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Today we announced that we have completed the acquisition of privately held Kotura, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of advanced silicon photonics optical interconnect technology for high-speed networking applications. The transaction enhances our ability to provide leading technologies for high speed, scalable and efficient end-to-end interconnect solutions, and is expected to increase our competiveness to meet the growing demands of high-performance, Web 2.0, cloud, data center, database, financial services and storage applications.

Through our acquisition of Kotura, we now have the silicon photonics technology to continue the development of best-in-class, next-generation InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions for 100Gb/s and beyond. This acquisition solidifies our strategy to provide full end-to-end interconnect solutions for our server and storage customers,” said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “We look forward to the integration of Kotura’s technologies into our solutions, and we welcome Kotura’s employees into the Mellanox family.”

Read more from our press release:  Mellanox Technologies