ADVISORY, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHO: QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking. WHAT: Henrik Hansen, QLogic Director of EMEA Marketing, will present "Enterprise Application Optimization Using Server-based Storage Accelerators" at Data Centre World Conference & Expo, the UK's leading data centre event. Application performance can provide a critical, competitive advantage for organizations, impacting everything from customer satisfaction to overall business operations. Most data centre professionals agree the addition of flash-based solid-state devices (SSDs) is a great way to boost storage and application performance. What is not as clear is the best location within the infrastructure for deploying SSD flash storage. The storage system, network and server are all high performance, low latency options, but are they ready for mission-critical enterprise deployments? Hansen will discuss a more efficient, simplified approach for boosting application performance—transparent, shared SSD/cache integration, such as QLogic Mt. Rainier technology. He will demonstrate how this new approach closes the I/O performance gap between server and storage, and will address the challenges faced by enterprises that are considering the deployment of flash-based SSD solutions. WHEN: Thursday, 28 February 10 a.m. WHERE: Data Centre World Conference & Expo IT Hardware & Big Data Theatre ExCeL London London Follow QLogic @ twitter.com/qlogic QLogic -- the Ultimate in Performance QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC) is a global leader and technology innovator in high performance networking, including adapters, switches and ASICs. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic products for their data, storage and server networking solutions. For more information, visit www.qlogic.com . 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