Results tagged "Infiniband"
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October 21, 2010 09:00 AMTwo months ago we were talking about when IOV would make it to the motherboard. Representatives from Xsigo played down the whole concept, arguing it was still premature . Perhaps they were right, or perhaps it was just misdirection on the part of Jon Toor, vice president of marketing at Xsigo, because buried in the details of HP's new server introduction, the SL6500 was IOV on the motherboard. The back and forth illustrates what's right and wrong in today's IOV world.
October 05, 2010 10:00 AMIn a move that could make InfiniBand technology more widely available, Mellanox Technologies has made its ConnectX-2 I/O mezzanine adapter card available through Dell for the PowerEdge M1000e Dell Chassis and M-Series Blade Servers. The ConnectX-2 mezzanine cards can be used with both Dell's 10Gb Ethernet Pass Through II module or the Mellanox InfiniScale IV InfiniBand-based M3601Q blade switch. This means that M-Series servers can attach to either InfiniBand or 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks using the same card, which can automatically sense the appropriate speed. InfiniBand supports speeds of up to 40Gbps and offers lower latency than other communications protocols.
April 29, 2010 10:00 AMI sat down and said, with a grin, "Infiniband is dead." Asaf Somekh VP of marketing and Christy Lynch, director of corporate communications for Voltaire, took the shot well, but my comment framed the conversation in a way that was useful. Over the last few days at Interop, the differentiator--the long term differentiator--in Ethernet switching is not going to be speeds and feeds. Network performance will always improve, sometimes in baby steps, sometimes in leaps. The differentiator is services, which aren't cut from the same cloth.
April 13, 2010 11:30 AMMellanox Technologies has announced its second generation of InfiniBand switches and FabricIT chassis management software to support a wider range of users. The company had said in mid-2009 that it intended to do a family of switches, as well as a cabling solution, which it also announced. Mellanox, based in Yokneam, Israel, now offers IS5000 20 and 40Gbs switches ranging from 36 to 648 ports.
January 28, 2010 08:30 AMYou probably wouldn't think that spending a thousand dollars to save a second of productivity would be a worthwhile investment. Nor would your CFO. Yet the makers of a device costing $34,000 hope you'll spend that much to save a few hundred nanoseconds. The company is Voltaire, and its device is the Grid Director 4036E, a high-performance InfiniBand-Ethernet switch and IP accelerator that it claims delivers lower network latency than competitive products and gives securities trading applications a decided edge. The Grid Director 4036E will cost about US$1000 per port.
November 16, 2009 12:24 PMVoltaire 10 Gigabit Ethernet and 40 Gb/s InfiniBand Director Switches and UFM Software added to HP Unified Cluster Portfolio for Scale-Out Data Centers, HPC and Cloud Computing
QLogic Selected by SGI to Provide Quad Data Rate InfiniBand Switches and Directors for High Performance Environments
November 16, 2009 12:19 PMQLogic 12000 Series 40Gb/s Switches and directors offer industry-leading performance with SGI Cloudrack and Rackable HPC servers and clusters for faster results
Karlsruhe Institute Of Technology Selects Voltaire 40 Gb/S Infiniband And Unified Fabric Manager Software For Cloud Computing Research
July 13, 2009 05:38 PMVoltaire's new Grid Director 4700 switches interconnected with HP supercomputer offers extreme scalability and ultra low latency.
June 23, 2009 07:00 PMQuad Data Rate (QDR) InfiniBand Adapters and Switches Link HP ProLiant SL Servers in HP ExSO Portfolio
June 23, 2009 04:36 PMHPC, Cloud and Web 2.0 Businesses To Benefit from InfiniBand Performance and Scalability in New HP Solution that Promises New Efficiencies for Scale-Out Data Centers
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