Solarflare and Penguin Computing Partner to Bring Best-of-Breed High-Performance Computing Solutions to the Financial Services Market
Solarflare 10 Gigabit Ethernet products with Penguin Computing HPC solutions create the ideal solution and deliver top performance results needed for high-frequency trading and other low-latency applicationsWednesday, May 18th, 2011
IRVINE, Calif. – Penguin Computing, experts in high performance computing (HPC), along with Solarflare, the company pioneering 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), announced today that Penguin Computing is designing and delivering Solarflare’s networking products as part of its financial services solutions. This partnership will bring together leading technologies for customers in the high-performance computing and data storage markets in the US and Europe, who are looking to increase network performance and reduce latency to gain a competitive advantage.
Penguin Computing simplifies supercomputing with customized industry solutions that are factory integrated, tested and delivered as turnkey compute and storage systems. Along with Penguin-on-Demand (POD), a specialized cloud solution for high-performance computing, the company has solutions for every HPC requirement. Penguin’s products for the financial services industry are focused on delivering the lowest latency systems that can be integrated in the most common data center environments. Penguin recently launched the Altus 1750 server, a dual socket 1U system built specifically to support the fastest clock speeds available for AMD Opteron x86 CPUs.
Solarflare’s VAR program continues to attract new channel partners, which now include over 20 organizations that span the financial services and high-performance computing markets worldwide. The demand for Solarflare’s SFN5000 line of 10GbE server adapters and OpenOnload high-performance application acceleration middleware continues to increase, as they deliver the industry’s highest-performance, lowest-power solutions enterprise and scale out computing. The company’s scalable vNIC architecture leverages SR-IOV to accelerate virtualized applications, which is a critical component as more data centers look to leverage the benefits offered through virtualization and cloud computing advancements.