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Solarflare to Discuss Trends in Sockets Acceleration in 2013 at STAC Summit London

IRVINE, CA and LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 -- Solarflare, the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O, today announced that Martin Porter, vice president of software engineering, will speak at STAC Summit London on the different requirements trading organizations use for faster sockets applications. In a use-case driven talk, Porter will address the trends he sees and stake out a position on how the industry can best support customer needs.

Title:
A Point of View: Sockets Acceleration in 2013

Location:
STAC Summit
Hyatt Andaz Hotel
Great Eastern Room
40 Liverpool Street
London

Date and Time:
Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
8:30 AM PT/3:30 PM GMT

Speaker:
Martin Porter, VP of Software Engineering, Solarflare

About Martin Porter
Martin Porter is responsible for all software, firmware and customer support activities at Solarflare. Porter joined Solarflare during its merger with Level 5 Networks where he served as software director for three years. Porter spent the previous five years in the same role at Conexant where he managed the software development group for ADSL silicon, leading to shipments of over 13 million units. Prior to joining Solarflare, Porter's roles include lead software architect of the iconic SADiE Digital Audio Workstation. He holds a first class degree in mathematics from Nottingham University and a master's with distinction from York 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.

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