|[April 30, 2014]
Mellanox 40 Gigabit Ethernet Interconnect and IBM Power8 Enable High Velocity Infrastructures for NoSQL Databases and In-Memory Data Grids
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Mellanox (News - Alert)® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of
high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center
servers and storage systems, today announced a collaboration with IBM (News - Alert) to
deliver a high-performance infrastructure for NoSQL Databases and
In-Memory Data Grids (IMDGs), utilizing IBM Power8™-based systems and
Mellanox 40GbE adapters and switches featuring RDMA over Converged
Ethernet (RoCE). The solution supports the co-location of data
computation in a distributed fashion, enabling global accessibility,
scalability, elasticity, and persistence. This modular approach enables
a 10X increase of application throughput while reducing latency by more
"We are pleased to collaborate with IBM to develop the necessary
infrastructure for today's demanding data processing and rapidly growing
data sets," said Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing at
Mellanox Technologies. "The new high-performance infrastructure creates
a unique value proposition for organizations looking to gain In-Memory
performance and scalability advantages while offloading application
"Applications that historically struggled with scalability and
performance can now benefit from In-Memory processing," said Terri
Virnig, vice president, IBM Power Ecosystem. "Our collaborative efforts
with Mellanox resulted in a robust architecture with Power8-based
systems and high-performance interconnects designed to tackle the Big
Data processing requirements of today."
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, cables 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 www.mellanox.com.
Mellanox is a registered trademark of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All
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