July 10, 2012
Mellanox and Quanta QCT partner to deliver cloud computing solutions with unprecedented price-performance benefits for applications demanding high-performance
SUNNYVALE, Calif., and YOKNEAM, Israel, July 10 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced a partnership with Quanta QCT, a leading provider of server, storage and network equipment to data center customers in the United States.
This partnership was developed as part of Quanta QCT's increased focus on cloud technology-based solutions. The companies are partnering on solutions based on servers and storage from Quanta QCT and interconnect technology from Mellanox to deliver unprecedented price performance on cloud computing for enterprise and service provider data centers.
"Many of our customers are asking for interconnect solutions that support applications demanding high-bandwidth and low-latency," said Mike Yang, vice president and general manager of Quanta QCT. "Mellanox delivers a high-performance solution for these applications, and we're proud to offer it to our customers requiring higher levels of interconnect performance."
Mellanox products – including the ConnectX-3 suite of products that accelerate application performance by increasing available bandwidth and decreasing the associated transport load on the CPU – are immediately available through Quanta QCT.
"Quanta QCT has recognized Mellanox as a leading vendor for Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions," said Marc Sultzbaugh, vice president of worldwide sales at Mellanox Technologies. "Mellanox and Quanta QCT are partnering to offer some of the highest-performing cloud solutions currently available."
Quanta QCT targets midsize and large enterprises, governments and service providers who want the engineering excellence of a global manufacturer of integrated datacenter solutions, but do not require the scale and resources of a full-service ODM. Quanta QCT is headquartered in Fremont, Calif., and its parent company is Quanta Computer, Inc., a $37 billion original design manufacturer. More information is available at http://www.QuantaQCT.com.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX) 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 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.
Source: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.
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