From the Wires
Mellanox Advances IBM Networking Solutions with 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Cards
By: Business Wire
Oct. 26, 2009 08:46 AM
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX); (TASE:MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its ConnectX® EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards are now available directly from IBM for the company’s IBM System Cluster 1350™ and iDataPlex systems. With industry-leading performance, power efficiency, integration and feature-set, ConnectX-enabled servers and storage systems provide an optimized solution for high-transaction databases, financial services, cloud computing and virtualized server and storage data center environments.
“Mellanox is pleased to provide its leading ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet solutions through IBM, to enable IT managers with the most efficient, flexible and high-performance Ethernet solution,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “The combination of Mellanox’s ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters and IBM System Cluster 1350 and iDataPlex systems enables end-users to improve their business results while reducing data center infrastructure power and to maximize their return on investment.”
“Customers in a broad range of enterprise computing environments, with applications such as database clusters, grid systems, cloud computing and server virtualization are working with ever more complex data sets requiring 10 Gigabit Ethernet bandwidth,” said Alex Yost, vice president, IBM Systems & Technology Group. “Mellanox 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters provide our customers with a solution that effectively scales and provides the high efficiency required for green and cloud computing.”
Mellanox’s ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters provide the required flexibility and efficiency to enable true I/O consolidation for virtualized and enterprise data centers. ConnectX EN provides line rate and very low-latency and supports all the stateless offload features, virtualization accelerations, Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). Mellanox ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters support a broad array of major operating systems including Windows, Linux, VMware ESX 4.0, Citrix XenServer and FreeBSD.
Mellanox ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters are available today through the IBM website at www.ibm.com.
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 www.mellanox.com.
Mellanox, ConnectX, InfiniBlast, InfiniBridge, InfiniHost, InfiniRISC, InfiniScale, and InfiniPCI are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. BridgeX, FabricIT, PhyX, and Virtual Protocol Interconnect are trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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