Mellanox and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Announce Joint Collaboration to Design Exascale System

Frankfurt, Germany – June 20, 2016 – 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 a joint technology collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to architect, design and explore technologies for future Exascale platforms. The agreement will explore the advanced capabilities of Mellanox interconnect technology while focusing on a new generation of in-network computing architecture and the laboratory application requirements. This collaboration will also enable the DOE lab, through its Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation (known as CENATE), and Mellanox to effectively explore new software and hardware synergies that can drive high performance computing to the next level.

“Mellanox has a long and successful history of developing industry-leading technology that enables the world fastest supercomputers,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of marketing at Mellanox. “Our collaboration with PNNL will result in enabling an Exascale-grade system and provide the most efficient platform to enhance research and future product development.”

Today, scalable compute and storage systems suffer from data bottlenecks that limit research, product development and constrain application services. The Mellanox PNNL collaboration includes guiding the development of an InfiniBand-based Exascale system to support the DOE’s research needs as well as initiatives to develop, advance and establish critical new technologies that promote standards enabling and supporting the thousand-fold increase in performance required to introduce an Exaflop-capable system.

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About Mellanox
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, 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, network security, telecom and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com.

About PNNL
Interdisciplinary teams at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory address many of America's most pressing issues in energy, the environment and national security through advances in basic and applied science. Founded in 1965, PNNL employs 4 400 staff and has an annual budget of nearly 1 $ billion. It is managed by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. As the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, the Office of Science is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information on PNNL, visit the PNNL News Center, or follow PNNL on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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