QLogic Ties With Brocade

Aliso Viejo-based storage area networking hardware developer QLogic and storage networking switch maker Brocade Communications said Friday that the two are in a new, strategic alliance. The two companies said they have entered into a broad technology alliance agreement, where they will jointly develop capabilities to enhance Fibre Channel technology, align their product plans and testing, and jointly market SAN solutions for data centers. Financial details of the link were not announced.