Mellanox Provides High Speed Connectivity for UK-based Grid Computing Project

Mellanox InfiniBand Boosts Performance and Reduces Latency for HPC Wales, a World-class Distributed Supercomputing Network for Research, Industry, Higher Education and Job Creation

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – Sept. 6, 2011 Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage systems, announced today that its end-to-end 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity products have been selected by High Performance Computing Wales (HPC Wales), a five year project that is providing advanced computing technology access to businesses and universities across Wales.

HPC Wales chose Mellanox’s state-of-the-art computing technology and infrastructure to increase its high-level skills development and training, and provide tailor-made support services to businesses. The availability of this technology is expected to have a significant impact on the Welsh economy, business competitiveness, innovation, job sector, high value R&D in higher education institutions and skills development.

“The HPC Wales project will provide Wales with a world-class supercomputing network, a research and innovation institute, and a skills academy which will have commercial and economic impacts and outputs,” said David Craddock, Chief Executive Officer of HPC Wales. “When deciding on our technologies, we immediately went with Mellanox for their top performing end-to-end connectivity products. Their latency-reducing and performance-boosting InfiniBand and 10GbE offerings are the perfect solution to our high-performance computing needs.”

“HPC Wales is an ambitious project that plans to provide user-focused services and training in high-performance computing for researchers in businesses and universities,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox is pleased that HPC Wales has chosen our 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity products to support their high-performance computing efforts to speed up the innovation of regional products and services.”

Mellanox’s end-to-end InfiniBand and 10GbE connectivity solutions, consisting of the ConnectX®-3 line of I/O adapter products, comprehensive SwitchX™ family of fixed and modular switches, management and acceleration software and cables, deliver industry-leading performance, efficiency and scalability for the best return-on-investment for performance interconnects.

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