Chelsio Partners With Arastra and Fulcrum at SC07



SCinet Demo Encompasses Chelsio 10GbE Unified Wire Adapters and 10GbE Switches from Arastra and Fulcrum

RENO, NV, NOVEMBER 14, 2007 – Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet unified wire solutions, today announced a joint demonstration with Arastra and Fulcrum Microsystems using SC07 SCinet highlighting the fabric convergence advantages of 10 Gigabit Ethernet. SCinet enables SC07 exhibitors to demonstrate their applications, systems and technologies within one of the world’s most powerful networked environments.

SC07 is scheduled for November 10-16 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. SC07 attendees who would like to learn more about Chelsio are invited to visit the company’s SC07 booth (#2337).

The joint demonstration will feature concurrent support of 10GbE-based networking, storage, and cluster communication protocols over the SCinet network. Chelsio 10GbE Storage Accelerator and Server Adapter products, and Arastra and Fulcrum 10GbE switch products combine to deliver industry-leading throughput, latency, and scalability.

At SC07 we are demonstrating the performance and versatility of our 10GbE Unified Wire adapter family for the data center marketplace, said Kianoosh Naghshineh, president and CEO, Chelsio. Our 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters address the full range of challenges for IT managers – namely, achieving high performance and low latency running existing and evolving networking, storage and clustering applications concurrently for any data center in any market without requiring additional HBA, HCA’s, switches, gateways, IT personnel, etc.

Chelsio’s new generation 10GbE Unified Wire adapters complement our 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch fabric to deliver the highest levels of application performance, said Mansour Karam, director of marketing at Arastra, Inc. The combination of the Arastra 10 Gigabit switch and the Chelsio NIC allows customers to achieve outstanding network performance and scalability with very good price performance.

As cluster computing environments become more mainstream, the need to deliver low latency Ethernet data networking solutions is growing rapidly to enable enterprises to converge their data, storage, and clustering networks onto a single unified 10GbE fabric, said Mike Zeile, vice president of marketing for Fulcrum Microsystems. End-to-end high performance, low latency Ethernet data networking calls for collaboration between ecosystem partners, like Chelsio, to deliver innovative technologies that meet customer needs.

About Chelsio Communications
Chelsio Communications is leading the convergence of networking, storage and clustering interconnects with its robust, high-performance and proven unified wire technology. Featuring a highly scalable and programmable architecture, Chelsio is shipping 10-Gigabit Ethernet and multi-port Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards, delivering the low latency and superior throughput required for high-performance computing applications. For more information, visit the company online at


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