Mellanox SwitchX-based SX1016 Switch Solution and ConnectX-3 Adapters Provide SHARCNET with World-Leading Ethernet Connectivity and Performance
Mellanox Technologies has announced that the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computing Network (SHARCNET) has selected Mellanox’s SX1016 10GbE switch solution and ConnectX-3 10GbE adapters to enhance their Ethernet interconnect fabric from 1GbE to 10GbE. Mellanox’s end-to-end 10GbE interconnect solutions were selected due to their performance advantages, port density, low power consumption, advance features and highest return-on-investment.
“Switching from 1GbE to 10GbE was an obvious decision for us in order to improve our user’s experience by overcoming interconnect bottlenecks and poor application performance,” said John Morton, technical manager at SHARCNET. “In selecting an Ethernet provider to partner with, we chose Mellanox and their Ethernet solutions, based on their SwitchX and ConnectX technology, due to their performance, reliability and density advantages.”
“We are pleased to be selected by SHARCNET and to provide them with our 10GbE switch solution for their interconnect infrastructure,” said Amir Prescher, vice president of business development at Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox’s 10/40GbE adapters and switches deliver the most cost-effective Ethernet interconnect for data centers looking to maximize their application productivity and return on investment.”