Mellanox InfiniBand Delivers World Record Message Rate Performance for High-Performance Applications

MPI Performance of 90M Messages per Second Provides Highest Performance and Scalability for CPU/GPU Compute Demanding Systems

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – June 28, 2010 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced that the Company’s ConnectX®-2 InfiniBand adapters and IS5000 InfiniBand switches have demonstrated world-record MPI performance for node-to-node communications. Recent cluster benchmarking performed at the Mellanox performance optimizations lab highlight Mellanox InfiniBand’s achievement of nearly 90 million messages per second for MPI message rate for node-to-node communications, more than three times better than other comparable InfiniBand solutions. Further benchmarks also showed that Mellanox end-to-end InfiniBand connectivity provided applications with linear scalable message rate as nodes and processes were increased.

“Delivering the highest node-to-node MPI message rate coupled with complete transport offload and MPI accelerations such as MPI collectives offload enable HPC users to build balanced, very efficient, bottleneck-free CPU/GPU systems,” said Gilad Shainer, senior director of HPC and technical computing. “Mellanox’s high-performance interconnect solutions are designed to support the growing needs of scientists and researchers worldwide with higher application performance, faster parallel communications and the highest scalable message rate.”

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, efficiency and economies of scale for the best return-on-investment for performance interconnects. Mellanox provides its worldwide customers with advanced and highest performing, end-to-end networking solutions for the world’s most compute-demanding applications.

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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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