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So far Bill Lee, IBTA Marketing Work Group Co-Chair has created 14 blog entries.

TOP500 List Results: InfiniBand Powers World’s Fastest Supercomputer, RoCE Gaining Traction

The latest results of the TOP500 List, which ranks the world’s fastest supercomputers, have been released for the first half of 2018. The IBTA is excited to highlight that Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit system, the new most powerful supercomputer in the world, is accelerated by InfiniBand EDR. InfiniBand powers the top three and four of the top five systems. [...]

By | August 7, 2018|

2018 Edition of RoCE Deployment Guide Now Available

The IBTA through its RoCE Initiative is proud to announce the second edition of the RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) Deployment Guide, a technical resource to supplement the IBTA’s RoCE educational program. The second edition of the RoCE Deployment Guide reflects both a growing industry interest in RoCE technology’s network acceleration capabilities as well as the increasing number of RoCE-capable [...]

By | August 2, 2018|

Latest InfiniBand and RoCE Developments a Major Focus at the OpenFabrics Alliance Workshop 2018

  The annual OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop is a premier means of fostering collaboration among those in the OpenFabrics community and advanced networking industry as a whole. Known for being the only event of its kind, the OFA Workshop allows attendees to discuss emerging fabric technologies, collaborate on future industry requirements, and address remaining challenges. The week-long event is made [...]

By | May 31, 2018|

InfiniBand Leads the TOP500 List, is Preferred Fabric of Leading AI and Deep Learning Systems

  The latest iteration of the bi-annual TOP500 List reveals that InfiniBand not only powers the world’s first and fourth fastest supercomputers, but it is also the preferred interconnect for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning systems. Furthermore, the latest results show InfiniBand continues to be the most used high-speed interconnect in the TOP500, reinforcing its status as the industry’s [...]

By | December 7, 2017|

New Online RoCE Product Directory Now Available

The RoCE Initiative is excited to announce the launch of the online RoCE Product Directory, the latest technical resource to supplement the IBTA’s RoCE educational program. The new online resource is intended to inform CIOs and enterprise data center architects about their options for deploying RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) technology within their Ethernet infrastructure. The directory is comprised of [...]

By | May 24, 2017|

InfiniBand and RoCE to Make Their Mark at OFA Workshop 2017

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) workshop is an annual event devoted to advancing the state of the art in networking. The workshop is known for showcasing a broad range of topics all related to network technology and deployment through an interactive, community-driven event. The comprehensive event includes a rich program made up of more than 50 sessions covering a variety of [...]

By | March 16, 2017|

The Advantages of RoCE for Next Generation Data Centers

Processing massive amounts of data in real time for demanding applications – such as big data analytics, cloud transactions and IoT – continues to be a challenge for the IT industry. High speed networks at 25, 50, and 100 Gb/s, combined with the rise of faster SSDs and new non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies have addressed performance bottlenecks at the I/O [...]

By | January 26, 2017|

New Demartek Technical Guide to Help IT Professionals Deploy RoCE in 2017

As the industry jumps into the New Year, IT departments everywhere will be searching for innovative solutions to process the growing complexity of increasingly larger data sets. Many IT managers will be tasked with accelerating the performance of their data centers and doing so under tighter budgets, which makes the challenge even more difficult. Fortunately, network protocols such as RDMA [...]

By | January 4, 2017|

Breaking Through the New Storage Bottleneck

The transition from Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) to Solid State Drives (SSDs) is one of the most significant storage trends occurring in the industry today. This major shift is happening for two important reasons: Even though HDD-based systems have lower upfront costs, the inevitable breakdown due their moving parts (motors, heads, etc.) results in higher Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). [...]

By | November 30, 2016|

Incorporate Networking into Hyperconverged Integrated Systems to Gain a Market Advantage

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, driving it into mainstream use in the next five years, [...]

By | August 22, 2016|