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Mellanox to Distribute Via TechData

Tech Data will distribute Mellanox's cables, InfiniBand, and 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards with VPI capabilities to select customers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel -- Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) (TASE:MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products, today announced that Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD), will distribute Mellanox’s cables, InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards with Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) capabilities to select customers. These products are based on a single-chip low power design and deliver industry-leading connectivity for performance-driven computing and storage applications for enterprise data center, high-performance computing, storage and embedded environments.

VPI-enabled adapters facilitate any standard networking, clustering, storage, and management protocol to seamlessly operate over any converged network with the same software infrastructure. VPI essentially future-proofs data center connectivity by providing the freedom to select any communication protocol over InfiniBand, Ethernet or Data Center Ethernet connecting server and storage resources to best optimize application performance, system power and overall efficiency – all with the same adapter solution.

“We chose Tech Data as our distributor because of their extensive relationships with our OEM customers and their large network of system integrators,” said Marc Sultzbaugh, vice president of worldwide sales at Mellanox Technologies. “We expect that Tech Data will further extend the availability of Mellanox products into the market.”

Mellanox Technologies Ltd.

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