October 1, 2014 | The big data connectivity provider Mellanox Technologies reports that Yahoo! Japan uses InfiniBand solutions for database acceleration in Japan. According to Mellanox, Yahoo! Japan improved its database performance tenfold, as well as reducing job processing and backup times. Mellanox VP Marketing Kevin Deierling said, “Companies like Yahoo! Japan require best-in-class networking in order to stay competitive. Mellanox’s end-to-end InfiniBand solutions provide the fastest, most reliable, and most efficient interconnect for mission-critical business applications and services. Mellanox was founded in 1999 by Eyal Waldman and Roni Ashuri.