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Anchor Chooses Mellanox InfiniBand to Enable E-Commerce Cloud Hosting Platform

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Mellanox(R) Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) , a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced its FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand adapters have been selected by Anchor, an Australian web hosting provider, to enhance customer experience with e-commerce by improving page load times and maximizing uptime for Australian online retailers. Anchor’s new high-performance managed cloud platform leverages Mellanox end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solutions, including ConnectX(R)-3 adapters, SwitchX(R)2 switch systems, and LinkXTM cables, and OpenStack software for heavy, online-transaction-processing (OLTP) workloads commonly seen with content management systems (CMS) and online retail applications.

“Ease-of-use and a seamless experience are critical when it comes to meeting customer demands in online shopping,” said Bart Thomas, CEO of Anchor. “With Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand-based solutions, we are able to meet online retailers’ need for ultra high-performance, low-latency, highly-scalable networks, enabling them to better serve their customers during peak shopping periods.”

Anchor specializes in providing managed hosting services for Magento e-commerce customers in both Australia and the USA. The new OpenStack cloud has been architected around Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solutions from the ground up, ensuring that customers continue to have the best possible experience when shopping online.

“The combination of an OpenStack-based cloud and Ceph storage connected with a blazingly fast InfiniBand network enables Anchor to offer the most efficient and scalable e-commerce platform available,” said Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox’s FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solution gives a performance lift to all applications, resulting in better response times and an improved user experience no matter how data or resource intensive.”

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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, 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, ConnectX, and SwitchX are registered trademark of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. LinkX is a trademark of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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