SANTA CLARA, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – October 31, 2007 – Mellanox™ Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products, today announced that it ranked Number 16 on the 2007 Deloitte Israel Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in Israel. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth over five years, from 2002–2006. Mellanox grew 1 113 percent during this period.
“Our growth represents the increase in the number of enterprise and commercial applications taking advantage of our InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect product performance, efficiency and low-power benefits, allowing end users to quickly solve their daily business IT challenges,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “We expect to continue our growth as we address green field vertical markets such as customer relationship management, e-retail, health services, insurance, and IT hosting.”
“Achieving sustained revenue growth of 1 113 percent over five years is a tremendous accomplishment for a technology company operating in a competitive world,” said Asher Mechlovich, partner in charge of the Deloitte Brightman Almagor Israel Technology Fast 50 Program. “Mellanox Technologies deserves a lot of credit for its remarkable growth, and we commend them for it.”
Israel Fast 50 Selection and Qualifying Criteria
To determine the fastest growing companies, Deloitte reviewed fiscal year revenues over five years (2002-2006), calculated the revenue growth percentage over five years, and compared the growth of technology companies.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, high-performance, InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity products that facilitate data transmission between servers, communications infrastructure equipment and storage systems. The company’s products are an integral part of a total solution focused on computing, storage and communication applications used in enterprise data centers, high-performance computing and embedded systems.
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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