IB (InfiniBand) : Is an open standard interconnect protocol developed by the IBTA ( InfiniBand Trade Association). InfiniBand technology is based on InfiniBand specification which is govern by IBTA. First InfiniBand specifcation was released in 2000. InfiniBand works on point-to-point protocol with bidirectional serial links. Low latency, high speed, scalability, flexibility, Quality of Services, RDMA and simple to manage IB network are the main features of IB.
IB type of computer networking specially used in distributed or parallel computing environment such, HPC, SAP HANA, HADOOP, or Cloud.