SuperComputing 2012
Enabling Scientific Discoveries with the LHC Data Distribution Over 100 Gigabit Networks

Industry

About Ciena: Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) is a United States-based global supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software and services that support the delivery and transport of voice, video and data services. Its products are used in telecommunications networks operated by telecommunications service providers, cable operators, governments and enterprises.[1] The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Linthicum, Maryland. For more information, visit Ciena at www.ciena.com

About Mellanox: Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com

About Cisco: Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry, and provides services associated with these products and their use. The Company provides a line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Its products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. The Company's products are installed at enterprise businesses, public institutions, telecommunications companies, commercial businesses and personal residences. Cisco has become the worldwide leader in networking - transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. www.cisco.com

About Alcatel Lucent: The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leader in mobile, fixed, IP and Optics technologies, and a pioneer in applications and services. Alcatel-Lucent includes Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost centres of research and innovation in communications technology. With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. For more information visit: www.alcatel-lucent.com.

About Dell - Force10: Force10 Networks is the pioneer in building and securing reliable, high performance networks. With its no compromise approach to networking and advances in high density Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switching, routing and security, Force10 delivers the innovative technologies that allow customers to transform their networks into strategic assets at the lowest total cost of ownership.   Force10 S2410CP CX4 based ultra low latency 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches were used to aggregate traffic from the dCache 10GE CX4 based pool nodes to the head nodes.   Force10 Networks is a registered trademark of Force10 Networks, Inc. 

About Padtec S/A: Padtec is based in Brazil and is the largest optical communications manufacturer in South America, besides providing commercial equipment and solutions in over 30 countries and in all continents.Padtec is a company with strong focus on technological innovation and a leader in providing solutions for large telecommunication networks, including long haul, metropolitan, access, and storage applications. Padtec is partnered with important telecom operators and public and private utilities and communication companies. Padtec is present in various countries with its headquarters located in Campinas - SãPaulo, Brazil. For more information visit: www.padtec.com.br.

About SuperMicro: a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and innovation is a premier provider of end-to-end green computing solutions for Enterprise IT, Datacenter, Cloud Computing, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. For more information go to www.supermicro.com

About Intel: Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com/pressroom and blogs.intel.com.