Partnership Expands Distribution and One-stop Shop Access with Dell’s World-class Technology, Services and Support


IRVINE, CA—October 11, 2016—Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent networking solutions, today announced an OEM (original equipment manufacturing) agreement with Dell EMC PowerEdge server division. Dell EMC will be the first to integrate and sell Solarflare‘s best-in-class SFN8522 and SFN8522-Onload network adapters. The combination of Solarflare’s network adapters with Dell EMC’s industry-leading PowerEdge servers provide a one-stop shop solution for organizations looking for performance, reliability, visibility and security.

Solarflare’s high-performance network adapters are designed for large scale, high performance data centre environments including stock exchanges, commercial banks and other mission-critical data applications. Designed with cyber security, low latency, high capacity and bandwidth, the adapters will be an installed option with PowerEdge servers. Customers who purchase the Solarflare adapters from Dell EMC benefit from its world-class technology, support and services.

“We are excited to be working with Dell EMC, as the relationship expands Solarflare’s global footprint through their extensive direct and channel network,” said Russell Stern, CEO of Solarflare. “For the first time, our customers will have easy access to a pre-installed solution that includes our network adapters coupled with Dell EMC’s world-class technology, servers, and support.”

“Our strategic partnership with Solarflare will allow us to expand our network server offerings and provide customers with robust, scalable performance and security solutions of Dell EMC PowerEdge servers,” said Brian Payne, Executive Director of Product Management- Server Solutions Division, Dell EMC. “This alliance combines best-in-class technology, services and support for customers looking for a one-stop convenient time to value solution.”

About Solarflare

Solarflare is pioneering server connectivity for neural-class networks. From silicon to firmware to software, Solarflare provides a comprehensive, integrated set of technologies for distributed, ultra-scale, software-defined datacenters.

The Solarflare XtremeScale Architecture is a design framework which includes a comprehensive suite of features for ultra-scale environments: High-bandwidth, ultra-low-latency, ultra-scale connectivity, software defined, secure with hardware firewalls, and instrumented for line-speed telemetry.

Solarflare solutions have earned a sterling reputation in financial services and are used by virtually every major global exchange, commercial bank and hedge fund. This exacting, regulated performance uniquely qualifies our solutions for use in ultra-scale applications in IoT, big data and artificial intelligence where low latency, robust security and insightful telemetrics are critical.

Solarflare solutions are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from major global manufacturers. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, and operates R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK and New Delhi, India.


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