NASDAQ OMX NLX Selects Mellanox's InfiniBand Solutions for Core Trading Interconnect
New NASDAQ OMX NLX market will leverage mature high performance
interconnect technology to provide customers with unmatched speed and
consistency of execution
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX)(TASE: MLNX), a leading
supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data
center servers and storage systems, announces that its industry and
performance-leading InfiniBand solutions have been selected by NASDAQ
OMX NLX ("NLX") to enable fast, reliable trading. NLX, the new London
derivatives market, will offer a range of both short- and long-term
interest rate (STIRs and LTIRs) euro- and sterling-based listed
derivatives products, subject to Financial Services Authority approval.
InfiniBand will act as the server interconnect for NLX's matching
In addition to Mellanox's InfiniBand interconnect solutions, NASDAQ OMX
NLX will use Mellanox's VMA messaging accelerator to cut 60-to-70
percent of the server-to-server latency and eliminate jitter.
"Mellanox is a well-known and trusted supplier for providing low latency
solutions for trade matching and execution," said Carl Slesser, chief
technology officer, NLX. "We are working with our partners to ensure we
offer a robust and efficient environment to trade both ends of the
interest rate curve on a single market."
"We are delighted to partner with NASDAQ OMX NLX for this important new
market," said Gilad Shainer, vice president of market development at
Mellanox Technologies. "Utilizing InfiniBand as the core server
interconnect technology provides NLX with a robust, tried and tested
system that has the capability to manage increasing volumes as this new
and highly competitive market grows."
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 www.mellanox.com.
Mellanox, BridgeX, ConnectX, CORE-Direct, InfiniBridge, InfiniHost,
InfiniScale, PhyX, SwitchX, UFM, Virtual Protocol Interconnect and
Voltaire are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Connect-IB, CoolBox, FabricIT, Mellanox Federal Systems, Mellanox
Software Defined Storage, MetroX, MetroDX, MLNX-OS, ScalableHPC, and
Unbreakable-Link are trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other
trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Ashley Paula, +1-415-547-7024
Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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