Mellanox Technologies Receives Six HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards at the Supercomputing Conference

Commitment to Innovation and Dedication to Cultivating the HPC Community Leads to Multiple Honors, Including Outstanding Leadership in HPC

SALT LAKE CITY – NOV 15, 2016 –Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that it was honored with six HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards at the Supercomputing conference. The six awards span a variety of categories and acknowledge the company’s achievements in delivering high-performance interconnect technology that enables the highest performance, most efficient compute and storage platforms. Mellanox Vice President of Marketing, Gilad Shainer, received an award for outstanding leadership in HPC for his individual contributions, including his eight years of service as Chairman of the HPC Advisory council and his role in the development of Co-Design architecture, to the community over the course of his career.

“HPCwire is honored to recognize Mellanox’s technological achievements and applaud Mellanox’s commitment to the HPC community,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of HPCwire. “Mellanox has long been a thought leader in the HPC space, recognizing the important role it plays in research, science and global progress, and the company continues to push the innovation envelope with each passing year. This is not the first year – and I’m sure it will not be the last – that our readers and editors have recognized Mellanox’s incredible contributions to the advancement of HPC.”

Mellanox was honored with the following Reader’s Choice Awards:

  • Best Interconnect Product Or Technology: Mellanox EDR InfiniBand
  • Top Five New Products Or Technologies To Watch: Mellanox ConnectX-5
  • Outstanding Leadership in HPC: Gilad Shainer, VP of Marketing, Mellanox

Mellanox was honored with the following Editor’s Choice Awards:
  • Best HPC Collaboration Between Government & Industry: PNNL’s Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation (CENATE), a program for early evaluation of technologies, is currently assessing products from Micron Technology, Mellanox Technologies, Penguin Computing, NVIDIA, IBM, and Data Vortex.
  • Best Use Of HPC In The Cloud: The San Diego Supercomputer Center and Mellanox collaboration, which made a historical and major advancement by recording the gravitational waves from two black holes colliding millions of light-years away.
  • Best HPC Interconnect Product Or Technology: Mellanox EDR InfiniBand

“I know I can speak for all of Mellanox when I say that we are truly honored to receive the HPCwire Awards this year,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president marketing at Mellanox Technologies and recipient of a Reader’s Choice Award. “These awards validate our efforts to always be a generation ahead and our dedication to the global HPC community. Mellanox is committed to developing solutions and collaborating with others in this industry to ensure that we remain firmly on the path to achieving Exascale.”

The annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are revealed prior to the kick off of the Supercomputing conference, which is the premier showcase for high performance computing, networking, storage, and data analysis products and companies. All award winners are determined through a nomination and voting process with the global HPCwire readership community, as well as selections from well-qualified HPCwire editors. More information on these awards can be found at the HPCwire website ( or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #HPCwireAwards.

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