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Mellanox's SX1016 - An Ultra-dense, Low-latency 64-port L2/L3 10GbE Switch Delivered In A Sleek, Top-of-rack 1U Form Factor. (Photo: Business Wire)

Business Wire

08/29/11 - 08:30 AM EDT

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 the SX1016, an ultra-dense, low-latency 64-port 10GbE switch delivered in a sleek, top-of-rack 1U form factor. Based on the company’s performance-leading SwitchX™ switch silicon ICs, the SX1016 delivers up to 1.28Tb/s of switching bandwidth, extreme port density and remarkably low 1.8W per port power consumption, making it an ideal choice for customers who are aiming to reduce data center bandwidth bottlenecks, space and energy.

Mellanox's SX1016 - an ultra-dense, low-latency 64-port L2/L3 10GbE switch delivered in a sleek, top ...

Mellanox's SX1016 - an ultra-dense, low-latency 64-port L2/L3 10GbE switch delivered in a sleek, top-of-rack 1U form factor. (Photo: Business Wire)

According to Crehan Research, the high-speed Data Center Ethernet Switch market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28 percent, from over $3 Billion in 2010 to more than $12 Billion in 2015.

“Today’s data centers need a dense networking infrastructure that provides faster, more efficient connectivity of the server and storage infrastructure,” said John Monson, vice president of product marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox’s SX1016 10GbE switch helps meet this demand with a combination of performance, infrastructure optimization and ease-of-use that maximizes the end-user’s return-on-investment.”

Designed with future expansions of data center infrastructures in mind, the SX1016 is data center future-proofed with features such as Data Center Bridging and management support of IPv6 today, with the ability to extend L2 and L3 features through future software upgrades.

The SX1016 supports reversed airflow adding flexibility for data centers with different thermal designs, and consists of redundant fans and PSUs for higher availability. The SX1016 is equipped with enhanced chassis management capabilities supporting Web UI, industry-standard CLI, and is supported by Mellanox Unified Fabric Manager (UFM), which provides extensive end-to-end fabric orchestration and monitoring capabilities for virtualizing and scaling out data centers.

Mellanox’s family of 10 and 40GbE switches, combined with ConnectX-3 EN 10 and 40GbE NICs, management and acceleration software and cables, provides end-users with best-of-breed, end-to-end Ethernet performance, latency, efficiency, reliability and ease-of-use.

Availability

The SX1016 will begin shipping to customers in October. More information can be found at www.mellanox.com.

Visit Mellanox Technologies at VMworld 2011 (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, 2011)

Visit Mellanox Technologies at booth #1213 to see the full suite of Mellanox’s end-to-end high-performance Ethernet and InfiniBand data center connectivity solutions.

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About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX, TASE: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof architecture. The company offers innovative solutions that address a wide range of markets including HPC, enterprise, mega warehouse data centers, cloud computing, Internet and Web 2.0.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:

All statements included or incorporated by reference in this release, other than statements or characterizations of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and projections about our industry and business, management's beliefs and certain assumptions made by us, all of which are subject to change.

Forward-looking statements can often be identified by words such as "projects," "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "predicts," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "may," "will," "should," "would," "could," "potential," "continue," "ongoing," similar expressions and variations or negatives of these words. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.

The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, the continued growth rate of the high-speed Data Center Ethernet Switch market from 2010 to 2015, the continued expansion of end-user applications for our InfiniBand, 10 and 40 Gigabit data center Ethernet switch products, our customer base and the total available market of our products, the continued growth in demand for our products, the continued, increased demand for industry standards-based technology, our ability to react to trends and challenges in our business and the markets in which we operate, our ability to anticipate market needs or develop new or enhanced products to meet those needs, the adoption rate of our products, our ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with our OEM partners, our ability to effectively compete in our industry, fluctuations in demand, sales cycles and prices for our products and services, our success converting design wins to revenue-generating product shipments, and our ability to protect our intellectual property rights.

In addition, current uncertainty in the global economic environment poses a risk to the overall economy as businesses may defer purchases in response to tighter credit conditions, changing overall demand for our products, and negative financial news. Consequently, our results could differ materially from our prior results due to these general economic and market conditions, political events and other risks and uncertainties described more fully in our documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

More information about the risks, uncertainties and assumptions that may impact our business is set forth in our Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 5, 2010 and our Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 4, 2009, including “Risk Factors”. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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