Intel: I’m already the biggest DPU shipper

Big beast Intel has come crashing out of the semiconductor jungle into the Data Processing Unit gang’s watering hole, saying it’s the biggest DPU shipper of all...

Roll-your-own server crew at Liqid add vCentre composable server plug-in

VMware vCentre users can compose server systems using Liqid’s Matrix fabric software via a plug-in. Liqid uses its X86-based Matrix software software, controlling a...

OK, SANshine, how do you position Nebulon against external arrays, HCI, SmartNIC and DPU...

Analysis: Would-be SAN array and HCI rival Nebulon’s SPU (Storage Processing Unit) is a fresh way of delivering shared storage and other services by using what looks...

GigaIO adds composability pods and clusters update for resource-chomping HPC and AI folks

Composability supplier GigaIO has updated its FabreX software to group its rackscale pooled accelerator resource units into pods of six cells and clusters of six pods, making...

Your occasional storage digest with Intel Ice Lake, composable systems and HCI

The big enterprise hardware event this week centres on Intel's Ice Lake Xeon processors, with HPE saying its Synergy composable system will support Ice Lake compute nodes....

The limits of enterprise IT composability

Analysis:  Fungible's composable data centre announcement last week excited much discussion about the limits of the enterprise composability market. We look at views from storage architect Chris...

Fungible Inc. aims to re-invent the programmable data centre

Fungible Inc. today launched Fungible Data Center, a turnkey composable system featuring its own software, networking technology, and DPU chips. Pradeep Sindhu, CEO...

Your occasional storage digest with Liqid, Panzura and HPE GreenLake

Slurm sounds like a type of slurping or squirming but gives Liqid better access to the high-performance computing market. Panzura is adding ransomware detection to its cloud...

Twitter consumes DriveScale, gain weight in persistent block storage

Composable infrastructure startup DriveScale and its team have been absorbed into Twitter. Nick Tornow, a platform lead at Twitter, tweeted: “DriveScale’s extremely experienced team...

GigaIO composability switch delivers shared Optane memory

GigaIO announced yesterday it is using silicon from Microchip in its FabreX PCIe 4.0 network fabric to dynamically compose server systems and share memory, including Optane, ...

Your occasional storage digest with DataStax, StorOne, NAND prices and more

Here is a near-final storage digest for 2020 with news from NoSQL-er DataStax, fast Optane and QLC NAND storage array supplier StorOne. and research business TrendForce...

Fungible launches DPU-driven storage server to start data centre revolution

Fungible Inc. has launched an FS1600 storage appliance driven by its DPU microprocessor in the next step in its quest to achieve composable data centre domination.

Intel tech and Lightbits Labs make NVMe/TCP faster

Lightbits Labs is working with Intel to make its NVMe/TCP all-flash arrays almost as fast as RoCe and InfiniBand options, which require much more expensive cabling.

Three in a row. Liqid composes DoD supercomputer contract

Liqid, the composable infrastructure vendor, has won a $20.6m deal with the US Army Corps of Engineers - bagging its third supercomputer contract in a month.

Fungible Inc. scoops up Cloudistics assets

Fungible, the data processing unit (DPU) unit chip startup, has bought the assets of a data centre composability business called Cloudistics for an undisclosed sum.

Fungible Inc: Our DPU composes much smaller data centre bills

Fungible, a California composable systems startup, claims its technology will save $67 out of every $100 of data centre total cost of ownership on network, compute and...

Liqid diet boosts Dell MX7000 composable system

Dell is adding GPUs, FPGAs and NVMe storage to the MX7000 composable system via a deal with Liqid. This makes the MX7000 systems better suited for data-intensive...

WD F3200 flash device is ‘open, fast, composable’

Western Digital has announced the F3200, the latest iteration of its flash fabric shared storage system for composable systems. Key takeaways? The NVMe-oF device is faster than...