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HPE, Mellanox, Micron, and Microsoft Exceed One Terabit Per Second of Storage Throughput With Hyper-converged Solution


In the “old days” of tech—meaning roughly 3-6 years ago, there were some hard and fast rules about getting really high throughput from your storage: The storage was always separate from the compute servers and you had to buy dedicated, specialized storage systems The storage network was most likely Fibre Channel SAN for block storage […]

Introducing The New LinkX Mini-Website!

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Mellanox’s LinkX® team  has completely remodeled the cables, transceivers and IC Interconnect portion of the Mellanox website. We’ve simplified 175 different individual product Sku’s into an easy-to-read and quick-to-find selection guide – complete with updated pictures and other content.  It is much simpler and easier to navigate and only 3-4 clicks, start to finish, and […]

No Wrinkles as Mellanox Powers NVMe over Fabrics Demos at Flash Memory Summit and IDF

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Mellanox just rounded out a two very busy weeks with back-to-back trade shows related to storage. We were at Flash Memory Summit August 9-11 in Santa Clara, followed by Intel Developer Forum (IDF) August 16-18 in San Francisco. A common theme was seeing Mellanox networking everywhere for demonstrating the performance of flash storage. The fun […]

Enter The Mellanox World Emoji Day Contest!

What once started out in Japan as weather symbols and street signs has grown into a cultural phenomenon – what we now refer to as emojis! Individually, they are packed full of emotion, and together, they can tell a story. Come Sunday, July 17, the world is celebrating these little symbols on World Emoji Day. […]

WooHoo!! We’re Two!! Happy Birthday 25G Ethernet Consortium!

Why 25G is like this Flippin Kid

Why 25G Ethernet is like a back-Flipping Wall-Climbing 2 Year Old! Happy Birthday! Today marks the 2nd birthday of the 25G Ethernet Consortium . It was July 1, 2014 that Microsoft, Google, Mellanox, Arista, and Broadcom first announced the formation of the consortium in order to define interoperable 25 and 50 Gigabit Ethernet solutions. There is a […]

Top Ten Mellanox Blogs for Your Cool Summer Reading


Summer is finally here and with it, many avid readers like to compile a summer reading list for all those blistering summer days by the pool, basking at the beach, or even while waiting for the coals to heat up for that annual family bar-be-que. Instead of tackling the Lord of the Rings again or […]

Accelerating High-Frequency Trading with HPE Apollo 2000 and 25Gb/s Ethernet


The financial services industry (FSI) is facing various challenges these days, including the ongoing data explosion, new regulatory demands, more messages per trade, and increased competition. In a business where profits are directly determined by communications speed and latency, building a high-performance infrastructure that is capable of analyzing a high volume of data is critical. […]

10/40GbE Architecture Efficiency Maxed-Out? It’s Time to Deploy 25/50/100GbE

In 2014, after the IEEE rejected the idea of standardizing 25GbE and 50GbE over one lane and two lanes respectively. It was then that a group of technology leaders (including Mellanox, Google, Microsoft, Broadcom, and Arista) formed the 25Gb Ethernet consortium in order to create an industry standard for defining interoperable solutions. The Consortium has […]

Round Um Up! OpenStack Austin 2016 Had Something For Everybody


If you’re as lucky as us, you had the opportunity to attend OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas this week. The event, which saw 7,500 attendees, is now at the crux of converging HPC, Scientific Computing, and the Cloud. We actually saw a number of market segments that OpenStack experienced the most significant traction on […]

Enabling Application Performance in Data Center Environments

Ethernet switches are simple: they need to move packets around from port to port based on the attributes of each packet. There are plenty of switch vendors from which to choose. Differentiating in this saturated market is the aspiration of each vendor.   Mellanox Technologies switches are unique in this market. Not just “yet another […]