SOURCE: Solarflare


August 21, 2012 08:00 ET

Solarflare SFN6122F Dual-Port 10G Ethernet SFP+ Onload Server Adapter Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 21, 2012) - Solarflare, a leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, today announced that its SFN6122F Dual-Port 10G Ethernet SFP+ Onload Server Adapter has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the Solarflare SFN6122F Server Adapter has achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

"IT managers are looking to optimize cloud deployments, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and virtual server infrastructure through server consolidation, increasing VM density, and other scale-out computing techniques," said Mike Smith, VP / GM of host solutions at Solarflare "By using the Solarflare SFN6122F Dual-Port 10G Ethernet SFP+ Onload Server Adapter with VMware vSphere® 5.0, enterprises can remove I/O bottlenecks, and accelerate application performance in virtual environments that can lead to lower capital and operating costs."

"We are pleased that Solarflare and the SFN6122F Dual-Port 10G Ethernet SFP+ Onload Server Adapter qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards and it works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure, which will speed time to value within customer environments," said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

Solarflare and the SFN6122F Dual-Port 10G Ethernet SFP+ Onload Server Adapter can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

About Solarflare
Solarflare is a leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O products that bridges the gap between applications and the network, delivering improved performance, increased scalability, and higher return on investment. The company's solutions are widely used in scale-out server environments such as high-frequency trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data. Solarflare's products are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, IBM, and HP. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California and operates an R&D facility in Cambridge, UK.

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