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October 27, 2009
ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters selected by IBM to support the growing demand for high-speed networks and application productivity
SUNNYVALE, Calif., and YOKNEAM, Israel, Oct. 26 -- Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for datacenter 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 datacenter 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 datacenter 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 of 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 datacenters. 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 Web site at www.ibm.com.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) (TASE: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize datacenter 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 datacenters and the world's most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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