ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC), the market share leader in Fibre Channel adapters, today announced that its revolutionary caching SAN adapter, FabricCache™, received the prestigious 2013 "One to Watch" Product award at this year's "The Storries X" awards. In its 10th year, the "Storries" are produced by the UK's number one data storage periodical, STORAGE Magazine (UK), and recognize outstanding storage industry products, services, organizations and people as voted on by the magazine's readership.
"Recent end-user research from Taneja Group confirms server-side caching is the most highly valued method for improving application performance with flash cache. Having industry professionals vote FabricCache the 'One to Watch' product for 2013 further validates QLogic's innovative approach to solving I/O performance issues with a simplified, transparent caching solution that extends server-side cache to virtualized and clustered applications," said Henrik Hansen, director of EMEA marketing for QLogic."
The storage industry's first caching SAN adapter, FabricCache ushers in a new era of enterprise application performance acceleration for SANs. FabricCache combines a high-performance PCIe flash card with QLogic's market-leading Fibre Channel adapter to create a dramatically simpler, more cost-efficient and sharable server-based cache solution. Unlike alternative offerings, FabricCache transparently pools individual server caches across multiple, physical servers, so the widest range of mission-critical, virtualized and clustered applications can share flash caching performance benefits. FabricCache also delivers greater ROI while lowering overall TCO by leveraging QLogic's proven Fibre Channel driver, offloading caching functions from the server and integrating seamlessly into existing SAN infrastructure.
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