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Thu, Sep 3, 2009

Mellanox and Intalio Win Gold Award in the “Cloud Computing Technologies” Category at the Best of VMworld 2009 Awards

Joint Solution Enables Unified Cloud Networking for Compute and Storage, While Maximizing Cloud Efficiency and Reducing Total Cost of Operations

VMWORLD 2009, SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 3, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, and Intalio, Inc., the Enterprise Cloud Company, today announced that the Intalio|Cloud Appliance, accelerated by Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand, has received a Best of VMworld 2009 award in the Cloud Computing Technologies category. An independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization.com reviewed and evaluated the products according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

The Intalio|Cloud Appliance integrates in a single rack all the hardware and software required for building a true enterprise-class private cloud computing platform. The hardware consists of Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect technology, HP BladeSystem blade servers and enclosures and Solid State Drives (SSD) for all database storage. Utilizing InfiniBand, the Intalio|Cloud Appliance benefits from a unified networking fabric and removes the need for deploying and managing multiple networking technologies, such as Ethernet and Fibre Channel. This reduces networking hardware acquisition costs by up to 50% and network management costs by up to 30%, while boosting performance.

“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," said Ismael Chang Ghalimi, CEO of Intalio. “We are pleased to have our joint solution named as one of the ‘Best of VMworld 2009’.”

“The Intalio|Cloud Appliance, accelerated by Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand, reduces hardware acquisition costs dramatically while improving cloud services delivery through significantly higher application scalability and performance,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “It is an honor to be named as one of the ‘Best of VMworld 2009’.”

The Intalio|Cloud Appliance is being demonstrated at the Mellanox booth (#2220) at VMworld in San Francisco, August 31-September 3, 2009.

About Intalio, Inc.
Intalio is the leading vendor of private cloud computing platforms. Intalio has over 600 customers in 55 countries, including ABB, Allianz, Cisco, Henkel, INFORMATICA, Kaiser Permanente, The Queensland Government, Grupo Santander, and SABRE Holdings. Founded in July 1999, Intalio is a privately-held, venture-backed company located in Palo Alto, California. For more information on Intalio, please visit www.intalio.com.

About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.

About SearchServerVirtualization.com
SearchServerVirtualization.com is an enterprise virtualization-focused website providing IT professionals and the community with the latest server virtualization news, articles, tips, and expert advice. Other virtualization information includes webcasts and industry white papers covering all areas of server virtualization, such as virtualization platforms, server hardware, managing virtual environments, virtualization architectures and strategies, application issues and more. Its sister site, SearchVMware.com, is dedicated to helping IT organizations evaluate products, services and business strategies that can lead them to successful implementations of virtualization technologies in VMware environments. Another sister site, SearchVirtualDesktop.com is the premier source for information on desktop virtualization, application virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure.

About TechTarget
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