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October 30, 2013

Mellanox Delivers OpenStack Interconnect Cloud Solution

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Oct. 30 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that several key InfiniBand and Ethernet adapter and switch components for Nova, Cinder and Neutron have been accepted into OpenStack’s newly released Havana distribution. Leveraging Mellanox 10/40GbE or FDR 56Gb/s adapters and switches and the OpenStack Cinder block storage and Neutron plug-ins, cloud vendors can significantly improve storage access performance and run virtual machine traffic with bare-metal performance, while enjoying hardened security and QoS; all delivered in a simple and tightly integrated package.

Mellanox is the first adapter vendor to be listed on the Red Hat Certified Solution Marketplace – a directory of technologies and products which have been certified by Red Hat and are designed to optimize Red Hat OpenStack based distributions.

“We are pleased to have Mellanox’s early support for the Red Hat Certified Solution Marketplace and collaborate with them on OpenStack’s enterprise advancement,” said Mike Werner, senior director, Global Ecosystems, Red Hat. “We look forward to OpenStack users seeing the intersection of Red Hat and Mellanox’s technologies during their deployments of the Havana distribution.”

“As a leader in high-performance networking technologies, Mellanox delivers advanced OpenStack-powered cloud solutions in order to enable customers to increase cost-efficiency, flexibility and security as they accelerate the transition to the cloud,” said Yaron Haviv, vice president of data center solutions at Mellanox Technologies. “We partnered with the leading OpenStack distributions to allow our mutual customers to confidently deploy an OpenStack cloud, with proven interoperability and integrated support.” 

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 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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Source: Mellanox Technologies