Mellanox Joins Open Compute Project (OCP), and Introduces World’s First 10GbE Mezzanine Adapters for OCP Servers

Founded by Facebook, Open Compute Project Mission to Develop the Most Efficient Web 2 Data Centers

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – October 27, 2011 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that the company has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) under the Open Compute Foundation.  Initiated by Facebook, the Open Compute Project’s mission is to develop and specify the most cost-efficient, energy-efficient and scalable enterprise and Web 2 data center technologies.    

“We are pleased to join the collaborative effort of  the Open Compute Project and to provide our scalable, high-performance and energy-efficient server and storage I/O solutions to enable its success,” said David Barzilai, vice president of marketing at  Mellanox Technologies. “We believe that the OCP standards provide best practices that will help more companies to build efficient solutions for the emerging Web 2 and cloud applications.”

In addition, Mellanox announced immediate availability of 10GbE mezzanine cards based on Mellanox’s energy efficient, high performance ConnectX®-3 EN silicon that are compliant with the Open Compute Project (OCP) specification. The OCP ConnectX-3 10GbE mezzanine adapters offer optimized latency and performance for converged I/O infrastructures while maintaining extremely low system power consumption. For enhanced agility, customers can combine ConnectX-3 with Mellanox VMA (Messaging Accelerator) software to accelerate socket-based applications with latencies as low as 4us and with UDA (Unstructured Data Accelerator) for Big Data application accelerations.

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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.
Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.

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