With the reality in mind, NEC Corporation of Americaannounced the general availability in North America of its ExpEther 40G technology as an advanced version of ExpEther 1G/10G. This technology uses Ethernet infrastructure with the goal to help accelerate real-time Big Data processing.
For those who are unfamiliar, the ExpEther technology enables system expansion by connecting PCI Express devices directly, using an Ethernet infrastructure. NEC’s ExpEther 40G technology can deliver a compelling solution for real-time Big Data processing and other data center workload acceleration. It can facilitate the connection of GPGPU, NVMe SSD, or FPGA-based accelerators via an Ethernet connection.