Mellanox Announces the World's First Demonstration of Open Ethernet Platforms
Open Ethernet™ allows users to gain control of their Ethernet switch
network to achieve higher utilization, efficiency and
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, today announced it will showcase the
world's first demonstration of Open
Ethernet platforms during Interop
in Las Vegas from May 7-9, 2013. The Open Ethernet demonstration will
include Quagga L3 open source stack running on top of Mellanox's SwitchX®
switch systems. Mellanox's Open Ethernet initiative is an
alternative approach to traditional closed-code Ethernet switches,
providing customers with full flexibility and freedom to custom-design
their data center in order to optimize utilization, efficiency and
overall return-on-investment. The demonstration showcases how customers
can run Quagga or their customized version of Quagga on top of Mellanox
open platform Ethernet switches and benefit from increased flexibility
SwitchX-2. The World's Leading Software Defined Networking 10, 40, and 56 Gigabit Ethernet Switch IC and Systems (Photo: Business Wire)
"The market's move toward SDN and open source networking offers a
variety of advantages that help drive data center productivity and
currently is not available with traditional proprietary software," said
Gilad Shainer, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies.
"Our demonstration with Quagga highlights the power of Open Ethernet to
provide the capability to fully customize open source software packages
on top of Mellanox 40 and 56GbE switches, enabling our customers to add
differentiation and competitive advantages in their networking
infrastructure while reducing cost."
Open Ethernet Demonstration at Interop (May 7-9, 2013):
Visit Mellanox Technologies at booth #1339 to see the live Open Ethernet
demonstration. For more information on Mellanox's event and speaking
activities at Interop, please visit www.mellanox.com/interop2013/.
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.
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InfiniScale, MLNX-OS, PhyX, SwitchX, Virtual Protocol Interconnect and
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Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Ashley Paula, +1-415-547-7024
Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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