Sierra Logic ships one millionth SATA port Sierra Logic, a supplier of silicon storage products, announced that it shipped its one millionth SATA port this month. "This kind of growth is one of many indicators that SATA storage is now generally accepted as mainstream, both for nearline and, increasingly, for some primary storage applications," said Tom Curlin, managing director, RBC Capital Markets.
QLogic ships 20,000th blade switch QLogic Corp. announced the company shipped it's 20,000th switch into the fast growing blade server market. According to IDC, blade server embedded switches will be the largest Fibre Channel (FC) switch market in terms of ports shipped by 2009, and QLogic was No. 1 in market share for blade server embedded FC switches in both ports shipped and revenue in calendar year 2004. "Infrastructure consolidation delivers huge returns on investment,'' said