Texas Advanced Computing Center Selects Mellanox for New Large-Scale Lonestar 4 Cluster

End-to-End 40Gb/s InfiniBand Connected Cluster to Provide Leading Performance for more than 1,000 Science and Engineering Research Projects over Three Years

SC’10, NEW ORLEANS, LA. – November 16, 2010 Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has selected Mellanox’s full range of end-to-end 40Gb/s InfiniBand products, including ConnectX®-2 adapter cards, IS5600 648-port switch systems, blade switches and cables for its upcoming 1,888-node Lonestar 4 cluster.  Expected to be online in February 2011, the 40Gb/s InfiniBand Lonestar 4 cluster is expected to be the third largest cluster in the National Science Foundation TeraGrid.

“Lonestar 4 fills a very important and crucial role for all of our researchers at The University of Texas at Austin while still serving those throughout the larger national scientific community on the TeraGrid,” said Tommy Minyard, director of Advanced Computing Systems at TACC. “The new Lonestar 4 cluster will provide researchers with best-in-class performance for their large-scale scientific applications.”

“Mellanox’s industry-leading, end-to-end InfiniBand solutions deliver the critical performance, efficiency and scalability needs of world-leading systems, such as the Lonestar 4 system at TACC,” said John Monson, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “The Lonestar 4 cluster, leveraging Mellanox’s advanced capabilities of application offloads, RDMA and end-to-end reliability, will provide TACC with an optimal solution to accelerate their numerous programs.”

Mellanox’s end-to-end InfiniBand connectivity, consisting of the ConnectX®-2 line of I/O adapter products, gateways, cables and comprehensive IS5000 family of fixed and modular switches, delivers industry-leading bandwidth, efficiency, reliability and scalability. Mellanox provides its worldwide customers with the broadest, most advanced and highest performing end-to-end networking solutions for the world’s most compute-demanding applications.

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