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ProfitBricks Selects Mellanox InfiniBand for New Large-Scale Cloud Infrastructure Service

Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that ProfitBricks has selected Mellanox’s full range of end-to-end InfiniBand products, for its cloud hosting infrastructure in the US and European data centers. Utilizing Mellanox’s InfiniBand interconnect solutions, ProfitBricks offers 4X higher transfer rates with 10X lower latency times than comparable Cloud IaaS providers based on 10 Gigabit Ethernet. ProfitBricks offer dual port InfiniBand connectivity to the server in order to insure high performance and redundancy. In addition, Mellanox’s advanced interconnect reliability enables ProfitBricks with rapid infrastructure scalability without efficiency or stability loss.

Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel., 07/19/2012 – “Mellanox’s InfiniBand interconnect solutions offer unprecedented performance that enables us to achieve transmission speeds 8X faster than current Ethernet standards permit,” said Achim Weiss company founder and CEO of ProfitBricks. “The collaboration between Mellanox and ProfitBricks has resulted in a high-performance Cloud IaaS solution platform at a low cost on which service providers can utilize for large-scale virtualization initiatives and cloud deployments.”

Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel., 07/19/2012 – “Mellanox’s InfiniBand interconnect solutions lead the industry with performance, enterprise class reliability and high availability, improving Cloud infrastructure return-on-investment,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of market development at Mellanox Technologies. “Leveraging Mellanox’s unmatched InfiniBand interconnect performance, efficiency and scalability capabilities, ProfitBricks enables Cloud service providers with a fast, stable, reliable and scalable on-demand virtualized infrastructure.”

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Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com. Mellanox, BridgeX, ConnectX, CORE-Direct, InfiniBridge, InfiniHost, InfiniScale, PhyX, SwitchX, Virtual Protocol Interconnect and Voltaire are registered trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. Connect-IB, FabricIT, MLNX-OS, ScalableHPC, Unbreakable-Link, UFM and Unified Fabric Manager are trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.


ProfitBricks GmbH was founded by Achim Weiß, a technology pioneer of the hosting industry, at the end of 2010 in Berlin. The company currently employs 83 staff. Our offer: tailor-made and cost-efficient IaaS solutions based on cloud technology for professional customers. Our target group: companies who either operate an Internet business or are planning to launch one. Further information at www.profitbricks.com.

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