ProphetStor – Cavium offers ThunderX® Workload Optimized Processors
MILPITAS, CA, May 30, 2016 — ProphetStor Data Services, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with Cavium to co-develop and co-market a cost-effective all-solid-state storage array based on Cavium’s ThunderX® ARM processors to meet the demands of budget-sensitive data centers and enterprises to lower both CAPEX and OPEX for their high-performance applications.
The application-aware storage array, taking full advantage of ThunderX’s large core count, memory capacity, integrated virtSoC™ technology and multiple built-in Ethernet ports, delivers ProphetStor’s Federator® SDS technologies that offers intelligent storage management, automation, and a suite of advanced data services to support the most mission critical applications such as database, virtualization, cloud computing, and big data analytics.
“The fully integrated I/O that is designed into ThunderX, combined with leading ARMv8 server features such as dual socket support and 48 cores per socket, is a tremendous platform to deliver the full capability of Federator SDS to end users,” said Larry Wikelius, Vice President Software Ecosystem and Solutions, Cavium. “Cavium continues to drive the server ecosystem with partners that can fully utilize key ThunderX features and deliver significant value and competitive advantage to our customers. With its innovative and complementary software-defined-storage technologies, ProphetStor is an extremely valuable partner of our expanding community of ecosystems.”
“Feature-rich software for storage arrays does come with a cost due to its many CPU-intensive tasks such as inline deduplication and compression,” said Eric Chen, ProphetStor CEO. “With the high throughput of modern all-flash arrays, computation power becomes the next bottleneck. Cavium’s ThunderX processers offer a cost-effective and energy-efficient solution to fully realize the performance advantages of the all-flash arrays powered by our Federator SDS software. With Cavium, we are able to create arrays with higher capacity and higher performance while reducing their chassis footprint and carbon footprint at the same time.”
Cavium is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in enterprise, data center, cloud and wired and wireless service provider applications. Cavium offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software compatible processors ranging in performance from 100 Mbps to 100 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access & service provider equipment. Cavium’s processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium’s principal offices are in San Jose, California with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India, and China. For more information, please visit http://www.cavium.com
ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS), provides federated storage and data services to enable both enterprises and cloud service providers to build an agile, automated, intelligent, and orchestrated storage infrastructure.
ProphetStor was founded in 2012 by seasoned storage experts with extensive experience in cloud computing platforms, software-based networked storage, data services, business continuity and disaster recovery.
Headquartered in Milpitas, California, ProphetStor has branch offices in Asia-Pacific regions to serve international customers. For more information, visit www.prophetstor.com.
ProphetStor Federator is a registered trademark of ProphetStor Data Services, Inc. in the US and other countries. All other company and product names contained herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.
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