ASUS Introduces Serverboard with Onboard Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand Adapters

New Serverboard Platform Enables the Highest Bandwidth, Density, Efficiency and Flexibility for Scalable HPC, Web 2 and Converged Data Centers

SC11, Seattle, WA. – Nov. 14, 2011 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, and ASUS, today announced the new ASUS Z9PH-D16/FDR serverboard with integrated onboard Mellanox ConnectX®-3 FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand adapters. The half-sized SSI serverboard provides ultra-high density and increases I/O bandwidth, lowers application data latency, and improves green data center efficiency.

Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand I/O solution leads the industry with unprecedented bandwidth (>12GB/s) and latency (<0,7us) performance with PCI Express 3 support. Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand I/O delivers the highest level of application performance while reducing system power consumption, making it the preferred I/O solution for high-performance computing, financial services, database, Web 2.0, virtualized data centers and cloud computing centers worldwide.

“The ASUS Z9PH-D16/FDR is ideal as the computing node, storage node in HPC and IP Data Center markets,” said Andrew Lynn, Ph.D, Senior Director of Server BU at ASUS. “Together with Mellanox’s I/O solution, ASUS aims to provide customers eminent design and extraordinary development of serverboards.”

“Mellanox’s industry and performance-leading FDR InfiniBand product line provides end-users with unprecedented application and job runtime benefits,” said David Barzilai, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “With onboard Mellanox ConnectX-3 FDR InfiniBand adapters with support for PCI Express 3.0, ASUS’s new serverboard delivers exceptional computing power with leading density.

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About ASUS
ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3 398 awards in 2010, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than 10 000 and a world-class R&D team of 3 000 engineers, the company's revenue for 2010 was around US10 $.1 billion.

About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof architecture. The company offers innovative solutions that address a wide range of markets including HPC, enterprise, mega warehouse data centers, cloud computing, Internet and Web 2.0.

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