Emulex launches LightPulse Virtual HBA for VMware Infrastructure 3

Quoting from the Emulex official announcement:

Emulex Corporation today announced the availability of its LightPulse Virtual Host Bus Adapter (HBA) technology for VMware Infrastructure environments, delivering enhanced SAN management capabilities.

Emulex’s LightPulse Virtual HBA technology is supported for use with VMware Infrastructure servers that use Emulex 4Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs and is fully interoperable with industry leading fabric switches from Brocade, Cisco, and McDATA. The LightPulse Virtual HBA technology will be generally available for VMware Infrastructure in the first half of 2007.

By providing unique features implementing its N-Port ID Virtualization, Emulex’s Virtual HBA technology enables server virtualization solutions to seamlessly deliver SAN management Best Practices, such as zoning and LUN mapping, to simplify storage administration and lower cost of ownership…