Mellanox Expects Growing Market Demand in Asia; Expands Channel

INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, BEIJING  – April 13, 2010 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that it is seeing growth in demand for the Company's 10 Gigabit Ethernet and end-to-end 40Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity products and advanced technology from leading Asian server and storage manufacturers, supercomputing centers, cloud computing providers, and enterprise customers. To support this expected rise in demand, the Company is working with a comprehensive list of resellers and distributors in Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and India, and has added to its sales and support serving Asia.

“Recently, more HPC and Cloud centers are being built in Asia and the existing centers across the region have been going through rapid expansion to meet the growing demand for advanced HPC capabilities,” said Jie Wu, technical computing research director at IDC. “China, in particular, is becoming one of the most important markets in terms of both technology development and market adoption for HPC. The growth in the Asia Pacific region provides a significant opportunity for Mellanox’s end-to-end connectivity products.”

“Organizations are investing in new technologies such as GPU computing and integrating multi-core CPUs that require scalable and efficient, high-performance connectivity products,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president, and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “By expanding our sales channel and support staff in the region, Mellanox can better assist these organizations to achieve their performance and return-on-investment goals with our comprehensive line of end-to-end InfiniBand connectivity products and Ethernet adapters.”

The company has seen an increase in the adoption of its technology in Asia due to the expanding interest in its products for Petaflop computing, storage and data center applications. Mellanox’s end-to-end InfiniBand connectivity, consisting of the ConnectX®-2 line of I/O adapter products, cables and comprehensive IS5000 family of fixed and modular switches, deliver industry-leading performance and economics for the best return-on-investment for performance interconnect. In addition, the ConnectX-2 line of 10GbE adapters and BridgeX gateways enable data centers with industry-leading Ethernet and convergence solutions for cloud computing providers and virtualized data centers.

Mellanox provides Asia and its worldwide customers with the richest, most advanced and highest performing end-to-end networking solutions for the world’s most compute-demanding applications.

About Mellanox
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.

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