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Mon, Apr 9, 2012

Major Cloud Provider Selects Mellanox and Supermicro for New Large-Scale Cloud

Mellanox end-to-end 40GbE and FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand enables highest efficiency and flexibility to deliver best ROI for cloud services

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – April 9, 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, and Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology innovation and green computing, today announced that a major Asian cloud provider selected Supermicro servers and Mellanox’s Virtual Protocol Interconnect® (VPI) solution to form one of the world’s largest cloud solutions. Mellanox’s 40GbE NICs and switches, and FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand adapter and switches connect the 5,000-node based cloud, delivering the highest cloud performance, flexibility and simplicity.

“The new cloud cluster will provide computing capacity and storage on-demand, and will set the stage for the next generation cloud infrastructure based on Mellanox Virtual Protocol Interconnect technology,” said Marc Sultzbaugh, vice president of worldwide sales at Mellanox Technologies. “The cloud cluster will utilize Mellanox’s 40GbE and FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand adapters and switches, providing an optimal solution to accelerate a large-scale, multi-tenancy environment.”

“Supermicro’s high performance, energy efficient server and storage platforms enable rapid, scalable and cost-effective deployment of Cloud Computing and HPC environments,” said Tau Leng, general manager of High Performance Computing at Super Micro Computer, Inc. “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.”

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About Super Micro Computer, Inc.:
Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Enterprise IT, Data Center, HPC, Cloud Computing and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its “We Keep IT Green®” initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.

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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