EMC Technology Connect – Select


Host Bus Adapters (HBAs), Converged Network Adapters (CNAs), and Switches

Leverage essential networked storage, connect EMC storage arrays to EMC-tested products, and deploy robust storage area network (SAN) infrastructures with proven best practices.

Atto Product


Celerity 8 & 16Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs enable Mac & Windows workstations to connect directly to EMC storage, supporting demanding performance requirements in a wide range of applications.

FastFrame 10Gb Ethernet adapters lead in high-performance I/O connectivity for Mac & Windows hosts to EMC Isilon storage. Available in SFP+ and RJ45 configurations.

Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator for Mac allows users to take advantage of their Ethernet infrastructure while benefits from network attached storage.

ThunderLink™ Desklink devices provide Thunderbolt™-to-10GbE connectivity for Thunderbolt-enabled laptops and all-in-ones to existing infrastructures.

With ATTO, customers can:

  • Share storage among workstations in a Fibre Channel SAN
  • Aggregate bandwidth over multiple Fibre Channel links
  • Efficiently complete projects with real-time access to shared volumes
  • Connect mobile platforms to EMC Isilon storage
EMC Interoperability Environment
ATTO FC-162E, 161E, 84EN, 82EN, 81EN EMC Celerra products, EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Symmetrix VMAX products, VNX and VNXe products
ATTO FastFrame-NS11, NS12, NS14, and ATTO ThunderLink™ NS2102 EMC Isilon X series, EMC Isilon NL series, and EMC Isilon S series
ATTO Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Celerra products, VNX and VNXe products

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Brocade Product


Brocade offers a full line of flexible and efficient Ethernet switches through EMC Select. They Include:

  • FCX switches, which provide high-performance top-of-rack connectivity
  • ServerIron ADX switches, which provide robust Layer 4 through 7 switching
  • TurboIron 24X switch, which is a compact, ultra low latency, highly available 24 port 10 GbE product

Brocade also offers Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) that are interoperable with the vast majority of fibre channl, ethernet, and FcoE ports. They are designed to meet the growing connectivity, virtualization, and operating efficiency needs of enterprise data centers. Brocade's revolutionary 1860 Fabric Adapter can be used as either a 16 Gbps Fibre Channel HBA, or a 10 Gbps CNA, making it the most flexible adapter available today.

EMC Interoperability Environment
Brocade 400 Series EMC Celerra FileMover, EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Symmetrix products
Brocade 800 Series EMC Celerra FileMover, EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Symmetrix products
Brocade 1010 and 1020 CNA EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Symmetrix products

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Emulex Product


Emulex products include:

  • LightPulse® Fibre Channel HBA—4 Gb/s , 8 Gb/s, and 16Gb/s HBAs are installed in the server to provide Fibre Channel connectivity from the server to the storage area network (SAN). They are available in single-, dual-, and quad-channel options and are tested and qualified by EMC. Emulex HBAs are supported by a wide range of operating system environments including Microsoft Windows, Solaris, VMware, and Linux.
EMC Interoperability Environment
LightPulse HBAs EMC Celerra products, EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Ionix ControlCenter products, EMC PowerPath products, EMC Symmetrix products, VMware products

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QLogic Product


Specializing in high-performance networking—adapters, switches, and application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chips—QLogic's product portfolio enables strategic solutions for customers' critical data, storage, and server networking needs worldwide.

QLogic offers:

  • QLogic host bus adapters — Choose Fibre Channel or iSCSI implementations including single- and dual-port, 4Gb, 8Gb, and 16GbFibre Channel and dual-port, 1-Gb iSCSI.
  • Fibre Channel stackable switches — Prepare your infrastructure for tomorrow's requirements without paying for more today.
  • FCoE converged network adapters (CNAs) — Consolidate data networking of a network interface card (NIC) with storage networking of a Fibre Channel HBA onto a single 10-GbE Ethernet adapter. NIC Partitioning and QoS tools enable further infrastructure consolidation while maintaining best practices for virtualized environments.
  • QLogic storage routers — Provide multiprotocol routing, SAN-over-wide area network (WAN) extension, and data migration.
EMC Interoperability Environment
FC adapters EMC CLARiiON products, EMC Symmetrix products, EMC MirrorView, EMC SAN Copy; EMC Celerra products, CLARiiON iSCSI-capable arrays, EMC Connectrix products
FCoE converged network adapters  
Intelligent storage routers  
iSCSI adapters  
SANbox 5000 Series FC stackable switches  

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