Excelero, a provider of “low-latency” distributed block storage for web-scale applications such as AI, machine learning and GPU computing, is collaborating with Lenovo Data Center Group to provide Excelero’s NVMesh software-defined block storage solutions to Lenovo customers and channel partners worldwide.
Excelero’s NVMesh would provide a good choice for web-scale deployments and in big data uses in concert with Lenovo’s ThinkSystem portfolio. The offering would also benefit mainstream data center storage applications, since Excelero’s latest NVMesh2 solution now supports TCP/IP and Fibre Channel, and offer flexible protection levels and customized management controls.
“Lenovo’s ThinkSystem portfolio is ideal for Excelero deployments – it’s a high-quality solution that balances high IOPs, low latency, high performance, and cost-efficiency,” said John Majeski, general manager of software and solutions, Lenovo Data Center Group. “We are delighted to expand our work with Excelero to enable Lenovo’s global channel organization to help customers leverage Lenovo’s high-quality solutions in concert with Excelero’s innovative NVMesh software.”
Excelero’s NVMesh enables shared NVMe across any network and supports any local or distributed file system. Customers would benefit from the performance of local flash with the convenience of centralized storage while reducing the overall storage TCO.
“We are seeing increased demand in the market for highly efficient, agile storage – not only for in high-performance-computing but also for web-scale companies and for mainstream applications,” said Patrick Guay, vice president of strategic accounts at Excelero. “With Lenovo as our partner, Excelero’s NVMesh2 is well positioned to capture it. We’re extremely proud to be the first shared NVMe storage software chosen by Lenovo, and look forward to expanding our business together.”