QLogic

(QLGC)

reported second-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations for the period.

The company, a maker of storage area network infrastructure components, said second-quarter income rose to $22.7 million, or 24 cents a diluted share, from $12.3 million, or 14 cents a share, a year ago. Wall Street was expecting the company to earn 22 cents a share, according to a

First Call/Thomson Financial

survey of six analysts.

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Gross revenue for second quarter rose to $87.6 million from $51.1 million last year. Net revenue for the quarter amounted to $86 million. Net revenue includes a $1.6 million sales discount for an adjustment in the value of warrants to

Sun Microsystems

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. Excluding the warrant charge and the related tax effects, income for the quarter would have been 25 cents a diluted share. The results exclude certain operating costs and merger charges.

Results for the latest period and all prior periods have been consolidated with the results of

Ancor Communications

, which merged with the company on Aug. 1.