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ISC 2016 Twitter Roundup

Jun 22, 2016 |

To celebrate ISC 2016, we’ve brought back our ISC-themed Twitter Roundup. For those unable to attend the event in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, we hope this list will shed some light onto some of the excitement that’s occurring. The tweets that grabbed our attention today are provided below. We hope everyone enjoyed the event and wish you all a safe Read more…

CANARIE, StarLight, and Ciena Complete 300G Trial

Jun 15, 2016 |

HANOVER, Md., June 15 — Ciena (NYSE: CIEN), CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, and the StarLight International/National Communications Exchange Facility Consortium showed the ability to greatly improve network efficiencies using the open interfaces and programmable modulation of Ciena’s Waveserver stackable interconnect system.  Announced at this week’s TNC16 Networking Conference, the trial transmitted 300 Gb/s capacity Read more…

Mellanox Enhances Cloud Efficiency With 25Gb/s Ethernet Connectivity

Jun 14, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, June 14 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced the availability of Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet adapters. These adapters are now available on Dell PowerEdge servers. The new Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers, equipped with ConnectX-4 Lx 25Gb/s Ethernet Read more…

New Ethernet Adapters Now Available From Mellanox

Jun 9, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, June 9 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced availability of the ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet adapters, delivering optimal cost-performance and scalable connectivity for Enterprise, Cloud, Telco, Web 2.0 and Storage applications. Solutions powered by Mellanox, data center architects Read more…

Mellanox Spins EZchip/Tilera IP Into BlueField Networking Silicon

Jun 1, 2016 |

Mellanox today introduced the BlueField family of programmable processors, the first product technology based on its $811 million acquisition of fellow Iraeli high-tech company EZchip. The fact that the product announcement is taking place just three months after the completion of the purchase speaks to the strong synergies between EZchip and Mellanox, said Bob Doud, senior director of marketing at Mellanox.

Solarflare to Release New Ethernet Adapters

May 11, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., May 11 — Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent networking solutions, is releasing its next generation of high performance Ethernet adapters, powered by a configurable suite of software options, for the demanding needs of today and tomorrow’s horizontally scaled, flow-aware cloud-based data center environments. The Flareon Ultra SFN8500 family of high performance Ethernet adapters have been designed Read more…

Chameleon: Why Computer Scientists Need a Cloud of Their Own

May 5, 2016 |

Chameleon, the NSF-funded cloud testbed co-located at the University of Chicago and the Texas Advanced Computing Center, has been operating less than one year, but has already contributed to innovative research in the areas of HPC containerization, exascale operating systems and cybersecurity to name a few. To get perspective on this purpose-built testbed and the research it Read more…

SingAREN Adds 100G Connection to Internet2 Network

Apr 27, 2016 |

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27 — To enable groundbreaking research using high performance computing, global extension of education programs and other advanced networking applications, the Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN) and Internet2 have completed a 100G direct connection between Singapore and the United States. The 100G connection links the advanced national research and education networks in Read more…

University of Cambridge Partners With Mellanox to Deliver OpenStack-Based Cloud

Apr 25, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, April 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that University of Cambridge (UoC) has selected Mellanox End-to-End Ethernet interconnect solution including Spectrum SN2700 Ethernet switches, ConnectX-4 Lx NICs and LinkX cables for its OpenStack-based scientific research cloud. This new win Read more…

Enter Selects Mellanox OCN to Power Europe’s First Multi-Regional OpenStack-Based Public Cloud

Apr 25, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, April 25 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Enter, creator of Enter Cloud Suite (ECS), Europe’s first multi-regional OpenStack-based cloud, has selected Mellanox Open Composable Networks (OCN) as the Ethernet network fabric for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud offering. Enter Read more…

The Ultimate Debate – Interconnect Offloading Versus Onloading

Apr 12, 2016 |

The high performance computing market is going through a technology transition – the Co-Design transition. As has already been discussed in many articles, this transition has emerged in order to solve the performance bottlenecks of today’s infrastructures and applications, performance bottlenecks that were…

Chelsio Unified Wire Adapters Achieve OpenPower Ready Compliance

Apr 5, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 5 — Chelsio Communications, Inc., a leading provider of high performance Ethernet adapters for storage networking, virtualized enterprise data centers, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments, today announced that Chelsio Unified Wire 10/40GbE adapters have achieved OpenPower Ready compliance.  The Chelsio solutions can be utilized in servers and high performance computing clusters as part of an Read more…

Indiana University, ESnet, Internet2 Share NSF Grant to Expand Networking Workshops

Apr 1, 2016 |

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., April 1 — A new $150,000 award from the National Science Foundation will allow networking experts from Indiana University and partners at the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and Internet2 to expand the successful Operating Innovative Networks workshop series. Since 2013, the workshops have helped network engineers learn to manage ever-increasing Read more…

ReFLEX CES to Showcase FPGA Network Accelerator Cards at Trading Show London

Mar 17, 2016 |

LONDON, U.K., March 17 — ReFLEX CES, a leading European-based provider of custom embedded and complex systems, will showcase its expertise in the design and manufacture of complex Ultra low-latency FPGA network accelerator cards at The Trading Show London 2016. Highlights of the stand include Networking & Processing FPGA boards, Instant-DevKits and OpenCL demos. The Trading Show Read more…

DDN Introduces Newest Product in the GRIDScaler Family

Mar 16, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 16 — Following this week’s Quality Awards announcement that DDN has advanced into the honorary position of being in the top three Enterprise NAS Solution providers, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced the industry’s fastest and most flexible scale-out network attached storage (NAS) solution. The newest product in the DDN GRIDScaler product family, the GS14K, delivers the speed Read more…

Ixia, Cumulus, and Mellanox Demonstrate 50GbE Interoperability on an Open Compute Platform

Mar 10, 2016 |

CALABASAS, Calif., March 10 — Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, Cumulus Networks, and Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), have joined forces to deliver the world’s first public demonstration of 50GbE interoperability of an open compute platform operating system running on the Mellanox Spectrum switch. This interoperability demonstration will be available for viewing Read more…

Lenovo and Juniper Networks Announce Global Partnership

Mar 9, 2016 |

MORRISVILLE, N.C. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 9 — Lenovo (SEHK: 0992) (Pink Sheets: LNVGY) and Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced the commencement of a global strategic partnership to leverage synergies in their respective product and technology portfolios to build the next generation of converged, hyper-converged, and hyper-scale data center infrastructure solutions for Read more…

Mellanox Introduces 100Gb/s Ethernet Reference Architecture for CDN Applications

Mar 8, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, March 8 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today introduced a 100Gb/s Ethernet reference architecture for Content Distribution Network (CDN) applications. The reference architecture is based on advanced servers equipped with Mellanox 100Gb/s Ethernet adapters, switches, and cables. The scalability and Read more…

Mellanox Unveils New OCN Platform

Mar 7, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, March 7 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today unveiled its next-generation Open Composable Networks (OCN) platform at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit. OCN delivers ground-breaking open network platforms for enterprises and service providers to unlock performance and unleash Read more…

Mellanox Adds Cumulus Linux Support for Ethernet Switches

Mar 7, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, March 7 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced it has added Cumulus Linux support for the Spectrum line of 10/25, 40/50, and 100 Gb/s Ethernet switches. The addition of Cumulus Linux provides customers a best in class Read more…