Category Archives: Switches

Open Ethernet at Full Speed with Leaf-Spine Architecture Cumulus and SONiC VXLAN EVPN Interoperate Over Mellanox

Should we be worried when deploying an open source network operating system in production? Microsoft is not worried, Facebook is not worried, successful medium & large size companies in Russia, France and China are not worried. They are all deploying SONiC and Linux Switch in production data centers. They are leading a powerful trend in […]

What Just Happened? Mellanox’s New Advanced Streaming Telemetry with Real Time Network Visibility

Let’s talk about network streaming telemetry and why you need it.  If you ever had problems trying to recreate issues, or had a tough time figuring out why you were seeing packet loss, or if you are a network admin who has ever been blamed for an application outage or a server or storage performance […]

Network Telemetry Will Never Be the Same

1990-2019 You get “The call”, a service is down, you know the drill: “is it a networking problem or am I being blamed due to some server/storage failure? And the race begins, you know the network is probably fine but till you prove it, you will be the one responsible for your company losing money, […]

Kubernetes for Network Engineers

As a network engineer, why should you care about what the developers are doing with Kubernetes? Isn’t it just another application consuming network resources? Kubernetes is quickly becoming the new standard for deploying and managing containers in the Hybrid-Cloud. Using the same orchestration on-premise and on the public cloud allows a high level of agility […]

Mellanox Debuts in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Datacenter Networking

In the Q1 2018 earnings call, Mellanox reported that its Ethernet switch product line revenue more than doubled year over year. Mellanox Spectrum Ethernet switches are getting strong traction in the data center market. The recent inclusion in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is yet another milestone. There are a few underlying market trends that is […]

Mellanox: First to Fast at Dell EMC World 2017 – Pick your Dell Server, We’ve got your Networking Needs Covered

Mellanox will be showcasing Dell sever solutions at Dell/EMC World, May 8-11, at the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV. We will be at booth #1549 and invite you to drop by and see for yourself demo of our data center networking solutions that will include: Spectrum 100GbE switch, ConnectX-5, ConnectX-4, ConnectX-4 Lx and Dell […]

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 […]

Why are Baidu, Tencent, Medallia, Sys11 and others using Mellanox Spectrum?

In 2016, we saw a significant shift in our business. We started seeing our Ethernet switches being deployed in some of the largest data centers of the world. I’d like to share with you some of those that I can talk about. Here at Mellanox, we have seen a lot of traction lately in the […]

Mellanox at World Hosting Days (WHD) .Fast

WHD.Global, also known as World Hosting Days, is coming. This fantastic event will take place at March 25-31 in Rust Germany. This great festival presents a unique opportunity to meet the technology leaders of today and learn about the innovations of tomorrow that will shape the way we build and maintain our cloud services. Mellanox […]