Mellanox and QLogic Play Duopoly

December 1, 2010

With the Voltaire acquisition in the works, Mellanox is set to deliver a serious blow to its only other InfiniBand competitor. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Mellanox to Buy Voltaire

November 29, 2010

Voltaire shareholders got an early Christmas present this week. Mellanox Technologies has entered a definite agreement to acquire Voltaire Ltd. for a cash value of $8.75 per share, equivalent to approximately $218 million. The deal would represent the first major consolidation of InfiniBand vendors. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The Week in Review

October 28, 2010

Chinese Tianhe-1A supercomputer exploits GPU power to deliver 2.5 petaflops; and Cray nabs a $60 million contract with the University of Stuttgart. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Arista Scales Up Ethernet Portfolio with Big Switch

April 20, 2010

The axis of datacenter networks is shifting and for companies like Arista Networks and other high performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch vendors, this is opportunity knocking. The North-South network traffic pattern of client-server computing that dominated the industry for so long is giving way to high performance East-West networks where server-to-server communication is paramount. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

A Couple of New InfiniBand Songs

March 25, 2010

QLogic intros new pass-through module; Voltaire debuts MPI offload technology. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The Week in Review

March 11, 2010

The ACM Turing Award goes to the creator of the modern personal computer; and Voltaire announces a mid-range InfiniBand switch and new technology that accelerates distributed applications. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Voltaire Launches InfiniBand-Ethernet Bridge

January 26, 2010

Voltaire has announced the Grid Director 4036E, a new QDR InfiniBand switch that includes a built-in Ethernet gateway. As such, it acts as a network bridge that hooks together QDR InfiniBand and 10 GigE infrastructure, all implemented inside a 1U box. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Now is the Time for Voltaire to Acquire the InfiniBand Business of Qlogic

August 4, 2009

Should Voltaire buy QLogic's InfiniBand business to counter Mellanox? Read more…

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