University of Tokyo Selects Mellanox to Accelerate Supercomputer

Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, announced today its Switch-IB™ 2 EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand Switch Systems and ConnectX®-4 adapters have been chosen by the Information Technology Center at the University of Tokyo to accelerate its new supercomputer for computational science, engineering by large-scale simulations and data analysis.“Mellanox’s smart Switch-IB 2 switches enable the University of Tokyo to leverage new in-network computing capabilities, allowing data algorithms to be managed and executed by the network devices,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president, marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “EDR 100G InfiniBand offers world-leading performance, scalability and efficiency enabling the University of Tokyo to be at the forefront of research and scientific discovery.” “We are pleased to have installed Mellanox’s InfiniBand high-performance solutions to drive…


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