For insights into Solarflare see the video at this link and embedded below for context directly from Solarflare CEO Russell Stern:
Solarflare describes themselves as:
The leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O software and hardware platforms that accelerate, monitor and secure network data, and is the pioneer in high-performance, low-latency 10/40GbE server networking solutions. With over 1,400 global customers, the company’s products are widely used in scale-out server environments such as electronic trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data.
Solarflare offers innovative, comprehensive 10G Ethernet solutions in a wide range of applications and industries including cloud networking and virtualization, financial services, high-performance computing, and storage. Our comprehensive portfolio of 10GbE server adapters and application acceleration middleware products provides customers with industry-leading solutions.
Solarflare’s software and hardware are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, HP and IBM. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California
For more see: solarflare.com