Mellanox Delivers End-to-End Connectivity for Asia's First Petascale Cluster

Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand Solutions Provide Industry-Leading Efficiency and Scalability for China’s National University of Defense Technology

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – Nov. 10, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that its ConnectX® 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapter devices, InfiniScale® IV 40Gb/s InfiniBand switch silicon devices and cables provide the high-performance, low-latency interconnect foundation for Asia’s first Petascale cluster, the National University of Defense Technology’s (NUDT) “TianHe”. The system consists over 3,000 server nodes enabled with 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapter devices through Landed-on Motherboard (LOM),  24,500 CPU cores and more than 1.2 Peraflop peak performance, the NUDT TianHe cluster will provide a vital research tool for scientists and engineers running complex simulations and research. 

“We are pleased that our high-performance, low-latency, 40Gb/s InfiniBand technology was chosen by NUDT to be the foundation for Asia’s first Petascale cluster,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Our InfiniBand connectivity products, with unmatched performance and scalability, continue to be the choice of the world’s most powerful and energy-efficient supercomputers.”

Available today, Mellanox’s comprehensive end-to-end 40Gb/s connectivity solution of switches, fabric management and adapters provide the highest return on investment by delivering superior performance, density and ease of use that enables high-performance data centers to operate systems at any scale while reducing operational costs and infrastructure complexity.

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

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