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Demartek Publishes 8 Gbps Fibre Channel HBA Comparison of Emulex and Brocade HBAs

3 October 2008

Emulex Corporation commissioned Demartek to evaluate its 8 Gbps Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) and compare them with recent HBA offerings from Brocade. The evaluation includes a variety of topics including:

This report includes actual steps taken to install and use the HBAs and the respective management software. This report also includes a basic performance evaluation of the respective HBAs.

The HBAs tested in this report are the Brocade 825 and the Emulex LPe12002 and LPe12000.

View the 8 Gbps Emulex HBA Comparison with Brocade HBA Product Evaluation (PDF, 1585 KB)


12 June 2009 - Updated report available

Link to updated June 2009 report.


Emulex is a registered trademark of Emulex Corporation.
Brocade is a registered trademark of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.