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Primeur weekly 2017-04-24

Focus

The Global Network Architecture consortium is a strong believer in good collaboration, sharing capacity and costs for transatlantic network connectivity ...

North Atlantic Network Collaboration Building Foundation for Global Network Architecture ...

Focus on Europe

British Met Office faces big challenges with Big Data ...

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research enables researchers to meet with SURF ...

RDA Europe-ENVRI Summer School on Data Management and Data Science ...

PRACE 14th Call for Proposals shows the magnitude of PRACE 2 ...

Prof. Dr. Michael M. Resch named new chairman of GCS Board of Directors ...

Hardware

Canada's most powerful academic supercomputer launched at Simon Fraser University ...

Pattern discovery over pattern recognition: A new way for computers to see ...

Mellanox 25Gb/s Ethernet adapters chosen by major ODMs to enable next generation hyperscale data centres ...

Mellanox announces new executive appointments ...

New HPC cluster installed at Clarkson University ...

Harnessing heat to power computers ...

Launch of new research line on network measurements and analytics ...

DataDirect Networks to demonstrate converged appliance that accelerates immersive and traditional content creation and global distribution ...

Rescale announces ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi processors and Intel Omni-Path architecture ...

Applications

Royal Canadian Institute for Science recognizes IBM's commitment to STEM ...

WorldFlix announces new data protection technology that even a supercomputer won't be able to break ...

Call for Applications opened for DATA2PERSON - Big Data and Health ...

IBM machine vision technology advances early detection of diabetic eye disease using deep learning ...

Predictive power ...

Dutch eScience Center organises Scientific Visualization event and Fifth National eScience Symposium ...

OCF supporting scientific research at the Atomic Weapons Establishment ...

A good night's sleep thanks to new machine learning algorithm ...

The Cloud

Oracle brings Oracle's flagship databases and developer tools to the Docker Store ...

IBM to deliver Docker Enterprise Edition for Linux on IBM systems ...

Mellanox 25Gb/s Ethernet adapters chosen by major ODMs to enable next generation hyperscale data centres

18 Apr 2017 Sunnyvale, Yokneam - Mellanox Technologies Ltd.'s ConnectX-4 Lx 25Gb/s OCP and PCIe Ethernet adapters have been adopted by major ODMs. The ConnectX-4 Lx 25 gigabit Ethernet adapters provide 2.5 times the data throughput at lowest latency needed for data centre applications while utilizing the same infrastructure as 10 gigabit Ethernet, thus maximizing the data centre return on investment. The company is currently shipping hundreds of thousands of Ethernet adapters every quarter, reflecting a growing demand for Mellanox Ethernet solutions.

"We are proud to see our 25GbE solutions being deployed with our partner ODMs' top-class servers, enabling the most cost-effective Ethernet connectivity for Hyperscale and Cloud infrastructures", stated Gilad Shainer, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "The state-of-the-art 25GbE speed provides superior price/performance advantages compared to 10GbE fabric, maximizing the data centre return on investment."

Since 2016, Wiwynn Corporation, a Cloud infrastructure provider of high quality computing and storage products, has shipped its OCP server SV7221G2 product family with the Mellanox 25GbE ConnectX-4 Lx OCP Mezzanine NICs and PCIe cards to major Internet service providers.

"With Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx cards, our OCP server SV7221G2 product family can provide the advanced 25GbE features our customers need", stated Steven Lu, chief of product marketing at Wiwynn. "We see the market evolving into the 25Gb/s era and we are proud to be at the leading edge, helping to advance the market."

"Inventec has qualified ConnectX-4 Lx 25GbE cards for TB800G4, Balder and K800G3 platforms to be supplied to major Cloud and Web2.0 providers in China", stated Evan Chien, China business line director, Inventec. "We are pleased to adopt the Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx 25GbE card to provide hyperscale data centre customers with the best fit for advanced applications and performance."

Acer Inc., a Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation specializing in advanced electronics technology has also qualified ConnectX-4 Lx PCIe adapters and will soon offer their servers Altos R380 F3, R360 F3 and AW2000h F3, to the market.

Since 2016, Mitac-TYAN has been shipping ConnectX-3 Pro 40GbE OCP mezzanine cards and recently added the ConnectX-4 Lx 25GbE OCP mezzanine cards to its GT86A-B7083 server offering.

"TYAN has been successfully shipping the ConnectX-3 Pro 40GbE OCP mezzanine cards and now is proud to add the 25GbE ConnectX-4 Lx OCP cards to our servers' offerings", stated Mr. Danny Hsu, vice president of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation's TYAN Business Unit. "We see increasing demand for 25GbE in the market, and working with Mellanox to deliver state-of-the-art network cards that benefit our customer's deployments tremendously."

ConnectX-4 Lx, the industry's most efficient 10, 25, 40, 50Gb/s Ethernet intelligent adapter, enables data centres to migrate from 10G to 25G and from 40G to 50G speeds with similar power consumption, cost, and infrastructure needs. Together with RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE), ConnectX-4 Lx dramatically improves storage and compute platform efficiency. With ConnectX-4 Lx, IT and applications managers can leverage greater data speeds of 25G and 50G to handle the growing demands for data analytics today.

Source: Mellanox

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Primeur weekly 2017-04-24

Focus

The Global Network Architecture consortium is a strong believer in good collaboration, sharing capacity and costs for transatlantic network connectivity ...

North Atlantic Network Collaboration Building Foundation for Global Network Architecture ...

Focus on Europe

British Met Office faces big challenges with Big Data ...

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research enables researchers to meet with SURF ...

RDA Europe-ENVRI Summer School on Data Management and Data Science ...

PRACE 14th Call for Proposals shows the magnitude of PRACE 2 ...

Prof. Dr. Michael M. Resch named new chairman of GCS Board of Directors ...

Hardware

Canada's most powerful academic supercomputer launched at Simon Fraser University ...

Pattern discovery over pattern recognition: A new way for computers to see ...

Mellanox 25Gb/s Ethernet adapters chosen by major ODMs to enable next generation hyperscale data centres ...

Mellanox announces new executive appointments ...

New HPC cluster installed at Clarkson University ...

Harnessing heat to power computers ...

Launch of new research line on network measurements and analytics ...

DataDirect Networks to demonstrate converged appliance that accelerates immersive and traditional content creation and global distribution ...

Rescale announces ScaleX Labs with Intel Xeon Phi processors and Intel Omni-Path architecture ...

Applications

Royal Canadian Institute for Science recognizes IBM's commitment to STEM ...

WorldFlix announces new data protection technology that even a supercomputer won't be able to break ...

Call for Applications opened for DATA2PERSON - Big Data and Health ...

IBM machine vision technology advances early detection of diabetic eye disease using deep learning ...

Predictive power ...

Dutch eScience Center organises Scientific Visualization event and Fifth National eScience Symposium ...

OCF supporting scientific research at the Atomic Weapons Establishment ...

A good night's sleep thanks to new machine learning algorithm ...

The Cloud

Oracle brings Oracle's flagship databases and developer tools to the Docker Store ...

IBM to deliver Docker Enterprise Edition for Linux on IBM systems ...