Mellanox Begins Shipping Spectrum, Industry’s First Open Ethernet 25/50/100 Gigabit Switch, to Cloud, Web 2.0 and Enterprise Data Center Customers

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Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced it is now shipping Spectrum, the industry’s first 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Open Ethernet-based switch, to multiple cloud, Web 2.0 and enterprise data center customers world-wide. The shipment of Spectrum, combined with Mellanox’s ConnectX-4 NICs, and LinkX fiber and copper cables, makes Mellanox the first to deliver comprehensive end-to-end 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet data center connectivity solutions.

“We are excited to be the first to provide 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet switch solutions that data center customers need in order to maintain their competitive edge while reducing their capital and operational expenses,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Spectrum delivers the highest flexibility, performance and scalability – all of which have become table stakes in today’s data-driven economy. We have now opened the door for businesses to reimagine what the data center is truly capable of delivering. Businesses are able to do much more, much faster than ever before.”

Spectrum is designed to overcome current data center infrastructure and economic challenges by providing a highly flexible, efficient and scalable solution that allows businesses to deploy the hardware-software combinations best suited to meet their unique needs. The Open Ethernet architecture, on which Spectrum is based, provides Mellanox customers with the freedom to innovate and optimize their data center for their applications. Spectrum 25, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet switch systems enable data centers to drive their business forward, and to analyze data in real-time, making it the most efficient building block for cloud, Web 2.0 and enterprise applications.

Source: technews.co