Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that Mellanox ConnectX-2 10GbE adapter makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.
"We are pleased that Mellanox's ConnectX-2 10GbE adapter qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments", stated Sheryl Sage, Director, Alliance Programs, VMware.
"Virtualization is driving data centre efficiency and enabling new cost-effective system architectures that deliver flexible, reliable IT services", stated John Monson, vice president of product marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "Mellanox's VMware ESXi 5.0 certified 10GbE adapters provide superior performance and agility, translating to lower operating expenses, improved business results and superior ROI."
The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding programme for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 2,000 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.