COSTA MESA, Calif., May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced it has been recognized in CRN's 2012 Virtualization 100 list, which features the top 100 vendors in the virtualization industry. The Virtualization 100 is an annual list published by UBM Channel's CRN that helps Solution Providers identify and evaluate virtualization products and programs.
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Companies on the 2012 Virtualization 100 list were selected by CRN editors based on their innovative and forward-thinking approach to selling products and services through the IT Channel. Vendors on the list were selected based on their ability to help VARs transform themselves into true service providers that help organizations take advantage of the ease, flexibility, scalability, elasticity and cost savings that virtualization has to offer.
"By including Emulex in the list, CRN recognizes our focus on delivering reliable, high performance, scalable and manageable connectivity for virtualization environments," said Shaun Walsh, senior vice president of marketing, Emulex. "We will continue to arm our partners with solutions for customers that enable them to fully realize the benefits of server virtualization, and extend the value of fabric virtualization."
Cloud and virtualization environments are becoming mainstream across the globe. As IT workloads continue to grow and data centers migrate business critical applications, like databases, into virtualized environments, the need to ensure maximum performance and scalability will continue to be important. Emulex provides better scalability for cloud and virtualized environments and enables support for more virtual machines than ever before.
"With all the noise in the marketplace, it can sometimes be challenging for Solution Providers to determine which virtualization company would be the best to partner with," said Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. "That's why we developed our annual Virtualization 100 list, to highlight and outline the top 100 technology vendors in the space that power, support and evangelize the benefits of virtualization across all parts of the IT infrastructure. We congratulate each member of the Virtualization 100 for making this year's list."
The 2012 Virtualization list will be featured on CRN.com and in the May 2012 issue of CRN.
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Emulex, the leader in converged networking solutions, provides enterprise-class connectivity for servers, networks and storage devices within the data center. The Company's product portfolio of Fibre Channel host bus adapters, 10Gb Ethernet network interface cards, Ethernet-based converged network adapters, controllers, embedded bridges and switches, and connectivity management software are proven, tested and trusted by the world's largest and most demanding IT environments. Emulex solutions are used and offered by the industry's leading server and storage OEMs including, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, Huawei, IBM, NEC, NetApp and Oracle. Emulex is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. More information about Emulex (NYSE:ELX) is available at www.Emulex.com.
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