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Solarflare Selected by Leading Taiwan Securities Firm, Yuanta Securities, for Low-Latency Network Performance


Leader in 10 Gigabit Ethernet network adapters expands global reach with key Asia Pacific deployment


 IRVINE, CA—October 16, 2012—Solarflare, a leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, today announced Yuanta Securities, the established leader in securities-related businesses in Taiwan, has chosen Solarflare's industry-leading network adapters to help provide the absolute lowest latency and highest performance services to its customers. Recently ranked as the fastest-growing company in its marketplace by Dell'Oro, this announcement illustrates demand for Solarflare's technologies worldwide and establishes the company as a leading provider of network adapters to numerous vertical markets and financial service industries.

"We identified Solarflare as a dominant player in the low latency financial services market and look forward to working closely with them to provide the best possible service to our customers," said Boy Wu, Senior Manager, Yuanta Securities.

"Solarflare is being selected across the Asia Pacific region, meeting or exceeding the strict requirements of the most demanding compute environments. We are excited to be able to offer our customers and our channel partners the most innovative technology in the industry," said Peter Jones, Managing Director, International Sales and Channels at Solarflare, "We have a dedicated team located in Asia, backed by a great team in the USA, focused solely on customer and partner support in the region. The strength of this commitment is demonstrated by our relationships with channel partners in our Authorized partner program and customers such as Yuanta Securities and other leading companies within the region."

By providing high-performance and low-latency adapters to Yuanta Securities, Solarflare continues to demonstrate technology leadership, including its ApplicationOnload™ Engine (AOE), an open platform at the forefront of Customized Compute. As the demand for network application acceleration has increased, Solarflare has identified the Asia Pacific region as critical to its global growth strategy.

"Solarflare has enjoyed incredible momentum over the past year, and our most recent deployment of Solarflare's network adapters to Yuanta Securities marks Solarflare as a global leader in high-performance, low-latency network applications," said Russell Stern, president and chief executive officer at Solarflare. "We are thrilled our breakthrough products and new technologies have attracted the attention of such a trusted Taiwanese brand. Yuanta's selection of Solarflare reflects positively on the commitment we have made to the Asia Pacific region through investments in staff, facilities and channels of distribution."

The solution to Yuanta is being sold by ModernTech, the leading provider of IT solutions to the Greater China market and an Authorized partner of Solarflare in the region. "Solarflare has the technology our customers want and provide us with the form of local, focused and professional support that our customers expect from us within Taiwan" said Enyen Cheong, General Manager of ModernTech Taiwan.

About Solarflare

Solarflare is a leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O products that bridge the gap between applications and the network, deliver improved performance, increased scalability, and higher return on investment. The company's solutions are widely used in scale-out server environments such as high frequency trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data. Solarflare's products are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, IBM, and HP. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California and operates an R&D facility in Cambridge, UK.

About Yuanta Securities

Yuanta Securities was founded in December 1961 and has been a dominant force in Taiwan's securities industry and a leader in all key securities-related businesses.

Yuanta Securities is the largest securities house in Taiwan's competitive securities industry, with nearly 15% market share in brokerage. In the investment banking business, Yuanta's services include domestic and overseas issuance, financial and M&A advisory, primary listings, corporate financing, securities underwriting, and placements.

Yuanta also holds the leading position in the derivatives business, offering high-quality services to its wealth management clients through its integrated product platform. Yuanta Securities also has an established online platform that strengthens its leading position in derivatives issuance.

About Moderntech

Moderntech is a value added distributor headquartered in Hong Kong SAR serving the Greater China and East Asia since 1985. Our customers are in the sectors such as oil and gas, finance and banking, government and health care, telco, communications and broadcast, public and private research centres, leading universities and top Internet companies in the region. We are committed to providing innovative high performance computing (HPC), storage, networking, data communications and medical imaging solutions to meet the market needs with our technical expertise and local knowledge, customers relationship and quality of service.

Moderntech has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei with associate partners in the Philippines and Singapore.

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