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Solarflare to Speak on "OpenOnload User-Level Network Stack" at Super Computing 2012

Discussion Highlights OpenOnload Architecture for User-Level Networking, Enables Companies to Receive De-Facto Standard for User-Space Protocol Processing

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 -- Solarflare, the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O, today announced that Dave Parry, vice president of engineering, will speak at Super Computing 2012 (SC 2012) on the OpenOnload architecture for user-level networking. The OpenOnload architecture is increasingly becoming the de-facto standard for user-space protocol processing of TCP and UDP, especially in latency sensitive applications. Parry will provide real world deployment-cases and performance measurements during this presentation.

Solarflare will also showcase their solutions for IEEE 1588 precision time, high-performance, network-attached storage, and their Performant Series of 10GbE server adapters, delivering industry-leading performance at a very cost-effective price point.

Solarflare is hosting, in Booth #3754, a three day series of technical talks about "Transforming the way applications use the network: New solutions and architectures for high performance computing" with speakers from Altera, Arista, Fusion-io, Gnodal, IBM, OpenFPGA, and Red Hat.

Panel Title:
The OpenOnload User-Level Network Stack

Super Computing 2012
Salt Palace Convention Center
100 SW Temple
Room 155-C
Salt Lake City, UT

Date and Time:
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
10:00 AM PT/11:00 AM MT

Dave Parry, VP of Engineering, Solarflare

About Dave Parry
Dave Parry is vice president of engineering at Solarflare where he manages all software and hardware development. He has extensive experience managing teams that design and bring to market high-performance networking and server products. Previously, Parry served in a variety of executive roles at SGI leading engineering and business management efforts for server and storage products. Parry was senior vice president at SGI responsible for product strategy and roadmap, engineering, marketing and business management for SGI's server product line and applications/performance engineering. Prior to SGI, Parry held various engineering and management positions in microprocessor and computer systems design at MIPS Computer Systems and Hewlett-Packard. Parry holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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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