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Mellanox Ships Ethernet Adapter

LAS VEGAS -- Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products, today announced the immediate availability of ConnectX™ EN Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter chips and NICs (Network Interface Cards) which optimize data center productivity with leading throughput and latency performance. Applications such as clustered databases, web infrastructure and virtualized solutions that utilize ConnectX EN deliver an enhanced user experience while reducing data center infrastructure power and complexity as compared to multiple, slower speed Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel connections. Because no external memories or interface support devices are required, ConnectX EN is the most integrated 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapter - ideal for low power blade servers and volume LAN on Motherboard designs.

“Our performance leading ConnectX EN adapters deliver optimized 10 Gigabit Ethernet I/O services that easily scale with multi-core CPUs and virtualized server and storage architectures,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox’s extensive experience with high-performance InfiniBand connectivity and broad range of industry relationships has enabled us to also provide Ethernet products which achieve unprecedented integration and performance that support the needs of our customers.”

“As the volume market leader in high speed interconnects, specifically 10 and 20Gb/s InfiniBand products, Mellanox is well positioned to understand the challenges with driving 10 Gigabit Ethernet products to volume,” said Bob Wheeler, Senior Analyst for The Linley Group. “The feature set of ConnectX EN is clearly designed to take advantage of the growing multi-core CPU and virtualization trends in the industry, and the simplicity of the single-chip design is ideal for volume applications.”

Mellanox Technologies Ltd.