Katherine Lane, Director, Corporate Communications, 714-885-3828
Emulex Interop Keynote Connects Cloud to Convergence
Company Demonstrates Network Optimization Software
Interop - NEW YORK, October 18, 2010 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that it will be presenting a keynote session on cloud infrastructure this week at Interop, in addition to sessions on 10Gb/s Ethernet and participation in a panel on network convergence. Emulex will also be demonstrating convergence enabling software in its booth #443 at Interop New York 2010, October 18-21.
Emulex executives will be presenting on three topics related to network convergence at Interop, including the following:
- "Constructing the Cloud: One Lego® at a Time" (keynote session), October 21, 9:30 - 9:50 a.m. This session will focus on the new cloud infrastructure and how its deployed one container Lego at a time. Emulex's CTO, Dave Crespi, will explain how these Legos will come together to make world-class data centers.
- "10 Steps for Deploying 10GbE" (concurrent session), October 21, 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Shaun Walsh, Emulex vice president of corporate marketing, will present the most pragmatic ways to consider deploying 10GbE today, prepare for network convergence tomorrow, and build a plan for moving 10GbE into your mainstream operations.
- "How Data Center Managers Should Plan for Convergence," (panel) October 21, 2:00 - 3:00 pm. This panel, moderated by Doug Washburn, Analyst Infrastructure & Operations, Forrester Research, will include Shaun Walsh, Emulex vice president of corporate marketing, John Sabasteanski, distinguished engineer, Systems Architecture and Strategy Unit, Cisco Systems, Inc.; Bowman Hall, director, Cloud Computing Client Engagements, Business Manager, IBM; and Ken Oestreich, vice president of marketing, Egenera Inc.
In addition to these presentations, Emulex will have multiple product demonstrations at their booth, #443, including:
- Emulex's recently introduced OneCommand™ Vision software, an intelligent application designed for proactive management of I/O within physical, virtual and cloud data center environments that allows IT administrators to monitor I/O data paths and proactively configure data center resources to solve bandwidth and contention issues within their infrastructure.
- The upgradability of Emulex OneConnect Universal Converged Network Adapters (UCNAs), allowing end users to easily scale their infrastructures with a base 10Gb/s Ethernet network adapter and field enablement options for iSCSI and FCoE hardware acceleration, providing investment protection and compelling cost saving benefits
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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 www.emulex.com.
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