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Solarflare Communications

September 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Solarflare Releases EnterpriseOnload™ Application Acceleration Middleware

Enterprise Subscriptions Include Tiered Levels of Service and Support From Basic Business Day Response to Premium 24/7 Worldwide Service

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - September 22, 2010) -  Solarflare Communications, the leader in 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) data center solutions, announced today the release of its EnterpriseOnload™ application acceleration middleware. Solarflare's EnterpriseOnload is a Linux-based, open source, high-performance application accelerator that reduces application latency by 50 percent and increases message rates by 3 to 4 times. The product is ideal for applications that benefit from lower latency (with bounded jitter) and higher throughput, including financial services, geosciences, biosciences, weather and other high-performance computing (HPC) applications. The latest EnterpriseOnload release includes three new features important to customers: performance enhancements that deliver lower latency, 802.1Q virtual LAN (VLAN) trunking support for manageability and separation of IP traffic, and 802.1ad Link Aggregation support for higher bandwidth, load balancing and redundancy.

EnterpriseOnload distinguishes itself from OpenOnload® through an annual subscription model, which includes a number of valuable benefits and services, such as validated source code, documentation, bug fixes and regular releases. Most importantly, EnterpriseOnload offers three levels of service and technical support that range from basic business day response to premium 24/7 worldwide support. Solarflare customers will continue to have access to OpenOnload from

Large enterprise customers who need to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley or similar international regulations are best suited for the Premium subscription, as it delivers worldwide 24/7 service and support with very tight service level agreements that are vital for this market.

Solarflare's 10GbE network adapters enable companies in a wide range of industries to build HPC clusters and data centers that meet the most demanding computing and networking challenges. Solarflare's solutions enable high-frequency trading, high-performance computing for select verticals, such as scientific computing, energy, oil and gas, and manufacturing, as well as server virtualization for cloud networking. To date, Solarflare has shipped the SFN5122F 10GbE dual-port SFP+ adapter to over 100 customers and 150 locations in China, Europe, US, India, Hong Kong and Singapore. The SFN5122F, with OpenOnload application acceleration middleware, is installed in every major equities exchange worldwide.

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About Solarflare
Solarflare Communications is the leading provider of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) chips and server adapters. Solarflare's robust and power-efficient solutions are cost effective and easy to deploy. Ready for primetime, Solarflare 10GbE products and OpenOnload™ make possible next-generation applications such as low-latency networking 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 Cisco and IBM servers. Solarflare chips can be found in switches, adapters and test equipment shipping from Dell and others. The company has announced partnerships with 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.

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