NASDAQ OMX NLX Selects Mellanox’s InfiniBand Solutions for Core Trading Interconnect

  NASDAQ OMX NLX Selects Mellanox’s InfiniBand Solutions for Core Trading

 New NASDAQ OMX NLX market will leverage mature high performance interconnect
   technology to provide customers with unmatched speed and consistency of

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel -- February 14, 2013

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, announces that its industry and performance-leading
InfiniBand solutions have been selected by NASDAQ OMX NLX ("NLX") to enable
fast, reliable trading. NLX, the new London derivatives market, will offer a
range of both short- and long-term interest rate (STIRs and LTIRs) euro- and
sterling-based listed derivatives products, subject to Financial Services
Authority approval. InfiniBand will act as the server interconnect for NLX’s
matching engines.

In addition to Mellanox’s InfiniBand interconnect solutions, NASDAQ OMX NLX
will use Mellanox’s VMA messaging accelerator to cut 60-to-70 percent of the
server-to-server latency and eliminate jitter.

“Mellanox is a well-known and trusted supplier for providing low latency
solutions for trade matching and execution,” said Carl Slesser, chief
technology officer, NLX. “We are working with our partners to ensure we offer
a robust and efficient environment to trade both ends of the interest rate
curve on a single market."

“We are delighted to partner with NASDAQ OMX NLX for this important new
market,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of market development at Mellanox
Technologies. “Utilizing InfiniBand as the core server interconnect technology
provides NLX with a robust, tried and tested system that has the capability to
manage increasing volumes as this new and highly competitive market grows.”

Supporting Resources:

  *Learn more about Mellanox’s InfiniBand adapter cards, switches, and cables
  *Learn more about Mellanox’s VMA
  *Follow Mellanox on Twitter and Facebook

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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