QLogic Ships BladeCenter Card

Aliso Viejo-based QLogic Corp. said Thursday that it has shipped a new card for the IBM BladeCenter market. The firm said that its new Intelligent Pass-Thru Module is targeted at multi-vendor compatibility issues encountered with Fibre Channel storage area networks, and replaces existing optical pass through devices. According to QLogic, the Pass-Thru module can also be upgraded to be a full Fibre Channel switch through a software license key.