reliability of its LPe12000 Fibre
     Channel HBAs.
  *  Brian Wall, editor of Storage, said: "What impressed me most
     about the Emulex LPe12000 Fibre Channel HBA was how
     user-friendly and streamlined they are when it comes to
     installation and management. They also offer genuine
     scalability and virtualisation support, so they are an
     excellent solution for a very wide range of business needs.
     All in all, they deliver impressive performance across many
     applications and environments."
  *  Emulex HBAs draw from eight generations of advanced,
     field-proven technologies to deliver a distinctive set of
     benefits that are relied upon by the world's largest

Learn more about Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel HBAs: http://www.emulex.com/products/hba/index.jsp.

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Emulex is the leader in converged networking solutions for the data center. Our Connectivity Continuum architecture provides intelligent networking services that transition today's infrastructure into tomorrow's unified network ecosystem. Emulex provides a single framework that intelligently connects every server, network and storage device within the data center. Through strategic collaboration and integrated partner solutions, Emulex provides its customers with industry leading business value, operational flexibility and strategic advantage. Emulex is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ELX) and has corporate headquarters in Costa Mesa, California. News releases and other information about Emulex Corporation are available at http://www.emulex.com.

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