Mellanox sets up subsidiary for US federal contracts

Mellanox Federal Systems will be responsible for business development with all US federal government agencies and the federal integrator market.

Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:MLNX; TASE:MLNX) has established a wholly-owned subsidiary, Mellanox Federal Systems, which will be responsible for business development with all federal government agencies and the federal integrator market. The company will operate as a separate entity to address demand from the federal government for high-performance connectivity solutions and to drive the development of new applications.

Mellanox works with many government agencies and organizations, including the Department of Energy, NASA, the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, the US Postal Service, FBI, Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health, the Environmental Protection Agency, and various intelligence agencies. The company also works with systems integrators which serve the federal government, including Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD), The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), CSC and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN).

Many federal agencies require high-performance interconnect solutions that can process large amounts of data over distributed systems, said Mellanox Federal Systems CEO Dale DAlessio. Mellanoxs high bandwidth, low latency interconnect solutions are designed to optimize the performance of defense and intelligence applications."

Mellanox chairman, president and CEO Eyal Waldman said, Mellanox has supported the government's IT server and storage interconnect needs for more than 10 years and has established itself as a trusted leader in delivering high-performance interconnect solutions. The formation of Mellanox Federal Systems is a natural evolution for us in expanding and enhancing our relationship with the U.S. government."

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on October 22, 2012

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