SOURCE: Solarflare


July 28, 2011 08:00 ET

Solarflare Establishes Distribution Partnership With Info X to Address Server Connectivity Demands in Virtualized Networks and Cloud Environments

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) - Solarflare, the company pioneering 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) solutions, announced today a distribution agreement with Info X Distribution, expanding Solarflare's channel reach. A leading storage area network (SAN) connectivity equipment distributor, Info X enhances Solarflare's ability to reach IT and data center managers in the 10GbE, storage networking, virtualization and cloud environments and enable these end customers to address their requirements for enhanced network performance.

Info X provides top-quality, pre-qualified products to over 2,000 storage VARs, VMware resellers, OEMs and system integrators. Specializing in the distribution of server connectivity for virtualized networks and cloud environments, Info X offers customers comprehensive pre- and post-sales assistance, technical support, distribution and logistics services. As a channel partner, Info X will ensure Solarflare's customers get the focus and attention needed to successfully and quickly implement Solarflare's 10GbE server adapters to experience rapid network performance benefits.

"We look forward to working more with Solarflare and its unique family of 10GbE products, which address growing storage networking demands," said Art Prutsalis, vice president of sales and marketing at Info X. "We will be partnering closely with Solarflare's technical and sales team to provide customers with valuable direction quickly, accurately and efficiently, to help them realize immediate benefits within their infrastructure."

"The valuable services Info X provides its channel partners will help Solarflare connect with key customers, and enhance the purchasing experience of our customers," said Mike Smith, vice president and general manager of host solutions at Solarflare. "This aligns with our own value proposition and sales strategy. We want to ensure we provide our end users with all the technical support and information they need to succeed when building application-intelligent networks. We are happy to partner with Info X to expand our presence further into the storage networking market."

Solarflare was recently named a leader in the high performance computing (HPC) adapter market by IT Brand Pulse1, a source of data and analysis on the IT infrastructure. Tapping into pent-up demand for high-performance server connectivity, Solarflare continues to gain customer traction, helping IT organizations build application intelligent networks that can assign network and operating system resources in response to business needs.

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About Solarflare Inc.
Solarflare is the leading provider of intelligent, application-aware server I/O products. The company helps its customers improve performance, increase scalability and provide higher ROI on scale-out compute environments, such as high frequency trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data. The company has announced partnerships with Arista Networks, Citrix, Cloudsoft, Fujitsu, and VMware. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has an R&D site in Cambridge. For more information, please visit

About Info X
Info X is a global distributor of storage networking solutions and specializes in the distribution of server connectivity for virtualized networks and cloud environments. Info X is headquartered in Randolph, New Jersey to service the Americas with additional logistic hubs located in Hong Kong to service the APJ region and Holland to service the European region. Info X provides only the best storage solutions to over 2000 storage VARs, VMware Resellers, OEMs and System Integrators. Info X's focus on storage networking provides customers with unmatched sales, support, distribution and logistics. Info X is strategically located within minutes of FedEx and UPS regional hubs. This ensures that our customer's orders are shipped quickly and accurately.

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1IT Brand Pulse, May 2011 Brand Leader Survey

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