Mellanox 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Support Microsoft Open Compute Project (OCP) Cloud Server Specification
ConnectX®-3 Pro 10/40GbE NICs optimize the performance of Microsoft
OCP-based scalable and virtualized cloud and mega data center
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX), a leading supplier of
high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center
servers and storage systems, today announced 10 and 40GbE NIC support
for the Microsoft OCP server and storage specification which are based
on hardware used to power Microsoft's global cloud services, including
Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365. Available now, the ConnectX®-3 Pro
OCP-based 10/40GbE NICs with RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) and
overlay network offloads offer optimized application latency and
performance while maintaining extremely low system power consumption.
"The growth of hyperscale 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 Kevin
Deierling, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "We're
pleased to collaborate with Microsoft in delivering 10/40GbE NIC
technology to their OCP server and storage designs to enable superior
cloud productivity, efficiency, and sustainability."
"We believe that open technologies will help accelerate adoption and
enable customers to benefit from private, hybrid and public cloud
computing," said Kushagra Vaid, General Manager, Cloud Infrastructure
Server Engineering, at Microsoft. "We're pleased to see Mellanox's
readiness with a 40GbE NIC that embraces the Microsoft OCP cloud server
specification and look forward to collaborating with them further on
future open hardware solutions."
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 trademarks of Mellanox
Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Ashley Paula, +1-415-547-7024
Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd
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