S2io Inc., a market-share leader in 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter solutions for server and storage environments, announced that its Xframer product has been selected by Hewlett Packard for its Enterprise Server lines.
"We are proud to have been selected by an industry leader like Hewlett- Packard," said Dave Zabrowski, President & CEO of S2io. "This announcement with HP represents a major industry milestone in the adoption of 10 Gigabit Ethernet in the datacenter. This win validates the superiority of the Xframe solution and strengthens our leadership in the emerging 10 GbE market."
In its bid to provide a 10 GbE solution, S2io met all the rigorous standards set by HP in leading-edge procurement situations: superior technical features and performance, best-in-class quality and operational excellence, volume- ready manufacturing capabilities, management team expertise and solid financial position.
Hewlett-Packard will integrate Xframe into its Enterprise Servers equipped with the PCI-X 1.0 extension bus, and running on the HP-UX 11i (Unix) operating environment. The product lines include HP 9000 PA-RISC processor- based servers and HP Integrity Itaniumr 2 based servers.
"Hewlett-Packard is pleased to add 10 Gigabit Ethernet to our offering of enterprise server solutions for the datacenter," said Brian Cox, Worldwide Product Line Manager, HP Business Critical Systems Division. "Standard-based Ethernet running at 10 Gigabit complements HP's Adaptive Enterprise strategy and we are pleased to be partnering with S2io to integrate their Xframe technology."