Byte and Switch's Big Byte Award Recognizes Best Investment Potential Among Publicly Held Storage Firms
QLogic Corp., the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced it has been named one of three finalists in the category of Best Public Company for Byte and Switch's 2006 Big Byte Awards. In addition, QLogic SANbox(R) switches were recognized through the selection of QLogic customer Saturday Night Live as finalist in the User Excellence category. Byte and Switch is officially launching its Big Bytes Awards program this year to recognize outstanding products, services, suppliers, and users in storage networking.
"QLogic is the market share leader in its core business of Fibre Channel host bus adapters, and a pioneer in development of new infrastructure technology for the fast-growing IP SAN (iSCSI), high performance computing (InfiniBand), virtualization (server and storage), and blade server markets," said Frank Berry, vice president of marketing, QLogic. "As a result, the company is positioned to continue delivering strong top-line and bottom-line growth."
Nominees in all categories will be judged by a panel of Byte and Switch editors and an independent advisory board that Byte and Switch will invite from across the industry.
The Big Bytes award winners will be announced in a formal presentation at StoragePlus 2006, Byte and Switch's two-day forum for pre-qualified enterprise storage purchasers, to be held in Burlingame, Calif., September 12 and 13.
QLogic is a leading supplier of high performance storage networking solutions including Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), blade server embedded Fibre Channel switches, Fibre Channel stackable switches, iSCSI HBAs, iSCSI routers and storage services platforms for enabling advanced storage management applications. The company is also a leading supplier of server networking products including InfiniBand host channel adapters that accelerate cluster performance. QLogic products are delivered to small-to-medium businesses and large enterprises around the world via its channel partner community. QLogic products are also powering solutions from leading companies like Cisco, Dell, EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, IBM, NEC, Network Appliance and Sun Microsystems. QLogic is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information go to http://www.qlogic.com