Publish Date : 2010/10/26

Leadtek Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with NextIO to Provide GPU I/O Consolidation Technology in Asia Pacific

Taipei, Taiwan- October 26, 2010 –Leadtek Research Inc., known globally for extreme visual graphics technology development, is pleased to announce a strategic distribution agreement with NextIO to be its exclusive supplier in the Asia Pacific reseller market, ensuring Leadtek customers will have direct access to the best NextIO I/O consolidation solutions experience possible. NextIO, the premier provider of next-generation I/O consolidation solutions, offers services and consult supported by specialists. Leadtek extends its offering with the distribution of vCORE™ Express in the Asia Pacific market, including Asia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, India, China, Australia and New Zealand. vCORE Express is available to order immediately. NextIO's vCORE product family offers record-setting GPUs for both compute-intensive and data visualization requirements. vCORE Express enhances

NextIO's GPU consolidation product portfolio by introducing a simple yet extremely powerful solution for workstation and small cluster compute applications. Ideally suited for customers with a low number of job counts, low to medium GPU counts, or a combination of both, vCORE Express enables enterprise customers to easily deploy and seamlessly manage a consolidated GPU solution in a rack environment.

vCORE Express is designed especially for parallel computing applications using NVIDIA Tesla Series GPUs in cluster and datacenter deployments. With four massively parallel CUDA-enabled GPUs in a 1U system product, vCORE Express brings economies of scale to GPU customers by delivering the same performance of a traditional CPU-based cluster – all at 10 percent of the cost and five percent of the power consumption.

"Leadtek is one of the largest and most widely-respected distributors of reliable and high-performance technology solutions. Our partnership with them solidifies our complete coverage of leading I/O consolidation solutions to Asia Pacific customers,” said Kerry Reid, vice president, worldwide channel sales and marketing.

“We are pleased to partner with NextIO as the sole distributor of NextIO vCORE Express, the highest-performing GPU consolidation solution for workstation and small data center computing, to our Asia Pacific customers,” said K.S. Lu, CEO, Leadtek “NextIO's vCORE Express will now allow us to provide an upgrade path for Tesla S-Series users who desire an upgrade without re-racking.”


About Leadtek Research Inc.
Founded in 1986, Leadtek Research Inc. is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with overseas subsidiaries in China and Japan. Leadtek focuses on the design and manufacture of 3D graphics, PCTV solutions, GPS modules and navigation devices, Bluetooth-enabled products, Multimedia and Audio/Video Communications and Bio-technology. Living up to its reputation for reliability, quality and performance based on unrelenting R&D, Leadtek continues to stir the market's imagination, turning new dreams into digital reality with increasingly original high-tech products forged in its laboratories of cutting-edge technology.

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About NextIO
NextIO, Inc. is the leader in next-generation network consolidation solutions for today's dynamic data center in a variety of industries including enterprise, oil and gas, High Performance Computing, digital media and financial services. With its innovative vConnect™ platforms, NextIO offers the unique ability to virtualize I/O technology on any server, operating system, hypervisor and storage architecture. Leveraging PCI Express, NextIO offers true I/O consolidation for any end-point technology. vConnect delivers unprecedented rack-level scalability, with I/O and server resources that can be scaled independently for 50-70% savings in capital, power, and cooling. NextIO's any-to-any I/O connectivity boosts performance and reliability while streamlining IT deployment, simplifying administration and reducing costs. For more information, visit

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