Santa Clara, California (September 19, 2018) – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that a broad portfolio of its next generation 10/25GbE FastLinQ® Ethernet and QLogic® 16G/32G Fibre Channel technologies are now available on the Dell EMC PowerEdge MX. The latest adoption of Marvell® technologies by Dell EMC® continues both companies’ long-standing relationship of innovation and collaboration and delivers the I/O connectivity to enable a robust and enterprise-class composable solution for the data center.
The new Dell EMC PowerEdge MX, based on Dell EMC’s modular, kinetic infrastructure architecture, is designed to meet and exceed customer requirements for performance and scale while delivering lower total cost of ownership. The Marvell Ethernet and Fibre Channel technologies as part of the Dell EMC PowerEdge MX provide feature-rich, flexible server connectivity solutions to support emerging and expanding data center workloads.
“Marvell is a strategic partner of Dell EMC across generations of IT infrastructure,” said Rajneesh Gaur, senior vice president and general manager of Server Connectivity Business Unit, Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. “The introduction of the PowerEdge MX platform and adoption of Marvell FastLinQ Ethernet and QLogic Fibre Channel adapters is a major milestone in our decade-long relationship. Now, enterprise data centers and service providers can increase operational velocity, deliver frictionless IT and reduce costs while having a choice of fabric to meet their needs.”
Marvell QLogic Fibre Channel host-bus adapters (HBAs), the Gen 6 32 GbFC QME-2742-DEL and Enhanced Gen 5 16 GFC QME-2692-DEL, are available for Fibre Channel storage, while Marvell FastLinQ Ethernet adapters, the 10/25GbE FastLinQ 41000 Series, are the default Ethernet networking options for the servers.
Marvell server connectivity solutions for the Dell EMC MX Series include:
The expanded suite of Fibre Channel and Ethernet-based adapters for PowerEdge MX are available and shipping today. For more information, please visit the Marvell Dell EMC Partnership microsite.
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