Chelsio Delivers Low Latency Server Connectivity With Specialized T4 Adapter for HPC and Financial Applications

May 25, 2011, 10:00 ET from Chelsio Communications, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, a leading provider of 10Gb Ethernet Unified Wire adapters, ASICs and unified storage solutions, today announced the availability of a specialized T420 Low Latency (LL) server adapter that delivers iWARP RDMA connectivity with the shortest delay available in a network interface card.  The T420-LL-CR has been extensively tested and found to deliver raw Ethernet queue pair latency of 3.0 microns, user mode UDP latency of 3.2 microns, RDMA verbs latency of 3.4 microns and MPI latency of 3.7 microns.  

"HPC cluster architectures are moving away from proprietary and expensive networking technologies towards Ethernet and the performance gains and value proposition of TCP/IP continues to lead the way," said Kianoosh Naghshineh, president and CEO of Chelsio.  "The LL version of our popular T420 card demonstrates the linear scalability of the T4 ASIC, which is essential to ensure continuous low latency operation for the high demand applications in HPC and financial applications."

The T420-LL-CR adapter has been extensively tested with Chelsio partners and the benchmark results are published in a new technical brief on the Chelsio website:  The T420-LL-CR is available now through all Chelsio distribution channels.  

About Chelsio Communications, Inc.

Chelsio Communications is delivering the high speed interconnect technology for virtualized data centers, cloud service installations, and high performance computing environments with its highly scalable and programmable fourth generation 10Gb Ethernet Unified Wire adapters. Chelsio also offers software and silicon technology that enables the development of high performance vertical solutions.  For more information, visit the company online at

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