Modeled after the world’s fastest supercomputers, the Rockport Switchless Network replaces centralized switch architectures with a distributed, high-performance direct interconnect that is self-discovering, self-configuring and self-healing, and that is simple and transparent to operate.
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We’ve been impressed by the simplicity of installation and management. We look forward to continuing to test on new and larger workloads and expanding the Rockport Switchless Network further into our data center.
Consistent low latency under load for predictable workload performance – for both latency and bandwidth-sensitive traffic – for any size network.
Innovative FLIT-based architecture delivers zero congestive loss of data with market-leading tail latency characteristics.
Without the scaling limits of traditional switches, switching capacity is added linearly through incremental endpoints where the cost per node stays consistent.
Buy what you need and reuse nodes for a completely modular, flexible and cost-effective network fabric.
Easy to adopt, own and operate, a plug and play solution that installs in minutes, not hours or days.
Intelligent, adaptable, and self-healing, the intuitive management interface and visualization promotes ease-of-use and greatly reduces management complexity.
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Rockport Networks has sought to address the root causes and ramifications of congestion and latency, particularly tail latency, in Performance Intensive Computing (PIC) clusters. It has designed a distributed and embeddable switchless network architecture to resolve these issues.
Rockport’s unique form factor eliminates the need for rack space and reduces networking power requirements, significantly improving a data center’s all-important PUE (power usage efficiency) rating. And with less power, heat and space consumed, it’s the right thing to do.
potential power savings
less space occupied