QLogic Strengthens Leadership Position in Fibre Channel Adapter Market

by | Nov 12, 2013 | IT

Company Captures Share in Overall Fibre Channel Adapters and 16Gb Gen 5 Category in Q3 of Calendar Year 2013, According to Latest Reports from Dell’Oro Group and Crehan Research

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC), the industry leader in Fibre Channel adapters, today announced that the company gained share in the Fibre Channel adapter market in the third quarter of calendar year 2013, according to new data from the Dell’Oro Group Q3 2013 SAN Report and the Crehan Research Q3 2013 Quarterly Market Share Report. QLogic captured significant revenue market share in the 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel category, increasing by 12 percentage points sequentially, according to the Dell’Oro Group. Both research firms reported that QLogic increased the lead over its nearest competitor by more than five percentage points in overall Fibre Channel revenue market share, boosting the company’s lead to more than 15.4 percentage points and strengthening its leading Fibre Channel revenue share position to more than 54 percent.

“More than ever, QLogic is focused on developing superior Fibre Channel adapter solutions,” said Amit Vashi, vice president of products, technology and planning, QLogic. “The most recent market share data from Dell’Oro and Crehan validates that the QLogic Fibre Channel brand continues as second-to-none among end-users and OEMs. Enterprise demand for greater throughput continues to grow and leading OEMs, channel partners and end-users are turning to QLogic’s award-winning Gen 5 Fibre Channel adapters as their go-to storage networking solutions for proven reliability, and superior real-world performance.”

QLogic’s award-winning FlexSuite 2600 Series Gen 5 solutions, available from leading server and storage OEMs such as Dell, Dot Hill, EMC, Fujitsu, HP and IBM, are designed to deliver the performance and reliability that have made QLogic the leader in Fibre Channel adapters for nine consecutive years. QLogic market share leadership is driven by IT professionals in Global 2000 corporate data centers where virtualization-dominated IT landscapes and enterprise I/O performance is crucial. Fibre Channel adapters from QLogic offer a suite of technology advancements that enable storage administrators in large enterprises to ensure comprehensive business continuity, maintain application performance and cost-effectively scale their networks.

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