EnterpriseTech | Scale-Out Platform Emerges With Foxconn Backing

EnterpriseTech | Scale-Out Platform Emerges With Foxconn Backing


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.