Myricom and Emulex Form Strategic Partnership to Provide High Performance Networking Solutions
ARCADIA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Myricom, the technology leader in extreme-performance 10-Gigabit Ethernet solutions specialized for vertical markets, and Emulex, the leader in converged networking solutions, providing enterprise-class connectivity for servers, networks and storage devices, today announced a strategic partnership.
Emulex (News - Alert) brings global channels, strong original equipment manufacturer (OEM) relationships and an industry leading hardware roadmap to the partnership. The new High Performance Networking (HPN) solutions will be introduced as the new Emulex OneConnect® Network Xceleration™ family of products. The FastStack application-acceleration software from Myricom provides market-leading solutions for several vertical industries including financial trading, cybersecurity, and IPTV (News - Alert) and video streaming. As part of this partnership, Myricom and Emulex will jointly develop and market additional FastStack application acceleration software for markets and applications where high performance networking provides a strong competitive advantage.
"Myricom is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Emulex," said Dr. Nan Boden, CEO of Myricom. "Emulex's strong Ethernet market share and aggressive roadmap combined with Myricom's FastStack low-latency, high-bandwidth, low CPU-overhead solutions will deliver the networking performance required by enterprise applications. This partnership is a game canger within the high-performance networking industry."
"Together, Emulex and Myricom are delivering a broad and comprehensive portfolio of high performance networking solutions that extend our reach in the Ethernet market and fast growing vertical segments, such and High Frequency Trading (HFT), network security, and cloud-enabled video distribution," said Jeff Benck (News - Alert), president and chief operating officer, Emulex. "Ethernet-based High Performance Computing (HPC) is a rapidly growing market segment with a 63 percent compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) through 20161, and our strategic partnership with Myricom better enables Emulex to lead in this segment with differentiated offerings." 1According to Crehan Research, April 2012.
About Myricom: Founded in 1994 as a Caltech spin-off, Myricom is the technology leader in extreme-performance 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) solutions specialized for vertical markets. Myricom first pioneered High Performance Computing (HPC) interconnect technology that helped fuel the growth of cluster computing. Now, with its fourth generation of networking products, Myri-10G, Myricom has achieved convergence between mainstream 10-Gigabit Ethernet and HPC technology, 10-Gigabit Ethernet with a supercomputing heritage. The majority of Myricom's sales today are for 10-Gigabit Ethernet applications with demanding low-latency or high-throughput requirements. Myri-10G delivers wire-speed UDP (News - Alert) and TCP throughput, with optional firmware-accelerated offloads for financial trading, packet capture and injection, video streaming and IPTV, HPC, as well as for other performance-sensitive vertical markets.
For additional information about Myricom products, please visit www.myricom.com.
Emulex, the leader in converged networking solutions, provides enterprise-class connectivity for servers, networks and storage devices within the data center. The Company's product portfolio of Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters, 10Gb Ethernet Network Interface Cards, Ethernet-based Converged Network Adapters, controllers, embedded bridges and switches, and connectivity management software are proven, tested and trusted by the world's largest and most demanding IT environments. Emulex solutions are used and offered by the industry's leading server and storage OEMs including, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu (News - Alert), Hitachi, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, Huawei, IBM, NEC, NetApp and Oracle. Emulex is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. More information about Emulex (NYSE:ELX) is available at www.Emulex.com.