Mellanox Launches Data Center Bridges

Implementation of Mellanox's Virtual Protocol Interconnect slashes data center costs and complexity with unified end-to-end fabric

February 18, 2009

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Israel -- Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, today announced the immediate availability of BridgeX™, the industry’s first gateway solution supporting Virtual Protocol Interconnect™ (VPI) technology. BridgeX, together with Mellanox ConnectX® adapters and switch solutions, provides full end-to-end true networking consolidation for building green datacenters and the most efficient high performance clustering. With BridgeX, data centers will be able to retain the value of legacy storage and Ethernet systems, while maximizing overall efficiency and guaranteeing future proof infrastructure.

“Mellanox continues to deliver innovative technologies and solutions that help data centers be economical. BridgeX delivers a fabric-agnostic I/O consolidation solution that allows end-users to optimize the data center infrastructure to run applications over high-performance, lossless, low-latency 40Gb/s InfiniBand or 10 Gigabit Ethernet,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president, and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “BridgeX is the first silicon solution for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) that allows Ethernet switch vendors to offer the most effective I/O consolidation solutions to data centers.”

Mellanox Technologies Ltd.

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