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Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Mellanox's Advanced Ethernet Solutions Selected to Connect the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Network Infrastructure

Mellanox Spectrum™ Ethernet Switches, ConnectX® Adapters and LinkX™ Cables Chosen to Accelerate the Communications Infrastructure of the Stock Exchange due to Their Technological Superiority and the Competitive Advantage they Provide


SUNNYVALE, CA. and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL -
March 19, 2018 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that its Ethernet solutions, including Spectrum switches, ConnectX-5 network cards and the LinkX family of cables were selected by the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) for all of its communications infrastructures, from the commercial network to the enterprise network.

“The selection of Mellanox solutions enables us to achieve the best communication performance for the TASE infrastructure and will allow us to respond to developments in the capital market as well as to the technological challenges expected in the coming years," said Ittai Ben Zeev, CEO of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. “The new infrastructure will enable the TASE to provide local and international capital market operators with advanced services, such as colocation services, similar to international standards.”

"We are proud of our cooperation with the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange, and its choice of our Ethernet switches, network cards and cables for its computing and data center infrastructure. This choice highlights the technological advantage, product robustness and competitive advantage that we allow our customers,” said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “Using Mellanox products enables leading global companies and organizations to take advantage of data transfer speeds of 25, 50 and 100 gigabit per second and extremely low data latency, therefore maximizing the performance of their information and storage systems. We look forward to continuing our cooperation with the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange and developing new relationships with exchanges and financial institutions around the world."

Mellanox will supply the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange with Spectrum switches running Cumulus and Mellanox Onyx operating systems, and the Mellanox NEO™ management system. The Spectrum switches support all the network speeds available in the market: 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, 100G, all with the lowest latency for these speeds (300ns) and providing equal communication services to all users of the system.

Mellanox's ConnectX-5 network cards will provide the best communication access to the stock exchange servers. The use of built-in data acceleration technology in the adapter cards will enable the maximum return on investment for the TASE's data centers.

The choice by Eli Kars, the communication and hardware infrastructure manager, and the technical staff of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange in Mellanox's advanced solutions was made primarily on the basis of technological leadership, which enables them to address both the immediate and future needs of the stock exchange.

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    About Mellanox
    Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox’s intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services. More information is available at: www.mellanox.com.

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