Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today its collaboration with NCS Technologies, Inc. to offer an end-to-end 40GbE virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution. The solution includes a NCS Cirrus LT PColP zero client laptop connected to a 40GbE-based VDI appliance designed by EMC, LSI, Mellanox and Supermicro. This high-performance, cost-effective solution for VMware Horizon View™ deployments provides customers with the ability to simply and efficiently scale-out VDI environments and to meet the demands of a changing business climate. “NCS Technologies is the world leader in innovative, mobile zero client and VDI solutions, and it is delighted to be collaborating with LSI, EMC, Mellanox and Supermicro to bring a comprehensive VDI solution to businesses,” says Mike Turicchi, chief product officer at NCS Technologies. “Together, we offer a high-performance, scalable end-to-end 40GbE solution for enterprises adopting a VDI strategy.” “Providing end-to-end data security can be challenging and costly for IT administrators, but the NCS mobile zero client laptop solution for VDI with LSI Nytro® flash cards is a great option,” says Brian Sorby, senior director of marketing, datacenter solutions group, at LSI. “By combining these leading products, we now deliver a scalable high-performance solution for all VDI implementations.” “Modern data centers and IT administrators want out-of-the-box solutions that offer reliability and enterprise-class performance at the lowest total cost of ownership,” says Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “By working with some of the most innovative technology partners in the industry, we are now able to leverage our end-to-end 40GbE interconnect solutions to offer a secure, end-to-end virtual desktop infrastructure that features the highest quality of storage, security and acceleration solutions on the market.” Visit Mellanox Technologies at EMC World (May 5-8, 2014) Visit Mellanox Technologies at booth #841 to see a live demo, discuss our end-to-end interconnect solutions, and to learn more about the full suite of Mellanox end-to-end high-performance Ethernet and InfiniBand data center interconnect products.