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December 3, 2013

Chi-X Japan Deploys Solarflare Network Adapters

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3 — Solarflare, a leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, today announced Chi-X Japan has deployed Solarflare’s industry-leading 10GbE network adapters to upgrade their network to provide customers with the high-performance and lowest latency solution. This announcement illustrates the growing demand for Solarflare’s technologies worldwide and establishes the company as a leading provider of 10GbE network adapters to numerous vertical markets and financial service industries.

“We are excited about our upgrade to 10GbE, as it will introduce greater trading efficiencies and enhancements for all participants from day one,” said Samson Yuen, CTO, Chi-X Japan. “Given Solarflare’s experience around the globe, we are confident that they will be able to support our growing needs in the region. As we look ahead, Chi-X Japan is committed to technology investments that reduce trading costs and introduce greater trading efficiencies to our customers.”

“Solarflare is being selected across the Asia Pacific region, meeting or exceeding the strict requirements of the most demanding compute environments. We are excited to be able to offer our customers and our channel partners the most innovative technology in the industry,” said Peter Jones, Managing Director, International Sales and Channels at Solarflare. “We have a highly experienced team located in Asia, backed by teams in the USA and the UK, focused solely on customer and partner support in the region. The strength of this commitment is demonstrated by our relationships with channel partners in our Authorized partner program and customers such as Chi-X Japan and other leading companies within the region.”

By providing high-performance and low-latency adapters to Chi-X Japan, Solarflare continues to demonstrate technology leadership, including its ApplicationOnload Engine (AOE), an open platform at the forefront of Customized Compute. As the demand for network application acceleration has increased, Solarflare has identified the Asia Pacific region as critical to its global growth strategy.

“Solarflare has enjoyed incredible momentum over the past year, and our most recent deployment of Solarflare’s network adapters with Chi-X Japan marks Solarflare as a global leader in high-performance, low-latency network applications,” said Russell Stern, president and chief executive officer at Solarflare. “We are thrilled our breakthrough products and new technologies have attracted the attention of such a trusted brand. Chi-X Japan’s selection of Solarflare reflects positively on the commitment we have made to the Asia Pacific region through investments in staff, facilities and channels of distribution.”

About Solarflare

Solarflare is a leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O products that bridge the gap between applications and the network, deliver improved performance, increased scalability, and higher return on investment. The company’s solutions are widely used in scale-out server environments such as electronic and 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 extensive R&D facility in Cambridge, UK.

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Source: Solarflare

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