Supermicro Bows 20-Gig InfiniBand

Supermicro launches blade and HPC solutions with 20-Gig, low-latency InfiniBand connectivity

March 20, 2008

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, today announced the availability of high-bandwidth, low-latency InfiniBand (IB) connectivity solutions for its SuperBlade(TM) and high-performance computing (HPC) product lines. Both the Supermicro AOC-UINF-M2 Universal I/O (UIO) network adapters and SuperBlade integrated switch and Mezzanine IB solutions are based on Mellanox(R) Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) controllers for industry-leading 20Gb/s InfiniBand I/O performance.


"These new IB switch and HCA solutions empower our HPC and enterprise customers not only with high-bandwidth (20Gb/s) connectivity, but also with hardware-based I/O virtualization and latency as low as 1.2 microseconds*," said Charles Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro. "Our SuperBlade IB switch supports up to fourteen internal ports and ten external ports for a total switch bandwidth of 960 Gb/s."

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