Mellanox Receives UC APL Certification

LORTON, VA –  Washington DC-based Information Technology firm, and leading DoD UC APL consulting company, Tachyon Dynamics, helped high-throughput 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet/Infiniband networking vendor, Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) receive the DoD UC APL certification for its Access-Layer SX-Series Data Center Ethernet Switches.

All IT equipment used within the DoD must pass the UC APL certification process, which includes rigorous Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Security, Interoperability and Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) testing. This detailed testing, which can take up to a year to complete, ensures any equipment installed within the DoD complies with the complex requirements developed by the DoD.

“Mellanox Technologies provides superior switching capabilities in their SX-Series Ethernet Switching product line,” said Jeremy Duncan, Managing Partner, Tachyon Dynamics. “They are one of the most secure and interoperable 40-Gigabit data center switches on the market.” Tachyon Dynamics’ test engineers and Mellanox Technologies worked together throughout the entire process from application, hardening, documentation and engineering design. Tachyon Dynamics was key to Mellanox’s testing success. The certification was granted on Mellanox Operating System (MLNX-OS) version 3.4.2306 is located here:

“Federal agencies of the U.S. government, specifically the Department of Defense, require the most advanced and high-performance networking solutions available,” said Dale D’Alessio, CEO of Mellanox Federal Systems. “These solutions must also adhere to the strictest security requirements to ensure data protection and guarantee that their system is up and running at all times. The UC APL certification is the latest confirmation that Mellanox has become the leading provider of the world’s fastest and most flexible interconnect solutions that can be trusted by federal agencies to deliver unrivaled security and accelerated performance for their data centers.”

About Tachyon Dynamics

Tachyon Dynamics is a premier technology company focused on DoD UC APL consulting, advanced technology enterprise planning, designing, and implementation like Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), virtual server systems, cutting edge networking systems, and proven cyber security technologies and processes. Tachyon Dynamics is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that understands the importance of efficient and reliable communications.

About Mellanox Technologies

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software, cables and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high-performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services. More information is available at

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