Silicon Angle | DriveScale launches scale-out infrastructure platform, announces $15M series A

Silicon Angle | DriveScale launches scale-out infrastructure platform, announces $15M series A

2018-08-17T06:18:52-07:00

silicon angleChina’s electronics manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., more commonly known as “Foxconn”, is one of several investors in a new enterprise infrastructure platform developer called DriveScale Inc.

DriveScale burst out of stealth last week, announcing a $15 million series A funding round as well as the launch of its “rack-scale” platform that targets Big Data workloads. DriveScale’s architecture is built to help companies run data analytics applications at scale, with anything from 100 up to 100+ Hadoop workloads running on commodity servers and storage hardware. 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.