WekaIO Partners with HPE to Develop All-Flash Storage for HPC and AI - insideHPC


Today WekaIO announced a partnership with HPE to deliver integrated flash-based parallel file system capabilities that can significantly accelerate compute-intensive workloads. At HPE we're committed to providing innovative solutions for our customers in the rapidly growing markets for high-performance computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning," said Bill Mannel, Vice President and General Manager, HPC and AI Segment Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. "The combination of WekaIO Matrix with HPE Apollo Systems is an option that enables customers to maximize the throughput of their HPC environment by making it easy to scale storage capacity and performance to new levels without the requirement to modify compute codes or HPC workflows." The agreement creates an offering that targets the space, energy, and processor attributes of supercomputing. The HPE portfolio of HPC and AI solutions--including Apollo 2000, Apollo 6000, Apollo 6500, and SGI 8600--all provide rich architectures for leveraging high-performance flash storage both within the actual compute platforms as well as across high-performance interconnect fabrics.