Sunnyvale, USA – Yokneam, Israel: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd – a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems has said that it is on track to ship over one million ConnectX and BlueField Ethernet network adapters in Q3 2019, a new quarterly record.
This milestone reflects the growing need of public and private clouds, telco operators and enterprise data centers for faster compute and storage platforms, driving the adoption of faster, more advanced and more secured networking infrastructure.
As a result, leading data centers worldwide select the ConnectX and BlueField SmartNICs, to leverage networking speeds of 25, 50, 100, and 200 Gb/s, and take advantage of advanced offload capabilities to accelerate networking, virtualization, storage and security tasks alike — freeing up server CPUs for money-making applications.
“We are thrilled to see ConnectX and Ethernet SmartNICs exceed the one million parts shipment mark in a single quarter. We expect this number to continue and grow in the coming quarters as more of the market is transitioning to 25 Gb/s Ethernet and faster speeds,” said Eyal Waldman, President and CEO – Mellanox Technologies.
“The extensive portfolios of ConnectX cards and ICs, and BlueField IPUs, are positioned for a wide variety of data-center, cloud and AI applications, delivering maximum productivity, efficiency, scalability and return on investment. We’re proud to be the only vendor to ship Ethernet NICs at speeds ranging from 10 to 200 Gb/s in production to multiple markets and applications,” added Waldman.
Recently, introduced ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 to push further the growth of ConnectX and BlueField families of Ethernet SmartNICs and IPUs provide high-throughput, low-latency server and storage connectivity.