SOLARFLARE’S PERFORMANCE AND SECURITY SOLUTIONS GENERATE STRATEGIC OEM AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY LEADER
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.”
Solarflare is the leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O solutions that accelerate, monitor and secure network data. With over 1,500 customers worldwide, the company's solutions are widely used in scale-out server environments such as electronic trading, high performance computing, content delivery, cloud, virtualization and big data. Solarflare’s products are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, HP, IBM and Lenovo. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, and operates R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK, New Delhi, India and San Diego, USA.
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