Mellanox's Performance-Leading ConnectX-2 10GbE NICs and Mezzanine Cards Now Available through IBM

SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL – April 6, 2011 – 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 its ConnectX®-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet NICs and mezzanine adapter cards are now available on IBM System x and BladeCenter® servers. With industry-leading performance, power efficiency, integration and feature-set, ConnectX-2 EN with RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet) adapters provide an optimized, low-latency solution for high-transaction databases, financial services, cloud computing, and virtualized server and storage data center environments.

“Mellanox is pleased to provide its leading ConnectX-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet technology through IBM enabling IT managers with the industry’s most efficient, flexible and high-performance Ethernet solution and providing them with an IT infrastructure to support their business success,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “The combination of IBM System x or BladeCenter servers, and Mellanox’s performance-leading ConnectX-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet NICs cards, enables end-users to improve their IT infrastructures while reducing complexity, expanding flexibility and increasing efficiency and power savings.”

“Our customers are looking to meet the challenges of today’s dynamic world, contain costs, deal with IT skill shortages and take full advantage of new performance-based technologies,” said Roland Hagan, vice president of System x servers at IBM. “IBM System x and BladeCenter servers, with Mellanox ConnectX-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet NICs, provide leading performance, energy efficiency, scalability and manageability for a wide variety of applications that our clients demand in today’s business and government settings.”

Mellanox ConnectX-2 EN 10 Gigabit Ethernet NICs and mezzanine adapter cards are available today through IBM at

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Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX, TASE: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof architecture. The company offers innovative solutions that address a wide range of markets including HPC, enterprise, mega warehouse data centers, cloud computing, Internet and Web 2.0.

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