InfiniBand in-network computing acceleration technology to enable the
new 8 petaflop supercomputer to deliver highest applications performance
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2018--
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of
high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data
center servers and storage systems, today announced that InfiniBand has
been chosen to accelerate the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National
Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) new supercomputer. The new 8
Petaflop system named “Eagle” will consist of more than 2100 nodes and
deliver 3 times the performance compared to NREL’s current
supercomputing platform. Eagle will be put into production in January
“InfiniBand’s smart In-Network Computing acceleration engines, RDMA
technology, and high reliability and robustness will ensure the highest
performance, efficiency and scalability for NREL’s HPC, AI, storage,
cloud and other applications,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of
marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “We are happy to be part of the NREL
new supercomputing platform, helping to advance the leading edge of
“The Eagle supercomputer will enable NREL’s researchers to run
increasingly detailed models that simulate complex processes and
phenomena, to gain new insights and innovations in energy efficiency and
renewable energy technologies,” said Steve Hammond, NREL's Computational
Science Director at NREL.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end
InfiniBand and Ethernet smart 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.
Note: Mellanox is a trademark of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All
other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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