SOURCE: Solarflare Communications

Solarflare Communications

May 06, 2010 12:48 ET

Solarflare to Present on High Performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet at Citrix Synergy and VC in the OC and OCTANe Innovation Showcase

Company Highlights Latest Products for Highly Efficient, Low-Latency 10GbE Networking

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2010) -  Solarflare Communications, the company pioneering 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), will present at Citrix Synergy 2010, May 12-14, Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, CA, and VC in the OC and OCTANe Innovation Showcase 2010, May 18, Hyatt Regency in Irvine, CA. VP Bruce Tolley and CEO Russell Stern will provide their expert insights respectively on developing efficient high-speed networks for next-generation data centers. As the industry's lowest-latency and lowest-power 10GbE solutions on the market, Solarflare's products address high-performance computing demands for emerging virtualization and cloud computing environments, without expensive upfront infrastructure cost.

At Citrix Synergy, Dr. Bruce Tolley will join CEO of Cloudsoft Corporation, Duncan Johnston-Watt, to discuss steps IT and data center managers should take to build an enterprise-class cloud. This breakout session will provide valuable information to organizations looking to invest in the development of private or public clouds. It will outline the design goals of Monterey, Cloudsoft's enterprise-class cloud platform, and benchmark testing results conducted with Solarflare and Citrix. Attendees will learn about the latest solutions available to provide out-of-the-box support for the hybrid model of cloud computing.

Citrix Synergy 2010
Title: How to build an enterprise-class cloud
When: Wednesday, May 12, 2:30pm PT
Where: Moscone West Convention Center, San Francsico, CA
Speakers: Bruce Tolley, VP corporate and financial services vertical marketing, Solarflare Communications, and Duncan Johnston-Watt, CEO, Cloudsoft Corporation

Solarflare CEO, Russell Stern, will join a panel of industry leaders at VC in the OC and OCTANe Innovation Showcase to debate the latest advancements in high-speed data communications. This event brings together the premier technology organizations in Orange County to showcase the latest products and discuss technical advancements. Stern will highlight networking issues facing today's IT managers and how to best prepare one's infrastructure to handle the next wave of applications, including virtualization and cloud computing. Painting a vivid picture of where the market is heading, he will touch on factors leading to the mainstream adoption of 10GbE and latest benchmark-tested products from Solarflare that deliver high-performance, low-power alternatives for next-generation data centers. 

2010 VC in the OC and OCTANe Innovation Showcase
Title: High speed data communications panel
When: Tuesday, May 18, 3:30pm PT
Where: Hyatt Regency, Irvine, CA
Speakers: Russell Stern, CEO, Solarflare Communications; Raouf Halim, CEO, Mindspeed Technologies; Daniel Marotta, executive VP and GM, Broadband Communications Group

To schedule an appointment to meet with Solarflare during the above events, please contact Brittney Wolff at

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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, Solace Systems, 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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