8 Nov 2017 Sunnyvale, Yokneam - Mellanox Technologies Ltd.'s Ethernet and InfiniBand network adapters are being used to accelerate throughput speeds on Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies' new Arm-based Qualcomm Centriq 2400 platforms. Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Mellanox's 25, 50 and 100Gb/s Ethernet and EDR InfiniBand interconnect solutions, paired with the Qualcomm Centriq 2400, the world's first 10nm server processor, represent a sea change in terms of performance and innovation, offering a cost-effective platform for the most demanding compute and storage workloads.
"We are excited to collaborate with Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies to accelerate the next generation of Arm-based infrastructures optimized for diverse data centre deployment needs", stated Yael Shenhav, vice president, product marketing at Mellanox Technologies. "Arm-based technologies provide an innovative and cost-effective alternative to today's data centre environments. Combining Mellanox adapters' unique blend of enhanced packet processing, virtualization and storage offload technologies with the revolutionary Qualcomm Centriq 2400 processor, delivers exceptional performance and great return on investment for our customers."
"Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies and Mellanox design top-class solutions to run high performance, power efficient Cloud and telecommunication platforms", stated Ram Peddibhotla, vice president, product management, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies. "With a combination of Mellanox ConnectX adapters and our Qualcomm Centriq 2400 processors, we're able to deliver enhanced throughput and packet performance in an NFV environment."
"We are proud of our long-term partnership to develop telco and data centre applications that combine 6WIND's high performance networking software with Mellanox's industry leading network adapters", stated Eric Carmès, Founder and CEO of 6WIND. "Our joint collaboration with Mellanox and Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies introduces customers to the next generation of high performance solutions for networking and virtualization."
The combined solution delivers unprecedented DPDK forwarding scalable performance, while leaving the Arm-based cores mostly available for applications.
Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Mellanox and 6WIND showcased an NFV-based platform including an acceleration of 6WIND Turbo Router and Turbo IPsec software network appliances over the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) on a Qualcomm Centriq 2400-based server with Mellanox ConnectX-5 100Gb/s interface at the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 launch event in San Jose on November 8, 2017.