Emulex Wins IBM

Costa Mesa-based Emulex is reporting today that its products--including its 10Gb/s Ethernet Network Interface Cards and 16Gb/s Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters--have been selected by IBM for its IBM Power Systems product line. According to Emulex, the technology agreement with IBM covers using Emulex technology along with the IBM Power platform, PowerVM virtualization technology, and IBM AIX. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. The two announced a patent licensing deal in August, along with a design win in IBM's BladeCenter servers.