Oracle Buys Up 10% Stake In Mellanox

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 2:46 PM EDT) -- Oracle Corp. acquired a 10 percent stake in Mellanox Technologies Ltd., a computer server connectivity solutions company, sharply increasing the value of Mellanox shares on Thursday.

Oracle and Mellanox, an Israel-based company with U.S. headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., already cooperate with one another; Oracle uses Mellanox's InfiniBand technology, which is characterized as an end-to-end connectivity solution for servers and storage.

The dollar value of the 10.2 percent investment was not disclosed by the companies, but Mellanox's market capitalization stood at more than $700 million as of...
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