Boston partners with Calxeda and Inktank to deliver transformative Ceph-based storage on the ARM-based Viridis platform
United Kingdom: server vendor and distributor Boston has inked a partnership with Calxeda and Inktank at IP Expo 2013 that will see them deliver a transformative Ceph-based storage platform based on the Viridis ARM platform. Calxeda, a manufacturer of ARM-based SoC (System on Chip) technology, and Inktank, the organisation delivering Ceph: the massively scalable, open source, software-defined storage system, are working with Boston to provide the market with a transformative storage platform by optimising Ceph’s performance and stability on the ARM-based server architecture. The system integrates the highly scalable Ceph storage system with Boston's ultra-efficient Viridis, a self-contained, highly extensible, 48 node cluster based on Calxeda's ARM-based EnergyCore SoC.
Boston Limited announces new EMEA distribution partnership with Mellanox Technologies
British server distributor and vendor Boston has unveiled an official distribution partnership with Mellanox Technologies, that will see them distribute their range of end-to-end Infiniband and Ethernet interconnect solutions and integrating their products into Boston's own range of datacentre servers and storage solutions. The new agreement enables Boston to distribute Mellanox Technologies' end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions, including adapters, switches, cables and software for a wide range of markets in the EMEA region, most notably in Germany and the United Kingdom local subsidiary (where it, until now, had only a reseller partnership).
Boston names IT journalist veteran technical marketing manager
United Kingdom : serveur distributor and vendor Boston has appointed former Custom PC and Bit-tech Editor, James Gorbold, as technical product marketing manager. James has worked as an IT journalist for 15 years, working as a senior part of the team at Dennis Publishing for over 12 years.
Boston announces partnership with Solarflare
United Kingdom : HPC vendor and distributor Boston has unveiled an integration and distribution partnership with Solarflare, a provider of application-intelligent networking I/O products, to deliver fully-integrated solutions that will address enterprises' growing workloads and network demands.
A new VAD dedicated to super-computing
Germany : Peter Markgraf, who was previously working for PC component VAD CPI, has founded his own company, Servers and More. This VAD is dedicated to everything related to super-computing, with a technology and expertise focus. Its main first vendor is Supermicro. Peter Markgraf is the second CPI manager to leave the distributor in just a few weeks, after Wolfgang Walter who founded the German subsidiary of British VAD Boston.