SUNNYVALE, Calif. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL, October 27, 2009 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that Bell Microproducts Inc. (BELM.OB), one of the world's largest value-added distributors of storage and computing technology, now distributes Mellanox adapter cards, InfiniBand switch systems, gateway systems and cables. Mellanox products deliver industry-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution.
“By working with Mellanox, we will be able to offer our customers efficient, high performing InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions,” said Gary Gammon, senior vice president, enterprise marketing, Bell Micro. “Mellanox is a leader in this space, and the company offers cost effective solutions without sacrificing performance or flexibility in the data center.”
“Bell Micro is a global, specialist distributor of a wide range of high-tech products, solutions and services,” said Marc Sultzbaugh, vice president of worldwide sales at Mellanox Technologies. “We are confident that Bell Micro will help us effectively and efficiently bring Mellanox’s industry-leading connectivity products to the data center server and storage market.”
Mellanox’s industry-leading ConnectX®-2 Virtual Protocol Interconnect™ (VPI) adapter cards are designed to drive the full performance of high-speed 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet fabrics. Built with Mellanox’s 4th generation InfiniScale® IV InfiniBand switch device, Mellanox 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand switches, with FabricIT™ fabric management software, provide the highest-performing fabric solution by delivering high-bandwidth and low-latency to enterprise data centers, high-performance computing and embedded environments. BridgeX™ BX4010 is the first VPI gateway allowing data centers to deploy I/O consolidation solutions using InfiniBand or Ethernet as the convergence fabric of choice. The company’s cables are a cost-effective solution for connecting InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters and switches, extending the benefits and reliability of Mellanox’s high-performance InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters throughout the network.
About Bell Microproducts Inc.
Bell Microproducts (BELM.OB) is an international, value-added distributor of a wide range of high-tech products, solutions and services, including storage systems, servers, software, computer components, and peripherals, as well as maintenance and professional services. An industry-recognized specialist in storage products, the company is one of the world's largest storage-centric value-added distributors.
Bell Microproducts is uniquely qualified with deep technical and application expertise to service a broad range of information technology needs. From design to deployment, its products are available at any level of integration, from components to subsystem assemblies and fully-integrated, tested and certified system solutions. More information can be found in the company's SEC filings, or by visiting the Bell Microproducts web site at www.bellmicro.com.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for servers and storage that optimize data center performance. Mellanox products deliver market-leading bandwidth, performance, scalability, power conservation, and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof solution. For the best in performance and scalability, Mellanox is the choice for Fortune 500 data centers and the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Founded in 1999, Mellanox Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and Yokneam, Israel. For more information, visit Mellanox at www.mellanox.com.
Mellanox, ConnectX, InfiniBlast, InfiniBridge, InfiniHost, InfiniRISC, InfiniScale, and InfiniPCI are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. BridgeX, FabricIT, PhyX, and Virtual Protocol Interconnect are trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.