Mellanox Technologies Honored with Six HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards at the Supercomputing Conference

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At SC 16, Mellanox’s commitment to innovation and dedication to cultivating the HPC community has led to multiple honors, including outstanding leadership in HPC.  The Company was honored with six HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards. The six awards span a variety of categories and acknowledge the company’s achievements in delivering high-performance interconnect technology that enables the highest performance, most efficient compute and storage platforms. Mellanox Vice President of Marketing, Gilad Shainer, also received an award for outstanding leadership in HPC for his individual contributions, including his eight years of service as Chairman of the HPC Advisory council and his role in the development of Co-Design architecture, to the community over the course of his career.

We were further honored to be recognized for these awards by Tom Tabor of Tabor communications and publisher of HPCwire: “HPCwire is honored to recognize Mellanox’s technological achievements and applaud Mellanox’s commitment to the HPC community,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor communications, publisher of HPCwire. “Mellanox has long been a thought leader in the HPC space, recognizing the important role it plays in research, science and global progress, and the company continues to push the innovation envelope with each passing year. This is not the first year – and I’m sure it will not be the last – that our readers and editors have recognized Mellanox’s incredible contributions to the advancement of HPC.”

Mellanox was honored with the following Reader’s Choice Awards:

  • Best Interconnect Product Or Technology: Mellanox EDR InfiniBand
  • Top Five New Products Or Technologies To Watch: Mellanox ConnectX-5
  • Outstanding Leadership in HPC: Gilad Shainer, VP of Marketing, Mellanox

Mellanox was honored with the following Editor’s Choice Awards:

  • Best HPC Collaboration Between Government & Industry:PNNL’s Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation (CENATE), a program for early evaluation of technologies, is currently assessing products from Micron Technology, Mellanox Technologies, Penguin Computing, NVIDIA, IBM, and Data Vortex.
  • Best Use Of HPC In The Cloud: The San Diego Supercomputer Center and Mellanox collaboration, which made a historical and major advancement by recording the gravitational waves from two black holes colliding millions of light-years away.
  • Best HPC Interconnect Product Or Technology: Mellanox EDR InfiniBand

The show is in full swing and Mellanox is in the thick of the action. Tonight, we host a party with some seriously funny talent, a.k.a., “Fluffy” Gabriel Iglesias. Follow us and don’t miss a minute of the action on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and YouTube

Visit Mellanox Technologies at SC16 (November 14-17, 2016)

Visit Mellanox Technologies at SC16 (booth #2631) to learn more on the new 200G HDR InfiniBand solutions and to see the full suite of Mellanox’s end-to-end high-performance InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions.

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About Scot Schultz

Scot Schultz is a HPC technology specialist with broad knowledge in operating systems, high speed interconnects and processor technologies. Joining the Mellanox team in March 2013 as Director of HPC and Technical Computing, Schultz is a 25-year veteran of the computing industry. Prior to joining Mellanox, he spent the past 17 years at AMD in various engineering and leadership roles, most recently in strategic HPC technology ecosystem enablement. Scot was also instrumental with the growth and development of the Open Fabrics Alliance as co-chair of the board of directors. Scot currently maintains his role as Director of Educational Outreach, founding member of the HPC Advisory Council and of various other industry organizations. Follow him on Twitter: @ScotSchultz

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