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Mellanox Technologies Selected by Cloud Business Provider Atlantic.NetOctober 04, 2012
By Rajani Baburajan, TMCnet Contributor
Mellanox (News - Alert) Technologies, a supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has been selected by cloud business provider Atlantic.Net for its esteemed InfiniBand service, which will allow Atlantic to deliver performance optimized application services more cost-efficiently.
Atlantic.Net operates industrial grade secure cloud hosting platform to deliver robust cloud business solutions. Further, Mellanox provides end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions while also supplying services for storage and servers.
“Mellanox’s InfiniBand solutions lead the industry with performance, reliability and high availability, improving cloud infrastructure return-on-investment while helping providers to reduce their capital and operational expenses,” said David Barzilai, VP of marketing at Mellanox Technologies, in a statement.
“Leveraging InfiniBand’s performance, efficiency and scalability capabilities, Atlantic.Net is able to provide its customers with a high-performance, reliable and scalable on-demand public cloud hosting platform,” Barzilai added.
Mellanox’s interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capabilities, according to company officials.
“Using QDR InfiniBand, we are able to perform server provisioning in just seconds and provide extremely fast disk performance at 40Gb/s,” explained Adnan Raja, director of business development at Atlantic.Net, in said statement.
With Mellanox’s InfiniBand Host Channel Adapters (HCA), clustered data bases, parallelized applications, transactional services and high-performance embedded I/O applications will achieve significant performance improvements, resulting in reduced completion time and lower cost per operation.
“Mellanox InfiniBand has enabled us to dramatically reduce our cloud infrastructure costs and therefore provide better services to our customers,” Raja added. “We will continue to enhance our offerings with many new features in development to provide a unique cloud experience that offers speed, reliability and ease of use.”
In related news, Mellanox Technologies was recently named the best interconnect solution for the industry by China Computerworld. The company was selected for its interconnect solutions, including the Virtual Protocol Interconnect.
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