EnterpriseTech | Scale-Out Platform Emerges With Foxconn Backing

EnterpriseTech | Scale-Out Platform Emerges With Foxconn Backing

2018-08-17T06:16:12-07:00

enterprise techChinese electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn is among the early investors in the enterprise infrastructure platform developer DriveScale Inc.

Emerging from stealth mode this week, DriveScale Inc. announced a $15 million Series A funding round while releasing a “rack-scale” platform targeting big data workloads. The architecture is designed to help datacenter operators run data analytics applications with 100 to 1,000-plus Hadoop workloads together on commodity servers and storage infrastructure. Read more…

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DriveScale instantly turns any data center into an elastic bare-metal cloud with on-demand instances of compute, GPU and storage, including NVMe over Fabrics, to deliver the exact resources a workload needs, and to expand, reduce or replace resources on the fly. With DriveScale, high-performance, Kubernetes clusters deploy in seconds for machine learning, advanced analytics and cloud-native applications at a fraction of the cost of the public cloud.