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Voltaire Renews IBM OEM Deal

BILLERICA, Mass. and HERZELIYA, Israel -- Voltaire Ltd. (NASDAQ: VOLT), a leading provider of grid backbone solutions for the data center, today announced that it has renewed the company's OEM contract with IBM through 2010 and introduced two new products into the IBM BladeCenter product portfolio.

"IBM's decision to continue and grow our relationship confirms the valuable role Voltaire's products play in their server and bladed solutions portfolios," said Ronnie Kenneth, CEO and Chairman, Voltaire. "The renewal of our contract through 2010 is significant in terms of future revenue potential for Voltaire."

IBM now offers a pass through module that interoperates with Voltaire InfiniBand DDR and a host channel adapter with Voltaire GridStack software as an interconnect option for IBM BladeCenter. The IBM pass through module is the only 20 Gigabits/second I/O module currently available in the IBM BladeCenter portfolio and the only 20 Gigabits/second blade I/O module in the industry that leverages Voltaire's unique InfiniBand pass through design.

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