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Mellanox Technologies Honored with Six HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards at the Supercomputing Conference

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At SC 16, Mellanox’s commitment to innovation and dedication to cultivating the HPC community has led to multiple honors, including outstanding leadership in HPC.  The Company was honored with six HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards. The six awards span a variety of categories and acknowledge the company’s achievements in delivering high-performance interconnect technology that […]

Mellanox Takes Supercomputing16 by Storm

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Although activities have been going on for a few days now, Supercomputing 16 officially opened last night in chilly Salt Lake City, Utah with Mellanox Technologies leading the charge. I’ll be bringing you updates throughout the week starting with today’s milestones and several key announcements. Today’s highlights include: Big news from the TOP500 Supercomputers list […]

How the Space Race for Data Centers Helps Everyone

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A lot of the household products that we take for granted and use every day were created as by-products of the space race. We take for granted well-known products that NASA claims as spin-offs include memory foam (originally named temper foam), freeze-dried food, firefighting equipment, emergency “space blankets“, Dustbusters, and cochlear implants to name just […]

Networking Matters for Your Enterprise Cloud

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Five Reasons Why the Mellanox Ethernet Solution is a Perfect Fit When you build your enterprise cloud, do you simply connect the hyperconverged platform to the existing core switch and hope for the best? What happens if the main network gets congested as often happens? When you consolidate all your datacenters to the hyperconverged infrastructure, […]

Resilient RoCE Relaxes RDMA Requirements

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RoCE — or RDMA over Converged Ethernet — has already proven to be the most popular choice for cloud deployments of Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA). And it’s increasingly being used for fast flash storage access, such as with NVMe Over Fabrics. But some customers prefer not to configure their networks to be lossless using […]

Euro 2016 Is the Year of (SN) 2000

SN2700, SN2410 and SN2100 are the high speed Ethernet switches that Europe loves to embrace today, in 2016. It is spreading all over Europe, it is happening within the cloud services and host providers, health care industry, universities and others. What is exactly the buzz? Mellanox sets the standard level of switch products back to […]

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 […]

Mellanox and NexentaEdge Cranks Up OpenStack Storage with 25GbE!

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Mellanox and NexentaEdge High Performance Scale-Out Block & Object Storage  Deliver Line Rate Performance on 25Gbs and 50Gbs Fabrics. This week at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, we announced that Mellanox end-to-end Ethernet solutions and the NexentaEdge high performance scale-out block and object storage are being deployed by Cambridge University for their OpenStack cloud. Software-Defined […]

Content at the Speed of Your Imagination

In the past, one port of 10GbE was enough to support the bandwidth need of 4K DPX, three ports could drive 8K formats and four ports could drive 4K-Full EXR.  However, the recent evolution in the media and entertainment industry that has been presented this week at the NAB Show showcases the need for higher resolution.  […]

What Happened to the Good Old RFC2544?

Compromising on the basics has resulted in broken data centers… After the Spectrum vs. Tomahawk Tolly report was published, people asked me: “Why was this great report commissioned to Tolly? Isn’t there an industry benchmark where multiple switch vendors participate?” So, the simple answer is: No, unfortunately there isn’t… Up until about 3 years ago, […]