Small Tree, InfiniCon Bring InfiniBand to Mac

InfiniCon Systems and Small Tree Communications announced Monday a partnership to bring to the Mac platform a suite of InfiniBand products.

The suite includes managed switches, Fibre Channel and Ethernet gateways, high-performance host Upper Layer Protocols (ULPs) and fabric management solutions optimized for Mac OS X.

The companies expect the products to interest enterprises and other organizations looking to deploy High Performance Computing (HPC) or supercomputing solutions on Mac OS X.

"Our networking solutions take high performance clustering to new levels," said InfiniCon CEO Russ Hawkins. "By offering complete InfiniBand-based solutions for all major computing platforms, weire committed to meeting the needs of all customer."