GOLDEN, CO –  July 10, 2018 – Demartek, an independent computer industry analyst firm with its own computer test lab, announces the second edition of the Demartek RoCE Deployment Guide. RoCE is the acronym for RDMA over Converged Ethernet. Demartek produced this guide with the InfiniBand® Trade Association in support of the RoCE Initiative.

“The 2018 edition of the Demartek RoCE Deployment Guide is an updated and expanded version of our previous RoCE Deployment Guide,” said Dennis Martin, Demartek President. “This version shows more interoperability between different vendor products and includes RoCEv2 Congestion Management topics. RoCE-enabled products in this guide include 25GbE and 100GbE network adapters and 25GbE/100GbE and 10GbE/40GbE network switches.”

“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 product offerings to support it,” said JP Lee, InfiniBand Trade Association Marketing Working Group co-chair. “The updated technical document covers an expanded test suite of applications, products, and vendors, which provides IT professionals the necessary information and examples to successfully deploy RoCE technology in their Ethernet network environments.”

The second edition of the Demartek RoCE Deployment Guide provides the following:

  • A description of RDMA and RoCE technology
  • How to deploy RoCE technology in Microsoft Windows and Linux environments
  • Ethernet switch and adapter configuration guidance
  • Configuration diagrams
  • Performance of 25GbE and 100GbE RoCE technology compared to traditional TCP/IP
  • RoCEv2 Congestion Management Topics

The Demartek RoCE Deployment Guide 2018 Edition is available at on the Demartek web site.

Additional information on 25GbE and 100GbE networking and cabling topics is available on the Demartek Storage Interface Comparison page.

About Demartek

Demartek is a computer industry analyst organization with its own ISO 17025 accredited computer test lab. Demartek provides real-world, hands-on research & analysis by focusing on industry analysis and lab validation testing of server, network and storage technologies, for the small and medium business (SMB) environment and the large enterprise. Information about Demartek services is available on the Demartek Test Lab web page.

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Dennis Martin