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Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Mellanox's Motti Beck on networking

Motti Beck, Mellanox Technologies, stopped by the booth to explain their Infiniband and Ethernet solutions

Paul Alcorn | Aug 19, 2013 at 08:11 am CDT (0 mins, 31 secs reading time)

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Motti Beck, the Director of Enterprise Market Development at Mellanox Technologies Inc stopped by the booth to discuss the latest advancements in network technology. Advancements are needed to provide a high level of performance in flash-driven environments, and Mellanox has developed a range of products to address performance challenges.

Motti explained that both Infiniband and Ethernet have a place in the datacenter, spurring Mellanox to develop networking products that address both interfaces.

Flash Memory Summit 2013 - Mellanox's Motti Beck on networking | TweakTown.com

The ability to support both Infiniband and Ethernet over the same fabric provides a "one-wire" solution to address multiple needs, simplifying wiring and deployment.

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