UPDATE: Solarflare Sues over Patent Infringement, Exablaze Denies Accusations

Solarflare holds 91 US patents covering technology and processes for transmitting, receiving and processing data.

Solarflare claims Exablaze's ExaNIC card (pictured) infringes its patents.

The complaint, filed in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey, claims that Exablaze's ExaNIC network interface card and Exasock kernel bypass sockets acceleration library infringe US patents 8,116,312 and 8,817,784, both covering the method and apparatus for multicast packet reception; 8,645,558, covering the reception of data via data transfer protocol to multiple destinations for data extraction; and 9,258,390, covering reducing network latency.

Announcing the lawsuit

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