Solarflare is the industry's leading provider of 10/40 GbE-class NIC hardware and smart application network software that accelerates, monitors and provides data security for the network. Solarflare primarily provides high performance, low latency 10/40 GbE server networking solutions to the market.
Solarflare's products are widely used in electronic trading, high performance computing systems, cloud computing, CDN, virtualization and big data. Solarflare's software and hardware are available worldwide from distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from OEM partners such as Dell, HP and IBM.
Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., with major research and development centers in Cambridge, England and New Delhi, India.
In the financial sector, Solarflare has successfully delivered its 10 GbE NIC products to more than 500 companies worldwide. By using this open application loading technology network card, financial companies can build a high-speed, stable and low-latency Ethernet path. Many financial institutions, including the New York Stock Exchange, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, have become Solarflare customers. Due to its high speed and low latency, its products have occupied 90% of the stock and futures high-frequency trading hardware market. This is mainly due to Solarflare's self-developed TCP/IP stack OpenOnload. By using this protocol, applications can bypass the Linux kernel and directly call the network.
Here is the Solarflare solution:
- Highly virtualized
- Mining big data
- Data collection
- Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack protection
- Intrusion Detection/Defense (IPS/IDP)