StorIT releases Mellanox’s HPC solutions in region

Solutions are designed to improve productivity for oil and gas high performance simulations

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StorIT releases Mellanox’s HPC solutions in region Boby Joseph, CEO of StorIT says the company will work closely with the Mellanox team to offer channel partners total sales and implementation support for projects across the region.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  January 14, 2013

Middle East and North Africa-based data storage value-added distributor StorIT, has announced the availability of Mellanox's high performance computing (HPC) solutions for the oil and gas sector, designed to help companies achieve optimum productivity for oil and gas high performance simulations.

"StorIT is pleased to bring to the regional market one of the best global HPC solutions for the oil and gas sector from our vendor partner, Mellanox. The solution offers one of the world's fastest interconnect, supporting 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet, and 40 and 120Gb/s InfiniBand. It also offers the lowest CPU overhead and the highest networking infrastructure. StorIT will work closely with the Mellanox team to offer channel partners total sales and implementation support for projects across the region," said Boby Joseph, CEO of StorIT.

Mellanox offers InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions that are designed to accelerate and maximise the capability of HPC systems and enable simulations to be executed faster and in higher quantity. The vendor's 40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10Gb/s Ethernet interconnect solutions are designed for multi-core cluster environments and can handle multiple data streams simultaneously while guar­anteeing fast and reliable data transfers for each of the streams.

With latency as low as one micro­second, throughput as high as 40Gb/s, extreme message rate and low CPU overhead, Mellanox solutions are designed to enable fast and highly scalable com­munication among server processing units and storage systems, and therefore maximise the HPC system utilisation into the high 90 percentile range, on average 50% higher than other net­working solutions, according to StorIT.

StorIT will work closely with its channel partners to offer total support including training, pre-sales and post sales architecture, design and implementation support as well as onsite support on oil and gas projects across the MENA region.

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