VMworld 2013: 20 Must-See Storage Offerings (Part 1)


Emulex, the Costa Mesa, Calif.-based developer of storage adapters, used VMworld to unveil a new set of adapters based on its Emulex LightPulse Gen 5 Fibre Channel technology.

The new Gen 5 FC adapters include the LPe16004 quad-port Gen 5 HBA with 16-Gbps Fibre channel performance; the LPe15004 quad-port low-profile Gen 5 HBA with 8-Gbps Fibre channel performance; and the LPe16202 dual-port converged fabric adapter.

All can be deployed as host initiators or storage targets while providing the latency, I/O performance, bandwidth and reliability targeted at optimizing virtualization, private cloud, and flash cache solutions in servers, arrays and appliances.