Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) Forges Important Partnerships With Enter And University Of Cambridge


Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) has declared that Enter has chosen Mellanox Open Composable Networks (OCN) as the Ethernet network for its Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud services. Enter will use Mellanox Spectrum SN2700 switches with Cumulus Linux from Cumulus Networks in addition to Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx NICs as well as LinkX cables in its ECS.

Enter has experienced significant performance, flexibility and efficiency improvements that come from Mellanox OCNs open design, integration with Cumulus Linux, OpenStack and complex offload as well as acceleration capacities such as VXLAN Offload, RDMA, and SR-IOV.

Enter is a customer of Mellanox utilizing end-to-end Ethernet solutions such as SwitchX-2 bSX1710 as well as SX1410 Open Ethernet switches, ConnectX-3 Pro NICs and Mellanox’s LinkX cables in development. As they develop their OpenStack cloud, they are adopting more open source code and anticipating the open design idea will develop in the domain of networking for Enter to facilitate a genuinely open platform, deliver innovation in cloud infrastructure and avoid vendor lock-in. The Mellanox Open Composable Networks software, as well as its alliance with Cumulus Networks, have achieved Enter’s vision as well as concepts for their open cloud architecture.

CTO at Enter, Mariano Cunietti said that Enter is proud to develop the Enter Cloud portfolio for a plethora of open-source software such as Ceph, Ubuntu Linux, and OpenStack to give its customers more cost efficiency, transparency and cloud innovation. Mellanox Open Composable Networks match nicely with ECS design concepts.

Mellanox Technologies also declared that the University of Cambridge has chosen Mellanox End-to-End Ethernet interconnect solution that include LinkX cables, Spectrum SN2700 Ethernet switches and ConnectX-4 Lx NICs for its OpenStack based scientific research cloud. This fresh deal has increased Mellanox’s InfiniBand solution presence and helps the UoC to achieve its vision of HPC as well as Cloud convergence via high-speed cloud networks at 25/50/200Gb/s throughput.

Director of Product Management at Nexenta, Oscar Wahlberg said that Mellanox is a major partner of theirs and combined they are delivering unmatched high-speed networking as well as storage performance to clients such as the University of Cambridge. Coupling Mellanox Ethernet switches with Nexenta’s software-defined storage facilitates advanced storage networking as well as effective storage backend through inline cluster-wide deduplication as well as compression.

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