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Are InfiniBand's Days Numbered?

February 10, 2014 12:53 PM
The emergence of RDMA over Ethernet endangers InfiniBand's future as a storage interface.

Open Compute Project Considers Switch Specs

November 15, 2013 12:28 PM
Facebook-led effort to develop an open, operating-system agnostic switch makes progress with contributions from Broadcom, Intel, Mellanox and Cumulus Networks.

Mellanox Makes SDN Move with New Switches

October 16, 2012 12:44 PM
SwitchX-2 supports OpenFlow and leverages Mellanox’s Virtual Protocol Interconnect technology for simultaneous InfiniBand and Ethernet connections.

HP ProLiant Serves Up Entry-Level, Vendor-Ecosystem News

May 15, 2012 09:00 AM
HP continues ProLiant Gen8 server refresh with entry-level and blade offerings from AMD and Intel and a vendor ecosystem that includes Emulex and Seagate.

Bright Computing Targets Cloud Bursting

May 09, 2012 09:00 AM
Bright Cluster Manager 6.0 from Bright Computing is aiming to make cloud bursting a viable alternative for companies looking to temporarily scale high-demand applications.

Emulex and Mellanox Drive Down 10 Gig Cost

February 14, 2012 12:15 PM
While we've grown to believe that technologies follow steady geometric price decreases with confidence-inspiring names like Moore's or Kryder's Laws, the truth is market forces aren't as predictable as the word "law" would imply. Those of us who follow the Ethernet market are used to an occasional vendor making a dramatic price move for its own reasons. Most recently, Emulex and Mellanox are making moves to make 10-Gbps Ethernet cheaper.

Brocade Unveils 1st Fabric Adapter Technology

May 02, 2011 11:36 AM
Analyst reports, press articles and the blogosphere are full of commentary about new fabric architectures from Brocade, Cisco and Juniper, that are designed for flatter scale-out in virtualized clouds, LAN/SAN convergence and 40/100Gbs performance. Brocade was the first to introduce this class of fabric with the unveiling of its Brocade One architecture, VCS technology and VDX switches in June of 2010. Cloud-optimized fabrics built with this class of technology connect virtual servers and their application workloads to other virtual servers, as well as to virtual LUNs in storage resource pools--all while maintaining secure, load-balanced client access to the Web, applications and databases deployed on virtual machines.

Broadcom Raises the Bar for CNA Technology

January 26, 2011 04:00 PM
Broadcom recently unveiled the BCM578x0, its latest generation of 10Gbit Ethernet ASICs for LAN-on-Motherboard (LOM) and NIC applications, and the first in a new class of converged network adapters (CNAs), or converged NICs (C-NICs). The new family of ASICs includes several innovations that raise the bar for CNA technology and provide a glimpse at the capabilities of the next generation of high performance Ethernet adapters.

Mellanox Acquires Voltaire, Creating An Infiniband Duopoly

December 01, 2010 12:13 PM
Mellanox Technologies plans to acquire Voltaire, a move that analysts say will reduce the InfiniBand market to a duopoly. According to Mellanox Technologies, the company plans to acquire Voltaire for $8.75 per share, at a total equity value of $218 million. With Voltaire having approximately $40 million cash on hand, this puts the total value of the deal at $176 million.

Mellanox and QLogic Play Duopoly

November 30, 2010 05:20 PM
On Monday, Mellanox said it will buy Voltaire for $8.75 per share, or about $218 million. Excluding Voltaire's cash, Mellanox is getting the company for about $176 million. The $200 million per year InfiniBand networking market is now a duopoly comprising Mellanox and QLogic, the two suppliers that design their own adapter and switch chips.

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