Mellanox Connect-IB InfiniBand Adapter Achieves World Record Performance Results

  Mellanox Connect-IB InfiniBand Adapter Achieves World Record Performance

Connect-IB™, the new foundation for scalable computing, demonstrates more than
   135 million messages per second and data throughput higher than 100Gb/s


Business Wire

SALT LAKE CITY -- November 12, 2012

SC12 -- Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading
supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data
center servers and storage systems, today announced that its recently
announced next-generation InfiniBand adapter, Connect-IB, achieved
world-record performance results, enabling the creation of highly scalable
server and storage connected infrastructures. The Connect-IB dual-port 56Gb/s
FDR InfiniBand adapter achieves the industry’s highest throughput of more than
100Gb/s utilizing PCI Express 3.0 x16 and over 135 million messages per
second, 4.5X higher than previous or competing solutions. These performance
capabilities are critical to High-Performance Computing (HPC), Web 2.0, Cloud,
Big Data and financial applications which require a high rate of message
communication in order to deliver faster results and provide a competitive
advantage to their users.

Connect-IB, the world's leading scalable server and storage adapter solution
for High-Performance Co ...

Connect-IB, the world's leading scalable server and storage adapter solution
for High-Performance Computing (HPC), Web 2.0, Cloud, Big Data, financial
services, virtualized data centers and storage environments. Connect-IB
adapters deliver the highest throughput of 100Gb/s utilizing PCI Express 3.0
x16, unmatched scaling with innovative transport services, sub-microsecond
latency and 130 million messages per second - 4X higher message rate over
competing solutions. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Mellanox Connect-IB delivers the next generation interconnect architecture
and performance for the world leading HPC, Web 2.0, cloud and storage
infrastructures,” said Michael Kagan, CTO at Mellanox Technologies. “By
providing double the interconnect throughput and 4.5X the message rate, we
enable applications to scale with greater performance and efficiency. Together
with our server and storage partners, we pave the road to Exascale platforms.”

The Connect-IB product line consists of single and dual port adapters with
PCIe 3.0 with x8 and x16 host bus interface options, as well as a single port
adapter for PCI Express 2.0 x16. Each port supports FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand with
MPI ping latency less than 1us. All Mellanox adapters support the CPU offload
of transport operations and RDMA for efficient computing. Connect-IB also has
several advanced features for high-performance computing, including a new
Dynamically Connected Transport service for unlimited scalability, and
end-to-end data protection for unmatched data reliability.

Connect-IB adapter cards are sampling today.

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About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and
Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox
interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the
highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications
and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast
interconnect products: adapters, switches, software and silicon that
accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range
of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web
2.0, cloud, storage and financial services. More information is available at

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