Nallatech is a computer hardware and software firm based in Camarillo, California, United States The company specializes in field-programmable gate array (FPGA) integrated circuit technology applied in computing. As of 2007 the company's primary markets were defense and high-performance computing.
Nallatech was promoted for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) FPGA technology applied in computing. According to David R. Martinez, Robert A. Bond, and M. Michael Vai, Nallatech systems are "based on a modular design concept in which the designer chooses the number of FPGAs, amount and type of memory, and other expansion cards to include in a system."
Nallatech's latest innovation in FPGA acceleration is the 385A FPGA Accelerator Card. Released as of June 17, 2015, the 385A features the Altera Arria 10 / 1150 FPGA, PCI-Express form factor and works with most major servers, including IBM, HP and Dell.
In March 2011 the company announced a miniaturization service for their FPGAs.
The company was founded by Allan Cantle ('Nalla' comes from 'Allan' spelled backwards) in 1993 and was backed by over £4m of equity finance provided by Scottish Equity Partners and 3i. Cantle was the CEO for the firm, later moving into president and CTO roles.
In 2005 Nallatech announced a Scottish group known as the FPGA High Performance Computing Alliance, to work on a supercomputer.
Nallatech's direct sales team operates in two main geographic areas, one in the USA and one in UK covering UK, Europe and rest of the world. The team in the USA (Nallatech, Inc.) sales office in Eldersburg, Maryland and headquartered in Camarillo, California.
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