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Crossbow R400-6 is a 6-port QDR InfiniBand router

Longbow C400 extends a QDR InfiniBand link up to 1600km

Longbow C100 models are suitable for desktop deployment and have a range from 300m up to 80km

Four Longbow C-Series units fit into an optional 1U shelf

Longbow X-Series has global reach and supports multiple WAN protocols

Longbow E-Series has global reach and supports full-speed AES encryption

Obsidian in the News:

December 17, 2014
Riding a 100G InfiniBand Backbone, InfiniCortex, the Intercontinental Supercomputing Architecture, Debuts in New Orleans
Obsidian Strategics Enables New Path to Extreme Scale, Allowing Remote International Partners to Natively Combine HPC Assets in a Segmented and Secure Fashion at Unprecedented Speeds
November 17, 2014
Obsidian and Intel Showcase Crossbow InfiniBand Routers, Outperforming Lustre LNET Routers for Fast and Flexible Storage
Obsidian Strategics Delivers Exponential Improvements Over Traditional Software Routers on Latency, Rack Density and Power Efficiency Metrics
November 10, 2014
Obsidian Strategics and A*STAR CRC Launch InfiniCortex Initiative
Industry-First Architecture Capable of Leveraging the Global InfiniBand Network to Efficiently Harness the Power of Remote Supercomputers
November 6, 2014
Industry Collaboration Drives 100G Foundation for Supercomputer Infrastructure
A*Star CRC, Obsidian Strategics and Tata Communications Join Forces to Advance the Frontier of Supercomputing

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Featured Stories:

With the advent of high speed internet (100 Gbps) - the first transatlantic link of this kind, ANA100, was installed last year and five or six more are expected before the end of 2014 - it just may be that some of the main computing data centers around the world can finally be directly connected. The goal: to aggregate their power and form a worldwide supercomputer of virtually limitless power. This, in any case, is the initiative that the A*STAR group and Obsidian Strategics revealed to a select group of analysts during ISC14. See the full article here.


Top-ranked Fish & Richardson have teamed with Obsidian to provide patent prosecution, technology licencing and patent enforcement services, commencing with the development of a global licensing and OEM partnering strategy for Obsidian's patented technologies. See the press release for the full story.


IBM certifies Obsidian Longbow™ for use in synchronous disaster recovery (DR) applications over DB2 pureScale stretch clusters. See the white paper at IBM developerWorks.

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