Mellanox Technologies Delivers the World’s First 40GbE NIC for OCP Servers

Last year, Open Compute Project (OCP) launched a new network project focused on developing operating system agnostic switches to address the need for a highly efficient and cost effective open switch platform. Mellanox Technologies collaborated with Cumulus Networks and the OCP community to define unified and open drivers for the OCP switch hardware platforms. As a […]


Mellanox Boosts SDN and Open Source with New Switch Software

Authored by:  Amir Sheffer, Sr. Product Manager This week we reinforced our commitment to Open Ethernet, open source and Software Defined Networking (SDN). With the latest software package for our Ethernet switches. Mellanox has added support for two widely used tools—OpenFlow and Puppet, among other important features. The introduction of the new functionality allows users […]


Process Affinity: Hop on the Bus, Gus!

This is an excerpt of a post published today on the Cisco HPC Networking blog by Joshua Ladd, Mellanox: At some point in the process of pondering this blog post I noticed that my subconscious had, much to my annoyance, registered a snippet of the chorus to Paul Simon’s timeless classic “50 Ways to Leave […]


Virtual Modular Switch (VMS): A Network Evolution Story – Part 2

Distributed elements, in any sector, have their basic benefits and drawbacks compared to a single large tool.  It is similar to the preference of using small aircraft over a jumbo 747 for carrying passengers between proximate airfields or to using a bus vs. multiple private cars to move a football team around.   In networking, […]