ASUS Introduces Serverboard with Onboard Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand Adapters

New Serverboard Platform Enables the Highest Bandwidth, Density, Efficiency and Flexibility for Scalable HPC, Web 2.0 and Converged Data Centers

SC11, Seattle, WA. – Nov. 14, 2011 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, and ASUS, today announced the new ASUS Z9PH-D16/FDR serverboard with integrated onboard Mellanox ConnectX®-3 FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand adapters. The half-sized SSI serverboard provides ultra-high density and increases I/O bandwidth, lowers application data latency, and improves green data center efficiency.

Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand I/O solution leads the industry with unprecedented bandwidth (>12GB/s) and latency (<0.7us) performance with PCI Express 3.0 support. Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand I/O delivers the highest level of application performance while reducing system power consumption, making it the preferred I/O solution for high-performance computing, financial services, database, Web 2.0, virtualized data centers and cloud computing centers worldwide.

“The ASUS Z9PH-D16/FDR is ideal as the computing node, storage node in HPC and IP Data Center markets,” said Andrew Lynn, Ph.D, Senior Director of Server BU at ASUS. “Together with Mellanox’s I/O solution, ASUS aims to provide customers eminent design and extraordinary development of serverboards.”

“Mellanox’s industry and performance-leading FDR InfiniBand product line provides end-users with unprecedented application and job runtime benefits,” said David Barzilai, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “With onboard Mellanox ConnectX-3 FDR InfiniBand adapters with support for PCI Express 3.0, ASUS’s new serverboard delivers exceptional computing power with leading density.

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About ASUS
ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,398 awards in 2010, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than 10,000 and a world-class R&D team of 3,000 engineers, the company's revenue for 2010 was around US$10.1 billion.

About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof architecture. The company offers innovative solutions that address a wide range of markets including HPC, enterprise, mega warehouse data centers, cloud computing, Internet and Web 2.0.

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