Excelero, a high-performance software-defined storage vendor, is now part of NVIDIA. The company’s engineering team, including its seasoned co-founders with decades of experience in HPC, storage and networking, brings deep expertise in the block storage that large enterprises use. in storage networks.
Now their mission is to help extend support for block storage in our enterprise software stack, such as clusters for high performance computing. Block storage also has an important role to play in the DOCA software framework that runs on our DPUs.
“The Excelero team joins NVIDIA as demand for high performance computing and AI grows,” said Yaniv Romem, CEO and co-founder of Excelero. “We will work with NVIDIA to ensure our existing customers are supported, and moving forward, we are excited to apply our block storage expertise to NVIDIA’s world-class AI and HPC platforms.” , he added.
Founded in 2014, Excelero has developed NVMesh, software that manages and secures virtual NVMe flash drive arrays as block storage available on public and private clouds. Excelero’s software has been praised by users for its high throughput, low latency, and support for Kubernetes containers. It has also attracted collaborations with major cloud service providers.
The company has partnered with NVIDIA since its early days, attracting former Mellanox, now part of NVIDIA, as an investor. We have collaborated to accelerate storage with RDMA, a key technology at the heart of InfiniBand and RoCE (Ethernet) networks.
NVIDIA will continue to support Excelero customers by honoring its contracts. Going forward, Excelero’s technology will be integrated into NVIDIA’s enterprise software stack.