Stevie International Business Awards Name High-Performance Hadoop Appliance Best New Hardware Product

Mellanox Technologies has announced that PHAT-DATA40G, a high performance Hadoop appliance over a Mellanox end-to-end 40 Gigabit Ethernet adapter and switch solution, won Gold for Best New Hardware Product at the Stevie International Business Awards. PHAT-DATA40G is a joint solution by Mellanox, AMAX, STEC and Zettaset that delivers best-in-class performance and ease-of-use for Big Data users, delivering at least 40 percent performance enhancement, which is well above existing competitive solutions.

The Stevie Awards honor and generate awareness of the achievements and positive contributions of businesses worldwide. Stevie’s annual International Business Awards are judged by more than 300 executives and sponsored by top global business publishers and marketers. More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“Winning Gold at this year’s Stevie Awards recognizes the industry-leading throughput, latency and efficiency provided by this successful joint solution,” said Julia Shih, director of strategic alliance at AMAX. “Leveraging Mellanox’s high-speed 40GbE interconnect, combined with our server and storage solutions and robust manufacturing capability, PHAT-DATA40G provides companies with data-driven business intelligence that offers a dynamic competitive edge.”

“Mellanox’s fast server and storage interconnect solutions enable data center applications to achieve the highest efficiency and scalability while reducing capital and operational expenses,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of market development at Mellanox. “The PHAT-DATA40G appliance, accelerated by Mellanox 40GbE adapters and switches, provides a very high performance, turn-key, easy to use solution for Big Data users, enabling them to take advantage of their collected information to better serve their customers and achieve their business goals.”