Mellanox Technologies has launched a global investment arm to provide equity investments in leading technology start-ups and companies worldwide.
Mellanox Capital will make investments in start-ups and technology companies that focus on innovative approaches to storage, compute, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, Big Data, enterprise application platforms, and embedded solutions.
In addition to capital, Mellanox said its portfolio companies will gain access to its broad product portfolio of data center interconnect solutions, world-class technology and process expertise and business relationships.
“As a key component of Mellanox’s innovation strategy, equity investments will provide us with access to technologies, markets, applications and key innovations influencing the data center as well as the high-performance interconnect market,” said Eyal Waldman, president and CEO of Mellanox Technologies. “Mellanox Capital will enhance our relationships with entrepreneurs, opening doors to new markets, customers, alliances, co-investors, and emerging technologies.”