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Mellanox Introduces New 40 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Supporting the Open Compute Project 2.0 Specification

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Mellanox(R) Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) , a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its 40GbE NICs support the recently released Open Compute Project (OCP) 2.0 server and storage specification. Available in Q4 2014, the ConnectX(R)-3 Pro OCP-based 40GbE NICs with RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE), host management and overlay network offloads offer optimized application latency and performance while maintaining extremely low system power consumption.

“The growth of hyperscale and cloud computing requires new paradigms in infrastructure, and Mellanox Ethernet NICs provide rich performance and efficiency features, such as overlay network offloads and RDMA/RoCE to provide the best infrastructure return-on-investment,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “We’re pleased to deliver 40GbE NIC technology to OCP 2.0-based server and storage designs to enable superior cloud productivity, efficiency, and sustainability.”

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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

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