NETWORKING/STORAGE

ConnectX-3

17 December 2013

Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has announced that its dual port ConnectX-3 10/40GbE Network Interface Cards (NICs) are now fully compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell networking solutions. This provides customers with improved performance at higher efficiency and lower latency with reduced application costs.

The Dell solutions with Mellanox dual port 10/40GbE NICs help customers increase mobility and scalability at the highest throughput with lower CPU overhead and cloud application costs. The solution is designed to reduce CAPEX and OPEX by streamlining hardware and simplifying management while delivering industry leading performance and power efficiency.

Mellanox 10/40GbE NICs deliver the fastest Ethernet available on the market today, along with industry-leading, end-to-end latency and backwards compatibility with 10GbE for infrastructure flexibility. Furthermore, ConnectX-3 based adapters support RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE). Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) technology offloads the data transport to free up the CPU for virtualized networks, data intensive cloud applications and data analytics.

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