Interesting conversation with a customer about our siRouter

They are turning their SDN concept into one of the most incredible technologies around, a tremendous competitive advantage for them over others in their space. I had been under the impression that they were running everything on their (quite awesome) 10/40GbE switches. These are SDN capable switches from a very well funded SDN switch startup. … Read moreInteresting conversation with a customer about our siRouter

Our 100GbE flash storage appliance benchmarks discussed

See the PR bit here (http://www.hpcwire.com/off-the-wire/new-mellanox-performance-benchmarks-released/ for the link impaired) This is a Unison Ceph appliance ( http://scalableinformatics.com/unison ) and they are available and shipping now. Please reach out to us if you’d like to discuss. And yes, this is the world’s first 100GbE storage appliance, or storage server SAN device if you prefer. Easily … Read moreOur 100GbE flash storage appliance benchmarks discussed

Day job is hiring

Business development/sales role for now. See here (url: https://scalableinformatics.com/bus-dev in case you don’t see the link) for more details. Prefer New York, Chicago, Boston, or nearby. No relocation.

M&A: Avago grabbed Broadcom, Intel grabs Altera

Avago continues its acquisition spree. Broadcom (network chipsets and NPUs, CPUs, etc.). This is looking like a more integrated semiconductor IP play here. They grabbed LSI, and shed the non-chippery bits. They grabbed PLX. And Emulex. As they say, curiouser and curiouser. This makes perfect sense to me, and given the other acquisition announced today, … Read moreM&A: Avago grabbed Broadcom, Intel grabs Altera