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Wed, Mar 21, 2012

Mellanox Unveils New Interconnect Solutions for Dell to Accelerate Data Center Application Performance

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – March 21, 2012– Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the newest generation of Mellanox interconnect solutions is part of the new Dell PowerEdge M620 blade server.

Mellanox solutions are the core interconnect across data centers integrating servers, storage systems and users with industry leading performance. With today’s announcement, customers can order new Dell M620 blade servers equipped with Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand switch blades and ConnectX®-3 PCIe 3.0 FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 10/40GbE mezzanine adapters.

The new Dell PowerEdge blade server and Dell M1000e blade chassis have been designed to take full advantage of Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand and 40GbE PCIe 3.0-compliant adapters, which can offer up to double the I/O throughput versus older generation technologies.

“Our highly modular blade solutions are designed to deliver extreme performance breakthroughs in enterprise architectures and applications,” said Virginia Swink, executive director of Dell server solutions management. “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.”

“System efficiency and scalability are constantly accelerating across the enterprise and expand exponentially across cloud computing and Web 2.0 markets,” said David Barzilai, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “To address these diverse workloads and performance demands, Mellanox continues to develop state-of- the-art solutions designed to seamlessly integrate into Dell’s portfolio to enable delivery and support for our industry’s leading low latency, high performance InfiniBand and Ethernet technologies.”

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About Mellanox
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX, TASE: MLNX) 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 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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