SANTA CLARA, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – September 25, 2008 - Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of semiconductor-based server and storage interconnect products, today announced its InfiniBand-based adapter and switch solutions help deliver the interconnect backbone on the recently announced HP Oracle Database Machine. Mellanox ConnectX® adapters and InfiniScale® III and IV-based switch systems deliver extremely high bandwidth and low latency for both clustering and storage connectivity that help reduce the data and storage bandwidth bottlenecks associated with querying large data warehouses. These features help customers with large data warehouses to run more queries concurrently and execute them significantly faster on the Oracle Database Machine.
“Mellanox is a long-time partner of Oracle and a major contributor to the open source RDS protocol in OpenFabrics which is used by the HP Oracle Database Machine,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president and CEO at Mellanox Technologies. “This is an extremely exciting announcement that will help customers get faster access to critical business information. We are delighted to see the fruits of our collaborations to integrate our leading InfiniBand products with the HP Oracle Database Machine.”
“When it comes to delivering greater levels of performance and scalability in demanding business intelligence and large data warehousing applications, an efficient, high performance interconnect is essential,’’ said Juan Loaiza, Oracle Senior Vice President. “The bandwidth and latency delivered by Mellanox InfiniBand products have a direct implication on critical business intelligence and data warehousing applications. Businesses can now scale their data warehouses more easily enabling their users to analyze more data faster and raise their levels of competitiveness.”
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, interconnect products to world-class server, storage, and infrastructure OEMs servicing Fortune 500 data centers, the world’s most powerful supercomputers, and mission critical embedded applications. The company’s Virtual Protocol Interconnect™ (VPI) enables standard communication protocols to operate over any converged network (InfiniBand, Ethernet, Data Center Ethernet) with the same software solution. Utilizing proven networking, clustering, storage, virtualization and RDMA acceleration engines, VPI optimizes application performance, power consumption, workload agility, and total system efficiency while future-proofing IT infrastructure.
Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
Mellanox, ConnectX, InfiniBlast, InfiniBridge, InfiniHost, InfiniRISC, InfiniScale, and InfiniPCI are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. Virtual Protocol Interconnect is a trademark of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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