|[February 11, 2013]
Mellanox Expands Line of MetroX™ Long-Haul Interconnect Solutions and Introduces MetroDX™ for Inter Data Center Connectivity
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel --(Business Wire)--
Mellanox (News - Alert)® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX) (TASE: MLNX), a leading
supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data
center servers and storage systems, today announced the availability of
new RDMA InfiniBand and Ethernet long-haul interconnect solutions as
part of the company's MetroX
product line. MetroX products enable long-reach, high-throughput RDMA
connectivity within and between data centers across multiple
geographically distributed sites. MetroX enables IT managers to
effectively connect remote data centers together, and provide faster
disaster recovery and better utilization of remote storage or compute
Mellanox's MetroX and MetroDX long-haul interconnect solution family (Photo: Business Wire)
The new systems are part of the MetroX long-haul interconnect solution
family and include:
MetroDX TX6000 - MetroX based system aimed at internal data
center long reach connectivity or between close data center compute
and storage infrastructures. The TX6000 supports 18 long-haul ports
running 40Gb/s to a distance up to 1,000 meters.
MetroX TX6200 - MetroX based system that enables longer reach
campus and metro data center connectivity. The TX6200 supports 2
long-haul ports running 10/40Gb/s to a distance up to 100km.
The two new systems are in addition to the recently announced MetroX
TX6100 system, which supports 6 ports running 40Gb/s to a distance up to
"The need for long-haul InfiniBand and Ethernet with RDMA connectivity
continues to grow," said Gilad Shainer, vice president of market
development at Mellanox Technologies. "The MetroX series extends
InfiniBand and Ethernet lossless RDMA beyond a single data center
network location. Data center expansion or Disaster Recovery (DR) sites
can now benefit from Mellanox's fastest interconnect solutions with no
performance degradation. Utilizing Mellanox high-throughput interconnect
solutions, our customers are able to reduce their database recovery time
from days to hours, and thus maintain their business continuity and gain
a competitive edge."
MetroX joins Mellanox's Virtual Protocol Interconnect® (VPI) end-to-end
interconnect portfolio and will be available during the second quarter
Join us for a live webinar on Mellanox's MetroX Long-Haul Solutions:
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00am EST/ 8:00am PST
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 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.
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