Nallatech Joins the OpenPOWER Foundation
CAMARILLO, Calif., Aug. 25 — Nallatech, a leading supplier of high-performance FPGA solutions, today announced the company has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture.
Nallatech joins a growing roster of technology organizations working collaboratively to build advanced server, networking, storage and acceleration technology as well as industry leading open source software aimed at delivering more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, hyperscale and cloud data centers. The group makes POWER hardware and software available to open development for the first time, as well as making POWER intellectual property licensable to others, greatly expanding the ecosystem of innovators on the platform.
“The OpenPOWER foundation provides the opportunity for Nallatech to integrate our FPGA Acceleration solutions within the POWER Architecture ecosystem,” said Allan Cantle, president and founder of Nallatech. “We are excited to collaborate with other industry leaders in the hardware architecture working group to deliver highly innovative next-generation computing platforms.”
“We are tremendously excited to have Nallatech bring their powerful FPGA adapter technology to develop accelerated platforms with the OpenPOWER Foundation,” says Brad McCredie, President of the OpenPOWER Foundation and IBM Fellow and Vice President. “In particular, we are greatly anticipating solutions that exploit the CAPI link between POWER processors and FPGAs to accelerate critical Cloud and Big Data workloads.”
Nallatech, a subsidiary of Interconnect Systems, Inc. (www.isipkg.com), is a leading supplier of accelerated-computing solutions. Nallatech has deployed several of the world’s largest FPGA hybrid compute clusters, and is focused on delivering scalable solutions that deliver high performance per watt, per dollar.