Category Archives: Adapters

QSA Port Adapters Now Supporting 50G-PAM4

  Summary: DynamixTM QSA56: QSFP-to-SFP Adapter Enables an SFP device to plug into a QSFP port Supports 1G/10G/25G and now 50G-PAM4 line rates Supports BASE-T, DACs, AOCs, multi-mode and single-mode transceivers ½-meter to 10km reaches -10oC to +40oC High Temp versions for QSA+ and QSA28 Zero latency, zero power consumption Bottom line: QSA Port Adapters […]

Feeding the Data Beast with PCIe 4.0

Summary Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Machines, containerization, and 5G mobile wireless networks are key drivers for next-generation high-performance systems. However, current servers with PCIe Express (PCIe) 3.0 require wide busses to keep up with the latest Ethernet or InfiniBand speeds or with the performance demands of new NVMe solid-state drives (SSD). For example, the bandwidth of […]

Keeping it Fast and Cool with Liquid Cooling

Mellanox announced liquid cooled adapters for Lenovo systems

We live in a time where everything is expected to be done quickly; we praise the fastest race cars, the fastest airplanes, the fastest swimmer, fastest sprinter… the list goes on and on. There are countless movies, TV shows and advertisements that try to tap into the human obsession with speed. This same obsession is […]

Dell PowerEdge Servers Get New Mellanox I/O Enhancement with ConnectX-4

Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx Dual Port 25 Gb/s Ethernet Mezzanine Card

With the exponential increase in usage of data and the creation of new applications, the demand for the highest throughput, lowest latency, virtualization and sophisticated data acceleration engines continues to rise. The new Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx EN with 10Gb/s and 25Gb/s Ethernet connectivity for Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers enables data centers to leverage the world’s […]

IBM Power Systems Enhances I/O Portfolio with Mellanox Delivers Superior Performance and Value for IBM Power 9 Servers

If anything is certain about the future, it’s that there will be more complexity, more data to manage and greater pressure to deliver instantly. The hardware you buy should meet today’s expectations and prepare you for whatever comes next. IBM Power Systems scale out servers are powerful, flexible servers built to deliver value for diverse […]

An Evolutionary Jump in Low Latency -Delivering Maximum Benefits to the Application and Network

Addressing Latency with Application Acceleration Part 3 of the 3-part series Key decisions facing trading firms and exchanges is the selection of the optimum networking interconnects to achieve the lowest latency. In the first part of this series, I addressed how software improvements developed at the Mellanox Hackathon, and the capabilities of the ConnectX® family […]

Lowering Latencies to Deliver Maximum Benefits to the Application and Network

Part 2 of a 3-part Series Financial success in large securities, exchanges and trading houses come when they are able to receive, process, and fill market orders faster than the blink of an eye. Organization with even the smallest advantage can reap huge profits over the competition. This, in-turn, is driving organizations to optimize at […]

Fighting Distributed Attacks (DDoS) with Distributed Defense

Part 1: The DDoS Threat and Changing Landscape of Protection Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been around for quite a while and their profile was raised again last month when Dyn Inc., one of the largest DNS provider sites, was hit with a very large scale (tens of millions of zombie agents) attack […]

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

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 […]

Mellanox Takes Supercomputing16 by Storm

Although activities have been going on for a few days now, Supercomputing 16 officially opened last night in chilly Salt Lake City, Utah with Mellanox Technologies leading the charge. I’ll be bringing you updates throughout the week starting with today’s milestones and several key announcements. Today’s highlights include: Big news from the TOP500 Supercomputers list […]