Solarflare Launches LAN-on-motherboard Product

Irvine-based Solarflare Communications, which develops 10 Gigabit Ethernet chipsets, announced this morning that it has launched a new family of 10Gbe controllers, including a LAN-on-motherboard product. The LAN-on-motherboard product is the company's first designed to be integrated onto the motherboard of computers directly. The firm claims its new chipset has half the consumption of other solutions, and support for ten times the number of virtual machines and virtual NICS than its competitors. Pricing on the new chipset was not announced.