Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its LightPulse® Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) are supported with the new Oracle® VM server virtualization software. Emulex has taken a leadership position in connecting virtual servers to the SAN, enabling end users to more effectively utilize their resources and more easily adjust to changing demand.
Unveiled today at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle VM offers scalable, low-cost server virtualization which fully supports both Oracle and non-Oracle applications. This is the only server virtualization environment certified to run with an entire Oracle software stack, including Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise, Siebel CRM and other Oracle Applications.
"With the proliferation of server virtualization, Emulex continues to lead the way in I/O connectivity for virtual server environments, such as Oracle VM," said Mike Smith, executive vice president, worldwide marketing, Emulex Corp. "Emulex LightPulse Virtual HBA technology provides an innovative solution that enables storage administrators to manage connections from virtualized machines in the same way, and with the same management tools, as traditional physical servers."