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 […]

Mellanox Mitigates Meltdown Mess, Stops Spectre Security Slowdown

Earlier this month, major chip manufacturers announced that vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown affect processors that are currently deployed in millions of devices. These new security flaws open the door for hackers to access sensitive user data. The flaws are not unique. Instead, they impact chips for everything from phones to servers and may […]

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 […]

Top 3 considerations for picking your BGP EVPN VXLAN infrastructure

The Mellanox team had the pleasure of discussing EVPN VXLAN at the Network Field Day session 17 held at Mellanox. To learn more, view the session recording. Below is our view of the top 3 considerations network operators should have before picking a solution: 1. Network Virtualization Without the Fine Print ◊ Fine Prints 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 […]

Powering Artificial Intelligence with the World’s Best Ethernet Solutions

Artificial Intelligence, Zero Packet Loss, Ultra Low Latency, RDMA…delivered by Ethernet? Before you break out the torches and pitch forks let’s play this out. Many of today’s advanced HPC workloads such as AI, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics are possible over Ethernet. With Mellanox Spectrum™ 25/50/100Gb Ethernet Switches and Connect®-X network adapters there is a […]

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 […]

The Case for Whale Sharks and Micro Data Centers

The last several years have experienced a huge migration of IT infrastructure to the public cloud.  And it all makes sense, let the cloud provider invent in, manage, and scale the infrastructure which leads to lower costs and improved organization agility for the end-user. Let’s compare the public cloud to the whale shark – one […]

How to make advanced networks for Hybrid/Multi Cloud?

As cloud use cases and the public cloud matures, hybrid cloud and multi-cloud adoption is growing significantly. Hybrid cloud is the preferred enterprise strategy, according to RightScale’s 2017 State of the Cloud Report. The trend clearly shows that more and more vendors are looking to deploy less critical workloads in the cloud and run critical database […]