Mellanox CloudX Advantages


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Cloud is becoming the most important technology in the Data Centers and future applications will run on the most efficient cloud with the best interconnect.

CloudX is a recipe, based off the Mellanox OpenCloud™ architecture, for building an efficient cloud platform using off-the-shelf building blocks: servers, storage, interconnect and software to form flexible and cost-effective private and public clouds. Read more about it:

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Mellanox CloudX Advantages

  1. 1. Enabling the Applications of Tomorrow Mellanox Technologies February 2014
  2. 2. Cloud is the New Data Center OpenCloud Platform Lower Your IT Cost by 50%! © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 2
  3. 3. Unbounded Cloud Performance - Examples … 4X Higher Applications Performance … And Lower Your IT cost by 50%! Compared to other cloud platforms © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 3
  4. 4. CloudX Performance Examples 4X Faster Run Time! 4X Higher Performance! Benchmark: TestDFSIO (1TeraByte, 100 files) Benchmark: 1M Records Workload (4M Operations) 2X faster run time and 2X higher throughput 2X Faster Run Time! Benchmark: MemCacheD Operations © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 3X Faster Run Time! Benchmark: Redis Operations 4
  5. 5. CloudX Platform – One-Click Cloud!  CloudX is the most efficient cloud platform • A reference architecture for cloud platforms  Set your cloud in minutes, not weeks or months One-Click Cloud • Complete system recipe, one-click software installation  CloudX OpenCloud Platform • Off-the-shelf components: Servers, storage, interconnect, software • Mellanox 40 and 56Gb/s interconnect, InfiniBand and Ethernet • Solid State Drives (SSD), latest CPU technology  Supports open source and commercial applications • OpenStack • Mellanox technology configuration • CloudX software eco-system – management, security and more Unbounded Cloud Performance for the Applications of Tomorrow © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 5
  6. 6. CloudX OpenCloud Architecture Any Software Open NIC, Open Switch, Open Server, Open Rack © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 6
  7. 7. CloudX Eco-System Examples “We are very excited to partner with Mellanox in this cloud architecture.” Lior Gal, VP worldwide strategic accounts “Our customers choose Mellanox products to ensure their cloud infrastructure run on a hardware foundation that is well configured endto-end, to match the agility and efficiency enabled by OpenStack cloud.” “Red Hat is pleased to be collaborating with Mellanox on CloudX architecture and as part of our Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure” Mike Werner, senior director, Global Ecosystems David M. Fishman VP marketing “Dome9 is excited to work together with Mellanox and enable our security offering on the CloudX platform. “ Zohar Alon, CEO and Co-Founder © 2014 Mellanox Technologies “By utilizing high speed interconnect solutions at 40 and 56Gb/s, the CloudX platform enabled us to achieve excellent performance" Saggi Neumann CTO 7
  8. 8. The CloudX Advantage Reduces the Cost of Using Compute and Storage Infrastructure Enables Applications to Use Much More Data at Real Time to Get Conclusions and Make Business Decisions Faster Test Your Applications on CloudX Platform Join the Growing CloudX Eco-System, © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 8
  9. 9. The Future Depends on Fastest Data Transfer More Devices More Applications More Data By 2015, 15 Billion Connected Devices will Generate Exabytes of Data © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 9
  10. 10. The Power of Data Data-Intensive Simulations Healthcare © 2014 Mellanox Technologies Internet of Things Smart Cars Congestion-Free Traffic National Security Business Intelligence 10
  11. 11. Data Must Always Be Accessible and at Real-Time Sensor Data Compute CPU Storage Archive CPU Lower Latency, Higher Bandwidth, RDMA, Offloads, NIC/Switch Routing, Overlay Networks Smart Interconnect Required to Unleash The Power of Data © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 11
  12. 12. Cloud in the Data Centers Cloud is Becoming the Most Important Technology in the Data Centers Future Applications will Run on the Most Efficient Cloud with the Best Interconnect © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 12
  13. 13. CloudX - Unleash The Cloud Performance • • Lower your IT cost by 50% • On-demand compute, storage and networking • © 2014 Mellanox Technologies Unbounded cloud performance OpenCloud Architecture: Open Platform / Open Source 13
  14. 14. CloudX OpenCloud Architecture Overview  Hardware • Off-the-shelf components - Servers, storage, interconnect, software • Mellanox 40/56Gb/s interconnect - InfiniBand and Ethernet • Solid State Drives (SSD) • Latest CPU technology  OpenStack components • • • • Nova compute Network controller node Storage node - Cinder & Ceph Mellanox OpenStack plug-ins The Building Blocks for the Most Efficient Cloud © 2014 Mellanox Technologies 14
  15. 15. What Cloud Providers Say About Mellanox Interconnect “Mellanox provides our customers with more features that they couldn’t get with other clouds.” - Robert Rizika, CEO, ProfitBricks CLICK TO WATCH FULL VIDEO © 2014 Mellanox Technologies “Mellanox allows us to provide better services to our customers at an attractive price point.” - Marty Puranik, CEO, CLICK TO WATCH FULL VIDEO 15
  16. 16. Mellanox Interconnect Enables Best Data Center Return on Investment Accelerating Half of the World’s Petascale Systems Mellanox Connected Petascale System Examples InfiniBand Enables Lowest Application Cost in the Cloud (Examples) © 2014 Mellanox Technologies Businesses Success Depends on Mellanox Dominant in Storage Interconnects 16
  17. 17. Thank You!