SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL. – January 8, 2014 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that its full lines of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions are now available through SYNNEX Corporation’s (NYSE: SNX) General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule. SYNNEX government solution providers can now deliver Mellanox’s solutions to U.S. federal, state and local government agencies, with more efficiency and minimal administrative overhead.
GSA contracts are the most widely used government contract vehicle for procurement by U.S. federal, state and local governments. Due to pre-negotiated pricing, terms, and conditions that streamline the government sales process, GSA contracts simplify the procurement process and enable government agencies to make purchases quickly and easily. Through SYNNEX, the only distributor to offer Mellanox on its GSA Schedule, government agencies have better access to and can significantly reduce costs associated with deploying Mellanox’s high speed, low-latency end-to-end interconnect solutions.
“Many government agencies need high-performance networking for complex projects that require the processing of large amounts of data over distributed systems,” said Dale D’Alessio, CEO of Mellanox Federal Systems, a subsidiary of Mellanox Technologies, Inc. responsible for driving business development for all federal government agencies and the federal integrator market. “Mellanox has delivered high-performance interconnect solutions to meet government IT networking needs for over 10 years. Now that our full lines of InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions are available through the SYNNEX GSA Schedule, government agencies can deploy our products more quickly and at a lower cost.”
Mellanox’s leading-edge, end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions provide high bandwidth and low-latency for efficient data center networking and application performance. Products are specified for high-speed storage networks and the clustering of processors, parallel file processing, GPUs and heterogeneous storage platforms. Mellanox delivers “Best in Class” products for high-performance computing, cloud, Web 2.0, Big Data and virtualization solutions.
“By teaming up with Mellanox Federal Systems, we’re able to provide our government solutions partners and their customers with simple and efficient access to high end interconnect technologies,” said Eddie Franklin, vice president, sales, public sector and vertical markets, SYNNEX Corporation. “Through the SYNNEX GOVSolv group, our government solutions partners have access to various top manufacturers on our GSA Schedule, allowing them to leverage our logistics capabilities without incurring the corresponding administrative overhead.”
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About SYNNEX Corporation
SYNNEX Corporation, a Fortune 500 corporation, is a leading business process services company, servicing resellers, retailers and original equipment manufacturers in multiple regions around the world. The Company provides services in IT distribution, supply chain management, contract assembly and business process outsourcing. Founded in 1980, SYNNEX employs approximately 14,000 full-time and part-time associates worldwide. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com.
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 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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