Category Archives: Our Interconnected Planet

Game On! How Hyper-Converged Technology is Rocking the Gaming Industry

There are an astonishing 3.6 billion gamers playing games worldwide. The digital game market surpassed $100 billion in 2017 and is on track to grow to $132 billion in total revenues by 2021. Not bad for an industry that’s only been around since 1972, the year that Atari introduced Pong to the arcades. Gaming isn’t […]

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Romance is Anything but Artificial

Head’s up, forgetful ones: Valentine’s Day is today. It is a holiday that actually harks back to Pagan, Roman and Christian origins, all of which seem to involve someone being martyred though probably not a good excuse for forgetting to bring your partner flowers and candy. Despite this somewhat dark and murky beginning, Valentine’s Day […]

Take a Front Row Seat at the 2018 Olympics – Ethernet Networking Provides an Immersive Viewing Experience

It will be the smallest city to host the Winter Olympics since 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. However, South Korea has big hopes and even bigger technology to ensure the 23rd Winter Olympic Games will offer a viewing experience as never before. The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang will feature 102 events in 15 sports. From Thursday, February 8th to […]

How Technology is Reshaping the Playing Field

A major annual football event is looming large on the screens and in the hearts of football fans everywhere. And while many are immersing themselves in the seemingly endless festivities, I find myself thinking of how technology has radically altered the playing field. Technologies have been transforming NFL over years but with accelerated technology development in […]

In Tune with Technology: Music and Mellanox Networking Solutions

This blog post was co-authored by Scot Schultz and Jeff Shao. Music. It’s been around since prehistoric times and according to philosopher Plato, it is music that gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind and flight to the imagination. Fascinatingly enough, Music is one of the few activities in life that utilizes the […]

4K and HDR Merge Tinsel town with IP Infrastructure

If you bought your new 4K TV with HDR ready during the holidays, you were not alone. Market researchers tagged the 4K TV global market with 20% CAGR from 2017 to 2015. More and more customers are purchasing bigger screen TVs for finer detailed image, sharper and deeper color, and higher fidelity sound, aided by […]

The Cost of Keeping Up: Overcoming Entertainment’s Technology Catch-22

The late 1990’s represented a tipping point for the entertainment industry. The emergence of high-definition television and the standardization on DVDs set into motion exponential growth in video file sizes — a cycle that continues to this day. Now, with the emergence of Ultra High Definition (UHD) and native 4K video, the amount of data […]

That’s Entertainment: The Shift to 4K Starts With Mellanox

Malcom X once said, “The media’s the most powerful entity on earth..” Media is now much more than movies.It is also television, news, online internet, social media, sports…and all have the power to entertain, educate, enthrall and entrance. Modern day media can change the course of history, impact elections, shed light on news and matters of interest. […]

2017 A Year of Change: How Mellanox Helped Move The Needle in Earth Sciences, Medical Research and More

Early in July, Mellanox announced “Our Interconnected Planet,” a series of blogs and articles focusing on the progress and advancements of research and science. Since then, the series has been exploring the impact of technology on global issues. Behind every large-scale issue, we find technology seeking a solution and Mellanox is driven to leverage our networking […]

Mellanox and Our Interconnected Planet: Global Energy Company Vestas Drives Wind Energy Solutions with Mellanox InfiniBand Solutions

The cost of clean energy technology continues to decline while the “cost” of legacy fuels skyrockets.  The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year. This good news is according to new research published by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School — […]