Mellanox Rolls Out 40 GbE NIC for Open Compute Project

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open-compute-projectToday Mellanox rolled out its 40GbE NIC as a proposed contribution to the Open Compute Project. Based on high-performance ConnectX-3 Pro ICs, the 40GbE NIC is available now and offers optimized latency and performance for converged I/O infrastructures.

Mellanox has been active in the OCP Network Project and has contributed to the open hardware and software model to help achieve OCP’s vision for true open standards and faster pace in network technology innovation,” said Kevin Deierling, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “We’re pleased to continue our collaborations with Facebook in delivering 40GbE NIC technology to OCP to deliver unmatched performance and rich feature-sets that enable superior data center productivity and efficiency.”

Visit Mellanox during the OCP Summit (booth #C21) from January 28-29 at the San Jose Convention Center.

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In related OCP news, Cade Metz from Wired magazine will moderate a fireside chat on Jan 29 with Marc Andreessen (Co-Founder and General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz) and Andy Bechtolsheim (Founder, Chief Development Officer, and Chairman, Arista Networks).