Mellanox Collaborates with NCS and LSI to Provide an End-to-End Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Solution

Solution enables a scalable hyper-converged system to meet the growing customer demand for desktop virtualization

EMC World, Las Vegas, NV. – May 5, 2014 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today its collaboration with NCS Technologies, Inc. to offer an end-to-end 40GbE virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. The solution includes a NCS Cirrus LT PColP zero client laptop connected to a 40GbE-based VDI appliance designed by EMC, LSI, Mellanox and Supermicro. This high-performance, cost-effective solution for VMware Horizon View™ deployments provides customers with the ability to simply and efficiently scale-out VDI environments and to meet the demands of a changing business climate.

“NCS Technologies is the world leader in innovative, mobile zero client and VDI solutions, and it is delighted to be collaborating with LSI, EMC, Mellanox and Supermicro to bring a comprehensive VDI solution to businesses,” says Mike Turicchi, chief product officer at NCS Technologies. “Together, we offer a high-performance, scalable end-to-end 40GbE solution for enterprises adopting a VDI strategy.”

“Providing end-to-end data security can be challenging and costly for IT administrators, but the NCS mobile zero client laptop solution for VDI with LSI Nytro® flash cards is a great option,” says Brian Sorby, senior director of marketing, datacenter solutions group, at LSI. “By combining these leading products, we now deliver a scalable high-performance solution for all VDI implementations.”

“Modern data centers and IT administrators want out-of-the-box solutions that offer reliability and enterprise-class performance at the lowest total cost of ownership,” says Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “By working with some of the most innovative technology partners in the industry, we are now able to leverage our end-to-end 40GbE interconnect solutions to offer a secure, end-to-end virtual desktop infrastructure that features the highest quality of storage, security and acceleration solutions on the market.”

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About Mellanox
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

About NCS Technologies, Inc.
NCS Technologies of Gainesville, VA, builds innovative computing solutions for enterprise, government, education and OEM customers. More than one-half million NCS computing systems have been installed around the world. Visit


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