Obsidian extends its patent portfolio reach into the European Union

A highly efficient global communications mechanism created as a natural extension of supercomputer class networking technologies.

Edmonton – May 15th , 2018 – Obsidian has received notice that the intellectual property underpinning its wide area InfiniBand Longbow products was granted patent protection in the EU on April 25th 2018.

Obsidian’s innovative devices connect high performance computing equipment with great bandwidth efficiency and very low latency by transparently extending InfiniBand – including its lossless flow control mechanism – between global distributed locations connected by standard WAN links.

Obsidian’s new European Patent No. 1905207 adds to similar patents granted in other important economic regions including the US, UK, China, Japan, Canada and Israel.

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.