VMWORLD EUROPE, CANNES, FRANCE – February 25, 2008 – Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, today announced that its ConnectX® EN 10GbE NIC adapters and device drivers are now VMware Ready™ Certified. The certification showcases the interoperability of ConnectX and Mellanox software with VMware Infrastructure 3.5. Mellanox’s ConnectX and data center I/O consolidation solutions enable VMware customers to gain increased productivity, improved efficiency and higher utilization of virtualized data centers and high-performance systems.
“Certifying our ConnectX EN 10GbE NIC adapters for VMware Infrastructure is a great testament to the maturity and ready-to-deploy status of our solution in virtualized environments,” said Wayne Augsburger, vice president of business development at Mellanox Technologies. “ConnectX EN supports all features needed for the virtualized and unified data center fabric, and being VMware Ready Certified makes deployments by OEMs and end users significantly easier.”
“As a VMware Ready Certified product, the Mellanox 10GbE NIC adapter has achieved a significant milestone through its active participation in the VMware Community Source Program,” said Shekar Ayyar, vice president of infrastructure alliances at VMware. “Mellanox’s 10GbE technology complements the VMware platform, enabling customers to get higher productivity and efficiency from their virtualized infrastructure.”
VMware Ready Certified device drivers for ConnectX EN 10GbE NIC device are now available from VMware (http://vmware.com/download/vi/drivers_tools.html) and Mellanox.
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.
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