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

12 June 2009

Due to increased interest in 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel host bus adapters, Emulex Corporation commissioned Demartek to update its previous evaluation (September 2008) of its 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) with recent 8 Gb/s HBA offerings from Brocade.The evaluation includes the following topics:

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 LightPulse® LPe12002 and LPe12000.

View the June 2009 report (PDF, 1566 KB)

Link to September 2008 report.

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