Mellanox Introduces HPC-X Scalable Software Toolkit for High-Performance Computing Platforms and Applications

  Mellanox Introduces HPC-X Scalable Software Toolkit for High-Performance
  Computing Platforms and Applications

 Comprehensive HPC software suite demonstrates more than 50 percent increased
                    performance with leading applications

International Supercomputing Conference 2014

Business Wire

LEIPZIG, Germany -- June 23, 2014

Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end
interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today
announced the availability of HPC-X™ Scalable Software Toolkit, a
comprehensive software suite for high-performance computing environments,
which provides enhancements to significantly increase the scalability and
performance of message communications in the network.

HPC-X provides complete communication libraries to support MPI, SHMEM and PGAS
programming languages, as well as performance accelerators that take advantage
of Mellanox’s scalable interconnect solutions. HPC-X provides support for
other interconnect solutions as well, based on the Ethernet and InfiniBand

HPC-X Scalable Software Toolkit components and accelerators include:

  *Mellanox ScalableMPI - Message Passing Interface based on Open MPI
  *Mellanox ScalableSHMEM - One-sided communications library
  *Mellanox ScaleableUPC - UPC parallel programming language library based on
    Berkeley UPC
  *Mellanox MXM - Messaging Accelerator optimized for underlying hardware
  *Mellanox FCA - Fabric Collectives Accelerator supporting MPI-3
  *Mellanox IPM - Integrated Performance Monitoring and additional
    benchmarking tools to help users fine tune their HPC environment

“HPC-X enables you to rapidly deploy and deliver maximum application
performance without the complexity and costs of licensed third-party tools and
libraries,” said Scot Schultz, director of HPC and technical computing at
Mellanox. “Users can now solve their most complex problems in reduced time and
scale their solutions more efficiently.”

The benefits of HPC-X can easily be seen even at lower node counts compared to
running with a standard version of Open MPI. OpenFOAM, a popular open-source
computational fluid dynamics code used by both commercial and academic
organizations, demonstrated a 58 percent productivity boost with HPC-X at just
16 nodes. LS-DYNA, a popular commercial general-purpose finite element program
used by industry leaders in automotive and aerospace to analyze complex
vehicle designs, demonstrated improved scalability and 76 percent improved
productivity with HPC-X at only 32 nodes. The effects that HPC-X will
demonstrate can be even greater with larger scale system deployments.

Visit Mellanox Technologies at ISC’14 (June 23-25, 2014)

Visit Mellanox Technologies at ISC’14 (booth #531) to see demonstrations and
the full suite of Mellanox’s end-to-end high-performance InfiniBand and
Ethernet solutions.

For more information on Mellanox’s event and speaking activities at ISC’14,
please visit

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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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