The Obsidian Team — the world's leading innovators of InfiniBand™ Technologies for more than a decade.

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:

July 13, 2015
InfiniCortex adds new nodes in Poland and France
The rapidly expanding InfiniBand-based Global Supercomputer Fabric now reaches east from Asia into Europe using Obsidian's Longbow and Crossbow technologies
January 29, 2015
EmTech Singapore: Conquering challenges on Earth ... and beyond
Obsidian Strategics plays its part to enable innovations and solutions to better track, analyse and plan cities.
January 28, 2015
Obsidian Unveils Plans for 400G-Capable Enhanced InfiniBand Services Platform at EmTech Singapore 2015
Looming Data Challenges in Cloud, Supercomputing, Big Science and Smart Cities Demand a Global Transformational Interconnect Infrastructure That is Faster, Safer and More Predictable
January 27, 2015
Supercomputer Style Global Communications Technology
David Southwell, Obsidian's Chief Visionary Officer, describes how a communications technology developed for supercomputers can be used to do the heavy lifting for the internet.

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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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