Obsidian Strategics spins out engineering team into Proxilogica Corporation
A new contract ensures continued support for technology licensing and transfer programs for Obsidian
Edmonton, AB – November 15, 2017 – “Today’s agreement reaffirms the originating engineering team’s support for Obsidian’s technology as it finds new licensees around the world”, said Obsidian’s CEO, Mr. Bill Halina.
Obsidian’s portfolio includes patented hardware and software elements that collectively form a complete technology suite forming the basis of an advanced data network that can interface directly with supercomputers and many cloud/enterprise systems designed for high performance operation. The portfolio includes network equipment allowing internal supercomputer links to effortlessly span global optical paths unlocking great efficiency at very high data rates. Additional elements overlay traffic routing and security functions rendering the system suitable for national laboratories, banks and enterprise users alike.
“While very happy to continue to support the technology we developed at Obsidian, we are extremely excited to be able to address new high performance data processing frontiers.” commented Dr. David Southwell, CEO of Proxilogica Corp., “We expect to share more information about our new direction in 2018.”
About Obsidian Strategics
Obsidian Strategics™ is the developer of Longbow™ and Crossbow™, a series of InfiniBand products featuring range extension, routing and encryption. Longbow technology allows an InfiniBand fabric - normally a short-range network used in supercomputers and data centres - to be securely extended via optical fiber over global distances. Crossbow technology provides very high performance routing of InfiniBand traffic between many separate subnets, enabling unprecedented scalability and manageability. www.obsidianstrategics.com.