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WEKA’s Zvibel on Streamlining the Data Pipeline that Fuels AI/ML

This exclusive Q&A interview was conducted by Nages Sieslack of the ISC 2022 conference organization, with Liran Zvibel, co-founder and CEO of WEKA, which offers a data platform built for I/O-intensive workloads and latency-sensitive applications at exabyte scale. WEKA will be an exhibitor at the ISC conference, May 30-June1. Nages Sieslack: What challenges are you helping customers […]

WEKA Appoints Nilesh Patel as Chief Product Officer

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 1, 2022 – Data platform for AI company WEKA today announced that Nilesh Patel has joined as its first Chief Product Officer. Reporting to CEO and co-founder Liran Zvibel, Patel will be responsible for developing WEKA’s mid-to-long term product and solutions roadmap and driving associated technology alliances and services delivery as the company enters […]

WEKA Announces New Venture Funding

CAMPBELL, Calif., — January 4, 2022 — WEKA, maker of a data platform for AI, today announced that Hitachi Ventures led its recent round raising $73 million in funding, which brings the total amount raised to $140 million. Other investors participating in this round were strategic investors, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, NVIDIA, Micron, and Cisco, […]

Weka and HPE Launch Joint Offering for Containerized Workloads

CAMPBELL, Calif., December 7, 2021 –AI data platform company WekaIO (Weka) today announced it has developed a solution with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) for demanding AI and ML workloads, now available on the HPE Ezmeral Marketplace. HPE Ezmeral Runtime Enterprise is the industry’s first Kubernetes platform supporting both cloud native and non-cloud native applications. HPE Ezmeral supports […]

Weka Extends Capabilities WekaFS Data Platform

CAMPBELL, Calif., December 2, 2021 – AI data platform vendor WekaIO (Weka) today announced the availability of its latest version of WekaFS, the fastest storage for data-intensive applications that provides users with enhanced capabilities for cloud deployments and provides new capabilities for both cloud native and virtualized applications on premises. Weka’s data platform, built on WekaFS, […]

Weka Claims 6 Records on STAC-M3 WEKAFS File Systems on EC2

CAMPBELL, Calif. – June 8, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, and high-performance computing (HPC), today announced record-breaking performance of its Weka File System (WekaFS) on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) according to the STAC-M3 Benchmark. An independent audit, conducted by Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC), showed that […]

WekaIO Announces Results with NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage in Microsoft Research Lab

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 22, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, enterprise technical computing and high-performance data analytics (HPDA), announced today results of testing conducted with Microsoft, which showed that the Weka File System (WekaFS) produced among the greatest aggregate NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage throughput numbers of all storage systems tested to […]

The New and Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

In this sponsored post, Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for WekaIO, discusses the newest title in the C-Suite, the CDO: Chief Data Officer. As of 2018, almost 68 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have a CDO, yet according to Gartner, “The Chief Data Officer role is still new, untested, and amorphous.” More organizations will recognize that a savvy CDO delivers a return on investment, and as enterprise data stores grow, so do the returns.

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Picks WekaIO Data Platform for Drug Discovery

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 2, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), maker of fastest-growing data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning, life sciences research and high performance data analytics (HPDA), today announced that the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) has implemented Weka’s Limitless Data Platform to simplify, speed up, and scale their mixed workloads. By using Weka, OMRF said it can run more and concurrent research jobs in […]

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 4

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.