Mellanox Encourages Excellence by Supporting Judo World Champion Yarden Gerbi
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 it will provide financial
support to Israeli sportswoman Yarden Gerbi, 2013 Judo World Champion in
the under 63kg (139 lbs.) category and ranked first worldwide, and will
sponsor her as she attempts to qualify for and compete in the 2016
Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
This sponsorship is part of Mellanox's tradition of donating part of its
profits to communities in Israel and the United States. Mellanox is
committed to fostering and encouraging excellence and achievements of
individuals, and is actively involved in a variety of education
programs, technology access programs, sports programs and cultural
activities. Mellanox attaches great importance to rewarding and
encouraging excellence and believes in the power of excellence to
improve society as a whole and to build a better future. In supporting
leading athlete Yarden Gerbi, the company hopes to help her focus on
training and preparing for upcoming competitions, especially the Olympic
Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
"I am very happy that Mellanox will support me as it will allow me to
dedicate myself to the excellence, values and hard work required of a
world champion," said Yarden Gerbi. "During my visit to the company, I
got to know its history, its people and its unique way of thinking. It
fascinated me. The company's support gives me the strength to move
forward toward my next goals, and I hope to continue fulfilling our
dreams, the main one of which is the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de
"We believe in encouraging excellence and achievements while
strengthening the infrastructure of education, science and technology,
sports and culture. We are involved in order to encourage talents, and
enable initiatives and successes of individuals in various domains for
the better of our society," said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of
Mellanox Technologies. "We are proud of Yarden's talent, determination
and achievements and are happy to accompany her on her career path on
the way to the Olympic Games in 2016. We hope that more will follow
Yarden's hard work and success and achieve worldwide recognition as
Yarden has by becoming the World Champion."
Mellanox also supports the judoka Tommy Arshansky, an outstanding
Israeli athlete who won the bronze medal at the European Championship in
judo in the under 60kg category held in Budapest this year. The company
also granted the talented violinist Gal Eckstein a scholarship for his
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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Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
Ashley Paula, +1-415-547-7024
Gelbart Kahana Investor Relations
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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