Mellanox was once a company with a laser-sharp focus on the HPC market. Innovation in InfiniBand switches and ASICs helped them accelerate to the top of the HPC food chain. Not only did they have great products, but the company managed to execute well and mount strong share gains. Now, Mellanox' focus seems to be shifting away from this area.
Now, again, this is a blog and it's my opinion, but it's important to keep you eyes on those companies that are innovating and providing new products to the market that is important to you. With SNW on the near horizon, perhaps more can learned about Mellanox and their focus. If so, I will be sure to blog again on the topic.
Tom Trainer is founder and president of analyst firm Analytico. Prior to founding Analytico, Trainer was Principal Storage Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat, and Director of Marketing at Gluster prior to its acquisition by Red Hat. Tom has worked as managing senior partner ... View Full Bio
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