Voltaire Ramps up for FDR InfiniBand

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This week Voltaire announced plans to deliver FDR (fourteen data rate) InfiniBand switches for next generation InfiniBand. With a projected 80 percent increase in server-to-server throughput, the next-gen technology promises to deliver improved scalability and faster application runtimes. Expected in the second half of 2011 in alignment with next generation server platforms with PCIe 3.0, the new Voltaire power-efficient design are being designed to have low power and cooling requirements.

Voltaire is committed to the HPC market and we are aggressively developing solutions based on InfiniBand to continue to the lead the market in performance and scalability,” said Asaf Somekh, vice president of marketing, Voltaire. “FDR InfiniBand will address the needs of HPC customers who require the highest bandwidths and the utmost scalability to drive their applications.”