Mellanox Enhances Cloud Efficiency and Scalability with Release of InfiniBand Driver for VMware vSphere 5
Mellanox FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand brings higher performance and a
flatter cloud infrastructure for vSphere® 5
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 the availability of
InfiniBand driver support for VMware vSphere® 5, providing IT end-users
the compelling choice of deploying field proven InfiniBand-based
interconnect in virtualized data center and cloud environments. Running
with Mellanox's industry-leading ConnectX®-3 FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand
adapter cards and SwitchX® FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand switches, the
InfiniBand software driver for VMware vSphere 5 helps bring high
throughput and low latency to virtualized IT deployments.
The InfiniBand driver for VMware vSphere 5 along with features like
VMware VMDirect Path I/O, vMotion® and VMware High Availability (HA),
leverage InfiniBand's advanced built-in reliability and performance
capabilities to help bring high performance and cost-effective solutions
to IT end-users.
"Virtualization is proven to be the most effective technology to drive
lower data center total cost of ownership and improve the
cost-effectiveness of cloud computing SLA," said David Barzilai, vice
president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "Mellanox's InfiniBand
driver leverages the advanced data center virtualization and high
availability features of VMware vSphere 5 to help bring new
cost-effective system architectures for the next generation of flexible,
reliable IT services."
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX, TASE: MLNX) 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, Virtual Protocol Interconnect and Voltaire
are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. FabricIT,
MLNX-OS, Unbreakable-Link, UFM and Unified Fabric Manager are trademarks
of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of
their respective owners.
VMware, VMware vSphere, VMware vMotion are registered trademarks and/or
trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Ashley Paula, 415-547-7024
Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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