Emulex Boosts IBM Offerings

Costa Mesa-based Emulex has deepened its ties with IBM, saying today that it is providing its OneConnect network adapters into five of IBM's enterprise-class and high volume servers. Emulex said its adapter will be offered by IBM on its System x3650 M3, x3550 M3, x3850 X5, x3950 X5 and x3690 X5; and three IBM BladeCenter server platforms, including the HS22, HS22V and HX5. Expected shipment volumes and financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. Emulex has recently been focusing on IBM systems, including three IBM specific products it announced in August.