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February 24, 2010 11:13 ET

Solarflare Discusses Low-Latency Network Performance at Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) Performance Summit and Ethernet Technology Summit

Company Executives Highlight Innovative Technologies for Highly Efficient 10 Gigabit Ethernet Networking at Two Leading Industry Events

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) -  Dr. Steve Pope, Dr. Bruce Tolley and Dr. George Zimmerman, executives from Solarflare Communications, the company pioneering 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), presented at two conferences this week. Speaking at the STAC Performance Summit and Ethernet Technology Summit respectively, Solarflare's senior technologists discussed pressing networking issues. Leading experts in developing the highest-performance, lowest-power 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) server adapters, Pope, Tolley and Zimmerman offer years of industry experience and provided insight on the latest solutions available.

The STAC Performance Summit brought together technology innovators that are building low-latency, high-performance solutions for high-frequency trading. Pope highlighted the Solarflare Solarstorm® 10GbE server adapters with OpenOnload™ that, in recent STAC testing, achieved five microsecond TCP/UDP application latency while supporting the transmission of millions of messages per second. He also discussed that there is no need to change applications or run new protocols on the wire to achieve optimum performance. To view educational content presented at the STAC Performance Summit, please visit

In addition, co-founder and CTO at Solarflare, Dr. George Zimmerman, will present at the Ethernet Technology Summit today in the Wyndham Hotel, San Jose. Zimmerman will review the latest developments in high performance energy efficiency using 10GBASE-T Ethernet networking technology with Mike Bennett, senior network engineer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The industry experts will also discuss new specifications for the IEEE Energy-Efficient Ethernet standard and how to develop an efficient, cost-effective data center that aligns with new government regulations.

  Ethernet: An Energy-Efficient Technology
  When: Wednesday, February 24, 3:10pm
  Where: Ethernet Technology Summit, Wyndham Hotel, San Jose
  Participants: Mike Bennett, senior network engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and George Zimmerman, co-founder and CTO, Solarflare Communications

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About Solarflare Communications, Inc.
Solarflare Communications is the leading provider of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) silicon and server adapters. Solarflare's robust and power-efficient solutions are cost effective and easy to deploy. Ready for primetime, Solarflare 10GbE products make possible next-generation applications such as low-latency networking (with OpenOnload™) for market data applications, cloud computing, server virtualization, and network convergence. Solarflare 10GbE adapters have proven their performance in testing conducted by Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) Research with Cisco switches and IBM servers. Solarflare silicon can be found in switches, adapters and test equipment shipping from Dell, SMC Networks and others. The company has announced partnerships with Accton, Arista Networks, Citrix, Cloudsoft, CommScope, Delta Networks, Panduit, SR Labs and VMware. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, has an R&D site in Cambridge, UK and sales offices in Taiwan and China. For more information, please visit

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