Industry Quotes

November 24, 2014

“This supercomputer was built specifically to work with very complex DNA, patient and lifestyle data - making it the only of its kind and positioning Denmark as a world leader in life science and pharmaceutical research. The Mellanox FDR InfiniBand solution provided us the most bandwidth, greatest scalability potential and highest performance benchmarking to date. This enables our researchers to access and share data faster than ever before on a system that is optimized to process rapidly growing and diverse volumes of data.”

- Peter Løngreen, Deputy Director, Department of Systems Biology, Risø Campus of Denmark Technical University

November 18, 2014

“Supercomputers need to have an extremely efficient interconnect solution so the network communication doesn’t become the bottleneck. Mellanox’s EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions provide us with low latency, congestion-free, high-performance bandwidth to enable us to move our research forward more quickly.”

- Jorge Vinals, Director at Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota

November 17, 2014

“Dell is dedicated to delivering to high-performance computing technology and services that enable our customers to innovate, discover and accelerate product development. The Dell PowerEdge C4130 server, utilizing Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand, delivers industry-leading GPU density that offers balanced scalability with an extremely flexible architecture to optimize application performance within even the most demanding workloads. We are excited about our continued work with Mellanox and what the Dell PowerEdge C4130 will help customers achieve.”

- Brian Payne, Executive Director of Server Solutions, Dell

November 14, 2014

“The new embedded capabilities will significantly enhance the ability of applications to effectively communicate latency-sensitive data. The net result will be a well-balanced system that can dramatically improve performance for DOE’s mission-critical applications.”

- Jim Rogers, Director of Operations for the National Center for Computational Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

November 13, 2014

“The companies ranked on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year. There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015.”

- Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman, Deloitta

November 12, 2014

“Large-scale clusters have incredibly high demands and require extremely low latency and high bandwidth. Mellanox’s ConnectX-4 will provide us with the node-to-node communication and real-time data retrieval capabilities we needed to make our EDR InfiniBand cluster the first of its kind in the U.S. With 100Gb/s capabilities, the EDR InfiniBand large-scale cluster will become a critical contribution to research at the University of Minnesota.”

- Jorje Vinals, Director at Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota

November 10, 2014

“Dell’s HPC solutions are specifically optimized to reduce the time it takes to process heavy workloads, including industrial applications, by weeks or even months. By running ANSYS software on Mellanox and Dell solutions, customers in both manufacturing and engineering can accelerate the design and optimization of their product development, at substantially less capital cost and operating expense.”

- Jimmy Pike, vice president, senior fellow and chief architect of the Enterprise Solutions Group, Dell

November 5, 2014

“To accommodate our growing research operations and provide our scientists with the most efficient technology, we chose Mellanox’s FDR InfiniBand. Since integrating Mellanox’s solutions, we’ve been able to expand our research efforts at an affordable rate while offering higher bandwidth and lower latency for better performance and improved storage capabilities.”

- Richard von Mallesch, Systems Manager of Scientific Computing Platform, CSIRO

November 4, 2014

“Our customers are being asked to deal with a new reality – the need to process more data, more quickly. Mellanox’s ConnectX-3 40 Gigabit Ethernet NICs enable our SC3000 to provide the high-performance, low-latency and reliable connectivity that organizations demand for cloud deployments.”

- Koichi Kagawa, General Manager, Cloud Platform and Service Division, Toshiba

November 3, 2014

“We are pleased to have Mellanox Ethernet technology qualified, integrated and supported with Mirantis OpenStack. OpenStack is about delivering new functionality to end users faster and at lower cost. Our collaboration with Mellanox ensures that anyone who’s using OpenStack for competitive advantage can pass those advantages through to their users and marketplace.”

- David M. Fishman, Vice President of Marketing, Mirantis

October 30, 2014

“We believe that open technologies will help accelerate adoption and enable customers to benefit from private, hybrid and public cloud computing. We’re pleased to see Mellanox’s readiness with a 10/40GbE NIC that embraces the Microsoft OCS cloud server specification and look forward to collaborating with them further on future open hardware solutions.”

- Kushagra Vaid, General manager of Server Engineering, Microsoft

October 28, 2014

“Further adoption of cloud computing remains a priority for many organizations, however the complexity of the deployments and the performance sacrifices that they face hinders many from transitioning more quickly to cloud technology. Cloud Platform System provides everything needed for a high-performance cloud in a single box, removing the barriers to deployment and management that can quickly become major challenges for IT departments. Mellanox helps deliver the efficiency and agility that is required in today’s data-in-real-time world, with the capacity to scale to the expectations of tomorrow.”

- Vijay Tewari, Principle Group Manager, Microsoft

October 27, 2014

“Ease-of-use and a seamless experience are critical when it comes to meeting customer demands in online shopping. With Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand-based solutions, we are able to meet online retailers need for ultra high-performance, low-latency, highly-scalable networks, enabling them to better serve their customers during peak shopping periods.”

- Bart Thomas, CEO, Anchor

October 21, 2014

“When delivering 24-hour forecasts, we have 30 minutes to provide results through graphics for forecasters, who need time to run analysis. Network performance is key. Mellanox’s InfiniBand solutions provide our complex domain architecture with reliable, efficient and high-performance network technology, which is required to reach scalability and robustness for our real-time applications.”

- Alain Beuraud, HPC Project Manager, Meteo France

October 21, 2014

“Providing a high performance, reliable network for our researchers to depend on is a high priority at NSC. Mellanox provides us with the high bandwidth and low latency required to support data-intensive applications, while also supplying the scalability needed as we increase the number of cores per server to accommodate our growing user-base.”

- Patrick Norman, Director at NSC and Professor of Computational Physics, National Supercomputer Centre (NSC) at Linköping University

October 20, 2014

“Data center operators need to enhance and rapidly scale value-added web-based services to their customers without sacrificing the user experience. The HP ProLiant m400 server cartridge with the onboard Mellanox 10GbE adapter is designed to enhance the performance and efficiency of web caching, giving data center operators the ability to generate greater levels of service from a smaller datacenter footprint while driving down operational costs.”

- Gerald Kleyn, Director, Platform Engineering, HP

October 6, 2014

“Cloud computing is a game-changing technology, and it’s imperative that the IT channel be able to quickly identify those organizations most deeply committed to helping solution providers grow their cloud-related revenue. Each cloud provider and vendor noted by the CRN editors has been chosen based on its robust cloud partner program, as well as the unique and enthusiastic ways in which it has embraced the channel as a go-to-market strategy.”

- Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN

September 29, 2014

“Due to the tremendous amount of traffic hitting our databases, it’s important that we have a resilient, high-performance networking solution. Mellanox’s FDR InfiniBand solutions enable us to handle the growth in our data in the most efficient way and improve our capability to serve our users.”

- Hiromune Ozaki, Manager of the Data Solution Division, System management Group, Yahoo! Japan

September 16, 2014

“RoCEv2 allows us to better scale our cloud deployment in a manner that is compatible with our evolving software defined networking infrastructure and growing virtualization demands, while achieving significant performance and efficiency benefits from RDMA. Utilizing 40 Gigabit Ethernet solutions with RoCEv2 support is a key factor in enabling Microsoft Azure to efficiently, reliably and cost-effectively process the massive amounts of data required to support our customers’ wide-range of workloads.”

- Albert Greenberg, Partner Development Manager for Azure Networking, Microsoft

September 8, 2014

“The upcoming Intel processor technologies can take advantage of higher bandwidth interconnects to ensure optimal application performance and system efficiency. For some data center upgrades this year, 10Gb/s will not be enough. Next-generation data centers will want to exploit the performance potential of EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand and 40/56GbE. By positioning itself to offer bandwidth up to 100Gb/s, Mellanox aims to address the high bandwidth, low latency needs of the market.”

- Steve Conway, Research Vice President for High Performance Computing and Data Analysis, IDC

August 25, 2014

“We are happy to see the growing adoption of VMware Virtual SAN. We are pleased that Mellanox and Micron have recognized the advantages that Virtual SAN enables and have integrated it into their joint VDI solution.”

- Alberto Farronato, Director, Product Marketing, VMware

June 23, 2014

“The phenomenon of Big Data can induce a significant increase in latency in application workflows, creating a ceiling on application efficiency and lengthening time to solution. Any tools that target latency reduction will be of considerable utility in the evolution of forthcoming hardware designs.”

- David Turek, Vice President of Advanced Computing, IBM

June 23, 2014

“The HP Apollo family with Mellanox interconnects harnesses the power of HPC, while running an eco-friendly data center. Enterprises looking to adopt HPC technology and early adopters can both benefit from the economic and environmental gains with our new solutions. Seconds matter when you’re waiting for results. HP’s new Apollo family of products will not only support Mellanox’s new IC capable 100Gb/s switch but deliver up to four times the performance throughput and reduce both latency and power consumption.”

- Scott Misage, General Manager, High Performance Computing, HP

June 23, 2014

“As the only ARM 64-bit-based x86-class server solution provider, AppliedMicro is pleased to work with the interconnect market leader to enable scale-out solutions with both InfiniBand and Ethernet for a variety of workloads, including High Performance Computing, with our first generation X-Gene Server on a Chip product. Mellanox’s high-speed, high-reliability end-to-end solutions paired with X-Gene’s brawny cores, wide memory bandwidth and integrated high-speed I/O delivers world-class system-level performance at substantially lower power.”

- Gaurav Singh, Vice President of Technology Strategy, AppliedMicro

May 12, 2014

“DataON Storage has a strong history of working closely with software-defined storage communities. We’re excited to bring the DataON CiB platform leveraging RDMA enabled adapters from Mellanox to the software-defined Windows Server 2012 R2 community, by providing the optimal throughput needed for successful auto-tiering storage deployments.”

- Trenton R. Baker, Vice President Business Development, DataON Storage

May 12, 2014

“Windows Server 2012 R2 includes groundbreaking networking functionality, called SMB Direct, which supports the use of network adapters that have RDMA-capability. The collaboration between DataON Storage and Mellanox has potential to deliver impressive end-to-end storage and networking performance improvements.”

- Jose Barreto, Principal PM Manager, Cloud and Enterprise, Microsoft

May 12, 2014

“DataON Storage introduced us to the low-latency, high throughput technology from Mellanox. By combining the Microsoft certified solution from DataON Storage and the ConnectX-3 network adapters, we’re able to achieve a scalable solution with exceptional efficiency and storage density.”

- Rechi Relatores, System Architect, Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd

May 7, 2014

“The ability to make reliable Fibre Channel storage networking faster and more affordable is a huge benefit of this new breed of FCoE solution. Many of our customers have been interested in FCoE, but didn’t see enough benefits to make them switch from their existing FC platforms. The Mellanox SDSN solution with Jeda Networks changes that: lower-latency, faster connections, simple management and lower cost. It’s a compelling solution that appeals to all parts of a business.”

- Paul Evans, Principal Architect, Daystrom Technologies

May 5, 2014

“NCS Technologies is the world leader in innovative, mobile zero client and VDI solutions, and it is delighted to be collaborating with LSI, EMC, Mellanox and Supermicro to bring a comprehensive VDI solution to businesses. Together, we offer a high-performance, scalable end-to-end 40GbE solution for enterprises adopting a VDI strategy.”

- Mike Turicchi, Chief Product Officer, NCS Technologies

April 30, 2014

“Applications that historically struggled with scalability and performance can now benefit from In-Memory processing. Our collaborative efforts with Mellanox resulted in a robust architecture with Power8-based systems and high-performance interconnects designed to tackle the Big Data processing requirements of today.”

- Terri Virnig, Vice President, IBM Power Ecosystem, IBM

April 16, 2014

“Customers demand solutions that help address application performance issues, eliminate data loss and improve response time for consumers. Dell Fluid Cache for SAN combined with Mellanox’s 10/40GbE adapters accelerates application performance and helped us achieve over 5 million random read input/output per second (IOPS), as shown live at Dell World 2013.”

- Brian Payne, Executive Director of Server Solutions, Dell

April 15, 2014

“Selecting Mellanox for our high performance switching infrastructure has provided a flexible fabric, allowing us to take advantage of both high speed Ethernet and InfiniBand networking in the one solution. Mellanox’s professional services staff that assisted with installation were extremely knowledgeable and professional in the delivery of our solution.”

- Allan Williams, Associate Director, Services and Technology, NCI

April 7, 2014

“I’m impressed with the performance uplift Mellanox has brought to our PixStor solution. Since partnering with Mellanox, we are able to provide customers like Glassworks with significant increases in performance using its existing storage footprint, resulting in considerable cost savings.”

- Barry Evans, Technical Director, Pixit Media

April 3, 2014

“With the exponential growth and power in data today, future data center business value depends on the fastest interconnects available. Mellanox’s certification of its interconnect solutions on Cloudera 5 ensures customers have the most innovative data management technology available to them and are well-positioned to capture the big data opportunity.”

- Tim Stevens, Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, Cloudera

March 10, 2014

“As the migration of data center network connectivity towards Leaf and Spine architecture accelerates, operators require innovative interconnect solutions to enable a scalable infrastructure at much better economics. We believe that the application of a multi-channel channel laser source coupled with silicon photonics to enable connectivity in 1550 nm band in QSFP form/factor is a game changer in reducing the data center fiber plant connectivity cost by 4 to 7 times compared to legacy multi-mode fiber implementations.”

- Saeid Aramideh, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, RANOVUS

March 3, 2014

“The computing requirements of the SKA exceed those of the fastest supercomputers, as the data processing and amounts of data generated by combining the signals from our antennas compete with that generated by the entire Internet. Utilizing Mellanox’s protocol-flexible VPI solutions in the University of Cambridge supercomputer, we are able to run our applications over either Ethernet or InfiniBand on a single-wire to enable best application performance without the need for multiple networks or topologies.”

- Dr. Paul Calleja, Director HPCS, University of Cambridge

February 18, 2014

“Dome9 is excited to work together with Mellanox and enable our security offering on the CloudX platform. Dome9's Cloud SecOps platform allows cloud providers and enterprises to manage security policies across a wide range of network security and firewall virtualization technologies. Securing OpenStack clouds built on top of Mellanox’s innovative SDN interconnect technology is an important milestone on our journey to enable enterprises to deploy a comprehensive cloud security policy, across any public or private clouds.”

- Zohar Alon, CEO and Co-Founder, Dome9 Security

January 8, 2014

“By teaming up with Mellanox Federal Systems, we’re able to provide our government solutions partners and their customers with simple and efficient access to high end interconnect technologies. Through the SYNNEX GOVSolv group, our government solutions partners have access to various top manufacturers on our GSA Schedule, allowing them to leverage our logistics capabilities without incurring the corresponding administrative overhead.”

- Eddie Franklin, Vice President, Sales, Public sector and Vertical markets, SYNNEX Corporation

January 6, 2014

“The display adtech market has been going through a rapid transformation, moving to programmatic buying and using machines to execute real-time auctions for ads. These auctions open and close in less than 100 milliseconds. Mellanox is enabling us to provide additional ad intelligence and facilitate faster trades for our partners.”

- Dwight Ringdahl, CTO and founder, Zenovia Exchange

December 16, 2013

“Dell server and networking solutions are designed to deliver extreme performance in the most efficient way possible. Our collaboration with Mellanox helps us provide our customers with high performance and bandwidth, at increased capacity, lower power and reduced operating costs.”

- Brian Payne, Executive Director of Server Solutions, Dell

December 10, 2013

“The network design was specifically architected to provide the highest I/O bandwidth for large scale big-data challenges and to have the highest message possible for large parallel application scaling. We chose Mellanox’s end-to-end FDR InfiniBand interconnects to connect the system, specifically by using their Connect-IB adapters in a dual rail network, as well as utilize the NVIDA GPUDirect RDMA communication acceleration to significantly increase the systems parallel efficiency.”

- Paul J. Calleja, Director of High Performance Computing, University of Cambridge

November 19, 2013

“I'm honored to be the voice of our HPCwire readers, editorial staff, and the HPC community worldwide in publicly acknowledging Mellanox Technologies for their outstanding achievements. The highly scalable architectures fueling the world's most powerful systems would not be possible without the leadership, vision, and technological expertise demonstrated through the contributions made by the company. Our warmest congratulations go out to all whose dedication to detail and hard work has resulted in well-deserved recognition for their efforts.”

- Tom Tabor, CEO, Tabor Communications Inc.

November 18, 2013

“The 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 companies are exemplary cases of those spurring growth in a tough market through innovation. This year’s list is a who’s who of companies behind the most exciting and innovative products and services in the technology space. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to what they do next.”

- Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP

November 18, 2013

“Using enhanced MVAPICH2-2.0b with NVIDIA GPUDirect RDMA-based designs, end-users will now see a significant reduction in latency for small messages and an increase in bandwidth for large messages. The MVAPICH2-2.0b design with NVIDIA GPUDirect RDMA support is able to deliver excellent performance for K40 GPUs using Connect-IB FDR adapters.”

- Dhableswar K. (DK) Panda, Professor, The Ohio State University

November 18, 2013

“The increasing complexity of science and engineering research at Purdue is driving a need for increasingly faster and scalable computational resources. Mellanox’s FDR InfiniBand solutions, and in particular their Connect-IB adapters, allow MPI codes to scale more readily than our previous systems. This enables more detailed simulations, and helps empower Purdue scientists to push the envelope on their research in weather, bioscience, materials engineering and more.”

- Michael Shuey, HPC Systems Manager, Purdue University

November 11, 2013

“Mellanox, with its large portfolio of high-performance interconnect solutions, has been an important contributor to and supporter of the Open Compute Project. Mellanox’s proposed open switch design and software model will help the Open Compute community achieve its vision for true openness and a faster pace of innovation in network technologies.”

- Najam Ahmad, Director of Network Engineering, Facebook

October 30, 2013

“In line with our vision for a leading cloud architecture, we designed Enter Cloud Suite with off-the-shelf high-performance hardware and open-source software solution. Utilizing Mellanox’s end-to-end 10GbE interconnect solutions and OpenStack software, we have been able to implement a cost-efficient cloud solution that provides our users with leading performance, scalability and efficiency.”

- Mariano Cunietti, CTO, Enter

October 30, 2013

“The power of OpenStack is in its agility. If there's one thing that we see consistently at the scores of Global 2000 customers where we've deployed OpenStack, it's the need for more efficient utilization of infrastructure. Integrating Mellanox with Mirantis OpenStack helps ensure that technology driven organizations we work with can build and deploy apps on the cloud faster, and get the best performance/ROI from their cloud network, compute and storage gear.”

- David M. Fishman, VP Marketing, Mirantis

October 30, 2013

“Mellanox is a trusted vendor, and its contribution to OpenStack has reduced the complexity of our integrated cloud cluster. Mellanox’s interconnect solutions allow for faster inter-node connectivity and access to storage, providing Australian researchers and scientific research organizations with critical on-demand access to our high-performance cloud.”

- Professor Lindsay Botten, Director, National Computational Infrastructure

October 30, 2013

“We are pleased to have Mellanox’s early support for the Red Hat Certified Solution Marketplace and collaborate with them on OpenStack’s enterprise advancement. We look forward to OpenStack users seeing the intersection of Red Hat and Mellanox’s technologies during their deployments of the Havana distribution.”

- Mike Werner, Senior Director, Global Ecosystems, Red Hat

October 14, 2013

“By using Mellanox’s innovative and cost effective interconnect solutions, Pensions First was able to converge all of its data communications into a single, protected and cost-effective fabric. We are thrilled with the performance and flexibility that RDMA affords us, and it’s a superb platform to underpin our private cloud infrastructure.”

- Nick Francis, CTO, Pensions First

October 14, 2013

“We’re pleased to see a customer such as Pensions First take advantage of the trailblazing functionality of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V, as well as SQL Server 2012, and gaining speed, efficiency, and flexibility with Mellanox RDMA-based InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnects.”

- Chris Phillips, Partner Director PM, Microsoft

October 14, 2013

“Windows Server 2012 R2 furthers the groundbreaking innovations begun in Windows Server 2012. We are pleased to continue our relationship with Mellanox to deliver impressive networking performance improvements.”

- Jose Barreto, Principal Program Manager, Cloud and Enterprise, Microsoft

September 23, 2013

“A common problem facing data-driven researchers is the time cost of moving their data between systems, from machines in one facility to the next, which can slow their computations and delay their results. Mellanox's MetroX solution lets us unify systems across campus, and maintain the high-speed access our researchers need for intricate simulations -- regardless of the physical location of their work.”

- Mike Shuey, HPC Systems Manager, Purdue University

September 10, 2013

“Intel supports ecosystem development by providing state of the art PCI Express Gen 3 in our new Intel Xeon processor E6-2600 v2 product family. Intel is delighted that Mellanox continues to innovate on the Intel platform, taking advantage of the latest PCI Express Gen 3 features in our Intel Xeon Processors.”

- Jim Pappas, Director of Technology Initiatives, Intel Corporation

August 27, 2013

“We consistently strive to offer our customers the most advanced and capable technology available in the marketplace. Through extensive testing, we determined that Mellanox’s SwitchX-2 offers the most powerful Ethernet switching for data center applications.”

- Dr. Dmitry Gorin, CEO, BaltInfoCom

August 26, 2013

“Providing acceptable response times to virtual desktop users while maximizing the number of desktop sessions per server can be challenging.The low-latency LSI Nytro MegaRAID card, combined with Mellanox’s 40GbE NICs, delivers an intelligent and cost-effective VDI solution compared to all-flash solutions.”

- Manish Muthal, vice president of product management and strategy, Accelerated Solutions Division, LSI Corporation

August 26, 2013

“VMware has worked with Mellanox on key I/O virtualization technologies to offer customers innovative server and storage interconnect solutions. Mellanox’s 40GbE NIC solutions can improve performance within virtualized deployments and help with greater virtual machine density through higher capacity links, a benefit to VMware vSphere® 5.5 customers building highly scalable public and private cloud infrastructures.”

- Mike Adams, Director, Cloud Infrastructure Product Marketing, VMware

June 17, 2013

“The R&D work performed by Mellanox that enabled SECO to integrate InfiniBand technology on its NVIDIA Tegra based development kit allowed the ARM+ GPU architecture to be implemented in real HPC clusters, i.e. BSC's Pedraforca which was presented this year at ISC by E4 Computer Engineering®.”

- Alessandro Santini, HPC Sales, SECO

June 17, 2013

“Application scaling on clusters is often limited by an increase in sent messages, at progressively smaller message sizes. With MVAPICH2 and GPUDirect RDMA, we see substantial improvements in small message latency and bisection bandwidth between GPUs directly to Mellanox’s InfiniBand network fabric.”

- Ian Buck, General Manager of GPU Computing Software, NVIDIA

May 20, 2013

“In comparison to other interconnect solutions like Ethernet, Mellanox's InfiniBand offers us a faster and more stable transmission of data between our hypervisors and storage platform, enabling us to meet our customers' evolving demands for high performing cloud solutions with low latency, while keeping our costs low. By leveraging Mellanox’s unique InfiniBand interconnect performance, efficiency and scalability capabilities, Cloud Provider can offer a fast, stable, and scalable on-demand virtualized infrastructure that differentiates us from our competitors.”

- Sander Cruiming, CEO, Cloud Provider

April 11, 2013

“The InfiniBand network was easy to deploy and delivers incredible application performance on a consistent basis. Utilizing Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand provides us with extremely scalable, high performance — a critical element as Stampede is designed to support hundreds of computationally- and data-intensive science applications from around the United States and the world.”

- Tommy Minyard, Director, Advanced Computing Systems, TACC

March 6, 2013

“Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse is an enterprise class appliance that was built for integration with Big Data and that can handle the most demanding data requiring very high scalability and performance. By taking advantage of storage innovations in Windows Server 2012, Mellanox benchmarks demonstrate that their RDMA interconnect solutions can help increase network speed significantly for data warehouse queries.”

- Mark Jewett, Director, Server and Tools Marketing, Microsoft

February 25, 2013 HP

“Network convergence represents a significant growth opportunity for telecom operators that need to improve performance by converging fixed, mobile and over-the-top (OTT) domains onto a single network. The new SX1018 HP Ethernet switch, built on the latest Mellanox technology, complements the HP BladeSystem c7000 enclosure with the industry’s first 40 gigabit downlink to each blade server to maximize operations in the telecom industry.”

- Werner Schaefer, General Manager, OEM and Telecommunications, HP

February 25, 2013 6WIND

“Because it solves critical network performance challenges for mobile infrastructure, 6WIND’s software has been selected by multiple TEMs who provide equipment deployed in commercial LTE networks worldwide. The addition of Mellanox ConnectX-3 support within 6WIND’s enhanced Intel® DPDK library as well as the 6WINDGate software, incorporating features such as SR-IOV and RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE), enables improved CAPEX and OPEX in service provider networks through the virtualization of network functions and more efficient SDN management.”

- Eric Carmès, CEO, 6WIND

February 25, 2013 Advanced HPC

“The new elements offered through Mellanox’s unique channel program are a refreshing addition and add tremendous value to Advanced HPC and our customers. Mellanox is not only providing rewarding incentives to us as partners but also strengthening our ability to execute through innovative solution offerings.”

- Craig Swanson, Vice President, Sales, Advanced HPC

February 25, 2013 Tech Data

“Tech Data customers are looking for efficient, high-performance and scalable interconnect technologies to satisfy their need for faster application performance. By leveraging Mellanox's Channel Partner Program, we’re able to better provide our customers with the fastest interconnect technology currently available.”

- Ken Griffin, Vice President, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) Storage Solutions, Tech Data

February 19, 2013 C-DAC

“C-DAC's HPC programs are focused towards creating an eco-system to derive full benefits from HPC systems to address grand challenge problems and advancing fundamental science, research and industrial competitiveness. Utilizing Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solutions, the new PARAM Yuva – II cluster can provide our users with superior application performance to further research and development.”

- Dr. Pradeep Sinha, Senior Director, High Performance Computing, C-DAC

February 14, 2013 NASDAQ OMX NLX

“Mellanox is a well-known and trusted supplier for providing low latency solutions for trade matching and execution. We are working with our partners to ensure we offer a robust and efficient environment to trade both ends of the interest rate curve on a single market.”

- Carl Slesser, CTO, NASDAQ OMX NLX

February 13, 2013 Big Switch

“Cloud infrastructure managers are looking at new and innovative ways to reduce the overall cost of their cloud solution. As long time leaders in the OpenFlow domain and contributors of open source SDN software, we're excited to collaborate with Mellanox to deliver cloud infrastructures extreme application performance at the lowest cost per application.”

- Rob Sherwood, CTO, Controller Technologies, Big Switch Networks

January 21, 2013 UBM Channel

“The 2013 Data Center 100 list recognizes vendors that, over the course of 2012, have shown a dedication to the innovation and advancement of today’s data center services. The recent upsurge in cloud computing has solution providers searching for new ways to ensure their clients maintain connectivity while mitigating costs and security threats. We congratulate each vendor on the 2013 Data Center 100 list for providing a significant growth opportunity for solution providers to build their business by offering cutting-edge products and services to customers.”

- Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director, UBM Channel

January 21, 2013 OrionVM

“OrionVM is moving towards using InfiniBand in all of its cloud services offerings. We’re looking to offer our customers the highest bandwidth, lowest latency solutions, to enable leading and scalable application performance.”

- Sheng Yeo, Managing Director, OrionVM

December 10, 2012 Teradata

“Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance is part of a truly unified, high-performance big data analytics architecture for the enterprise and will help customers achieve business value. The Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect is the best choice to enable the performance that is needed to analyze big data at a speed that no other analytic platform can deliver. This performance maximizes the return on investment and accelerates time to value.”

- Carson Schmidt, Vice President of Platform Engineering, Teradata

November 14, 2012 Deloitte LLP and U.S. Technology

“We are proud to honor the 2012 Technology Fast 500™ companies, and commend them for their outstanding growth. These ground-breaking companies have outpaced their competition and are reinventing the way we do business today.”

- Eric Openshaw, Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. Technology

November 13, 2012 Tabor Communications Inc.

“It's an honor and a privilege to acknowledge the organizations and the individuals behind them who exemplify the hard work, dedication and effort that has taken place the past year to develop new technologies that ultimately benefit mankind. The awards represent the highest level of recognition to the leaders and luminaries in the high performance computing industry by our HPCwire readers and the community alike.”

- Jeff Hyman, President and Group Publisher, Tabor Communications Inc.

November 12, 2012 Brookhaven National Laboratory

“Researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory rely on data-intensive applications that require high speed (throughput) accesses to data storage systems. Scientists often need to read and write data in an aggregated speed of 10Gb/s, 100Gb/s and beyond, which is equivalent to fetching a full-length HD movie in less than a second. The efficiency and scalability of Mellanox InfiniBand solutions with RDMA should help us eliminate bottlenecks on the interconnection between servers and storage, while also controlling processing cost and latency. Faster access to data enables us to move our research forward more quickly.”

- Dantong Yu, Research Engineer, Brookhaven National Laboratory

November 6, 2012 ProfitBricks USA

“The cloud empowers businesses of all sizes to rapidly access compute and networking technology that was once only available to the Fortune 50. ProfitBricks is pleased to support Mellanox in championing high performance software defined networks in cloud computing infrastructures.”

- Bob Rizika, CEO, ProfitBricks USA

October 31, 2012 Sakura Internet

“In order to host the increasing number of customers in our cloud infrastructure, including social gamers, developers, and consumers’ streaming media, we needed to obtain a solution that will help us to process very high incoming data traffic. Mellanox InfiniBand delivers the needed performance capabilities that we could not get from 10GbE or Fibre Channel. Moreover, utilizing InfiniBand as the sole interconnect for both compute and storage helped us to increase the cloud efficiency while reducing both capital and operating expenses.”

- Ken Washikita, General Manager of Research Center, Sakura Internet

October 15, 2012 IDC

“Software Defined Networking is rapidly emerging as a key architectural element for next generation cloud, Web 2.0 and scalable data centers. As a building block for SDN-enabled network infrastructure, switches with high throughput, low latency and low power consumption are expected to be instrumental in realizing the goal of reducing operational expense while enabling data center scalability and flexibility. Technologies such as Mellanox SwitchX-2, when built into next-generation data centers, will enable IT to benefit from the promise of Software Defined Networking by delivering improved throughput, latency and power, along with enhanced programmability, automation and control.”

- Rohit Mehra, Vice President, Enterprise and Datacenter Networks, IDC

October 2, 2012 Fujitsu

“Providing Australia’s scientists with more computing power to conduct research will lead to more scientific breakthroughs for the nation and the rest of the world. We look forward to continuing our work with NCI, ANU and Mellanox to build one of the most efficient and powerful supercomputers in the world.”

- Phil McCormack, Head of Strategy, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand

September 27, 2012 Atlantic.Net

“Mellanox’s InfiniBand server and storage interconnect solution is a great compliment to our industrial-grade cloud infrastructure to provide the fastest and most robust cloud on the market. Using QDR InfiniBand, we are able to perform server provisioning in just seconds and provide extremely fast disk performance at 40Gb/s. Mellanox InfiniBand has enabled us to dramatically reduce our cloud infrastructure costs and therefore provide better services to our customers. We will continue to enhance our offerings with many new features in development to provide a unique cloud experience that offers speed, reliability and ease of use.”

- Adnan Raja, Director of Business Development, Atlantic.Net

September 12, 2012 AMAX

“Winning Gold at this year’s Stevie Awards recognizes the industry-leading throughput, latency and efficiency provided by this successful joint solution. Leveraging Mellanox’s high-speed 40GbE interconnect, combined with our server and storage solutions and robust manufacturing capability, PHAT-DATA40G provides companies with data-driven business intelligence that offers a dynamic competitive edge.”

- Julia Shih, Director of Strategic Alliance, AMAX

September 4, 2012 EchoStreams

“Data consumption demands are growing at an exponential rate and require solutions that can deliver leading-edge performance and scalability. We’ve worked closely with Mellanox to ensure that our FlacheSAN2 flash cache storage array enables applications that use remote file servers to achieve similar performance to local block storage, with the ease of a file server that simplifies data center management at a lower total cost of ownership.”

- Gene Lee, President and CEO, EchoStreams

September 4, 2012 Microsoft

“Windows Server 2012 includes innovative new storage capabilities. To give users industry-leading networking performance along with new features, we’re happy to have Mellanox RDMA interconnect solutions in Windows Server 2012. Now networking performance for server applications such as Windows Server Hyper-V or SQL Server can be on par with performance for local storage and with lower CPU overheard.”

- Thomas Pfenning, General Manager, File Server Foundation, Microsoft

August 6, 2012 China Computerworld Research

“An increasing number of industrial users are concerned about the effectiveness of IT services, innovative applications, and want to learn about advanced IT technologies. Mellanox was selected as a top recipient for this award based on the performance and innovation of their interconnect solutions.”

- Chang Guo, Vice President, China Computerworld Research

July 19, 2012 ProfitBricks

“Mellanox’s InfiniBand interconnect solutions offer unprecedented performance that enables us to achieve transmission speeds 8X faster than current Ethernet standards permit. The collaboration between Mellanox and ProfitBricks has resulted in a high-performance Cloud IaaS solution platform at a low cost on which service providers can utilize for large-scale virtualization initiatives and cloud deployments.”

- Achim Weiss, Founder and CEO, ProfitBricks

July 10, 2012 Quanta QCT

“Many of our customers are asking for interconnect solutions that support applications demanding high-bandwidth and low-latency. Mellanox delivers a high-performance solution for these applications, and we’re proud to offer it to our customers requiring higher levels of interconnect performance.”

- Mike Yang, Vice President and General Manager, Quanta QCT

June 26, 2012 X-IO

“At X-IO we are driven to deliver very high performance storage solutions with ’Unmatched Performance with Unmatched Value.’ Incorporating interconnect solutions from Mellanox is consistent with that business perspective.”

- Rick Nelson, Vice President, X-IO

June 19, 2012 Bon Trade Solutions

“Data path independence is one of the most impressive aspects of using RDMA over Mellanox’s InfiniBand hardware. Message throughput scaled almost perfectly across all sixteen cores. We could literally predict the message rate by plugging in the source and destination CPU clock speeds. Message flow behaved like a liquid. The predictability and single-digit microsecond latency of RDMA over Mellanox’s hardware will translate directly into higher execution rates for our clients. The independence of the data path means we can predictably build and configure client systems that meet their requirements and budget.”

- Thomas McSherry, Chief System Architect, Bon Trade Solutions

June 18, 2012 NVIDIA

“Mellanox’s support for GPUDirect helps users maximize their cluster performance. The ability to transfer data directly to and from GPU memory dramatically speeds up system and application performance, enabling users to run computationally intensive code and get answers faster than ever before.”

- Sumit Gupta, Senior Director of the Tesla Business, NVIDIA

June 18, 2012 CSIRO

“With industry server upgrades such as the new Intel architecture, it was apparent that we needed to upgrade our interconnect solution for better performance, scalability and return on investment. Mellanox FDR InfiniBand, GPUDirect and CORE-Direct acceleration technologies provided the solution we needed. This technology helps to ensure our users will have a high performance level for their research and development.”

- Brian Davis, ASC Cluster Services Manage, CSIRO

June 18, 2012 IDC

“In the high-performance computing server and storage markets, the explosion of data volumes is significantly increasing the demand for network throughput. The introduction of interconnect technology at 100Gb/s is an important step towards meeting these demands. With the rollout of powerful next-generation compute servers including Intel’s Romley, we expect growing demand from a variety of HPC markets for highly scalable, high bandwidth, low latency interconnect solutions such as those being offered by Mellanox.”

- Steve Conway, Vice President for HPC, IDC

June 18, 2012 TACC

“Taking advantage of the performance offered by Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solutions, Stampede will be one of the most powerful supercomputing systems in the world. This technology will enable very tight integration between thousands of Dell high performance compute nodes and also visualization nodes, large shared memory servers, and I/O servers. This integration means researchers can use Stampede for all of the computational needs of their research, including simulation, visualization, large-scale analytics and data mining, and high throughput data processing. We expect the Stampede system to be a uniquely comprehensive, highly scalable system for supporting both simulation-based science and data-driven science.”

- Jay Boisseau, Director, TACC

June 12, 2012 Super Micro Computer, Inc.

“Supermicro is excited to work with Microsoft and Mellanox to come out with such a performance optimized solution for Windows Server 2012. The success of such a great achievement in performance is a result of collaboration between true market leaders.”

- Mike Ling, Vice President of Operations, Super Micro Computer, Inc.

June 12, 2012 Microsoft

“Windows Server 2012 includes notable innovations such as SMB Direct. We’re excited to see the benchmark Mellanox is announcing with its FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand running on Windows Server 2012. We’re pleased Mellanox will demonstrate their products at the Microsoft Partner Pavilion at Microsoft TechEd in Orlando, FL this week.”

- Ian Carlson, Director, Product Marketing, Microsoft

June 5, 2012 Sugon

“Sugon is collaborating with Mellanox to broaden our capabilities and solutions for the enterprise data center. Mellanox delivers interconnect solutions that enable industry-leading compute and storage performance for our end users while helping us lower the cost and power consumption of the overall solution.”

- Shao Zongyou, Vice President, Sugon

June 4, 2012 Strike Technologies

“Mellanox provided a 40 Gigabit Ethernet solution that delivered high density, sustainable and high throughput, low latency and low power consumption that was beyond our expectations and in ways no other vendor could. We applaud the Mellanox team for their great support and helping us break new latency performance records.”

- Ido Rosen, Quantitative Researcher, Strike Technologies

May 21, 2012 UBM Channel

“With all the noise in the marketplace, it can sometimes be challenging for Solution Providers to determine which virtualization company would be the best to partner with. That’s why we developed our annual Virtualization 100 list, to highlight and outline the top 100 technology vendors in the space that power, support and evangelize the benefits of virtualization across all parts of the IT infrastructure. We congratulate Mellanox for making this year’s Virtualization 100 list.”

- Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director, UBM Channel

May 21, 2012 HP

“Customers demand increased compute power from their server investments without expanding system footprint or energy use. The new HP ProLiant Gen8 servers, combined with next generation interconnect components from Mellanox deliver the fastest speed and lowest latency I/O for accelerating applications in high performance areas such as scientific research, financial services and social media.”

- Lee Fisher, Hyperscale Fabrics Product Marketing, HP

May 9, 2012 Eucalyptus Systems

“This collaboration underscores Eucalyptus’ commitment to organizations that are building powerful, flexible private and hybrid clouds using existing enterprise IT infrastructure and software. The combination of Eucalyptus’ software platform and Mellanox 40GbE and InfiniBand interconnects, will provide enterprises an easy out-of-the-box installation experience while gaining a high-performance, affordable cloud solution.”

- David P. Butler, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Eucalyptus Systems

May 9, 2012 STEC, Inc.

“STEC’s enterprise-class PCIe drive complements Mellanox’s high-speed interconnect and AMAX’s latest Intel server technology, resulting in leading-edge Hadoop scalability in less than 12U of rack space. By working closely with our partners, we’re able to showcase an accelerated Hadoop environment that is ideal for organizations that want to start using Hadoop to see how it can impact their business.”

- Keith Brown, Vice President of Product Marketing, STEC, Inc.

May 9, 2012 Fusion-io, Inc.

“Data demand continues to exceed the capabilities of traditional spinning media, more and more businesses are seeking out ways to make their critical applications perform with the lowest-possible latency data throughput. We are pleased to work with esteemed partners like Mellanox and Microsoft to bring end-to-end solutions into the marketplace that address the enterprise need for performance and efficiency while supporting the latest applications with ultra-low latency access to the data that supplies them.”

- Tyler Smith, Vice President of Alliances, Fusion-io, Inc.

May 9, 2012 The Tolly Group

“We are pleased to work with Mellanox to conduct these benchmark testing reports. Using Ixia testing solutions, we were able to measure record-breaking performance and nanosecond latency detail at the finest level of jitter over Mellanox SwitchX 10/40GbE technology.”

- Kevin Tolly, Founder, The Tolly Group

April 9, 2012 SHARCNET

“Switching from 1GbE to 10GbE was an obvious decision for us in order to improve our user’s experience by overcoming interconnect bottlenecks and poor application performance. In selecting an Ethernet provider to partner with, we chose Mellanox and their Ethernet solutions, based on their SwitchX and ConnectX technology, due to their performance, reliability and density advantages.”

- John Morton, Technical Manager, SHARCNET

April 9, 2012 Super Micro Computer, Inc.

“Supermicro’s high performance, energy efficient server and storage platforms enable rapid, scalable and cost-effective deployment of Cloud Computing and HPC environments. Our longstanding relationship with Mellanox provides performance and time-to-market advantages with 40GbE, FDR 56Gb/s and future Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnectivity integrated into our solutions. Together we accelerate and simplify the growth and expansion of Cloud-based solutions for customers worldwide.”

- Tau Leng, General Manager of High Performance Computing, Super Micro Computer, Inc.

March 21, 2012 Dell

“Our highly modular blade solutions are designed to deliver extreme performance breakthroughs in enterprise architectures and applications. Our collaboration with Mellanox helps us to deliver to our customers increased capacity and lower operating costs, along with delivery of the highest bandwidth performance currently available in the market.”

- Virginia Swink, Executive Director, Server Solutions Management, Dell

March 8, 2012 Microsoft Corporation

“A highlight of Windows Server ‘8’ is its great improvement in storage performance, as demonstrated by the preliminary benchmark results that SMB Direct has achieved. With this new technology, customers can access storage over the network at the speed of local storage. As a result, a virtualized server infrastructure can utilize shared JBOD storage through the use of RDMA-enabled network interface cards (RNICs). This approach significantly increases data center efficiency.”

- Mike Schutz, Senior Director, Windows Server and Virtualization, Microsoft

February 21, 2012 IDC

“The upcoming Intel Romley and Sandy Bridge technologies and the emergence of PCIe 3.0 are designed to support higher bandwidth requirements. For some data center upgrades this year, 10 Gigabit Ethernet will not be enough. Next-generation data centers will want to exploit the performance potential of FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 40GbE. By positioning itself to offer bandwidth up to 56Gb/s, Mellanox aims to address the high bandwidth, low latency needs of this market.”

- Steve Conway, Research Vice president for Technical Computing, IDC

January 23, 2012 UBM Channel

“The 2012 Data Center 100 list recognizes vendors that, over the course of 2011, have shown a dedication to the innovation and advancement of today’s data center services. The recent upsurge in cloud computing has solution providers searching for new ways to ensure their clients maintain connectivity while mitigating costs and security threats. We congratulate each vendor on the 2012 Data Center 100 list for providing a significant growth opportunity for solution providers to build their business by offering cutting-edge products and services to customers.”

- Kelley Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director, UBM Channel

January 23, 2012 Crehan Research, Inc.

“In 2012, we expect to see a significant increase in the number of 10GbE deployments, with it becoming the dominant and de facto data center network connection by 2014. Price declines, such as the ones announced today from Mellanox, will help drive volume adoption.”

- Seamus Crehan, President, Crehan Research

November 15, 2011 HPCwire

“HPCwire readers are among the most informed in the HPC community and these awards represent which HPC-related companies are making the biggest impacts in mind-share within this community. The HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards send a strong message to the recipients that those in the global HPC community recognize their work, and consider their efforts meritorious.”

- Tom Tabor, Publisher, HPCwire

November 15, 2011 Intel

“As we move down the path to exascale, interconnect performance becomes increasingly more important to achieving efficient performance for HPC server and storage systems. The introduction of PCI Express 3.0 in Mellanox’s FDR InfiniBand solution and the Intel Xeon Processor E5 Family provides the bandwidth and latency improvements to deliver greater performance for our customers’ wide-range of workloads.”

- Rajeeb Hazra, General Manager of Technical Computing Group, Intel

November 14, 2011 Attribution

“We have been strong proponents of getting PGAS environments such as OpenSHMEM, UPC and Chapel optimized for high-performance InfiniBand networks. We are pleased to partner and work with Mellanox to increase InfiniBand usage through support of new communication libraries and optimized performance capabilities.”

- Stephen Poole, Sr., Technical Director, ESSC and Chief Scientist of CSMD, Attribution

November 14, 2011 ASUS

“The ASUS Z9PH-D16/FDR is ideal as the computing node, storage node in HPC and IP Data Center markets. Together with Mellanox’s I/O solution, ASUS aims to provide customers eminent design and extraordinary development of serverboards.”

- Andrew Lynn, Ph.D, Senior Director of Server BU, ASUS

October 3, 2011 Microsoft Corporation

“Customers always need performance, scalability and efficiency, which is the goal with the new Windows Server 8-based storage technology working with SMBDirect, Mellanox’s InfiniBand, and RoCE networking capabilities. Mellanox’s interconnect adapters with RDMA and low latency capabilities provide a new tool to help accelerate SQL Server database performance.”

- Manlio Vecchiet, Director of Product Management, Windows Server and Virtualization, Microsoft

September 13, 2011 UNH-IOL

“In all new technologies, repeated multi-vendor testing is imperative to speeding development as well as driving industry acceptance of the technology. Support from our 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium founding members, who are leading the market with these devices, is critical in shaping a robust testing regime that leads to interoperable products getting to the market quickly.”

- Jeff Lapak, Senior Manager, UNH-IOL

September 12, 2011 Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA)

“We are very pleased to welcome Mellanox into the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA). This groundswell of support for the Open Virtualization Alliance from industry leaders and innovators shows the overwhelming demand for KVM as the open virtualization alternative. KVM delivers leading performance, scalability and security, making it the ideal alternative to proprietary virtualization technologies.”

- Scott Crenshaw, vice president and general manager, Cloud Business and a founding member of the Open Virtualization Alliance, Red Hat

September 6, 2011 HPC Wales

“The HPC Wales project will provide Wales with a world-class supercomputing network, a research and innovation institute, and a skills academy which will have commercial and economic impacts and outputs. When deciding on our technologies, we immediately went with Mellanox for their top performing end-to-end connectivity products. Their latency-reducing and performance-boosting InfiniBand and 10GbE offerings are the perfect solution to our high-performance computing needs.”

- David Craddock, Chief Executive Officer, HPC Wales

August 29, 2011 VMware

“We are pleased that Mellanox’s ConnectX-2 10GbE adapter qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments.”

- Sheryl Sage, Director, Alliance Programs, VMware

August 1, 2011 LORIA / Nancy-University

“The specific features of the cluster, e.g. the large number of identical low-power nodes connected to a non-blocking Mellanox-based InfiniBand network, enable new scalability experiments that were not previously possible. The cluster helps us run current jobs involving big data and also lets us benchmark future requirements. InfiniBand from Mellanox has been key to achieving the performance that supports our present and future needs.”

- Lucas Nussbaum, Assistant professor, LORIA / Nancy-University

June 20, 2011 LLNL

“LLNL is tasked to take on some of the world’s most difficult and complex problems – all of which are very compute-intensive and place huge performance demands on the network. The collaborative work with Mellanox has helped us to recently advance our scaling capabilities in our large scale Hyperion testbed cluster, delivering significant benefits on tested workloads. Deploying these enhancements on our production cluster will result in faster application runtime which increases research productivity.”

- Matt Leininger, deputy for advanced technology projects, LLNL

June 20, 2011 NEC Deutschland

“HPC customers across Europe are investing in new server and storage technologies such as GPU computing and integrating multi-core CPUs that require scalable and efficient, high-performance connectivity products,” said Dr. Andreas Findling, Senior Product Line Manager, at HPC Europe in NEC Deutschland. “Together, NEC and Mellanox provide their European customers a solution which is focused on sustained performance computing by carefully optimizing the interaction of highest performing end-to-end networking with the entire software layer up to the world’s most compute-demanding applications.”

- Dr. Andreas Findling, Senior Product Line Manager, HPC Europe, NEC Deutschland

June 20, 2011 Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

“Implementing over 110,000 processor cores in a single system requires an efficient interconnect with industry-leading performance and scalability. Utilizing Mellanox’s FDR InfiniBand, the SuperMUC system will provide the European science community with world-class supercomputing performance for their most compute-demanding simulations.”

- Dr. Herbert Huber, head of the HPC system management group, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

June 13, 2011 CNSX Markets

“Mellanox’s Vantage 10GbE switches deliver a material performance upgrade over the competition at a substantially lower cost. We are confident that Mellanox’s current products and roadmap provide CNSX Markets with a platform that will permit us to meet our customers’ needs as our business continues to grow.”

- Richard W. Carleton, Vice President of Corporate Development, CNSX Markets

June 13, 2011 Correlix

“We have seen increased demand by our customers to support InfiniBand in our RaceTeam latency monitoring system. Now with full support for Mellanox’s leading low-latency InfiniBand solutions, the Correlix RaceTeam latency measurement service provides a comprehensive latency measurement platform for the myriad of high frequency trading environments in the market.”

- Shawn Melamed, Founder, President and CTO, Correlix

June 13, 2011 Corvil

“Components of the trading loop are now achieving latencies in the low microsecond range. This necessitates the use of nanosecond-level measurement to gauge their performance,” said . “CorvilNet is unique in its ability to monitor latency with nanosecond precision for electronic trading applications and infrastructure. We are delighted that CorvilNet has been used to validate the performance of Mellanox’s 10/40GbE switch.”

- Donal O’Sullivan, Vice President of Product Management, Corvil

May 18, 2011 IBM

“Financial organizations require performance-leading, low-latency solutions to drive competitiveness and growth. This STAC benchmark demonstrates that Mellanox and IBM are addressing the performance requirements of the financial services industry by providing financial services enterprises with innovative server, storage, software and networking solutions that meet their customers’ needs for fast transactions and value-added services.”

- Dan Tuchler, Vice President of Strategy and Product Management, IBM System Networking, IBM

May 9, 2011 Apache Software Foundation

“Network bandwidth and usage of compute capacity per node to process network-related functions are key factors that limit efficient scale of Hadoop clusters. Hadoop-Direct with Mellanox networking solutions help minimize the latency of data access; the use of higher bandwidth enables overlapping communications and computation thus improving Hadoop cluster’s performance.”

- Dhruba Borthakur, Distinguished Member of the Hadoop Apache Development Team

April 25, 2011 Crehan Research, Inc.

“This is a market that is already experiencing rapid expansion and opportunity. Switches that can offer multiple data center protocols and application flexibility on high bandwidth, low latency, energy efficient platforms are likely to do best from this expansion.”

- Seamus Crehan, President, Crehan Research

April 19, 2011 Dell

“Faster access to information means faster time to analysis and faster time to profitability. Having the right building blocks in place is essential for breaking through computing bottlenecks and data center complexity to enhance performance and scalability.”

- Andy Rhodes, Executive Director of Marketing, Dell Data Center Solutions, Dell

April 19, 2011 TIBCO

“TIBCO has more than 20 years of experience in redefining trading room floors of the future. We’re very excited to team with industry-leading vendors in hardware and networking to provide financial institutions with the competitive edge of contextual, real-time information needed for flawless trading execution from start to finish.”

- Rourke McNamara, Senior Director of Product Marketing, TIBCO

April 6, 2011 IBM

“Our customers are looking to meet the challenges of today’s dynamic world, contain costs, deal with IT skill shortages and take full advantage of new performance-based technologies. IBM System x and BladeCenter servers, with Mellanox ConnectX-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet NICs, provide leading performance, energy efficiency, scalability and manageability for a wide variety of applications that our clients demand in today’s business and government settings.”

- Roland Hagan, Vice President of System x Servers, IBM

March 14, 2011 Blekko

“Blekko’s competitive advantage is search relevance combined with speed. Mellanox’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches enable us to offer our users the best possible search experience, as well as provide us the ability to scale-out our IT operations without adding complexity or losing efficiency.”

- Rich Skrenta, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Blekko

March 14, 2011 Informatica

“Informatica’s Ultra Messaging software is the next generation messaging solution, and continues to offer some of the lowest latency in the messaging industry, with unmatched scalability and reliability, across a wide range of messaging use cases. Customers will benefit from the companies’ tightly integrated solution because the combined products deliver some of the lowest latencies in the financial services industry, leading to faster execution of trades and ultimately a business advantage.”

- Mike Pickett, Vice President of Product Marketing, Messaging Business Unit, Informatica

October 27, 2010 Oracle

“InfiniBand is by far the fastest and most efficient switch fabric for running enterprise data centers. Mellanox has been instrumental in maintaining InfiniBand’s immense competitive lead over Ethernet. We are a big supporter of the company and this investment based upon our belief in the InfiniBand technology and in the Mellanox management team.”

- Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle

October 18, 2010 IBM

“IBM is delivering solutions that maximize application performance and also meet the requirements for infrastructure economics and green initiatives. Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand switches complement our Intelligent Cluster and iDataPlex products, providing our customers designing large HPC systems, clouds and virtualized data centers with industry-leading scalability, performance, and economics.”

- David Turek, Vice President, Deep Computing, IBM

October 13, 2010 CERN

“Pushing the boundaries of our knowledge of the universe requires us to pioneer the state-of-the-art in many areas of technology. The worldwide processing of LHC data needs advanced network technology for us to push the capabilities of our computing capacities around the globe. We are excited about the glimpse of the future capabilities that has been achieved today between CERNLight and NetherLight, by the GLIF community and its partners.”

- David Foster, IT deputy department head, CERN

October 13, 2010 University of Amsterdam

“The novelty of this work is the new unobstructed 40 Gbps single channel bandwidth between compute nodes implemented directly on a lambda network. This marks the next step in the growth of long-haul communication capacity for distributed data processing. These capacities are essential not only for data intensive e-Science but also, for example, in high-resolution 3D digital cinema and movie processing. The photonic network vision and technology as developed by Ciena integrates the communication building blocks seamlessly with the rest of the e-Infrastructure.”

- Cees de Laat, professor in system and network engineering, University of Amsterdam

October 13, 2010 SURFnet

“We are excited that we are able to push the envelope further to 40 Gbps long-haul transmission for research and education. This 40G demo showed that we now can do single stream end-to-end transport well above today’s common boundary of 10 Gbps.”

- Erik-Jan Bos, chief technology officer, SURFnet

October 13, 2010 Ciena

“We’re honored to work with these leading-edge research organizations as we continue to invest in opportunities to remove capacity bottlenecks and expand the capabilities of our converged optical Ethernet solutions portfolio. The creation of next-generation infrastructures is vital to supporting e-Science applications, and Ciena is proud to be a participant in successfully enabling the innovative development of these complex and adaptive networks.”

- Rod Wilson, senior director for Ciena’s external research program, Ciena

October 5, 2010 Hewlett Packard

“Clients require high-performance servers capable of supporting business-critical applications and network-intensive workloads to gain a competitive business advantage. With Mellanox ConnectX-2 VPI technology, HP’s new ProLiant SL390 G7 server and ProLiant BL2x220 G7 server blade provides multiple connectivity options on the same server I/O ports to maximize performance.”

- Madhu Matta, VP and GM, Industry Standard Servers Service Provider and High Performance Computing Business, Hewlett Packard

September 30, 2010 Dell

“Dell’s blade servers help reduce data center capital expenses while providing IT and cluster administrators with greater bandwidth performance, better CPU utilization, and more efficient use of their data center space. Partnering with Mellanox enables Dell to provide leading server and storage I/O performance with flexibility to support the myriad of communication protocols and network fabrics over a single device, without sacrificing functionality when consolidating I/O.”

- Brian Payne, director, server product management, Dell

September 22, 2010 BTInet

“Our customers require growing levels of performance and scalability in their hosted data warehousing applications while ensuring data integrity and security. Integrating new Dell server and storage blades with high-performance InfiniBand interconnects from Mellanox enables us to provide a scalable level of service that meets our customer’s database application requirements today and into the future.”

- Rob Morse, Systems & Systems Security Supervisor, BTInet

September 20, 2010 Arista Networks

“We are pleased to collaborate with Mellanox. The combination of Arista’s ultra-low latency 10GBe switches and Mellanox’s network adapter products with RoCE deliver industry-leading latencies for high frequency trading applications.”

- Mansour Karam, managing director of business development, Arista Networks

August 10, 2010 Goethe University

“The combination of ultra-dense servers, Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand networking and GPU/CPU hybrid computing opens up a new world of possibilities to accelerate the Goethe-University’s scientific research at an astounding price/performance, space and energy consumption. The new LOEWE-CSC supercomputer, leveraging Mellanox’s application and GPU offloading technology, will help our scientists enhance and accelerate their wide range of scientific research.”

- Volker Lindenstruth, Chair of HPC Architecture, Goethe University

August 9, 2010 NASA

“Today’s climate science is very data intensive and requires scalable high-performance server clustering for faster data assimilation, analysis, modeling and visualization. “The new 1,200-node cluster, connected with Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand, will leverage Mellanox’s offloading technology and their advanced feature set to provide our scientists with significant improvements in performance and resolution to accelerate advancements in weather and climate research.”

- Phil Webster, Chief, Goddard’s Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office, NASA

August 3, 2010 Intel

“Engineering teams seeking to improve their simulation performance get strong benefits from these technologies and the Intel Cluster Ready architecture contributes to rapid deployment and a trouble free software environment.”

- Richard Altmaier, Intel Cluster Ready director of marketing and business development, Intel

August 3, 2010 Dell

“Dell high-performance computing solutions help solve some of the most challenging computational intensive tasks facing engineering and scientific communities. By integrating the latest advances in CPU and server architectures, as well as leveraging high-speed InfiniBand interconnects from Mellanox, and innovative software such as LSTC’s LS-DYNA, Dell’s HPC solutions deliver break-through performance and simplicity based on industry standard components.”

- Donnie Bell, senior manager, HPC product marketing, Dell

August 3, 2010 LSTC

“LS-DYNA is widely used in the automotive industry for crashworthiness, occupant safety and metal forming, as well as for aerospace, military and defense and consumer products. These benchmarks significantly show that engineers and designers in many industries can gain world-leading simulation performance benefits when running LS-DYNA on top of Intel-based Dell servers with Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand networking.”

- Dr. Wayne Mindle, Sr., Engineer, LSTC

August 2, 2010 University of Cambridge

“The Solutions Centre provides accessible research computing services and technology to academic or private sector organizations that would otherwise not have the money or expertise. Incorporating Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand, with its GPU efficiency and offloading capabilities, as the clustering backbone of the Solutions Centre was essential to our cloud provision requirements and provides our research community with leading application performance to enhance and accelerate the wide-range of their research.”

- Dr. Paul Calleja, Director HPC Service, University of Cambridge

July 19, 2010 The University of Colorado at Boulder

“Industry leaders are turning to scientists for help in predicting how climate might affect their business or community in the coming decades. The University of Colorado at Boulder’s latest Dell supercomputer with high-performance Mellanox InfiniBand connectivity provides researchers and scientists with a highly efficient and scalable high-performance server and storage cluster with zero compromise. The new systems will help us to achieve high-resolution climate modeling and to improve accuracy in depicting regional atmospheric disturbances, and the opportunity to make accelerated progress on the world’s most important scientific problems.”

- Henry Tufo, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computational Science Center Director, The University of Colorado at Boulder

July 19, 2010 Dell

“Our mission is to develop technologies that break down barriers for scientists working to solve some of society’s biggest challenges. Joined by Mellanox, we’re proud to be doing just that - making high-performance computing more efficient for Dr. Tufo and his team at the University of Colorado.”

- John Mullen, VP and General Manager for higher education, Dell

June 22, 2010 Red Hat

“There is a growing class of enterprise and cloud applications that have demanding time constraints and scaling requirements that are unable to be satisfied with general-purpose operating systems and I/O technologies. By delivering an integrated high-performing, standards-based Red Hat and Mellanox solution, we are enabling IT organizations to reduce costs, while providing the value of realtime access to information in broad markets, such as financial services, telecommunications and a large variety of real-time Java applications.”

- Tim Burke, vice president, Platform Engineering, Red Hat

June 1, 2010 Dawning Information Industry Co., Ltd

“We are very proud to lead China’s effort in HPC and Cloud Computing technologies in catching up with the world. We are also pleased with the joint effort with our partner Mellanox for successfully building up the Nebula system. We certainly look forward to working together continuously in China’s market, to deliver outstanding performance, unprecedented reliability and superb efficiency to our mutual customers.”

- Jun Li, CEO and President, Dawning Information Industry Co., Ltd

May 27, 2010 NVIDIA

“The combination of Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand interconnects and GPU computing opens up a new world of possibilities to accelerate science and engineering research. Products coming to market employing the technologies of both NVIDIA and Mellanox help set the stage for next-generation, GPU-based clusters that are both high performance and highly efficient.”

- Andy Keane, general manager, Tesla business, NVIDIA

May 27, 2010 The National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems (NCIC)

“As the popularity of GPU-based computing continues to increase, the importance of NVIDIA GPUDirect together with Mellanox’s offloading-based InfiniBand technology is critical to our world-leading HPC systems. We have implemented NVIDIA GPUDirect technology with Mellanox ConnectX-2 InfiniBand adapters and Tesla GPUs and have seen the immediate performance advantages that it brings to our high-performance applications. Mellanox offloading technology is an essential component in this overall solution as it brings out the real capability to avoid the CPU for the GPU-to-CPU communications. ”

- Dr. HUO Zhigang, The National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems (NCIC)

May 24, 2010 IPE

“By incorporating Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand with NVIDIA GPUDirect technology, we have been able to conduct scientific simulations using GPUs at performance levels that we would never have been able to achieve using a different interconnect. The new Mole-8.5 Petaflop cluster, with industry-leading interconnect performance and efficiency, enables us to shorten the time it takes to run applications that are critical in the process of scientific discovery.”

- Dr. Xiaowei Wang, IPE

May 18, 2010 IBM

“IBM is delivering solutions that maximize application performance but also meet the requirements for infrastructure economics and green initiatives. Mellanox adapters and switches complement our Intelligent Cluster and iDataPlex products, giving IBM customers both performance and efficiency benefits that are critical ingredients for increased flexibility and higher return on their compute investment.”

- Roland Hagan, VP System x Servers, IBM

April 29, 2010 InformationWeek Analytics

“The Best of Interop Awards highlight the outstanding IT vendors of the industry and this year’s Best of Interop is particularly exciting because of the strong competition we saw in each category. The selected winners represent innovation in the marketplace and deserve recognition for helping build the energy and growth of today’s IT Industry.”

- Art Wittmann, Managing Director, InformationWeek Analytics

April 27, 2010 Gartner, Inc.

“While FCoE will be an important I/O virtualization technology, customers have few choices in top-of-rack switches that can connect to existing FC SANs. Solutions that enable more vendors to provide FCoE-to-FC bridging in top-of-rack switches will increase customer choices, increase competition and help adoption of FCoE.”

- Joe Skorupa, Research VP, Gartner, Inc.

April 26, 2010 NYSE Technologies

“Fast processing of exponentially growing market data feeds, split-second completion of analytics and low-latency trade executions are cornerstones of competitiveness for financial services institutions. NYSE Technologies Data Fabric messaging platform, which is used widely in this industry, can benefit from Mellanox’s ConnectX-2 with RoE solution to deliver extremely low latencies on Ethernet while scaling to handle millions of messages per second.”

- Feargal O’Sullivan, Head of Trading Solutions, Americas, NYSE Technologies

April 26, 2010 Cisco Systems

“Cisco’s innovative Data Center 3.0 portfolio, including the Unified Computing System and Nexus switch technologies, was the first in the industry to deliver a unified fabric over lossless Ethernet to reduce IT infrastructure cost and complexity. Solutions that provide low-latency, deterministic performance and reliability such as the Mellanox ConnectX-2 EN with RoE, complement Cisco’s strategy in supporting cost effective lossless 10 Gigabit Ethernet solutions for the data center.”

- Soni Jiandani, VP of Marketing, Cisco Server Access and Virtualization Group, Cisco Systems

April 20, 2010 Dell

“Dell’s blade servers are designed to help reduce I/O capital expenses while providing IT and cluster administrators with greater bandwidth performance, better CPU utilization, and more efficient use of their data center space, and Mellanox’s InfiniBand adapter helps us to deliver these gains. Customers with resource-intensive application demands for high-bandwidth and low-latency can leverage blade solutions to improve system efficiency and resource utilization, while still reducing power and overhead costs.”

- Sally Stevens, vice president, product group platform marketing, Dell

April 19, 2010 Taneja Group

“Cloud providers can gain significant competitive advantages by implementing dynamic infrastructures that enable them to improve service, reduce cost and manage risk. InfiniBand simplifies management, and brings better than SAN-like capabilities to every I/O interface, while reducing the number of interfaces, and for this reason, we see more providers building InfiniBand infrastructures today.”

- Jeff Boles, senior analyst and director, validation services, Taneja Group.

April 19, 2010 ENKI

“We chose Mellanox InfiniBand in response to customer demand for a scalable Cloud solution as inadequate Gigabit Ethernet performance resulted in customers paying three times as much for the same computing power. By deploying InfiniBand end-to-end, we can offer a high volume and high-performance on-demand service that scales as customers’ needs change and grow. We simply could not be able to achieve this level of performance and flexibility with Ethernet.”

- Dave Durkee, CEO, ENKI.

April 12, 2010 IDC

“The IS5000 switch family with FabricIT fabric management software offers a new level of provisioning flexibility without sacrificing system performance. The scalability of the new switch systems helps data center managers fully optimize their fabrics to meet the demanding requirements in today’s dynamic computing environment such as on-demand and cloud computing. Today’s announcement indicates that Mellanox is poised at the forefront of intelligent data center fabric management and performance by continuously rolling out new products to address the emerging market demands.”

- Jie Wu, Research Director, Technical Computing, IDC.

April 12, 2010 Autodesk Media & Entertainment

“We seek to increase value for our customers by providing creative finishing tools that grant greater control over final color and lighting effects, as well as improved workflows and efficiencies. The Autodesk pre-configured creative finishing systems help accelerate digital color grading and help collaboration using clustered CPUs connected via Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand or 10 Gigabit Ethernet networking technologies, and provide faster access to data and extensive real-time interaction for demanding client-attended grading sessions.”

- Marc Bolduc, product development manager, Autodesk Media & Entertainment.

March 23, 2010 TSMC

“Working with customers like Mellanox and partners like Tela Innovations is the heart of TSMC’s Open Innovation Platform™ initiative. We look forward to continuing this collaboration on future designs.”

- S.T. Juang, senior director, Design Infrastructure Marketing, TSMC

March 1, 2010 Intalio

“When we designed our VMware vSphere-based cloud appliance, large bandwidth, low latency reliability and quick access to storage were of top priorities, and for these reasons InfiniBand became our fabric of choice. Furthermore, InfiniBand also enables a highly secure environment since each VM can reside over a different InfiniBand Virtual LAN, providing strict isolation between VM running in the cloud. It has allowed Intalio to deliver a cutting-edge appliance to our customers that meets their growing demand for an efficient cloud computing infrastructure.”

- Ismael Chang Ghalimi, CEO, Intalio

January 25, 2010 The Linley Group

“With its high-integration, advanced feature-set, and leading performance and power efficiency, the HP NC542m with Mellanox’s ConnectX-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet controller shines as one of the most-attractive 10 Gigabit Ethernet options available through HP. End-users selecting this 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter can expect to achieve superior data center productivity and service flexibility.”

- Bob Wheeler, senior analyst, The Linley Group

November 30, 2009 RTT

“We were impressed by the performance of the system we tested. On the basis of our test results we would have no hesitation in recommending the InfiniBand connectivity from Mellanox for high-end real-time visualisation with RTT DeltaGen.”

- Christoph Karrasch, co-founder and board member, RTT

November 19, 2009 HPCwire

“This award, which represents a partnership between the HPCwire global readership and our publishing team, is a salute from the global HPC community. To be selected as an award recipient means you are at the top of the minds of HPCwire readers, editors, and luminaries in the field.  I’d like to congratulate Mellanox for being selected by our editors for both 2009 awards.”

- Tomas Tabor, Publisher, HPCwire

November 16, 2009 Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

“Collectives Communication is a key limiting factor to parallel application efficiency and scalability. Offloading these communications to the network to minimize the impact of system noise, combined with the use of non-blocking collective operations that enable overlapping communications and computation, provide powerful capabilities for extending application scalability. ORNL, through research on scalable collectives communication sponsored by DOE’s Office of Advanced Computing Research FASTOS program, and Mellanox, have collaborated to find the solution that will enable the next generation of supercomputers to scale more efficiently. The new CORE-<em>Direct </em>technology in ConnectX-2 reflects the results of this joint effort.”

- Richard Graham, distinguished member of the research staff, Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

November 10, 2009 ASUS

“The ASUS Z8PH-D12 SE/QDR is a leading compute-intensive serverboard that is compact, power-efficient and built of high-quality components that reduce power stress while improving durability and product lifespan. By leveraging Mellanox’s low-latency, high-bandwidth 40Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity on our Z8PH-D12 SE/QDR server motherboards, our customers will achieve optimal efficiency and productivity.”

- Tom Lin, general manager of server business unit, ASUS

November 10, 2009 MSI

“The MS-91D1, MS-91D2 & MS-92C2 are our leading compute-intensive server motherboards and systems that feature extremely high-density and energy-efficiency. Mellanox’s low-latency, high-bandwidth 40Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity on our motherboards ensures that our customers can maximize the efficiency and productivity of the MS-91D1 and MS-91D2 processing capabilities.”

- Norman Tsai, VP of Server Business, MSI

November 2, 2009 Deloitte & Touche LLP

“Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is a testament to a company’s commitment to technology. With its 432 percent growth rate over five years, Mellanox Technologies has proven that its leadership has the vision and determination to grow in difficult conditions.”

- Tal Chen, director in charge of the Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar Israel Technology Fast 50 Program

October 27, 2009 Bell Micro

“By working with Mellanox, we will be able to offer our customers efficient, high performing InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions.  Mellanox is a leader in this space, and the company offers cost effective solutions without sacrificing performance or flexibility in the data center.”

- Gary Gammon, senior vice president, enterprise marketing, Bell Micro.

October 26, 2009 IBM

“Customers in a broad range of enterprise computing environments, with applications such as database clusters, grid systems, cloud computing and server virtualization are working with ever more complex data sets requiring 10 Gigabit Ethernet bandwidth. Mellanox 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters provide our customers with a solution that effectively scales and provides the high efficiency required for green and cloud computing.”

- Alex Yost, vice president, IBM Systems & Technology Group, IBM

October 20, 2009 Deloitte & Touche LLP

“With its impressive five-year growth, Mellanox Technologies has earned its position among the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.  Deloitte is proud to honor Mellanox Technologies for its achievement.”

- Mark Jensen, Managing Partner, Technology and Venture Capital Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP

September 21, 2009 The Linley Group

“Consistent with its technology leadership track record, Mellanox is pushing the Ethernet technology boundary with the release of its 40 Gigabit Ethernet solution.  IT managers can today utilize Mellanox’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet offerings and migrate to 40 Gigabit Ethernet for their next generation, future proofed data centers. The new ConnectX-2 EN 40G adapter card is an indication of the industry’s insatiable demand for more data center networking performance.”

- Bob Wheeler, senior analyst, The Linley Group

September 3, 2009 Intalio

“By meeting the performance, efficiency, scalability and quality of service needs of the most demanding customer and applications, the Intalio|Cloud Appliance, accelerated by Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand, is ideally suited for a broad array of cloud services.  We are pleased to have our joint solution named as one of the ‘Best of VMworld 2009’.”

- Ismael Chang Ghalimi, CEO, Intalio

September 1, 2009 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

“This technology allows us to provide greater high-performance computing resources to researchers in our national security programs by simplifying the design, and lowering the cost and power requirements of our scalable units for scientific simulation clusters.  In addition, these new adapters enable higher Lustre file system performance with greater connection flexibility between the InfiniBand cluster interconnect and our 10 Gigabit Ethernet storage area network.”

- Mark Seager, Livermore Computing Asst Dept Head for Advanced Technology, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

August 31, 2009 Intalio

“When we designed our first cloud appliance, large bandwidth and low latency were top priorities, and for this reason InfiniBand quickly became a no-brainer.  We selected Mellanox Technologies as exclusive supplier of InfiniBand equipment for the performance and quality of their end-to-end connectivity products, their close relationship with HP, and their world-class technical support. This partnership allowed us to deliver a cutting-edge appliance in a record time, with minimum up-front investments.”

- Ismael Chang Ghalimi, CEO, Intalio

August 31, 2009 Sun

“The increasing demands to provide critical business services have expanded the need for higher bandwidth and capabilities. Organizations leveraging the Sun Blade X6275 server module, powered by the new Intel Xeon processor 5500 series and Mellanox’s industry-leading 40Gb/s InfiniBand technology, can maximize the full potential, power, and performance of their systems.”

- Raju Penumatcha, Vice President of Netra Systems and Networking, Sun

August 31, 2009 IDC

“Deployments of virtualization and cloud computing infrastructure are becoming greater in scale and complexity.  Mellanox’s ConnectX-2 adapters, with their combination of high-performance, scalability and protocol flexibility benefits, can help simplify I/O system design and make it easier for IT managers to deploy infrastructure that meets the challenges of a dynamic data center.”

- Cindy Borovick, Research Vice President, Datacenter Networks, IDC

August 31, 2009 Hewlett Packard

“Customers that use clustering, grid systems and virtualization require technologies that simplify complex data set processing, speeding time to market for scientific and engineering projects.  Mellanox 10 Gigabit Ethernet solutions teamed with HP ProLiant servers enable efficient, scalable customer architectures that deliver significant performance improvements at a lower cost per operation.”

- Steve Cumings, Director of Product Marketing for Scalable Computing and Infrastructure, Hewlett Packard

August 31, 2009 VMware

“As a VMware Ready™ Certified product for VMware vSphere™ 4, the Mellanox 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter has achieved a significant milestone through its active participation in the VMware Community Source Program.  Mellanox’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters complement the VMware vSphere platform to further enable increased efficiency, control and choice for customers in a converged networking environment.”

- Shekar Ayyar, vice president of infrastructure alliances, VMware

June 23, 2009 Scalable Graphics

“Thanks to the high bandwidth, low-latency 40Gb/s InfiniBand network, real-time remote desktop is now becoming a reality. Our customers use RDI on a daily basis for remote maintenance and monitoring of their InfiniBand-connected server clusters, and with 40Gb/s InfiniBand it makes it nearly impossible to determine whether the desktop manipulated is local or remote.”

- Christophe Mion, chief technical officer, Scalable Graphics

June 23, 2009 HP

“Customers with scale-out environments need powerful solutions that will reduce costs, improve energy efficiency and dramatically accelerate return on investment.  The HP ProLiant SL family combined with Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand solutions enable customers to create scale-out environments that deliver maximum performance per dollar, lowest power consumption, and rapid scalability.”

- Steve Cumings, director of marketing for the Scalable Computing and Infrastructure organization, HP

June 22, 2009 IDC

“The IS5000 switch family and FabricIT offer a new level of provisioning flexibility that helps data center managers fully optimize their fabrics to meet the demanding requirements in today’s dynamic computing environment such as on-demand and cloud computing.  With today’s announcements, Mellanox remains at the forefront of intelligent data center fabric management and performance”

- Jie Wu, Research Manager, Technical Computing, IDC.

June 2, 2009 HP

“Customers that rely on high-performance computing applications to accelerate business growth require high bandwidth, low latency and massive scalability.  Mellanox’s 40Gb/s InfiniBand products integrated with HP Cluster Platform solutions --build-to-order solutions which include servers, storage and networking-- enable our customers to achieve the highest performance needed for scalable computing environments, such as HPC and cloud computing”

- Steve Cumings, director of product marketing, Scalable Computing and Infrastructure organization, Hewlett Packard

May 26, 2009 Fujitsu

“The BX900 is our leading compute-intensive blade server system that can include up to 18 quad-core processor blades in a high-density, energy efficient 10U package.  Mellanox’s low-latency, high-bandwidth 40Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity on our blade system ensures that our customers can maximize the efficiency and productivity of the BX900’s processing capabilities.”

- Aiichiro Inoue, president, next generation technical computing unit, Fujitsu

May 13, 2009 The Linley Group

“Mellanox’s six-port devices enable OEMs to develop high port density data center switches and blades, with a field upgradeable option to deliver FCoE for future investment protection.  Low power, multiport PHYs are a key ingredient for driving 10GbE adoption to service the high bandwidth needs of data center and carrier networks.”

- Jag Bolaria, senior analyst, The Linley Group

May 12, 2009 Arista

“10GBASE-T-based solutions present an even more compelling solution for wide-scale data center deployments.  Arista 7100T switches, together with Mellanox ConnectX EN<em>t</em> 10GBASE-T adapters, provide enterprise customers with 5x improvements in application performance over a 1GbE network, faster access to storage, and reduced cabling complexity of their 10 Gigabit Ethernet deployment.”

- Mark Foss, director of marketing, Arista.

May 12, 2009 Teranetics

“The combination of Teranetics’ 10GBASE-T PHY technology with Mellanox’s ConnectX solutions provides the most integrated solution on the market.  The availability of this adapter card will enable IT managers to deploy 10 Gigabit Ethernet to every server in the data center without the expense of fiber optic cables.”

- Kamal Dalmia, vice president of marketing, Teranetics

May 6, 2009 Tech Data

“Enterprises are looking for faster networking options for their data centers, and Mellanox has a comprehensive line of solutions that enable resellers to take advantage of that demand.  The PartnerFIRST program demonstrates Mellanox’s commitment to its partners, offering VARs new sales and marketing resources that will help them bring these solutions to the market more efficiently and profitably.”

- Pete Peterson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Tech Data

May 6, 2009 Bell Micro

“As multi-processor, multi-core systems see greater adoption in data centers, IT managers are realizing that they need faster switching and I/O technology to eliminate the bandwidth bottlenecks in order to maximize their investments in compute horsepower.  Mellanox’s PartnerFIRST program is making it much easier for us to reach out to these customers and demonstrate the value of Mellanox’s leading-edge networking solutions.”

- Gary Gammon, Senior Vice-President of Marketing, Bell Micro

May 6, 2009 IDC

“With the increased requirement for boosting overall system performance in HPC, spread of enterprise data center virtualization, cloud computing, and other initiatives, we are seeing rising demand for faster switching and I/O technologies.  By offering support through programs such as PartnerFIRST, suppliers like Mellanox can accelerate growth in the number of qualified resellers who can respond to this demand in both HPC and enterprise markets.”

- Jie Wu, Research Manager, Technical Computing, IDC.

May 4, 2009 IBM

“Mellanox is a valued partner in delivering the highest performing networking for our system and server blade solutions.  Whether our customers’ workloads require large complex clusters or small, departmental-sized clusters, IBM solutions leveraging Mellanox’s 40Gb/s InfiniBand products enable businesses and researchers to get results faster and gain a sustainable business advantage.”

- Alex Yost, vice president, System x and BladeCenter, IBM

April 21, 2009 VMware

“We are pleased that Mellanox is taking the next step to helping provide customers with a more flexible, reliable and scalable computing environment.  By supporting VMware vSphere, our partners can further enable increased efficiency, control and choice for customers.”

- Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.

April 14, 2009 Sun

“The increasing demands to provide critical business services have expanded the need for higher bandwidth and capabilities.  Organizations leveraging the Sun Blade X6275 server module, powered by the new Intel Xeon processor 5500 series and Mellanox’s industry-leading 40Gb/s InfiniBand technology, should realize the full potential, power, and performance of their systems.”

- Raju Penumatcha, Vice President of Netra Systems and Networking, Sun.

March 31, 2009 Dell

“The new Dell 11th generation PowerEdge servers were designed to lead the industry in performance, virtualization and energy efficiency.  Our new Dell PowerEdge servers have achieved up to 50 percent increase in performance over previous generation servers. The high level of I/O bandwidth provided by Mellanox’s 40Gb/s InfiniBand, balanced with the computational power of Dell 11th generation server blade line, will significantly improve application performance, productivity and the overall end-user experience in enterprise and high-performance data centers.”

- Sally Stevens, director, PowerEdge Platform Marketing, Dell

March 30, 2009 Intel

“The Intel Xeon 5500 series processors are designed for high-performance computing applications in enterprise and scientific environments, and maintaining a balanced platform between compute and I/O is key to our approach of delivering application and end-user visible results.  By collaborating with Mellanox on server and interconnect optimization and tuning, we can efficiently deliver on customer needs for high-bandwidth 40Gb/s low-latency networks.”

- Jim Pappas, Director of Server Technology Initiatives, Intel

March 30, 2009 IDC

“As processor speeds continue to advance, the importance of having an interconnect fabric that provides the highest processor efficiency becomes critical. Mellanox InfiniBand adapters and switch products are a good complement to Intel’s new line of Xeon processors, and together they provide greater performance gains to many applications in the technical computing space.”

- Jie Wu, Research Manager, Technical Computing, IDC

February 25, 2009 GigaSpaces

“To meet the tough requirements of our financial services user base, GigaSpaces XAP delivers the highest transaction processing performance for demanding applications under any circumstance. By teaming GigaSpaces XAP with Mellanox’s data center connectivity solutions, financial service industry end users will experience unprecedented performance and scalability. This will lead to faster data access and sharing, both of which are critical for business success.”

- Shay Hassidim, deputy chief technology officer, GigaSpaces

February 25, 2009 VMware

“As a VMware Ready Certified product, the Mellanox 10GBe NIC adapter has achieved a significant milestone through its active participation in the VMware Community Source Program.  Mellanox’s 10GBe technology complements the VMware platform, enabling customers to get higher productivity and efficiency from their virtualized infrastructure.”

- Shekar Ayyar, vice president of infrastructure alliances, VMware.

February 17, 2009 Sun Microsystems

“BridgeX provides a scalable I/O consolidation solution to the data centers that helps reduce infrastructure and energy costs by consolidating LAN and SAN access over the high-performance InfiniBand fabric.  Mellanox BridgeX will allow solutions that deliver I/O consolidation using the lossless InfiniBand fabric.”

- Raju Penumatcha, Vice President of Netra Systems and Networking, Sun Microsystems

February 17, 2009 IDC

“We are seeing more interest in converged I/O solutions among companies who want to improve efficiency and reduce energy and management costs, and BridgeX looks to be a strong offering in this area.  By bridging Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and InfiniBand on a single 40-Gigabit fabric, Mellanox is making it possible for companies to migrate to a converged, higher-speed data center fabric without abandoning legacy investments in adapters and switches.”

- Stephen L. Josselyn, Research Director, Global Enterprise Server Solutions, IDC

January 29, 2009 Julich Supercomputing Centre

“Mellanox’s energy-efficient, end-to-end 40Gb/s InfiniBand technology delivers incredible efficiency and scalability that will fuel and enhance our research activities.  Thanks to the efforts of Mellanox and our partners, Jülich will host and operate the leading European cluster system above 300 Teraflop/s performance”

- Thomas Lippert, director of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre

January 14, 2009 Microsoft Corporation

“Microsoft is pleased to work with Mellanox to deliver the performance and scalability of InfiniBand for Windows HPC Server 2008. Being the first to achieve Microsoft Windows Hardware Logo qualification for Windows HPC Server 2008 is evidence of Mellanox’s commitment to produce the highest quality adapter products designed to maximize Windows-based cluster performance, reliability and productivity.”

- Vince Mendillo, director of HPC marketing, Microsoft Corp.

November 19, 2008 Dell Inc.

“Dell continually strives to expand the performance envelope for its server and blade server products, and Mellanox solutions now enable us to demonstrate the first blade server system with 40Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect.  By doubling the I/O bandwidth of our blade systems, we believe we can significantly improve application performance and productivity in enterprise and high-performance data centers.”

- Kevin Kettler, CTO, Dell Inc.

November 19, 2008 DataDirect Networks

“One of the major challenges when designing a large simulation cluster environment is enabling high bandwidth data movement to checkpoint operations during the process. As machines exceed Petaflop proportions, solving this bandwidth challenge becomes critical to ensure that data movement is both reliable and manageable, and that I/O cycle times are minimized<strong>–</strong>which our S2A9900 storage systems are optimized for.  The adoption of a 40Gb/s interface enables data management with fewer ports and more reliable routing.”

- Dave Fellinger, CTO, DataDirect Networks

November 19, 2008 Hewlett Packard

“To reap the business benefits of their HPC investments, customers need scalable solutions that deliver the performance required to handle data-intensive workloads.  Mellanox’s InfiniBand technologies take full advantage of the power and performance of the HP ProLiant server platform to greatly accelerate high-performance applications in the data center.”

- Ed Turkel, product marketing manager, Scalable Computing and Infrastructure Organization, Hewlett Packard.

November 18, 2008 Sun Microsystems

“The Lustre file system with 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Linux and the Sun Fire X4540 Open Storage Server provides a wide range of configurability with the highest end-to-end data integrity available.  This architecture can easily accommodate growth as LLNL’s petascale storage requirements scale up,” said Kevin Canady, Director of Lustre Business Development, Sun Microsystems. “Lustre’s parallel I/O and the emerging speed up of Ethernet can provide savings in cost and rack space of 50 percent, compared to other approaches.”

- Hanxi Chen, Open Storage Product Manager, Sun Microsystems

November 3, 2008 Teranetics

“By leveraging Teranetics’ 10GBASE-T PHY technology, Mellanox ConnectX EN<em>t</em> delivers RJ-45 connectivity for 10GBe in mainstream servers.  ConnectX EN<em>t</em> uses a fully integrated MAC/PHY combo to deliver a power and cost-optimized device to OEMs.”

- Kamal Dalmia, vice president of marketing, Teranetics

October 31, 2008 Deloitte & Touche LLP

“Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment. We commend Mellanox Technologies for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity.  We are proud to honor Mellanox as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50.”

- Mark Jensen, Managing Partner, National Venture Capital Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP, in Silicon Valley

September 25, 2008 Oracle

“When it comes to delivering greater levels of performance and scalability in demanding business intelligence and large data warehousing applications, an efficient, high performance interconnect is essential. The bandwidth and latency delivered by Mellanox InfiniBand products have a direct implication on critical business intelligence and data warehousing applications. Businesses can now scale their data warehouses more easily enabling their users to analyze more data faster and raise their levels of competitiveness.”

- Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President, Oracle

September 15, 2008 Hewlett Packard

“Customers can improve application performance through new levels of scalability and flexibility and leading I/O bandwidth with the new HP BLc 4X DDR IB Gen 2 switch.  By pairing HP’s leading BladeSystem c-Class design with Mellanox’s proven interconnect solutions, customers can implement this innovative switch to meet the requirements of scale-out solutions.”

- Ed Turkel, manager, product marketing, Scalable Computing and Infrastructure Organization, Hewlett Packard.

August 6, 2008 Oracle

“Certification of Oracle Real Application Clusters and Oracle Enterprise Linux with Mellanox solutions further strengthens Oracle’s Unbreakable Linux Support Program.  Teaming with Mellanox enables users to deploy high-performance, cost-effective Linux-based grid solutions leveraging the benefits of InfiniBand.”

- Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President, Oracle.

July 15, 2008 Scalable Graphics

“Joining the HPC Advisory Council is an integral part of Scalable Graphics strategic development plans. Mellanox InfiniBand technology lies in the core of our software solutions for high-performance computing and visualization. We believe that this large ecosystem will greatly help in the spread of HPC solutions and HPC best practices into a wide range of markets.”

- Xavier Cavin, Chief Executive Officer, Scalable Graphics

July 15, 2008 Netweb Technologies

“We look at InfiniBand as a unified connectivity for HPC and Storage. It will address the speed and latency issues on top of ease to manage the entire HPC setup with just one connectivity. This collaborative effort will bring the entire eco system close to each other in bringing truly exciting products and solutions for the customers.”

- Sanjay Lodha, chief executive officer, Netweb Technologies

July 15, 2008 Microsoft Corporation

“As the HPC market expands, end-users increasingly ask for ways to improve productivity.  We anticipate the HPC Advisory Council to drive valuable best practices in how to use high-speed networking and Windows HPC Server 2008 in mainstream enterprise and commercial datacenters.”

- Jeff Wierer, senior product manager, Microsoft Corp.

July 15, 2008 Intel

“Intel has been part of the Mellanox HPC Cluster Center from its beginnings, contributing key optimizations for the benefit of the entire HPC community. We look forward to furthering these efforts with the HPC council and providing even broader support to end users for our mutual HPC technologies, such as our advanced HPC servers with InfiniBand* and Intel® Cluster Ready technology that enhance end user experiences and simplify deployments.”

- Jim Pappas, Director Technology Initiatives and Industry Marketing, Intel.

July 15, 2008 HP

“To help users conduct HPC research and meet their business objectives, some of the industry’s top minds will develop best practices through the HPC Advisory Council. HPC innovation impacts how customers utilize HP technology, which is evidenced by the growth we have seen in InfiniBand adoption on HP Cluster Platforms based on HP BladeSystem c-Class servers. Advancements such as this can now be better supported by an entire team tasked with facilitating industry collaboration.”

- Ed Turkel, manager of HPC product marketing for the Scalable Computing & Infrastructure Organization, HP

July 15, 2008 HCL Infosystems Ltd.

“A colossal of knowledge from the best names in HPC technology is what the HPC Advisory Council will facilitate. It will be beneficial for the end-user as it will bring specialized knowledge within reach of those who wish to implement high-performance solutions.  As India’s premier information enabling and ICT (information and communication technologies) system Integration Company we bring over three decades of expertise, and are happy to be a part of the alliance as we are sure this will help build the HPC ecosystem.”

- George Paul, Executive Vice President, HCL Infosystems Ltd.

July 15, 2008 DataDirect Networks

“DataDirect Networks is seeing new data storage requirements and choices emerge in the HPC space.  For example, many HPC users have deployed our S2A storage systems in clustered environments, designed to handle increasingly complex data patterns and massive amounts of large files. Users will be able to leverage the Council’s best practices and interoperability testing to better optimize their solutions to achieve the extreme performance, scalability and stability needed for their data-intensive scientific and modeling applications.”

- Dave Fellinger, CTO, DataDirect Networks.

July 15, 2008 Colfax International

“We are proud to be a member of the HPC Advisory Council, and to share our vast experience and innovative solutions in high performance computing with the HPC community.  Our world leading clustering solutions have already been placed in the Council Cluster Center to provide the necessary development and benchmarking environment for the Council activities and outreach.”

- Gautam Shah, chief executive officer, Colfax International

July 15, 2008 Blue Ridge Numerics

“Blue Ridge Numerics is excited about the opportunity to join the Mellanox HPC Advisory Council. Mellanox technology will be an integral part of our development of CFdesign in an InfiniBand-based high-performance computing environment, with the goal of making complex CFD simulations faster and more accessible to a wider group of engineers.”

- Eric Stenner, Director of Information Technology, Blue Ridge Numerics

July 15, 2008 Appro

“Appro is proud to join the Mellanox HPC Advisory Council where it provides a premier forum for networking technology leaders to help companies access the right resources to succeed.  Appro sees the adoption of InfiniBand supercomputing clusters as an affirmation that HPC is going mainstream.”

- Jim Ballew, Chief Technology Officer, Appro

July 15, 2008 AMD

“Industry collaboration is a critical step in delivering technology developments that best meet customers’ needs.  Participation in the HPC Advisory Council is a natural fit for AMD, as many of the leading HPC installations worldwide are based on the AMD Opteron™ processor, and our work with the HPC Advisory Council can help HPC customers and partners continue to deliver superior end-to-end solutions that address the most demanding workloads.”

- Scot Schultz, senior strategic alliance manager for HPC, AMD (NYSE: AMD)

July 15, 2008 IDC

“Building an HPC ecosystem with key industry players on board is critical in order to ensure interoperability, maximize total solution efficiency, and accelerate new technologies and time to market of new HPC products.  Mellanox’s HPC Advisory Council outreach is expected to speed up HPC cluster adoption in more sectors of the technical computing, and bring the capabilities of HPC to new markets and products.”

- Jie Wu, Research Manager, Technical Computing, IDC

July 8, 2008 Dawning Information Industry Co., Ltd

“The Dawning 5000A with Mellanox ConnectX InfiniBand delivers energy efficient, extreme computing performance for the most demanding of high-performance applications such as genome mapping, quake appraisal, precise weather forecast, mining survey and huge stock exchange data.”

- Hua Nie, vice president, Dawning Information Industry Co., Ltd

July 8, 2008 Galactic Computing

“CIOs are constantly under pressure to reduce costs, improve service levels, decrease data center complexity, all while continuing to optimize the use of their existing storage assets to improve efficiency and return on investment. By utilizing Mellanox 20Gb/s InfiniBand, Galactic’s VSTOR storage systems and gateways can provide real world customer advantages such as increased application performance, reduced backup times, greater system consolidation, lower power consumption and total cost of ownership, while protecting previous investments in legacy Fibre Channel, iSCSI and NAS storage devices.”

- Nelson Wong, General Manager, Galactic Computing

June 25, 2008 IBM

“Our customers require interconnect with best-in-class price/performance for their high-performance computing and business performance computing workloads.  Mellanox ConnectX adapters deliver unparalleled performance for the most demanding applications and are ideally suited for the extreme performance supercomputing environments served by the System Cluster 1350.”

- Sergio Amoni, director of marketing for System x and BladeCenter, IBM

June 24, 2008 Hewlett Packard

“Customers want to quickly harness information that can improve business decisions that drive profit and growth. The combination of HP BladeSystem with Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect technology provides the leading performance in our Oracle Optimized Warehouse offering.”

- Jim Ganthier, director, marketing, BladeSystem, Hewlett Packard

June 9, 2008 Super Micro Computer, Inc.

“As a leading provider of high-performance servers, with InfiniBand built into both our rackmount and SuperBlade™ server solutions, Supermicro is teaming up with Mellanox to deliver leading-edge connectivity for high-performance computing. Our live InfiniBand server clusters at ISC’08 offer attendees the opportunity to experience 40Gb/s performance in action.”

- Tau Leng, GM of HPC and Marketing, Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI)

June 9, 2008 Appro

“Our strategic partnership with leading-edge companies such as Mellanox enables Appro to be the pioneer of the latest technologies such as 40Gb/s InfiniBand that delivers unparallel I/O connectivity for high-throughput and latency-sensitive clusters. We are proud to be one of the first companies to demonstrate 40Gb/s InfiniBand supercomputing clusters at the International Supercomputing Conference in Dresden, Germany, and be able to provide even higher cluster application performance to large-scale high performance computing deployments.”

- Jim Ballew, CTO, Appro

June 9, 2008 Voltaire

“We applaud Mellanox for driving the unbeatable performance of InfiniBand forward, keeping it well-ahead of competing interconnect technologies. Our HPC customers that require the highest performing switches should stay tuned for Voltaire’s QDR-based switching platform which we intend to deliver later this year.”

- Asaf Somekh, vice president of strategic alliances, Voltaire

June 9, 2008 Sun Microsystems

“High-performance computing is constantly finding new applications in both science and industry, fostering new demands for I/O performance. The combination of Sun’s innovative blade server, software, storage and switch system technology and Mellanox’s leading 40Gb/s InfiniBand switch silicon delivers outstanding computing performance that addresses a new era of Petascale computing needs.”

- Bjorn Andersson, director HPC technologies, Sun Microsystems

June 9, 2008 HP

“Improved processing power and massive scalability are critical to customers that rely on high-performance computing applications to achieve their business goals.  Organizations leveraging hundreds to thousands of HP ProLiant rack servers or server blades with switch blades, combined with Mellanox’s InfiniScale IV technology, should realize the full potential, power, and performance of their systems.”

- Ed Turkel, manager of HPC product marketing for the Scalable Computing & Infrastructure Organization, HP

May 27, 2008 Tech Data

“Enterprise data centers support an array of business-critical applications ranging from CRM, ERP, business continuity and data backup to remote-access and server-based computing solutions. The VPI solution that Mellanox’s provides allows data centers to utilize InfiniBand, 10 Gigabit Ethernet or Data Center Ethernet to consolidate I/O in the server and storage farm with a single network and enables IT managers to deliver significantly higher application service levels, while reducing total CAPEX and OPEX.”

- John O’Shea, director, Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Tech Data.

April 30, 2008 InformationWeek

“The Best of Interop Awards are always an indicator of the most innovative and exciting offerings in these product categories, and this year’s winners are no exception.  Mellanox Technologies, winner of the data center and storage category, has truly demonstrated superior technology and innovation, and deserves recognition for their contribution to the industry.”

- Art Wittmann, Editor, InformationWeek

April 22, 2008 Super Micro Computer, Inc.

“Mellanox is a proven, high-performance I/O silicon supplier, so leveraging their 10 Gigabit Ethernet controllers in Supermicro server products with leading performance-per-watt capabilities provides our channels with enhanced I/O functionality at an exceptional value.  With the addition of ConnectX to our server lines, we are well-positioned to fulfill the growing market demand for 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity anticipated later this year and in 2009. ConnectX’s Virtual Protocol Interconnect™ support helps Supermicro flexibly address the demands for InfiniBand, Ethernet and Data Center Ethernet with the same hardware platforms.”

- Charles Liang, president and CEO, Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI)

April 9, 2008 AMD

“Applications today demand guaranteed scalability. ConnectX helps improve end-to-end efficiency and scaling while lowering processing overhead and is a great complement to AMD processor-enabled solutions.  Together we are offering a technical advantage for our shared end-users who demand superior performance and a high-performance per-watt solution.”

- Scot Schultz, senior strategic alliances manager of high performance computing, AMD

April 2, 2008 ANSYS, Inc.

“ANSYS customers will be very well served by the leading performance and scalability levels achieved with Mellanox ConnectX InfiniBand. The combination of InfiniBand and our engineering simulation software helps our customers get more value from their analysis process, resulting in improved time to market and reduced engineering costs.”

- Chris Reid, vice president, marketing, ANSYS, Inc.

March 31, 2008 Citrix Systems

“Citrix delivers an end-to-end virtualization solution with Citrix XenServer, XenApp and XenDesktop. Usage scenarios including dynamic provisioning of workloads, storage virtualization and consolidation place more demands on server input/output. We are pleased to include support for Mellanox’s ConnectX EN 10GBe NIC in XenServer 4.1, making it easier for users to improve throughput and performance in a seamless fashion.”

- Phil Montgomery, Senior Director, Virtualization and Management Division, Citrix Systems

November 14, 2007 VMware

“As one of the first members to join and actively collaborate in the VMware Community Source program, Mellanox was a key player in enabling InfiniBand I/O technologies for VMware Infrastructure. The enablement of InfiniBand-based adapters in VMware Infrastructure enables the entire InfiniBand ecosystem to leverage the market-leading VMware platform.”

- Brian Byun, vice president of global partners and solutions, VMware

November 13, 2007 Microsoft Corporation

“Microsoft is pleased to be working with Mellanox Technologies to ensure that Windows HPC Server 2008 solutions with high-speed InfiniBand interconnect adapters deliver an outstanding level of performance, scalability and efficiency. Our new networking architecture takes advantage of the advanced InfiniBand capabilities to provide lowest latency and higher throughput for performance-sensitive applications.”

- Kyril Faenov, general manager of HPC, Microsoft

November 13, 2007 Hewlett Packard

“The HP Cluster Platform Workgroup System is designed to address the growing need from midmarket customers to leverage high-performance computing technologies to accelerate research, engineering and scientific outcomes. The Mellanox ConnectX InfiniBand products further build on the leadership I/O capabilities of this platform by providing superior connectivity that enables these companies to attack larger and more complex problems that are impractical with a single server or workstation.”

- Ty Rabe, director of research and development, high-performance computing, Hewlett Packard

November 13, 2007 Sun Microsystems Inc.

“High-performance computing is constantly finding new applications in both science and industry, fostering new demands for performance and density, as well as finding new roles within the data center. With its increased bandwidth and lower latencies, Mellanox’s ConnectX adapters provide significant benefits that are an excellent match for today’s HPC and data center requirements.”

- Bjorn Andersson, Director of HPC Systems, Sun Microsystems Inc.

November 12, 2007 IDC

“Products built utilizing the InfiniScale IV architecture will enable computing systems tackling complex and challenging workloads to scale to higher performance levels. This is becoming increasingly important in a number of markets including technical computing and certain enterprise arenas, where applications are more sensitive to I/O bandwidth and latency.”

- Jie Wu, Research Manager, Technical Computing Systems program, IDC

September 19, 2007 Hewlett Packard

“HP is leading the industry by providing a 20Gb/s InfiniBand unified fabric in the HP BladeSystem c7000 as the cluster interconnect for Oracle RAC deployments, adding additional utility to the HP StorageWorks SB40c storage blade. In addition to the record performance of this TPC-H data warehouse application, HP has integrated the storage subsystem within the c7000, which significantly reduces the cost and power utilization compared to typical rack systems.”

- Mark Potter, vice president, BladeSystem Division, Hewlett Packard

September 18, 2007 IBM

“High-performance computing clusters can range from as few as two to thousands of servers woven together to deliver the performance demanded by a broad range of applications including those in commercial and enterprise markets such as computer-aided engineering (CAE), financial services and life sciences – all can take advantage of high-performance cluster computing. By integrating Mellanox ConnectX IB InfiniBand adapters, IBM’s BladeCenter H can provide unprecedented levels of performance for a multitude of high-performance computing environments and applications.”

- Alex Yost, VP and Business Line Executive, BladeCenter, IBM

September 17, 2007 Intel

“PCI Express and Mellanox adapters continue to keep pace with each other, ensuring optimal performance in Intel-based servers with PCI Express 2.0 technology. We have been working closely with Mellanox on the validation to ensure seamless compatibility and maximum performance in these systems.”

- Jim Pappas, Director of Technology Initiatives for Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group, Intel

August 6, 2007 Hewlett Packard

“When it comes to the infrastructure behind their business, our customers deserve affordable technology that is right-sized for them – solutions that are not only powerful, but practica. The Mellanox ConnectX IB InfiniBand products further build on the leadership I/O capabilities of the HP BladeSystem c7000, providing superior connectivity that enables increased productivity at a price/performance unseen before by mid-market customers and businesses with small IT sites and remote offices.”

- Mark Potter, vice president, BladeSystem Division, Hewlett Packard

August 6, 2007 Alexa Internet

“To deliver end user satisfaction with applications that demand multi-terabytes of files-based storage capacity, cost and power savings are as important as ability to scale in a flexible way. Our data mining applications using NFS-RDMA and Mellanox-based InfiniBand solutions are enabling us to deliver on that promise with maximum ROI.”

- Ekechi Nwokah, Storage Architect, Alexa Internet, an Amazon.com subsidiary

July 9, 2007 Hewlett Packard

“The HPC market is seeing increased demand for industry standards-based clusters such as those based on the HP BladeSystem c-Class, which offers great performance, consumes less power, and lowers total cost of ownership. The Mellanox InfiniBand mezzanine cards further build on the leadership I/O capabilities of the HP BladeSystem c-Class, providing superior connectivity that enables increased HPC productivity.”

- Winston Prather, vice president and general manager, High Performance Computing Division, Hewlett Packard

June 27, 2007 Sun Microsystems

“The collaboration between Mellanox and Sun enabled us to build a PetaScale fabric with a cross sectional throughput of several hundred Terabits per second and a ping latency of less than two microseconds. “With this fabric, the Sun Constellation System can scale beyond PetaFLOP performance using industry-standard fabric architecture.”

- Andy Bechtolsheim, senior vice president, Sun Microsystems

May 21, 2007 The Linley Group

“As the volume market leader in high speed interconnects, specifically 10 and 20Gb/s InfiniBand products, Mellanox is well positioned to understand the challenges with driving 10 Gigabit Ethernet products to volume. The feature set of ConnectX EN is clearly designed to take advantage of the growing multi-core CPU and virtualization trends in the industry, and the simplicity of the single-chip design is ideal for volume applications.”

- Bob Wheeler, Senior Analyst, The Linley Group

April 16, 2007 Intel

“Intel’s high performance multi-core processor based servers with PCI Express 2.0 technology and high speed PCIe 2.0 I/O adapters such as the Mellanox ConnectX IB InfiniBand 40Gb/s solution will continue to provide the optimal performance-balanced systems for the world’s most challenging applications. We are working with Mellanox and the industry to ensure future technology compatibility, robustness and optimize for maximum performance as we roll out the Stoakley and other PCI Express 2.0 enabled servers.”

- Jim Pappas, Director of Technology Initiatives for Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group, Intel

March 26, 2007 Intel

“PCI Express and Intel QuickData technology provide a low disruption path to scaling I/O by respectively increasing bandwidth and efficiencies for I/O in Intel-based servers. With innovative implementation of these technologies by companies like Mellanox, I/O on Intel’s enterprise platforms continues to be accelerated for the demanding multi-core application needs of today and the future.”

- Jim Pappas, Director of Technology Initiatives for Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group, Intel

March 26, 2007 Novell

“When used with the Xen virtualization technology inside of SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time, ConnectX IB InfiniBand adapters can lower I/O costs and improve I/O utilization. Service-oriented architectures demand native I/O performance from virtual machines and Mellanox’s I/O virtualization architecture perfectly complements Novell’s technical leadership in delivering mission-critical operating systems to our customers.”

- Holger Dyroff, vice president of SUSE Linux Enterprise product management, Novell

March 26, 2007 GigaSpaces

“Extremely high volumes of concurrent users and increasingly complex transactions are making access to data one of the greatest bottlenecks to performance in grid computing. ConnectX IB InfiniBand HCAs offer leading latency, throughput and reliable performance that can help eliminate interconnect-related data latency degradations and is therefore a perfect complement to GigaSpaces’ products for increasing overall application performance and scalability.”

- Geva Perry, chief marketing officer, GigaSpaces

March 26, 2007 Microsoft Corporation

“Today’s science demands continue to outpace the number of available engineers and their associated budgets, driving the need for more productivity per scientist. Technologies that improve I/O latencies and message rates, like ConnectX IB adapters, enhance the ability of Windows Compute Cluster Server to deliver high performance computing for the mainstream researcher and engineer.”

- Shawn Hansen, director of marketing, Windows Server Division, Microsoft Corporation

March 26, 2007 Voltaire

“IT organizations in industries ranging from HPC to financial services are continually looking at ways to get the most out of their critical software applications. The increased bandwidths and lower latencies delivered in Mellanox’s ConnectX InfiniBand adapters combined with Voltaire’s multi-service switching platforms will bring significantly greater application acceleration benefits to our customers.”

- Patrick Guay, senior vice president of marketing, Voltaire

March 26, 2007 Sun Microsystems

“Scaling high-performance applications and clusters without compromising performance is becoming a critical need, driven by ever-increasing computation needs. ConnectX IB HCAs offer novel scalability features that complement our vision for delivering compelling solutions to our end users.”

- Andy Bechtolsheim, chief architect and senior vice president, Sun Microsystems

March 26, 2007 Cisco Systems

“Clearly InfiniBand is reaching market maturity with this fourth generation server host chip and adapter level interface technology from Mellanox. As we bring these host interface cards to market over the next several calendar quarters, as fully integrated with our scalable Server Fabric Switching product line, customers will see significant latency improvements, and greater end to end delivery reliability, especially when scaling large computing clusters with thousands of high end compute nodes.”

- Bill Erdman, marketing director of Cisco Systems Server Virtualization Business Unit, Cisco Systems

March 26, 2007 HP

“Our high-performance BladeSystem c-Class customer applications are increasingly relying on lower interconnect latency to improve performance and keep costs in check. With the promise of even better application latency, HP’s c-Class blades featuring the forthcoming Mellanox ConnectX IB HCAs will further enhance HP’s industry-leading 4X DDR InfiniBand capability, bringing new dimensions to how Fortune 500 companies deploy clusters and improve ROI.”

- Mark Potter, vice president of the BladeSystem Division, HP

March 12, 2007 Microsoft Corporation

“Microsoft is pleased to collaborate with Mellanox to deliver the performance and scalability of InfiniBand for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. By achieving Microsoft Windows Hardware Logo qualification, Mellanox has a compelling proof-point for our most demanding customers that InfiniBand is ready for primetime deployment.”

- Shawn Hansen, director of HPC marketing, Windows Server Division, Microsoft Corp.

November 13, 2006 Enterprise Strategy Group

“Customers porting applications to 1U servers and server blades with little room for network connectivity (network, storage, and server) are deploying InfiniBand adapters powered by Mellanox silicon in increasing numbers. As the market for high bandwidth low latency Mellanox silicon expands out of the high performance computing market and into the commercial computing and storage markets, ESG believes that Mellanox has made a brilliant move by incorporating 10 Gigabit Ethernet support into their amazingly affordable family of single chip solutions.”

- Brian Garrett, an industry analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group

September 25, 2006 Intel Corporation

“Companies such as Mellanox are developing the InfiniBand architecture that is a key element for high performance applications in an Intel multi-core environment. RDMA and network acceleration technologies are necessary for maximizing performance and CPU cycles dedicated for application use, providing the ability to solve more complex problems in less time. This is important for future applications usage, such as virtual vehicle design or earthquake prediction.”

- Jim Pappas, director of initiative marketing, Intel Corporation

August 14, 2006 Novell

“Novell has been collaborating with Mellanox on various fronts, including support of Mellanox InfiniBand solutions and OFED with SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE® Linux Enterprise Real Time. The Neptune Cluster is a great vehicle for customers and ISVs to experience the benefits of the integrated Mellanox and Novell solutions and testing their applications above them.”

- Moiz Kohari, director of real-time solutions, Novell

July 24, 2006 Sun

“The Sun Blade 8000 Modular System is the industry’s first flexible, rear accessible, hot-plug PCI ExpressModule implementation in modular blade form factor. The Mellanox ExpressModule HCA delivers a highly serviceable, highly reliable InfiniBand fabric interconnect solution for high-performance server clusters.”

- Mike McNerney, director of blades marketing for Sun Microsystems’ Systems Group, Sun

June 27, 2006 Novell

“Concurrent Real-Time Extensions on SUSE Linux enables compute intensive parallel applications, and bandwidth intensive storage applications used in clusters to perform within strict latency and timing tolerance levels. Financial trading and analytics based large volumes of market data, where the speed and timing guarantee of order execution is of paramount importance, are examples of applications that can benefit from a real-time solution from Novell and Mellanox.”

- Moiz Kohari, director of real-time solutions, Novell

June 27, 2006 Intel Corporation

“Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors continue to provide unparalleled performance for HPC users. The use of interconnects such as Mellanox 20Gb/s InfiniBand and OpenFabrics Alliance software stacks to connect Intel processor-based platforms enables HPC and enterprise applications to efficiently maximize performance for end users.”

- Jim Pappas, director of initiative marketing, Intel Corporation

June 27, 2006 Microsoft Corporation

“Microsoft is pleased to be working with Mellanox Technologies to deliver an optimal computing experience to our customers. Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 with InfiniBand low-latency, high-speed interconnect is key for performance-sensitive mainstream applications.”

- Kyril Faenov, director of high-performance computing, Microsoft

June 26, 2006 Hewlett Packard

“Mellanox’s complete 20Gb/s DDR InfiniBand hardware solution provides the HP BladeSystem c-Class with unprecedented server clustering performance. The ability to deploy HPC clusters of dense blade server systems that easily scale-out with 20Gb/s interconnect performance is a key capability that only HP can offer.”

- Bruce Toal, marketing director, High Performance Computing Division, Hewlett Packard

June 14, 2006 Hewlett Packard

“The share of HP cluster and grid solutions that use InfiniBand continues to grow at a rapid pace. By including InfiniBand from market leaders Mellanox and Voltaire into BladeSystem c-Class, our customers will benefit from a high performance, yet affordable, bladed solution that will scale with their data centers.”

- Paul Miller, vice president, marketing, Industry Standard Servers and BladeSystem Division, Hewlett Packard

May 15, 2006 Wall Street & Technology

“JPMorgan uses blade servers linked by InfiniBand…and supports 14 applications across multiple lines of business…the firm has seen hardware utilization go from an average of 15 percent of capacity before the project to 70 percent…combined with shrinking unit costs.”<a href="www.wallstreetandtech.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=187203197&pgno=1" target="_blank">Wall Street & Technology</a>”

- Wall Street & Technology

May 3, 2006 Novell

“Data center designers that cannot compromise on latency delays in their applications, and want to consolidate I/O, find InfiniBand’s value proposition to be very compelling. We are happy to be working with Mellanox at several mutual customers to deliver a solution that offers better control over the network fabric and a strong foundation to deploy Xen virtualization for large, multi-node clusters. By using open source InfiniBand software from OpenFabrics.org to add support for InfiniBand based I/O virtualization, we will enable organizations to improve server utilization and create a flexible and responsive data center.”

- Holger Dyroff, vice president of product management for SUSE Linux, Novell

April 18, 2006 PANTA Systems

“InfiniBand building blocks from Mellanox enable compute resources to be dynamically matched with each I/O component, facilitating unprecedented server performance and scalability. The PANTAmatrix system has been able to demonstrate greater than 10X performance improvements for actual compute and I/O intensive customer workloads such as streams processing. In addition, server reconfiguration is possible within minutes, in order to match workload demands, using the System Management interface.”

- Scott Rose, Vice President of Product Management, PANTA Systems

March 6, 2006 VMware

“InfiniBand’s ability to partition I/O to multiple end-points, and consolidate I/O across data center applications holds the promise for added flexibility and cost savings within VMware environments. Mellanox has a clear commitment to delivering cost-effective virtual infrastructure solutions and has been actively involved in the VMware Community Source program since its inception. We continue to look forward to working with them in concert with other InfiniBand vendors within the community.”

- Bernie Mills, senior director of developer programs, VMware

June 20, 2005 Cisco Systems

“As InfiniBand increasingly becomes an interconnect of choice in not just high performance computing environments, but also in mainstream enterprise grids and data center virtualization solutions. DDR technology will only help to deliver an even more compelling price/performance metric. The performance of InfiniBand coupled with the economic benefits of our consolidation and virtualization capabilities offers our customers an ideal combination as they build out their data center server fabrics to be both high performance and highly flexible.”

- Krish Ramakrishnan, Vice President and General Manager for Server Networking and Virtualization, Cisco Systems

June 20, 2005 Sandia National Laboratories

“A key metric to HPC application scalability is the bandwidth balance between the system processor, memory, PCI Express, and the cluster network. The recent introduction of dual-core processors places additional data contention on the servers I/O system. The introduction of DDR solutions ensures that InfiniBand will remove the network bottleneck in these next generation servers.”

- Matt Leininger, computational scientist and technical representative for the DoE OpenIB PathForward, Sandia National Laboratories

June 20, 2005 Linux Networx

“Linux Networx focuses on delivering new, innovative technologies that improve the performance of our Evolocity* computing systems. The software compatibility between 10Gb/s and 20Gb/s InfiniBand technology makes it possible for our customers to recognize the performance benefits of DDR technology. Our customers are interested in economically scaling from small configurations to multi-thousand node supercomputing environments, and DDR InfiniBand is an attractive choice for bringing high-performance compute and storage management together.”

- Eric Pitcher, vice president of technical marketing, Linux Networx

June 20, 2005 Engenio

“DDR technology further increases the strategic importance of using InfiniBand to directly attach servers to storage through a unified fabric. A 20Gb/s InfiniBand connection provides the highest performance available on a single industry standard I/O Storage link, ultimately delivering world-class performance for high-throughput HPC storage applications.”

- Bret Weber, Director of Architecture, Engenio

June 20, 2005 Isilon Systems

“InfiniBand has enabled the Isilon IQ clustered storage system to easily scale past 150 terrabytes of capacity with 3 gigabytes per second of storage performance from a single file system. We picked InfiniBand with its aggressive roadmap to 20Gb/s DDR technology and beyond as it gives us a competitive edge over all other interconnect solutions and allows us to scale our clustered storage solutions for many generations to come. We applaud Mellanox for driving this technology into the marketplace.”

- Brett Goodwin, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Isilon Systems

June 20, 2005 Voltaire

“InfiniBand DDR allows Voltaire to extend its leadership position in the area of high performance grid computing. As clusters continue to grow in size, demand has increased for bandwidth as well as support for higher aggregate bandwidth per switch. DDR solutions allow these objectives to be met and continue to increase the overall performance of compute clusters and grids.”

- Patrick Guay, Vice President, Marketing, Voltaire

June 20, 2005 Livermore Computing

“Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s high-performance computing cluster environments are expanding rapidly from hundreds of nodes to multiple thousands of nodes. The 60Gb/s uplinks for inter-switch communication provide a cost effective solution for large clusters and create a more manageable cable infrastructure as only a single 12X cable is required. We are encouraged by the advance of OpenIB in unifying the InfiniBand marketplace and in making it more accessible. Taken together, these innovations advance high performance scientific computing by allowing research programs, such as those at Livermore, to build large clusters out of four socket nodes.”

- Mark Seager, Department Head of Advanced Technologies, Livermore Computing

March 3, 2005 Intel

“With InfiniBand’s industry-leading scalability and performance, solutions such as 10-Gbps adapter cards coming from a number of companies, including Mellanox, will help drive down the cost per node of 10-Gbps enabled servers. This broad growth of products will have a positive effect on the proliferation of 10-Gbps clusters in performance business and technical computing applications.”

- Jim Pappas, director of initiative marketing for Intel’s Enterprise Platform Group, Intel

March 1, 2005 Insight 64

“As it fought to gain market acceptance over the past four years, InfiniBand technology had to overcome obstacles regarding software support, performance and price. SDP (Sockets Direct Protocol), DAPL (Direct Access Programming Library) and time have eliminated most of the software issues. 4X (10Gb/s) signaling and PCI Express have eliminated bottlenecks and unleashed performance. Now, Mellanox’s InfiniHost III Lx makes InfiniBand an affordable alternative for even the most aggressively priced rack-mounted and blade servers. It has taken longer than most expected, but InfiniBand is finally poised to fulfill its destiny.”

- Nathan Brookwood, Principal Analyst, Insight 64

March 1, 2005 International Data Corp. (IDC)

“InfiniBand has already made significant inroads in the high performance server clustering market, so this aggressive new price point should hasten its usage in enterprise applications. I also like the fact that InfiniBand optimizes the performance of the entire PCI Express infrastructure being deployed in today’s data centers.”

- Vernon Turner, Group Vice President and General Manager - Enterprise Computing, International Data Corp. (IDC)

September 7, 2004 The Linley Group

“The company’s (Mellanox) MemFree technology reduces system cost, power, and space requirements. These factors combined with Mellanox’s performance roadmap should accelerate adoption of InfiniBand technology on servers and storage platforms.”

- Jag Bolaria, Senior Analyst, The Linley Group

June 7, 2004 The Yankee Group

“NEC’s Itanium blade server is the first major systems vendor to offer the Itanium Processor Family [IPF] as part of a blade environment. I’d expect other first-tier server vendors to follow suit in the next 12 months. This platform is also interesting because it supports InfiniBand natively, something that other blade vendors are bound to offer as a way of improving inter-node communication.”

- Jamie Gruener, Senior Analyst, The Yankee Group

April 12, 2004 Prudential Financial

“I’ve got basically $30,000 worth of x345s running on InfiniBand, and it’s keeping pace with about $650,000 worth of larger Unix nodes.”

- Don Canning, Vice President of IS, Prudential Financial

March 11, 2004 Oracle Corporation

“InfiniCon’s solutions bring the high-performance power of InfiniBand to Oracle Database 10g environments. This type of intelligent infrastructure addresses the lower cost clustering and flexible resource allocation capabilities that are hallmarks of grid computing, for which Oracle Database 10g was clearly designed.”

- Juan Loaiza, Vice President, Systems Technology Group, Oracle Corporation

March 8, 2004 Baker Capital

“The InfiniBand market has advanced significantly over the past year with support from leading vendors such as IBM, Oracle, SUN, HP, SGI and Apple, and, more importantly, from customers in the high performance computing and enterprise data center markets. The strong endorsements from Voltaire’s prestigious customers and the quality of the company’s management team were key factors in our decision to invest in this round.”

- Ashley Leeds, Partner, Baker Capital

February 17, 2004 Dell

“InfiniBand is attractive to customers for HPC cluster applications. We also anticipate database clusters, such as Oracle 10g, will benefit from the Topspin switch fabric.”

- Reza Rooholamini, Director of Engineering - Enterprise Product Group, Dell

February 17, 2004 Topspin

“Topspin’s ability to marry the economics and flexibility of industry-standard servers with the performance and scalability previously reserved for proprietary high-end platforms has had tremendous resonance with our customers. Combining our InfiniBand-based server switching solutions together with Dell, the leader in Intel-based high performance computing clusters, makes this value proposition even stronger.”

- Krish Ramakrishnan, CEO, Topspin

February 17, 2004 Intel

“The industry has made strong progress in delivering outstanding performance and price-performance for clustered HPC and data center applications with InfiniBand technology. By continuing to enhance the specification for increased signaling rates up to 120 Gbps and other ongoing enhancements, we ensure that InfiniBand technology will continue to deliver industry-leading performance and capabilities with headroom for the future.”

- Tom MacDonald, Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s Advanced Components Division and InfiniBand Trade Association co-chair, Intel

February 10, 2004 Sun Microsystems

“As a systems leader and an active participant in the InfiniBand Trade Association, Sun works with best-in-class InfiniBand technology providers such as Mellanox to develop InfiniBand-based hardware and software. With its improved support for bandwidth and lower latencies, the InfiniBand architecture and PCI Express have the potential to offer tremendous performance benefits to InfiniBand-based blade servers.”

- Subodh Bapat, vice president and chief technologist, Volume Systems Products, Sun Microsystems

February 10, 2004 Intel

“PCI Express and InfiniBand are a perfect marriage of technologies for data center computing. Combined they enable an unprecedented 20Gb/sec bandwidth from Intel® Architecture-based processors to server and storage systems on an InfiniBand fabric. We have been working closely with Mellanox on their design and verification of PCI Express-enabled InfiniHost III Ex products to help ensure interoperability with Intel Architecture-based server chipsets and platforms.”

- Jim Pappas, director of initiative marketing for Intel’s Enterprise Platform Group, Intel

February 10, 2004 Hewlett-Packard

“InfiniBand will be the first interconnect to hit 100Gbit/s. I think [next-generation signaling for] InfiniBand will end up being 5Gbits/s. That’s the targeted rate they have been working on," he added.”

- Michael Krause, senior I/O engineering manager, Hewlett-Packard

January 20, 2004 Sun Microsystems

“With widespread InfiniBand product adoption in view, it is now time for the industry to come together and look at the next phase of InfiniBand development. With processing performance continuing to increase with Moore’s Law, interconnect technologies must keep pace. The new specification is looking to at least double the signaling rate to push InfiniBand link performance beyond the 100Gbps barrier. The February Developers’ Conference gives our membership an opportunity to hear the latest updates on specification development currently underway.”

- Bob Zak, representative to the IBTA steering committee, Sun Microsystems

January 19, 2004 IBM

“With this announcement, IBM has placed a major stake in the ground in its commitment to InfiniBand. As the only industry-standard interconnect today with scalability up to 30Gbps, and remote direct memory access (RDMA), we are convinced that this technology will dramatically improve and simplify the way servers communicate. Working with Topspin, our plan is to make InfiniBand a base technology for all IBM eServer systems and storage, and the underlying fabric for future initiatives around on-demand computing.”

- Mark Shearer, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy - IBM Systems Group, IBM

January 13, 2004 Enterprise Storage Group

“IBM, along with every other server vendor on the planet, is going to use InfiniBand because it’s going to be the killer infrastructural play that makes infrastructural applications move into the new millennium, performance and scale-wise. The best part is customers don’t even know what they are in for. In a few months, IBM, Sun, and others will be showing them commodity server platforms that scale beyond belief, and that accelerate their Oracle or DB2 by 500%. This stuff is going to spread faster than a brush fire within a year.”

- Steve Duplessie, Founder, Enterprise Storage Group

January 13, 2004 IBM

“IBM has placed a major stake in the ground in its commitment to InfiniBand. As the only industry-standard interconnect today with scalability up to 30Gbps, and remote direct memory access (RDMA), we are convinced that this technology will dramatically improve and simplify the way servers communicate.”

- Mark Shearer, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy - IBM Systems Group, IBM

January 13, 2004 IBM

“Working with Topspin, our plan is to make InfiniBand a base technology for all IBM eServer systems and storage, and the underlying fabric for future initiatives around on-demand computing.”

- Mark Shearer, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy - IBM Systems Group, IBM

January 6, 2004 Oracle Corporation

“Voltaire’s InfiniBand solutions provide significant application performance improvements and increased scalability to Oracle Database 10g. Enterprise customers in Japan now have powerful InfiniBand database solutions to facilitate the move to grid computing.”

- Howard Cohen, Vice President, Distributed Systems, Oracle Corporation

January 6, 2004 Hitachi-SAS

“Voltaire’s solutions are the leading InfiniBand systems available today in terms of innovation, maturity and reliability. Voltaire’s high performance InfiniBand solutions are ideal for customers who are looking to build high performance and cost-effective Oracle Database clusters using industry standard servers, storage and software.”

- Masayoshi Maki, Executive Officer, Hitachi-SAS

November 24, 2003 Gartner Dataquest

“The enterprise data center, a la Oracle 10g and IBM DB2, is waiting in the wings. If InfiniBand catches on there, it will be a fun 2004 for both InfiniBand and Mellanox.”

- Jeremey Donovan, Chief Analyst, Gartner Dataquest

November 17, 2003 Intel

“It’s clear that the advancements made in Intel architecture server building blocks including Xeon and Itanium 2 processors, server chipsets, and server platforms coupled with the advancement of the InfiniBand clustering technology have created an inflection point in price-performance for high performance computing.”

- Tom MacDonald, General Manager, Advanced Components Division, Intel

November 10, 2003 Insight 64

“The combination of high performance and affordable prices makes InfiniBand the technology to beat in HPC applications. This new Mellanox switch breaks the $400 per port price barrier, and will add to InfiniBand’s momentum in the increasingly popular clustered configurations favored by HPC and enterprise customers.”

- Nathan Brookwood, Principal Analyst, Insight 64

September 15, 2003 Intel

“InfiniBand is the next wave in clustering and it is impacting many market segments, including high performance clusters, enterprise databases and visualization applications. And as Mellanox and Intel move their future individual HCA and platform designs to the 8X PCI-Express interconnect, the performance only gets better as it improves the I/O bandwidth from 8Gb/sec to 20Gb/sec.”

- Jim Pappas, Director of Initiative Marketing - Intel Enterprise Platform Group, Intel

July 21, 2003 IBM

“InfiniBand has three fundamental features that no other I/O technology has. Today it’s the only technology that can run at 10Gbit/sec. over copper. [The current 10Gbit/sec. Ethernet standard runs only on single-mode fiber]. The specification includes a built-in protocol offload engine so that the server CPU doesn’t have to do as much work. And it supports Remote Direct Memory Access [RDMA] ... a technology that bypasses the need to make multiple copies of the data in memory. InfiniBand gives mainframe I/O capability to the open standards space.”

- Tom Bradicich, Co-chairman of the InfiniBand Trade Association & Chief Technology Officer of IBM’s xSeries server line, IBM