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Mellanox Capital Invests in Storage Leaders Excelero and WekaIO

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Mellanox® Capital, the global investment arm of Mellanox Technologies,
Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), today announced investments in high performance
storage leaders Excelero and WekaIO. Excelero, a leader in high
performance distributed block storage, has developed the award-winning
NVMesh Software Defined Storage to achieve the highest performance and
efficiency for web-scale applications. WekaIO has developed Matrix™, the
world’s fastest file system, to accelerate application performance
scaling for AI and data intensive workloads. Both companies are leaders
in their respective block and file storage categories and together with
Mellanox data center interconnect solutions enable customers to fully
take advantage of the latest generation of high-speed NVMe Flash storage
solid state disks.

“Mellanox has long driven higher levels of data center performance and
efficiency by optimizing across the entire data center stack,” said
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,” said 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,” said
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.”

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About Mellanox

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX)
is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand smart
interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox
interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the
highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to
applications, unlocking system performance and improving data security.
Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters,
switches, software and silicon that accelerate application performance
and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including
cloud and hyperscale, high performance computing, artificial
intelligence, enterprise data centers, cyber security, storage,
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