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Exxact Partners with SoftIron on Ceph-based Software Defined Storage

FREMONT, CA, October 19, 2021 — Exxact Corporation, provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and data center solutions, and SoftIron, provider of task-specific data infrastructure solutions, today announced a partnership to create solutions for the enterprise designed to make software-defined storage (SDS) simple. Data center infrastructure is rapidly evolving to meet the needs […]

SoftIron Names Kenneth Van Alstyne CTO

Richmond, VA – October 5th, 2021 – SoftIron Ltd., maker of purpose-built data infrastructure solutions, today announced the appointment of Kenneth Van Alstyne to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Van Alstyne will be tasked with building out SoftIron’s technology strategy and roadmap as the company advances its mission to re-engineer performance and efficiency in […]

Ceph Foundation Announces Formation of Ceph Market Development Group

San Francisco — June 21, 2021 – The Ceph Foundation, dedicated to enabling industry members to collaborate and pool resources to support the Ceph community, today announced the formation of the Ceph Market Development Group. The new group, composed of leading industry organizations, including Canonical, Red Hat and SoftIron , will collaborate to raise awareness […]

SoftIron Announces HyperDrive Performance+ NVMe-based Software-Defined Storage for the Edge

London – SoftIron Ltd., a data center solutions company, has announced their newest Ceph-optimized, software-defined storage appliance family, HyperDrive Performance+. Leveraging the AMD EPYC 3000 processor, the new Performance+ family debuts the company’s first x86 CPU and NVMe SSD-based designs to be introduced in its HyperDrive series of storage appliances. With the initial appliances in […]

SoftIron Announces HyperDrive Performance+ Family

London – May 4, 2021 – SoftIron Ltd., maker of purpose-built data center solutions, today announced the introduction of their Ceph-optimized, software-defined storage appliance family, HyperDrive Performance+. Leveraging the AMD EPYC 3000 processor, the new Performance+ family debuts the company’s first x86 CPU and NVMe SSD-based designs to be introduced in its HyperDrive series of […]

SoftIron Joins iRODS Consortium; Certifies HyperDrive Compatibility with iRODS Architecture

London – (November 9, 2020) – SoftIron Ltd., a maker of task-specific data center solutions, today announced it has joined the Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) Consortium, which supports the development of free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration, and data virtualization. In joining the consortium, whose data management platform is […]

SoftIron Appoints Greg Bruno Chief Architect

San Diego – Oct. 21, 2020 – SoftIron Ltd., the leader in task-specific data center solutions, continues on its growth trajectory in both technical and geographic reach with the opening of two new offices, and the appointment of Greg Bruno to the role of Chief Architect. Bruno, who joins SoftIron from Teradata, will lead the […]

Craig Chadwell Joins SoftIron as VP of Product

London – September 29, 2020 – SoftIron Ltd., the leader in purpose-built and performance-optimized data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Craig Chadwell to the role of Vice President of Product to lead the company’s product strategy. Chadwell, who joins SoftIron from Lenovo, will be responsible for managing SoftIron’s flagship HyperDrive storage, HyperSwitch networking, […]

Sandia Selects SoftIron File and Object Storage for Stria Cluster

Sandia National Laboratories Vanguard program has selected SoftIron, Ltd., to provide supplemental file and object storage for Sandia’s ARM-based Stria high performance computing cluster.

Stria supports the petascale Astra supercomputer – which Sandia said is the fastest ARM-based system on the TOP500 listing of the world’s most powerful computers – as a development system for preparing software releases and codes to be used on Astra.

How Ceph powers exciting research with Open Source

“As researchers seek scalable, high performance methods for storing data, Ceph is a powerful technology that needs to be at the top of their list. Ceph is an open-source software-defined storage platform. While it’s not often in the spotlight, it’s working hard behind the scenes, playing a crucial role in enabling ambitious, world-renowned projects such as CERN’s particle physics research, Immunity Bio’s cancer research, The Human Brain Project, MeerKat radio telescope, and more.”