First HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand Products Tested and Verified at IBTA Plugfest 35 – Delivering Unmatched Speeds and Performance Boosts

2019-11-25T18:45:57+00:00November 25, 2019|

By Rupert Dance This past April, the IBTA’s Plugfest 35 became the first event to both test and verify HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand products, opening the door for high performance compute (HPC) systems to achieve new levels of speed and performance. This event, held at the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), [...]

InfiniBand: Protect Your Network Investment with Maximum Performance and Scalability

2019-09-20T20:37:32+00:00September 20, 2019|

By Gilad Shainer, Mellanox Technologies The ever-growing demand for higher performance in the world of supercomputing requires interconnect solutions provide increasingly faster speeds, extreme low latency and continuous additions of smart offloading and acceleration engines. In a parallel computing environment, the interconnect is the computer and the heart of the datacenter. Proprietary [...]

The IBTA Celebrates 20 Years of Growth and Industry Success

2019-08-27T15:37:21+00:00August 27, 2019|

By Bill Lee In August 1999, the InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA) was formed by a group of industry leaders with a plan to develop the InfiniBand architecture, providing a RDMA fabric with high-performance, scalability and programmability to interconnect data centers across the world. In 2015, following the success of InfiniBand, the IBTA [...]

The Most Extensive Integrators’ Lists To-Date Delivers to IT Decision Makers a Comprehensive List of IBTA Compliant and Interoperable Network Products

2019-06-26T16:19:58+00:00June 12, 2019|

By Rupert Dance In April 2018, the IBTA’s Plugfest 33 saw the first instance of HDR 200Gb/s copper cables being tested for compliance, paving the way for the rollout of HDR in 2019. As a result of Plugfest 33’s breakthrough compliance testing, the 34th IBTA Plugfest, held at the University of New [...]

RDMA for the Enterprise: Enabling the Modern Data Center

2019-06-11T18:00:12+00:00May 21, 2019|

By Bill Lee   The IBTA is excited to announce the publication of Enabling the Modern Data Center – RDMA for the Enterprise, a booklet that expands on the application and value of RDMA in data centers serving the enterprise, the cloud, and the World Wide Web. This booklet is a companion [...]

HPC Breaks Through to the Cloud: Why It Matters

2019-06-11T18:01:21+00:00April 25, 2019|

By Scot Schultz High Performance Computing (HPC) in the cloud has the potential to improve a wide variety of industries, but this trend is not impressive simply based on its potential—there are already real world cloud applications leveraging HPC today that have led to incredible accomplishments. HPC in the cloud has enabled [...]

IBTA to Feature Optimized Testing, Debugging Procedures Onsite at Plugfest 31

2018-03-15T01:01:21+00:00March 19, 2017|

The IBTA boasts one of the industry’s top compliance and interoperability programs, which provides device and cable vendors the opportunity to test their products for compliance with the InfiniBand architecture specification as well as interoperability with other InfiniBand and RoCE products. The IBTA Integrators’ List program produces two lists, the InfiniBand Integrators’ [...]

Incorporate Networking into Hyperconverged Integrated Systems to Gain a Market Advantage

2018-03-15T01:07:16+00:00August 22, 2016|

The concept of hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) emerged as data centers considered new ways to increase resource utilization by reducing infrastructure inefficiencies and complexities. HCIS is primarily a software-defined platform that integrates compute, storage, networking resources. The HCIS market is expected to grow 79 percent to reach almost $2 billion this year, [...]

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