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Cray Picks Mellanox

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 its InfiniBand adapters and switch silicon ICs provide the leading-edge performance interconnect for the recently announced Cray CX1 supercomputer, an advanced compute system designed for workgroups and departments in larger firms. The new product is targeted to drive high productivity computing farther into the mainstream in a broad array of high-growth IT markets. According to IDC*, high growth is projected in the departmental segment of the technical computing server market, with a revenue CAGR of 11.2% to reach $5.8 billion by 2012.

“We are excited to see Mellanox’s world-leading InfiniBand solutions deliver unparalleled I/O connectivity and provide best-in-class price/performance for Cray systems,” said Gilad Shainer, director of technical marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox’s world-class InfiniBand products have proven to be the key ingredients for building the most efficient compute systems for every workload and application scale, from desk-side to enterprise class and extreme scale computing.”

Mellanox Technologies Ltd.