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Mellanox Introduces New Innova IPsec Ethernet Adapter

Sep 28, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 28 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has announced today the availability of its new Innova IPsec Ethernet adapter. The Innova IPsec network adapters offload and accelerate security protocols and advanced network functions, enabling the ubiquitous use of encryption across Read more…

Internet2 Seeks Community Input on Next Generation R&E Network

Sep 27, 2016 |

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 27 — Today, at the 2016 Technology Exchange event, Internet2 announced an official call for papers (CFP) from its members and partners to help envision the next Internet2 network. Internet2 is planning a potential major reinvestment in its infrastructure in 2018 and beyond which this planning process will support. John Moore, associate Read more…

Mellanox Launches New Ethernet Optical Transceivers and AOCs for Datacenter Networks

Sep 6, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 6 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has announced the availability of 25Gb/s SR (short reach) Ethernet optical transceivers and Active Optical Cables (AOCs) that enable next generation servers and storage appliances to interface with 100Gb/s switches and Read more…

SCinet Inventory: Untangling 89 Miles of Fiber

Aug 26, 2016 |

Aug. 26 — As with almost all aspects of the SC Conference, SCinet transcends the big/bigger/biggest paradigm. The planning of each conference takes multiple years, with the work – for most involved – gradually picking up the pace as the previous year’s conference has yet to conclude. For SCinet, the planning revolves mainly around figuring Read more…

IDT and IBM Develop HPC Solution for Telecom Edge Computing Networks

Aug 23, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 23 — Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ:  IDTI) today announced a new high-performance computing solution for telecommunications “edge”  networks that combines its RapidIO technology with IBM’s POWER8-based servers. The computing cluster can be used at the edge of wireless 4G advanced and 5G networks for a variety of data-intensive applications including networked robotics control, network-assisted private Read more…

Medallia Deploys Mellanox Ethernet Solutions

Jul 27, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 27 — 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 that Medallia, the leading Customer Experience Management (CEM) provider, has chosen Mellanox Open Composable Network (OCN) Ethernet devices for its next generation of 100GbE end-to-end solution. With the addition of Read more…

DANCES with Big Data: Progress Update from XSEDE Meeting

Jul 22, 2016 |

Moving large datasets around HPC networks such as those of XSEDE is often challenging. While Internet2, the most commonly used backbone, is fast at 100GBS, local traffic to campuses often slows to 10GBS. At this week’s XSEDE meeting the DANCES (Developing Applications with Networking Capabilities via End-to-End SDN) project leaders reported first successful testing of Read more…

University of Tokyo Selects Mellanox EDR InfiniBand to Accelerate Newest Supercomputer

Jul 21, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel, July 21 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today its Switch-IB 2 EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand Switch systems and ConnectX-4 adapters have been chosen by the Information Technology Center at the University of Tokyo to accelerate its new supercomputer for computational science, engineering by Read more…

SCinet Research Demos Due August 1

Jul 15, 2016 |

July 15 — The SC conference series has traditionally been home to cutting-edge developments in high-performance networking alongside those in high-performance computing, storage, and analytics. SCinet is soliciting proposals from research and industry participants to display new or innovative demonstrations in network testbeds, emerging network hardware, protocols, and advanced network intensive scientific applications. Topics for this Read more…

Mellanox Introduces New Software Drivers for RoCE

Jul 13, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 13 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high performance cloud and storage networking solutions, today announced the availability of new software drivers for RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet). The new drivers are designed to simplify RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) deployments on Ethernet networks and enable Read more…

DOE’s ESnet Marks 30 Years of Networking Leadership With Interactive Timeline

Jul 8, 2016 |

July 8 — Thirty years ago, the idea of a unified network that allowed people to easily connect with colleagues, facilities and data centers was still a dream – the World Wide Web was still three years away. At the time, networking was confined to specialized networks created to support targeted research communities. One of Read more…

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…