Mellanox Technologies First to Deliver Microsoft Logo Qualified InfiniBand Adapters for Windows HPC Server 2008

ConnectX® 40Gb/s InfiniBand Adapters Maximize Windows-based Cluster Performance, Reliability and Productivity

SANTA CLARA, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – January 14, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, today announced that its line of 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapters has passed Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs testing for Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008. The verification process at Microsoft included a long-duration of commercial applications testing on large-scale clusters to ensure the highest performance, reliability and scalability. The software stack enables deployment of high-performance clustering and data centers in Windows Server-based environments. This is evidence of Mellanox’s commitment to produce high quality InfiniBand products designed to maximize Windows-based cluster productivity.

“Microsoft is pleased to work with Mellanox to deliver the performance and scalability of InfiniBand for Windows HPC Server 2008,” said Vince Mendillo, director of HPC marketing at Microsoft Corp. “Being the first to achieve Microsoft Windows Hardware Logo qualification for Windows HPC Server 2008 is evidence of Mellanox’s commitment to produce the highest quality adapter products designed to maximize Windows-based cluster performance, reliability and productivity.”

“The combination of Mellanox InfiniBand and Windows HPC Server 2008 provides maximum performance and efficiency for our mutual customers,” said Gilad Shainer, director of technical marketing. “We are delighted to continue to work with Microsoft to offer the highest quality adapters in the market for Windows-based platforms.”

The WHQL-qualified InfiniBand software for Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 is available from Mellanox’s web site at http://www.mellanox.com/page/products_dyn?product_family=32.

About Mellanox
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage that fully optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation, and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. 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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