Exablaze Slashes NIC Latency; Improves Compatibility, Synchronization

The vendor's latest NIC card features improvements designed to improve latency and increase ease of deployment.


The new NIC delivers roundtrip latency from the wire to an application then back to the wire of 780 nanoseconds, compared to 950ns for its previous X2 and X4 NICs.

"Faster is always better, but our customers have jumped on X10, and some─including high-frequency trading firms in Chicago and New York, as well as some local and international firms trading in India─have replaced their X2 and X4 NICs with X10, so that means the performance improvement is meaningful to them," says Matthew Chapman, chi

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