AMD Taps Mellanox Ethernet to Accelerate New EPYC Data Center Platforms


Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a global supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has announced that the company’s Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions have been chosen to accelerate the new AMD EPYC data center platforms.

Mellanox 25, 50 and 100G Ethernet and EDR InfiniBand represent the ideal networking solutions to connect AMD EPYC CPUs, delivering the highest return on investment for Cloud, Web2.0, Big Data, Machine Learning, storage and high-performance computing infrastructures.

“We have chosen to partner with Mellanox Ethernet and InfiniBand solutions as they can unleash the full potential of our EPYC 7000-series processors and platforms,” said Scott Aylor, CVP and GM at AMD Enterprise Solutions. “The combination of EPYC, with its leading I/O capability, coupled with Mellanox interconnect technology has enabled our partners and users to maximize the new capabilities of our platform to achieve highest performance and efficiency on modern workloads.”

AMD EPYC data center CPUs deliver unmatched data throughput options and when connected with Mellanox intelligent and high speed interconnect solutions, the combined platform delivers world-leading performance for broad set of applications. As demonstrated by AMD at the EPYC announcement event, this fully integrated solution brings together best in breed technologies and was tested for the industry’s most reliable out of box experience.

“The combination of Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions and the innovative EPYC processors from AMD will enable our mutual customers to increase their data center performance and optimize their total cost of ownership,” said Michael Kagan, Chief Technology Officer at Mellanox Technologies. “The exponential growth in data, and the need to analyze it faster and in real time, requires higher data throughputs and intelligent data processing, which are the main advantages of the EPYC platforms incorporating the Mellanox interconnect technology. We look forward to continuing to collaborate with AMD and OEM partners to offer industry leading data center compute and storage infrastructure.”