Mellanox Technologies Named to Inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide

Select cloud providers, technology vendors with robust cloud programs for the IT channel identified by editors

SUNNYVALE, CA and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – October, 6, 2014Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced that it has been named to the inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide, a list of the leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs designed to benefit members of the indirect IT channel and their cloud initiatives. This guide offers solution providers a valuable resource for locating and exploring the IT industry’s top cloud technologies, programs and offerings, and contact information for the organizations making these cloud technologies and partner programs available specifically through the IT channel.

“Cloud computing is a game-changing technology, and it’s imperative that the IT channel be able to quickly identify those organizations most deeply committed to helping solution providers grow their cloud-related revenue,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. “Each cloud provider and vendor noted by the CRN editors has been chosen based on its robust cloud partner program, as well as the unique and enthusiastic ways in which it has embraced the channel as a go-to-market strategy.”

Mellanox interconnects deliver the speed, scalability, and efficiency necessary to build today’s cloud architectures, and are relied on by some of the largest cloud data centers in the world. Mellanox CloudX™, based on the Mellanox OpenCloud™ reference architecture, simplifies and automates the orchestration of cloud platforms and reduces deployment time from days to hours. Mellanox partners have the unique opportunity to leverage both Mellanox interconnect products, as well as CloudX, to build robust cloud solutions for customers of all sizes. Cloud partners are supported through the Mellanox PartnerFIRST Program, a global channel program  designed to give partners a distinct advantage by providing access through a single vendor to complete end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions with best-in-class profitability complete with rich margins, comprehensive training and much more.

“With the advent of cloud computing, businesses need a reliable source for access to organizations entrenched in cloud-based technologies that deliver the performance and value needed to grow revenue for solution providers,” said Darrin Chen, vice president of worldwide channels at Mellanox Technologies. “We are honored to be recognized in the CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide as it validates our commitment to providing superior cloud infrastructure ROI and the best customer experience with seamless integration and support.”

The Cloud Partner Program Guide will be featured in the October issue of CRN and can be viewed online at  By combining tools like the new Cloud Partner Program Guide with conferences like The Channel Company’s upcoming NexGen Cloud Conference & Expo, solution providers will have access to the most relevant and up-to-date information available to advance their cloud strategies and solutions.

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 The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at


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