Category Archives: OpenStack

Excelero Unites NVMe Over Fabrics With Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Two Hot IT Topics Standing Alone, Until Now… Two of the hottest topics and IT trends right now are hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and NVMe Over Fabrics (NVMe-oF).  The hotness of HCI is evident in the IPO of Nutanix in September and HPE’s acquisition of Simplivity in January 2017. The interest in NVMe-oF has been astounding […]

Ceph For Databases? Yes You Can, and Should

Ceph is traditionally known for both object and block storage, but not for database storage. While its scale-out design supports both high capacity and high throughput, the stereotype is that Ceph doesn’t support the low latency and high IOPS typically required by database workloads. However, recent testing by Red Hat, Supermicro, and Percona—one of the […]

Why We Decided To Partner with Cumulus Networks

It is no secret that cloud computing has changed the IT infrastructure model forever. It has transformed the landscape of the data center including the way data centers are used, how they are designed, and how they are managed. The cloud has altered the buying behavior of the Enterprise, with every new project now going […]

Mellanox Receives Award as Leading Israeli Contributor to OpenStack

OpenStack Day Israel held recently was a good opportunity for Mellanox to meet our partners and customers and to present our extreme technology. It was a great event for Mellanox from all perspectives; we had a presentation, were part of the NFV panel, honored with an award and received a lot of valuable feedback about […]

100GbE Switches – Have You Done The Math?

100GbE switches – sounds futuristic? Not really, 100GbE is here and being deployed by those who do the math… 100GbE is not just about performance, it is about saving money. For many years, the storage market has been “doing the math”, $/IOPs is a very common metric to measure storage efficiency and make buying decisions. […]

Round Um Up! OpenStack Austin 2016 Had Something For Everybody

If you’re as lucky as us, you had the opportunity to attend OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin, Texas this week. The event, which saw 7,500 attendees, is now at the crux of converging HPC, Scientific Computing, and the Cloud. We actually saw a number of market segments that OpenStack experienced the most significant traction on […]

OpenStack Summit Austin 2016

The OpenStack Summit is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack cloud software. Held every six months, the conference schedule rotates based on the OpenStack software release cycle.  This week, the summit is being held in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center. The summit started yesterday and we had two successful […]

Mellanox and NexentaEdge Cranks Up OpenStack Storage with 25GbE!

Mellanox and NexentaEdge High Performance Scale-Out Block & Object Storage  Deliver Line Rate Performance on 25Gbs and 50Gbs Fabrics. This week at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, we announced that Mellanox end-to-end Ethernet solutions and the NexentaEdge high performance scale-out block and object storage are being deployed by Cambridge University for their OpenStack cloud. Software-Defined […]

OpenStack Summit: Vote for Mellanox, Get us to Austin

The networking industry is going through a transformation, driven by the strong forces of cloud, Big Data, Mobility, IoT, and other industry mega trends. This transformation is signified by disaggregation, unified open API, open source and software defined intelligence, and Mellanox stands at the forefront as a key driver and enabler of the new generation […]

OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015

The OpenStack Summit is a four-day conference for developers, users,  and administrators of OpenStack cloud software. Held every six months, the conference schedule rotates based on the OpenStack software release cycle.  This week, the summit is being held in Tokyo, Japan at the Grand Prince International Convention Center. Today, we had a common session (with Irena Berezovsky […]