Market Watch reports that in the June 2011 TOP500 list, InfiniBand-connected systems grew at a CAGR of 20 percent from 2008-2011, connecting and delivering leading performance and efficiency to 206 supercomputers. Mellanox (NASDAQ: MLNX), a supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, accelerated all five of the InfiniBand-based Petascale systems on the TOP10. The company also delivered the best power-efficient Petascale system, 2X better versus the combined Petascale systems average.
“’Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect solutions continue to demonstrate leading performance, efficiency, scalability and reliability for the world’s fastest supercomputer systems,’ said Eyal Waldman, president, chairman and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. ‘With over half of the world’s Petaflop systems, as well as the top three most efficient systems on the list, Mellanox end-to-end InfiniBand solutions provide the best return-on-investment with leading system efficiency without sacrificing performance.’”