Mellanox Technologies Debuts Low Profile PCI-X InfiniBand Adapter

11/19/2003 - Mellanox® Technologies Ltd., the leader in InfiniBandSM solutions, announced general availability of the MTLP23108 low profile HCA (Host Channel Adapter) PCI-X card that features the InfiniHostTM dual port 10 Gb/sec HCA device. The PCI-X card is 2.5 inches tall by 6.6 inches long with configurations of 128, 256, 512 or 1024 MBytes of memory that support the dual port 10 Gb/sec low latency capabilities. This product complements the existing short form factor HCA PCI-X card that has been in production since January 2003.

Low profile InfiniBand HCAs are ideal for dense rack mount installations of database clusters, high performance computing clusters, and storage applications where space and performance are at a premium. The MTLP23108 will be available in volume from Mellanox OEMs and resellers starting December 1, 2003 and is fully software compatible with existing Mellanox HCA cards. OEMs and resellers can order the product immediately. For more information and a list of OEMs and resellers, see

About Mellanox
Mellanox is the leading supplier of InfiniBand semiconductors, providing complete solutions including switches, host channel adapters, and target channel adapters to the server, communications, data storage, and embedded markets. Mellanox Technologies has delivered more than 100,000 InfiniBand ports over two generations of 10 Gb/sec InfiniBand devices including the InfiniBridge, InfiniScale, InfiniHost and InfiniScale III devices. Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect solutions today provide over eight times the performance of Ethernet, and over three times the performance of proprietary interconnects. The company has strong backing from corporate investors including Dell, IBM, Intel Capital, Quanta Computers, Sun Microsystems, and Vitesse as well as, strong venture backing from Bessemer Venture Partners, Raza Venture Management, Sequoia Capital, US Venture Partners, and others. The company has major offices located in Santa Clara, CA, Yokneam and Tel Aviv Israel. For more information on Mellanox, visit

Mellanox is a registered trademark of Mellanox Technologies and InfiniBridge, InfiniHost and InfiniScale are trademarks of Mellanox. InfiniBand (TM/SM) is a registered trademark and service mark of the InfiniBand Trade Association.

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