Innovation and Market Potential Leads Mellanox to Red Herring 100 List

5/13/2004 - Mellanox® Technologies Ltd., the leader in InfiniBandSM solutions, announced that Red Herring has selected Mellanox to the Red Herring 100 annual list of the globally most promising private technology companies. In assembling the list, editors and research specialists at Red Herring investigate and thoroughly study entrepreneurial companies on a global basis to project the companies that exhibit the best combination of innovation, management, finance, strategy and execution.

“In the last few quarters, the market for server and storage clustering has accelerated as businesses realize the power of scaling out industry standard servers,” said Eyal Waldman, CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “With products being delivered by all of the first tier server vendors, InfiniBand technology has begun consolidation in the Data Center, High Performance Compute Clusters (HPCC), Communications and Storage markets. We are proud to be part of the Red Herring 100 and gratified that the editors have acknowledged the significance of the changes InfiniBand is causing in the way high performance and business computing is being delivered.”

Based on both, qualitative measurements and quantitative business metrics, the Red Herring 100 sets the standard as the industry´s definitive list of private technology companies impacting the market place. Mellanox inclusion as one of the top 100 private global companies demonstrates the price performance value of 10Gb/sec InfiniBand technology and highlights industry adoption of InfiniBand products.

About InfiniBand
InfiniBand is the only 10 Gb/sec ultra low latency clustering, communication, storage and embedded interconnect in the market today. InfiniBand, based on an industry standard, provides the most robust data center interconnect solution available with reliability, availability, serviceability and manageability features designed from the ground up. These features greatly reduce total cost of ownership for the data center. Low cost InfiniBand Interconnect solutions provide 10Gb/sec RDMA transfers delivering up to 25 times the performance of Ethernet, offer unprecedented performance and density, and outperform proprietary interconnects at a fraction of the cost. With 30 Gb/sec products shipping currently, InfiniBand is at least a generation ahead of competing fabric technologies today and in the foreseeable future.

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 200,000 InfiniBand ports over three generations of 10 Gb/sec InfiniBand devices including the InfiniBridge, InfiniHost III, and InfiniScale III devices. 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, 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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