SOURCE: Solarflare


April 03, 2013 08:00 ET

Solarflare to Speak at Ethernet Technology Summit, Highlights Trends in Cloud Networking

Leader in Networking Adapters to Speak at Summit's Two Panels on the Future of Ethernet and Cloud Computing

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - Solarflare, the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O, today announced that Bruce Tolley, vice president of solutions and outbound marketing, will speak at Ethernet Technology Summit to discuss the future of Ethernet networking and cloud computing.

Most discussions of clouds and virtualization focus on the northbound services, orchestration tools and policy management, and pay little attention to the underlying network infrastructure. To meet customer requirements, cloud solutions must scale in performance, protect data integrity, and support service level agreements, all while supporting the broad set of virtual cloud features. During his panel appearance, Tolley will discuss whether building a private, public, or hybrid cloud can deliver secure services at near-native application performance within minimal perceived latency.

Ethernet Technology Summit
Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
2700 Mission College Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Bruce Tolley, Vice President, Solutions and Outbound Marketing

First Panel Title:
"Optimizing Server I/O for Clouds and Virtualization: Best Practices and Technology Recommendations."
Mr. Tolley will present an overview of five specific performance parameters Data Center managers should build into their cloud and virtualization RFPs to provide security, scale, data integrity, capacity, quality of service and future proofing.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
8:30 AM PT

Second Panel Title:
"Predicting the Future of Ethernet: The King is Dead, Long Live the King."
Mr. Tolley will discuss the future of Ethernet the implications for Ethernet of a world where there are more virtual than bare metal switches. His topics include sources of innovation, organizations driving standards and interoperability, and future targets for venture capital investing.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
4:20 PM PT

About Bruce Tolley
Bruce Tolley is responsible for solutions and technical marketing at Solarflare for scale out networking applications. Tolley was a senior product line manager at Cisco Systems where he launched Layer 2/3/4, Metro Ethernet, and 10GB switching. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley and a PhD from Stanford University.

About Solarflare
Solarflare is the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O products that bridge 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.