Colfax International and RNA Networks Partner to Deliver Breakthrough Performance Gains

RNA Networks’ Memory Virtualization Platform Improves HPC Performance and Analysis
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Nov. 25, 2008 - PRLog -- RNA networks, a memory virtualization company that dramatically improves performance by accelerating IT applications, today announced its partnership with Colfax International, a global supplier of customized high performance enterprise computing systems. The relationship will expand channel availability for RNA’s Memory Virtualization Platform and further strengthen Colfax’s high performance computing application acceleration solutions.

Colfax addresses the needs of customers whose performance depends on optimally customized solutions engineered for high performance, reliability, serviceability and rapid deployment. RNA, with its Memory Virtualization Platform, makes application memory a shared network resource, further helping Colfax deliver unmatched performance at scale to organizations utilizing HPC applications. RNA is the first to bring memory virtualization to HPC applications, improving the utilization of existing HPC clusters and enabling analytical and visualization problems to benefit from a large pool of cache resources.

“The combination of Colfax’s customizable solutions and RNA’s Memory Virtualization enables customers to experience new levels of performance from any cluster,” said Clive Cook, CEO of RNA networks. “RNA’s leadership combined with Colfax’s turn-key cluster solutions addresses the needs of HPC customers including those in enterprise, financial, government, research and education.”

Colfax sells and builds high-performance turn-key computing solutions integrating processors, memory, storage and I/O configurations in a variety of cabinet and rack-mount enclosures to meet specific environment and application needs. RNA’s Memory Virtualization Platform, in addition to Colfax’s valueadd resources and solutions, will enable Colfax to continue to lead the introduction of new capability into these HPC environments.

“The industry has been looking for a way to overcome server memory limitations without over-provisioning or adding large blocks of expensive memory,” said Gautam Shah, CEO of Colfax International. “RNA’s memory virtualization is a game changer in the HPC space. And, we see this as an ideal solution for Colfax given our focus on delivering the latest technology to optimize overall cluster performance and generating ROI.”

About RNA networks
RNA networks’ first-of-its-kind memory virtualization technology is redefining high performance computing by accelerating IT applications to improve performance and analysis. Its flagship Memory Virtualization Platform creates a shared, clustered cache that interconnects memory across all compute nodes – adding virtual memory to physical memory – making it a true networked resource for the first time. RNA networks is based in Portland, Ore. and was founded in 2006 by HPC industry veterans.

About Colfax International
Colfax International is a global provider of customized workstations, servers, clusters and storage solutions. Founded in 1987, Colfax International is based in Sunnyvale, Calif. and is privately held. For more information, please visit

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Colfax International addresses the needs of today’s most demanding users, all of whom expect optimally customized solutions engineered for high performance, reliability, serviceability and rapid deployment.
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