Astera Labs spears CXL chip funding

Silicon valley startup and new unicorn Astera Labs has raked in $150 million in funding on top of delivering its Leo CXL Memory pooling and sharing controllers.

Competition gets heated on Fungible’s DPU patch

Data processing unit startup Fungible is facing increasing competition as its avenues for growth become restricted and ever more fiercely contested. The company was...

Startup UnifabriX exits stealth mode with CXL 3.0 Smart Memory device demo

Israeli startup UnifabriX is demonstrating a CXL 3.0-connected Smart Memory device for data center and HPC memory pooling The demo is taking place at...
Liqid

Dell has Liqid route to CXL memory pooling

Dell has shown how its MX7000 composable server chassis can be used with Liqid technology to add PCIe gen 4-connected GPUs and other accelerators to the composable...

IntelliProp has chips to build CXL fabric

Startup IntelliProp has announced its Omega Memory Fabric chips so servers can share internal and external memory with CXL, going beyond CPU socket limits and speeding memory-bound...

Liqid staff leave the business amid restructure

Composable systems startup Liqid has confirmed some executive movements near the top of the org chart amid unrelated restructuring on the shop floor.

DPU startup Fungible lays off staff – sources

DPU developer Fungible has, according to industry sources, laid off a number of employees as it focuses on the mature storage market for its data processing unit...
TidalScale

TidalScale and inverted server virtualization

Nine-year-old startup TidalScale has developed a distributed hyperkernel which combines different nodes in a cluster of physical servers into a software-defined server. It enables inverse virtualization, combining...

Fungible testing computational storage on DPUs

Fungible, a developer of Data Processing Unit (DPU) chips for offloading east-west networking operations including storage array access from server X86 CPUs, is testing computational storage applications...

CXL memory pools: Just how big can they be?

CXL 2.0 will enable memory pooling, which sounds great, but a bit vague. How big can the memory pools be? There is no firm answer yet, but...

Storage news ticker – June 23

… Data protection and security business Acronis has sponsored another sporting team: Scotland's Hibernian FC. Acronis will become become Hibernian FC's Principal Cyber Protection...

DiRAC’s Liqid pours GPUs into servers for cosmological research simulation runs

Durham University’s DiRAC supercomputer is getting composable GPU resources to model the evolution of the universe, courtesy of Liqid and its Matrix composability software.

Storage news ticker – June 7

DPU and composable infrastructure supplier Fungible has announced Fungible Storage Cluster (FSC) 4.1, providing support for vSphere environments requiring high performance. Its all-flash array based on NVMe/TCP...

Storage news ticker – June 6

Arcserve announced the expansion of its OneXafe family of immutable data storage products with the OneXafe 4500 Series. Its capacity can be up to 216TB. It needs...

Storage news ticker – May 31

HPC storage supplier Panasas has announced a new global strategy with added benefits and incentives to grow sales reach through channel and alliance partners. New features include...

Storage news ticker – May 12

Cloudflare has announced D1, the first cloud storage database for the Workers serverless platform, pitched as enabling developers to build fast, database-backed applications with just a few clicks. It...

Storage news ticker – May the 4th be with you

… Seagate celebrates Star Wars Day with the introduction of three collectible disk drives inspired by Boba Fett, Grogu, and The Mandalorian. Seagate's marketeers have gone...

Storage news ticker – April 20

… An updated all-flash array history chart includes newer entrants like VAST Data and StoreOne, older ones like Fusion-io, Violin and Vexata, and more...