January 21, 2018 Timothy Prickett Morgan
If Mellanox Technologies had not begun investing in the Ethernet switching as it came out of the Great Recession, it would be a much different company than it is today. It might have even been long since acquired by Oracle or some other company, for instance.
To be sure, Mellanox might have been able to capture some business at the cloud builders, hyperscalers, and clustered storage makers with InfiniBand. But it would not have been the one to capitalize on moving InfiniBand-style technologies such as remote direct memory access (RDMA) to Ethernet, and it would not have been able to …Read more