Mellanox's Industry-Leading 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapters and Drivers Now Certified for a Wide Spectrum of Software Platforms

ConnectX EN Enables Efficient I/O Consolidation for Servers and Storage in Enterprise and Virtualized Data Center Infrastructures

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – March 10, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, today announced the immediate availability of ConnectX® EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet drivers for a broad array of major operating systems, including Windows, Linux, VMware Infrastructure, Citrix XenServer and FreeBSD. With these broad software platform certifications, Mellanox ConnectX EN solutions enable IT managers with the most efficient, flexible and high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet networking for data centers and high-performance systems.

“This broad OS certification of Mellanox ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters is a strong market validation of our industry-leading networking capabilities and solutions,” said Wayne Augsburger, vice president of business development at Mellanox Technologies. “Supporting both virtualized and non-virtualized environments with wire-speed performance and low-latency, ConnectX EN adapters deliver true data center convergence, consolidation and operational efficiency.”

Mellanox’s ConnectX EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet solutions provide the required flexibility and efficiency to enable true I/O consolidation for virtualized and enterprise data centers. ConnectX EN provides line rate and very low-latency and supports all the stateless offload features, virtualization accelerations, Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). ConnectX EN supports a wide variety of cabling options, including UTP, CX4 for copper and SR, LR and LRM for fibre optics.

Mellanox 10 Gigabit Ethernet drivers and the common firmware for ConnectX devices are available today to customers through Mellanox partners and also on the Mellanox website.

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

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