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National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore and Mellanox Jointly Accelerate Singapore Cross-Government Network
[August 06, 2018]

National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore and Mellanox Jointly Accelerate Singapore Cross-Government Network

Mellanox Interconnect Solutions Connect More Than 20 Government Facilities Across Singapore, Enabling Highest Scalability and Best Return on Investment 

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, Isreal, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Mellanox 100 Gigabit Ethernet Spectrum-based switches, ConnectX adapters, cables and modules were selected to upgrade Singapore's Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN) with fast-speed low-latency access from Singapore's National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC).

"Our aim is to enable high-speed data transfer and user access to different facilities at various locations within Singapore to the supercomputer at NSCC," said Mr. Alan Davis, Director, NSCC.  "Mellanox's end-to-end Ethernet solutions was selected due to their technology, performance and scalability advantages."

"We are excited to collaborate with NSCC to interconnect the Singapore's research and educational facilities in the most efficient and scalable way," said Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "The combination of our Ethernet RoCE technology, Spectrum switches, MetroX WDM long-haul switch, cables and software provide the highest data throughput, enabling Singapore's government facility users to be at the forefront of research and scientific discovery." 

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Mellanox ConnectX®-5 is a member of the Mellanox Smart Interconnect suite. It supports Co-Design and In-Network Compute and brings new acceleration engines for maximizing High Performance, Web 2.0, Cloud, Data Analytics and storage platforms. Virtual Protocol Interconnect® equipped ConnectX-5 supports two ports of 100Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity, sub-600 nanosecond latency, and very high message rate, plus embedded PCIe switch and NVMe over Fabric offloads, providing the highest performance and the best flexibility for the most demanding applications and markets. ConnectX-5 enables higher HPC performance with new Message Passing Interface (MPI) offloads,such as MPI Tag Matching and MPI AlltoAll operations, advanced dynamic routing, and new capabilities to perform various data algorithms. 

Mellanox Spectrum™, the eighth generation of switching IC family from Mellanox, delivers leading Ethernet performance, efficiency and throughput, low-latency and scalability for data center Ethernet networks by integrating advanced networking functionality for Ethernet fabrics. Hyperscale, cloud, data-intensive, virtualized data centers or storage environments drive the need for increased interconnect performance and throughput beyond 10 and 40GbE. Spectrum's flexibility enables solution companies to build any Ethernet switch system at the speeds of 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100G, with leading port density, low latency, zero packet loss, and non-blocking traffic.

Mellanox's MetroX® is providing RDMA Long-Haul Systems - the highest performing interconnect solution for Enterprise Data Centers (EDC), High Performance Computing (HPC) and Storage. MetroX solutions enable connections between data centers deployed across multiple geographically distributed sites, extending Mellanox's world-leading interconnect benefits beyond local data centers and storage clusters.

Mellanox LinkX® product family of cables and transceivers provides the industry's most complete line of 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100Gb/s interconnect products for Cloud, Web 2.0, Enterprise, telco, and storage data centers applications. They are often used to link top-of-rack switches downwards to servers, storage appliances and upwards in switch-to-switch applications. 

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About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet smart 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:

About National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore

The National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore was established in 2015 and manages Singapore's first national petascale facility with high performance computing (HPC) resources to support science and engineering computing needs for academic, research and industry communities.  Funded by its stakeholders, including Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), with substantial funding from the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), NSCC aims to democratize access to supercomputing.  NSCC works with local and international organizations to catalyze collaborative HPC projects and programs which support national research and development initiatives, attract industrial research collaborations and enhance Singapore's research capabilities. For more information, please visit

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