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QLogic Introduces SAN Connectivity Kit

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QLogic Corp. today announced the introduction of the SAN Connectivity Kit(TM) 1000 ($9,999), a turn-key SAN comprised of a Fibre Channel switch, Fibre Channel HBAs, SAN management software, cables and GBICs.
Qlogic said the SAN Connectivity Kit 1000 is available through authorized QLogic distributors in North America and consists

According to Qlogic, the kit includes:

-- QLogic SANbox(TM) 8 port switch
-- Four SANblade(R) 2200 Series host bus adapters (HBAs)
-- Fiber optic cables and GBIC connectors
-- Device driver software
-- Complete SAN management software including QLogic Management Suite
(QMS) and VERITAS SANpoint Control for QLogic
-- Convenient carrying case
-- Hard copy documentation
-- One year warranty
-- Computer Based Training CD

"This is exactly what the Fibre Channel industry needed - a low cost, simple method to increase SAN market penetration," said Steve Duplessie, founder and senior analyst, Enterprise Storage Group. "We view this as a brilliant move that users will be more than willing to grasp on to. This takes cost and complexity out the equation, and gives users the ability to reap all of the benefits of a Fibre Channel storage network."

"High costs, interoperability questions and cumbersome installation issues are among the reasons small businesses have held off on Fibre Channel SAN implementation," said Dan Tanner, senior analyst, Storage & Storage Management, Aberdeen Group, Inc. "One vendor, Qlogic, is producing and packaging all the connectivity pieces at a very reasonable price. That simplifies storage networking and can help customers realize all the benefits of the SAN."

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