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HP and ConnectX® Solutions

The HP server and storage systems and HP BladeSystem c-class address a host of next generation business challenges, offering enterprises an optimal approach to meet the technology needs of companies that operate massive data centers with tens of thousands of servers. Mellanox ConnectX 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity enables extreme computing, real-time response, I/O consolidation and power savings for cloud computing and for a broad range of enterprise application environments including financial services, government and education, industrial design and manufacturing, life sciences, and web serving and collaboration.

Adapter Card


Dual-Port 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand Mezzanine HCAs for HP BladeSystem c-Class
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ConnectX® 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand dual-port I/O cards for HP BladeSystem c-Class deliver low-latency and high-bandwidth for performance-driven server and storage clustering applications in Enterprise Data Center and High-Performance Computing environments. Clustered data bases, parallelized applications and transactional services applications will achieve significant performance improvements resulting in reduced completion time and lower cost per operation. ConnectX simplifies network deployment by consolidating clustering, communications, storage, and management I/O and by providing enhanced performance in virtualized server environments.

Dual-Port Flex-10 10 Gigabit Ethernet Mezzanine NIC for HP BladeSystem c-Class
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ConnectX-2 EN Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) for HP BladeSystem c-Class delivers high-bandwidth and industry-leading 10GbE connectivity with stateless offloads for converged fabrics in Enterprise Data Center and High-Performance Computing environments. Clustered databases, virtualized environments, and financial services are just a few example applications that will achieve significant throughput and latency improvements resulting in faster access, real time response and increased number of users per server. ConnectX-2 EN improves network performance by increasing available bandwidth to the CPU and providing enhanced performance,especially in virtualized server environments.

ConnectX-2 EN is supported by a full suite of software drivers for Microsoft Windows, Linux distributions, VMware and Citrix XENServer. ConnectX-2 EN supports stateless offload and is fully interoperable with standard TCP/UDP/IP stacks. ConnectX-2 EN supports various management interfaces and has a rich set of configuring and management tools across operating systems.

Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Mezzanine NIC for HP BladeSystem c-Class
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ConnectX EN Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) for HP BladeSystem c-Class delivers high- bandwidth and industry-leading 10GbE connectivity with stateless offloads for converged fabrics in Enterprise Data Center and High-Performance Computing environments. Clustered databases, web infrastructure, and IP video servers are just a few example applications that will achieve significant throughput and latency improvements resulting in faster access, real time response and increased number of users per server. ConnectX EN improves network performance by increasing available bandwidth to the CPU and providing enhanced performance, especially in virtualized server environments.

Switch Blades


32-port 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand Switch Blades for HP BladeSystem c-Class
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The InfiniScale® IV 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand Blade Switch Blades for HP BladeSystem c-Class provides a high bandwidth, low latency fabric for Enterprise Data Center and High-Performance Computing environments. Based on the fourth generation InfiniScale IV InfiniBand switch device, the switch modules deliver up to 40Gb/s full bisectional bandwidth per port. When used in conjunction with ConnectX® InfiniBand dual port mezzanine HCAs, clustered data bases, parallelized applications and transactional services applications will achieve significant performance improvements resulting in reduced completion time and lower cost per operation.

Software Support


All Mellanox adapter cards are compatible with legacy TCP/IP and OpenFabrics-based RDMA protocols and software. They are also compatible with InfiniBand and cluster management software available from OEMs. The adapter cards are supported with major operating system distributions.


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Mellanox HP Contact:
Ken Bekampis
HP Alliance Manager
Mellanox Technologies
ken@mellanox.com
(m) 774-203-6959