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2016 Grand Prix Havana: Yarden Gerbi Wins Gold

Mellanox extends congratulations to Yarden Gerbi for winning the Gold medal in the recent Grand Prix Havana 2016 competition in Cuba.  Gerbi defeated Maricet Espinosa in the final of the under-63kg competition.  Gerbi is currently training to compete in the Olympic games held this summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

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Photo Credit:  Jpost.com 

 

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Photo Credit:  http://sports.walla.co.il

 

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Mellanox Selfie Photo Contest: Living the Mellanox Life!

We are excited to announce the Mellanox Selfie Photo Contest. This contest will run through the summer, so you have plenty of time to upload your photo and gather votes for your best entry.  The top prize for the contest is an American Express $5,000 USD gift card!  Additional prizes include a GoPro+ deluxe set or Canon digital camera.

 

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Global Corporate Challenge: Getting Started with Fitness

Several weeks ago, I received an email encouraging Mellanox employees in the United States to join the Global Corporate Challenge (GCC).  I almost filed the email in the “Other stuff from people” folder, by way of sheer coincidence, has a little trash can icon next to it.

 

But, then I paused.

 

I really should move more.  I can admit it.  I just don’t move as much as I should.  A few (okay, more than a few) years of working in the marketing field has caused me to adopt a sedentary lifestyle that can’t be good for my health.  Even two-times-motherhood hasn’t pushed me off the desk chair.

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Updated! Vote for #OpenStack Summit Vancouver Presentations

The OpenStack Summit will be held May 18-22, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. The OpenStack Foundation allows its member community to vote for the presentations they are most interested in viewing for the summit. Many presentations have been submitted for this event, and voting is now open.  We have updated this post with additional sessions submitted by Mellanox and our partner organizations.

In order to vote, you will need to register to the OpenStack Foundation: https://www.openstack.org/join/register/.   Voting for all presentations closes on Monday, February 23 at 5:00 PM CST (GMT-6:00).

 

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For your reference, we have included a list of Mellanox sessions below, click on the title to submit your vote:

 

Accelerating Applications to Cloud using OpenStack-based Hyper-convergence  

Presenters: Kevin Deierling (@TechSeerKD) &  John Kim (@Tier1Storage)

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CROC’s Public Cloud Goes at InfiniBand Speed

CROC is the number one IT infrastructure creation company in Russia, and one of Russia’s top 200 private companies.   CROC has become the first public cloud service provider in Russia to adopt InfiniBand—a standard for high-speed data transfer between servers and storage. Migration to a new network infrastructure took approximately one month and resulted in up to a ten-fold increase in cloud service performance.

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Looking Forward To SC14: Interconnect Your Future

It’s almost time for SC14 in New Orleans, LA (November 17-20, 2014)! We have many exciting things planned for this annual conference.

 

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Stop by and visit Mellanox Technologies (booth #2939) to see the latest in our industry-leading FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 40/56GbE solutions. Make sure to meet Mellanox HPC experts in person:

  • Michael Kagan, CTO
  • Dror Goldenberg, VP/Software Architecture
  • Gilad Shainer, VP/Marketing
  • Scot Schultz, Director – HPC & Technical Computing
  • Dr. Richard Graham, Senior Solutions Architect – Software

 

Mellanox Pavilion:

In our theater area, we will host presentations from leading server and storage OEMs, ISVs, end-users and academia.  These presenters will provide insight into the benefits and performance improvements when using low-latency FDR 56GB/s InfiniBand I/O technology.

 

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Mellanox Software 3D Hackathon

Hackathon Pic1After the overwhelming success of Hackathon 2014 this past January, Mellanox Israel now presents 3D Hackathon:  Develop, Debug, Deploy. This contest is designed to encourage innovation and teamwork, while introducing new 3D software technologies and features in a very quick turnaround time.

 

Mellanox Israel employees were invited to submit proposals for new software projects related to existing Mellanox technologies and to form a team of up to 3 people to develop a proposal. More than 20 unique software proposals were submitted.  The steering committee evaluated and selected 16 proposals for consideration into the final competition.  The top 3 teams were awarded prizes.  All teams were asked to present working demos.

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Recap: VMworld 2014 – San Francisco, CA

It was a busy time last week in San Francisco!  During VMworld 2014, we announced a collaboration with VMware and Micron to enable highly efficient deployments of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. The VDI deployment will be a combination of Mellanox’s 10GbE interconnect, VMware’s Virtual SAN (VSAN) and Micron’s SSDs.  The joint solution creates a scalable infrastructure while minimizing the cost per virtual desktop user. The new solution will consist of three servers running VMware vSphere and Virtual SAN each with one Mellanox ConnectX-3 10GbE NIC, two Micron 1.4TB P420m PCIe SSDs and six HDDs.

 

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