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Emulex Gains Three Percent in Overall Fibre Channel HBA Market Share According to Dell'Oro Group
Dell'Oro Group Reports Emulex Has Gained Market Share Over its Nearest Competitor in Two of the Last Three Quarters
COSTA MESA, Calif., August 13, 2009 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that it has captured over three percentage points of revenue over its nearest competitor in the total Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) market during the second quarter of 2009. Dell'Oro Group has reported Emulex has gained cumulative market share over the last nine months.
Emulex continues to gain market share in the 4Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA market and has narrowed the gap between itself and its nearest competitor by seven percent in the 8Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA market. According to Dell'Oro Group's Q2 2009 SAN report, Emulex gained market share in every category that the Dell'Oro Group tracks, including total Fibre Channel HBA revenue, standalone adapter revenue, mezzanine card revenue, total ports, standalone adapter ports and mezzanine card ports, which excludes chip revenue, exceeding the overall growth rate of its nearest competitor.
"We continue to gain share in the existing 4Gb/s Fibre Channel HBA market, we're closing the market share gap in the 8Gb/s Fibre Channel transition and we're experiencing rapid growth in the next generation 10Gb/s Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Converged Network Adapter (CNA) market," said Steve Daheb, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of business development, Emulex. "We are accelerating our leadership in the market as represented by the share gains we've achieved in every key segment in two out of the last three quarters."
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