Global Shipping Company Chooses InfiniBand to Maximize Data Center Efficiency and Increase Processing Capabilities, While Dramatically Reducing Costs

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A Fortune 100 company that provides an extensive portfolio of shipping transportation, e-commerce and business services wanted to reduce the total-cost-of-ownership related to maintaining tens of dispersed data centers. Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage, worked closely with the customer, and with Hewlett Packard and Oracle, to develop a proof-of-concept for a modular database cluster solution which utilizes Mellanox InfiniBand technology, HP servers and Oracle Database Real Application Cluster (RAC) in a consolidated data center. By implementing a solution based on InfiniBand technology, the customer was able to maximize the efficiency of their data center while significantly increasing their processing capabilities, ensuring greater reliability and scalability.