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Wed, Nov 6, 2013

Mellanox Introduces Online InfiniBand and Ethernet Certification and Training Program

Mellanox Online Academy provides data center IT professionals with essential tools to further enhance and manage InfiniBand- and Ethernet-based networks

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – November 6, 2013 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the Mellanox Online Academy, an online learning and certification platform designed to meet the growing worldwide need for IT managers trained on high-performance interconnect technologies.

The Mellanox Online Academy platform includes various courses and videos focused on best practices in high-performance interconnect technologies. The program supports information technology professionals of all levels who need to educate themselves on Mellanox’s RDMA-based InfiniBand and Ethernet products and related data center technologies, paving the way for professional career growth. The learning plan is flexible and offers a variety of content to allow students from around the world to acquire the knowledge at their own self-paced, with 24/7 availability, to improve their personal and organizational performance.

InfiniBand, the de-facto interconnect for today’s leading high-performance supercomputers, back-end storage appliances and databases, is quickly becoming the interconnect of choice for cloud computing, Web 2.0 and front-end storage infrastructures. The application performance and system efficiency gained through using InfiniBand or Ethernet with RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) allows businesses to take full advantage of their data center infrastructure and use it as a competitive edge.

“As more RDMA-based systems are deployed in new markets, IT professionals and network engineers are now required to learn and be certified to support and ensure the network is running at optimal levels,” said Lior Ofer, senior director of global support and services at Mellanox Technologies. “We are pleased to launch this new educational platform to the IT community and provide them with an online learning program that enables them to further their career and become critical players in their businesses’ growing high-performance infrastructure needs, whether it be InfiniBand or Ethernet.”

To learn more please visit the Mellanox academy website at www.mellanox.com/academy.

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About Mellanox
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software, cables and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com.

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