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Mon, May 21, 2012

Mellanox Selected to CRN Virtualization 100 List

Annual list recognizes the most innovative and forward-thinking vendors in the virtualization space.

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – May 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 it has been recognized in CRN’s 2012 Virtualization 100 list. Featuring the top 100 vendors in the virtualization space, the Virtualization 100 is an annual list published by UBM Channel’s CRN that helps Solution Providers identify and evaluate virtualization products and programs. CRN lists are considered the de facto resource Solution Providers use to make strategic technology decisions and support their business.

Companies on the 2012 Virtualization 100 list were selected by CRN editors based on their innovative and forward-thinking approach to selling products and services through the IT Channel.  Vendors on the list were selected based on their ability to help VARs transform themselves into true service providers that help organizations take advantage of the ease, flexibility, scalability, elasticity and cost savings that virtualization has to offer.

“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,” said Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. “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.”

Mellanox’s lowest latency and highest throughput interconnect solutions enable end-users to run more virtual machines per server and achieve greater return-on-investment. Mellanox’s solutions maintain interoperability with existing network infrastructures and utilize standard implementations to protect future investments.

“Our recognition on CRN’s Virtualization 100 List reflects the value Mellanox’s interconnect solutions provide to customers and channel partners,” said David Barzilai, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox will continue to provide OEMs, resellers and distributors with unmatched interconnect solutions that drive the highest efficiency and performance of their virtualized infrastructure.”

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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