LSI Logic Ultra160 SCSI HBAs Certified as Red Hat Ready Rigorous Testing Validates Linux OS Compatibility for the Enterprise User

    MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ --
 LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE:   LSI), a world leader in storage solutions, today
 announced it has received certification from Red Hat for its Ultra160 SCSI
 family of host bus adapters (HBAs) ensuring compatibility with the popular
 Red Hat Linux operating system (OS). Products are available through LSI Logic
 distribution channel partners such as Avnet, Bell Microproducts, Insight
 Electronics and Arrow Electronics.
     "Enterprise users demand high performance, mission-critical quality. LSI
 Logic's Ultra160 SCSI host adapters set the industry standard using our
 exclusive SureLINK(TM) domain validation technology," said Bob Anderson,
 director of the LSI Logic host bus adapter business group. "Completion of all
 Red Hat Hardware Certification tests and related requirements is an important
 milestone for us and a demonstration of our continued commitment to open
 source solutions."
     LSI Logic's single and dual-channel Ultra160 SCSI HBAs provide
 industry-leading performance with solutions that are backward compatible as
 well as a reliable pathway to Ultra320 SCSI technology. An easy-to-use
 on-board configuration utility allows the viewing and changing of default
 configuration settings for the HBA and SCSI devices.
     "We are pleased that the SCSI products of LSI Logic are now certified for
 Red Hat Linux," said Mark deVisser, vice president of marketing at Red Hat.
 "Our customers are using Red Hat Linux because of its reliability, scalability
 and value. Adding storage options from a world-class company like LSI Logic
 further increases its strength in each of these areas."
     About LSI Logic Corporation
     LSI Logic Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of
 communications, consumer and storage semiconductors for applications that
 access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. In addition, the company
 supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is
 headquartered at 1551 McCarthy Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035, 866-574-5741,
 (within the U.S.), 719-533-7679 (outside U.S.), .
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