Mellanox Technologies to Expand Presence in Southeast Asia
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced that it is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia by opening a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The office will serve the increased business operation needs in the country. Mellanox Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions enable world-leading data centers to achieve highest return on investment. The new office will provide IT managers and data center users to enjoy closer collaborations and partnerships with Mellanox for enhancing their data center performance and efficiency.
“Expanding our presence in Malaysia will bring Mellanox closer to our customers and increase our ability to better serve the needs of the Malaysian market,” said Charlie Foo, Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific, Mellanox Technologies. “We are excited to have local presence in this country and to address the datacenter growth demands.”
Mellanox’s expansion in Malaysia is in line with the country’s ambitions of becoming the leading Big Data Analytics (BDA) solutions hub in South East Asia, spearheaded by a structured BDA roadmap that unleashes the value of big data.
“The growth opportunities in Malaysia are optimistic as organizations are embarking on their journey toward digital transformation, improving customer centricity and building elastic Cloud infrastructure, all of which require the ability to move growing amounts of data faster, and to gain data insights in real time,” said Hong Mun Loong, Malaysia Country Manager, Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox’s intelligent 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100Gb/s interconnect solutions can serve today’s and future needs in Malaysia, and in this fast growing region.”
As an industry veteran, Hong brings with him over 20 years of local IT industry experience, having various functional roles from technical engineering to sales. He also spent some time at Hewlett-Packard Malaysia, Cisco Systems Malaysia, Hitachi Data Systems Malaysia, Dimension Data Malaysia and Palo Alto Networks, where he served in various roles from enterprise account manager to key management positions.
Mellanox Ethernet solutions have already been chosen to accelerate large HPC customers in Malaysia. The company is dedicated to increasing partnership collaboration throughout Southeast Asia and expanding its reach to more users and partners.