Mellanox Announces 648-Port QDR Switch

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MellanoxMellanox, today, announced the release of its new IS5000 Infiniband switch system family, featuring quad-data-rate silicon.  Leveraging the fourth generation of Mellanox Infiniband silicon, the IS5000 can scale switch devices from 36 to 648 ports in a single enclosure.  It provides anywhere from 2.9 to 51.8Tb/s of non-blocking bandwidth depending upon the configuration.  Alongside the switch release, they have also upgraded the FabricIT switch management suite.

Mellanox’s comprehensive end-to-end 40Gb/s connectivity solution of switches, fabric management, and adapters provide the highest return on investment by delivering superior performance, density and ease of use that enables data centers to operate systems at any scale while reducing operational costs and infrastructure complexity,” said Eyal Waldman, chairman, president, and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “Our networking products provide the building blocks for the highest-performance computing systems with comprehensive connectivity to InfiniBand, Ethernet, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet.”

For more info, read the full release here.