"Mellanox has long driven higher levels of data center performance and efficiency by optimizing across the entire data centre stack", stated Nimrod Gindi, senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions and head of investments, Mellanox Technologies. "Faster storage needs faster networks to feed the ever-increasing demand for data, by today's advanced business analytics, AI, and machine learning applications. Strategic partnerships with storage leaders such as Excelero and WekaIO are critical to develop the high-performance storage ecosystem and enable our customers to achieve efficient and scalable data processing and analytics capabilities to drive their businesses forward."
"Excelero is a leader and disruptor in high-performance storage for web-scale infrastructure, databases, technical computing, HPC and machine learning", stated Lior Gal, CEO of Excelero. "Mellanox's low-latency networking and leading support for RDMA on both Ethernet and InfiniBand help us deliver the fastest distributed block storage solutions to our customers. We have partnered closely with Mellanox and welcome their investment in Excelero."
"WekaIO's Matrix offers the highest bandwidth and lowest latency file system, optimized for flash and other non-volatile storage media", stated Liran Zvibel, CEO of WekaIO. "Deploying Matrix with Mellanox Ethernet or InfiniBand networking delivers the lowest latency storage solution for applications requiring shared access to data; including Deep Learning, Finance, Life Sciences and Electronic Design Automation (EDA). We are excited to have Mellanox Capital invest in our company."