Mellanox Establishes HPC Advisory Council

Mellanox establishes High-Performance Computing Advisory Council

July 15, 2008

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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 the formation of the HPC Advisory Council (, a distinguished high-performance computing ecosystem that includes best-in-class original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), strategic technology suppliers, independent software vendors (ISVs) and selected end-users across the entire range of HPC market segments. The Council was formed to accelerate HPC innovations and new technologies, optimize system performance, efficiency and scalability and provide the best total solution to the end-user. The Council will also collaborate to extend the reach of HPC into new market segments, which have been traditionally governed by single workstations, but currently require the performance of HPC clustering to meet current and future end-user requirements.

The growing list of companies and end-user organizations that have joined the HPC Advisory Council include: AMD, Appro, Blue Ridge Numerics, Colfax International, DataDirect Networks, Dell, Evergrid, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, GigaSpaces Technologies, HCL Infosystems, HP, Intel, The Israeli Association of Grid Technologies (IGT), Lamprey Networks, Livermore Software Technology Corporation, LSI Corporation., Mellanox Technologies, Microsoft, Microway, NEC Corporation of America, Netweb Technologies, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ohio State University, RNA Networks, SGI, Scalable Graphics, ScaleMP, Schlumberger, Silicon Mechanics, SoftModule, Sun Microsystems, System Fabrics Works, Terascala, The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing, Voltaire, VXTECH, Wipro InfoTech, Wolfram Research, Z Research and various individuals. For joining the HPC Advisory Council, please visit or contact [email protected].

“The HPC Advisory Council was formed with the main goal to create best practices within the HPC market segments, particularly qualifying and optimizing HPC solutions, while also providing a common support center for consultations, questions and issues for HPC end-users,” said Gilad Shainer, director of technical marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “HPC end-users can benefit from the HPC Advisory Council through reduced procurement cycle and installation time, and availability of pre-tuned applications for better system utilization and faster time to market.”

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