SANTA CLARA, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – October 13, 2008 - Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based server and storage interconnect products, today announced it has appointed Sash Sunkara as Vice President of Marketing. In her role, Ms. Sunkara will have worldwide responsibility for all marketing related functions and will report directly to Eyal Waldman, Chairman, President and CEO of Mellanox Technologies.
“Mellanox has an excellent opportunity to further capitalize on the recent market growth of HPC and enterprise server and storage clustering,” said Sash Sunkara, Vice President of Marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “I believe Mellanox is uniquely positioned to enhance its leadership in the high-performance and data center interconnect market. I look forward to being part of the Mellanox team, and welcome the opportunity to contribute to its ongoing success.”
“I am pleased to have Sash join Mellanox as Vice President of Marketing,” said Eyal Waldman, Chairman, President and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “Sash’s industry experience makes her an excellent fit for this role at Mellanox, and I look forward to working with her to achieve continued growth and success.” Sash Sunkara has over 14 years of experience in product management, partnership development, marketing communications, process development and integration, and strategic planning. Most recently, Ms. Sunkara was VP of Marketing for QLogic’s Network Solutions Division with responsibilities for Fibre Channel and InfiniBand switch products. Prior to this, she was co-founder and Chief Business Officer at 3Leaf Systems with responsibility for overall strategic planning, corporate marketing, product marketing, business development, and customer support. Her background includes executive positions at Brocade Communications and Precision I/O. During her tenure at Brocade, she was responsible for the execution of that company's overall roadmap, including both product and strategic initiatives. Prior to Brocade, she held various senior management positions at Agilent Technologies and Hewlett-Packard.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, interconnect products to world-class server, storage, and infrastructure OEMs servicing Fortune 500 data centers, the world’s most powerful supercomputers, and mission critical embedded applications. The company’s Virtual Protocol Interconnect™ (VPI) enables standard communication protocols to operate over any converged network (InfiniBand, Ethernet, Data Center Ethernet) with the same software solution. Utilizing proven networking, clustering, storage, virtualization and RDMA acceleration engines, VPI optimizes application performance, power consumption, workload agility, and total system efficiency while future-proofing IT infrastructure.
Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
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