Alacritech Awarded ``Investors' Choice'' by Technologic Partners; Proven TCP/IP Acceleration Solution for Storage and Networking Recognized.Business Editors/High Tech Writers
SAN JOSE San Jose, city, United States
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Alacritech(R), Inc., the innovator of accelerator solutions that enable fast and efficient servers and storage systems, today announced that Technologic Partners has named Alacritech among ten top privately-held companies to receive its Investors' Choice Award. The winners were selected from 84 companies that presented their business plans at Technologic Partners Network Outlook conference held on March 4 and 5 in Burlingame, California Burlingame is a city in San Mateo County, California, which is the second wealthiest county in the state, as well as the fourteenth richest in the country. It is located on the San Francisco Peninsula and has a significant shoreline on San Francisco Bay. .
Alacritech is led by storage visionary Larry Boucher, who presented at Network Outlook. The company is well known for delivering breakthrough technology, and is in volume production of its Gigabit Ethernet server and storage accelerators for network-attached storage (NAS (1) See network access server.
(2) (Network Attached Storage) A specialized file server that connects to the network. A NAS device contains a slimmed-down operating system and a file system and processes only I/O requests by supporting the popular ), Internet SCSI SCSI
in full Small Computer System Interface
Once common standard for connecting peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, etc.) to small and medium-sized computers. SCSI has given way to faster standards, such as Firewire and USB. (iSCSI) storage devices and servers. The company has also completed designs for its upcoming 10 Gigabit Ethernet accelerator, the fourth-generation of its patented TCP/IP TCP/IP
in full Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
Standard Internet communications protocols that allow digital computers to communicate over long distances. offload solution.
Technologic Partners Investors' Choice Award winners include: Alacritech, ForeScout, iPolicy Networks, Mellanox Technologies, Peribit Networks, Pirus Networks, Proficient Networks, Quarry Technologies, Turin Networks, and YottaYotta. The awards were based on voting by the audience of 350 entrepreneurs, investors, and industry executives, as well as a panel of experts.
About Alacritech, Inc.
Alacritech was founded by Larry Boucher, creator of the SCSI interface, to deliver upon his vision of eliminating the server bottleneck. Today, Alacritech, Inc. is the innovator of network accelerator solutions that enable fast and efficient servers and storage systems. Alacritech's complete line of high-performance server and storage accelerators is based on the company's patented SLIC SLIC Subscriber Line Interface Circuit
SLIC Scottish Library and Information Council
SLIC System Licensed Internal Code
SLIC Subscriber Line Interface Card
SLIC Session Layer Interface Card (Alacritech, Inc. (session-layer interface card) Technology to optimize the performance of servers, network-attached storage and iSCSI storage devices. SLIC Technology is the first fully compatible and scalable technology to offload network protocol processing, primarily TCP/IP, from software on the host system to silicon on the adapter. Based in San Jose, California San Jose (IPA: /ˌsænhoʊˈzeɪ/) is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the county seat of Santa Clara County. , Alacritech is privately held. Alacritech is a member of the 10 Gigabit Ethernet Alliance and the Storage Networking Association (SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association, San Francisco, CA, www.snia.org) An organization devoted to the advancement of mission critical storage systems. Founded in 1997, its goal is to determine the standards that must be developed to allow hosts and storage systems to interact via ) and a founding member of the SNIA IP Storage Forum. For more information about Alacritech and its products, please visit the company's Web site at www.alacritech.com.
Alacritech, the Alacritech logo, SLIC Technology, and the SLIC Technology logo are registered trademarks of Alacritech, Inc. in the United States. Other marks belong to their respective owners.