SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – Nov. 10, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that its ConnectX 40Gb/s InfiniBand Host Channel Adapter(HCA) devices have been selected for Landed-on-Motherboard (LOM) applications in Micro-Star International’s (MSI) MS-91D1, MS-91D2 Half Size Server Motherboards and MS-92C2 1U high-performance computing solution. The MS-91D1 and MS-91D2 are based on Intel® Xeon® Nehalem LGA1366 processors and Mellanox’s ConnectX adapter device to deliver the highest efficiency and advanced processing for high-performance and database applications.
“Diverse industries including oil and gas, financial services, engineering, and research and education, are eagerly deploying high-performance computing solutions to increase operational performance,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing, Mellanox Technologies. “MSI server motherboards and systems with Mellanox ConnectX adapter devices Landed-on-Motherboard provide a superior connectivity solution for high-performance computing, enabling users to achieve better return on their compute resources by delivering higher efficiency and system utilization.”
“The MS-91D1, MS-91D2 & MS-92C2 are our leading compute-intensive server motherboards and systems that feature extremely high-density and energy-efficiency,” said Norman Tsai, VP of Server Business at MSI. “Mellanox’s low-latency, high-bandwidth 40Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity on our motherboards ensures that our customers can maximize the efficiency and productivity of the MS-91D1 and MS-91D2 processing capabilities.”
ConnectX adapter devices provide valuable data center infrastructure future-proofing benefits as it supports both 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet. This allows MSI the flexibility to address the demands for 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet with Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) or Fibre Channel over InfiniBand (FCoIB) over the same hardware platform.
MSI servers with on-board 40Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect technology are available immediately. For more information please visit www.msi.com.tw.
Founded in August 1986, MSI has continued to uphold a business philosophy that stresses "Award-winning product quality and outstanding customer service." MSI specializes in the design and manufacture of motherboards, graphics card, add-on cards, servers/workstations, iPC, barebones, communication devices, CE products, Notebooks, car infotainment products, and All-in-One PCs.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that 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 Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
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