Apeiron Data Systems Announces General Availability of Intel Optane NVMe SSD in U.2 Format

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Apeiron’s ADS1000 now capable of pooling multiple U.2 Optane SSDs in same enclosure or network as NAND SSDs for multi-tier NVMe interoperability

Apeiron’s Chief Revenue Officer and VP of Marketing Jeff Barber says: “The ability to pool and share Optane is absolutely unique to the industry, and has massive implications to environments such as HPC, Spark and video services. The consistency of Optane’s write performance coupled with the ADS1000’s scalability changes the conversation about how this memory class drive technology can be used. The customer is no longer constrained by the physical limitations of the AIC form factor in a server. The ability to pool and grow this memory class storage to PetaByte scale via a robust NVMe network provides new options for Optane. One example would be to pool and share Optane across the environment as a high-speed cache layer, with all the safety of persistent storage.”

Apeiron’s ADS1000 provides a native NVMe over Ethernet storage network. Storage management is moved to the application server instead of an embedded/proprietary controller. This results in the elimination of the #1 bottleneck to server and storage performance. A fully integrated storage network is integrated, which transports and acknowledges the transactions in under 3.0 micro-seconds. The fact that there is no protocol processing on the device means 100% linear scalability. The system simply looks like captive storage to the application.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jeff A. Barber at 1-800-701-0243 or email at info(at)apeirondata.com.