Mellanox and Mirantis Deliver New 'Rack-Ready' OpenStack Solution

Mellanox 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet interconnect now integrated and supported with Mirantis OpenStack Distribution

OpenStack Summit Paris. Paris, France – November 3, 2014 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced the qualification of its 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet interconnect technology with Mirantis OpenStack. The technology is now available with integration and support for the Mirantis OpenStack distribution, both available for free download and as part of a Mirantis subscription. The Mellanox and Mirantis OpenStack solution is available through SYNNEX and other channel partners.

“Mellanox’s 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet interconnect is pre-integrated with Mirantis 5.1 software to create a rack-ready solution that accelerates and simplifies the deployment and management of OpenStack-based clouds.” said Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Through the performance and efficiency of our Ethernet solutions, users will benefit from optimal cloud application performance for e-commerce, transaction processing, business analytics, Big Data, and storage-centric workloads.”

The Mellanox adapter technology was qualified through the Mirantis Technology Partner program. Mellanox has also received the OpenStack Compatible mark from the OpenStack Foundation by demonstrating interoperability with the Juno, Icehouse and Havana OpenStack releases. Mirantis OpenStack now provides automated deployment of Mellanox into production-quality OpenStack clusters using the Fuel control plane of Mirantis OpenStack. Thanks to its simplified and reliable deployment automation, Mirantis OpenStack can use Mellanox adapter technology to deploy and operate clouds with a broader mix of workloads, without compromising critical performance parameters. Mellanox is also featured on the OpenStack Marketplace and Driverlog websites.

“We are pleased to have Mellanox Ethernet technology qualified, integrated and supported with Mirantis OpenStack,” said David M. Fishman, vice president of marketing at Mirantis. “OpenStack is about delivering new functionality to end users faster and at lower cost. Our collaboration with Mellanox ensures that anyone who’s using OpenStack for competitive advantage can pass those advantages through to their users and marketplace.”

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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

About Mirantis
Mirantis is the world’s leading OpenStack company. Mirantis delivers all the software, services, training and support needed for running OpenStack. More customers rely on Mirantis than any other company to get to production deployment of OpenStack at scale. Among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, Expedia, NASA, NTT Docomo, PayPal, Symantec, Samsung, and WebEx.
Mirantis is venture-backed by Insight Venture Partners, August Capital, Ericsson, Red Hat, Intel Capital, Sapphire Ventures and WestSummit Capital, with headquarters in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @mirantisit.


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