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KIOXIA Announces Optimized Platform Certified with KumoScale Software
KIOXIA America, Inc. announced that Dell Technologies OEM Solutions will provide a platform with configurations optimized for KIOXIA KumoScale storage software. Based on the Dell PowerEdge R6525 rack server utilizing KIOXIA CM6 Series enterprise NVM Express (NVMe) SSDs, the systems will be available in configurations well-matched to the requirements of high-performance networked storage.

"We are delighted to collaborate with Dell OEM Solutions to certify PowerEdge R6525 rack servers for use with KumoScale software," said Joel Dedrick, vice president and general manager, networked storage solutions at KIOXIA America, Inc. "Customers now have the option to purchase a variety of preconfigured and certified systems for high-performance, on-premises cloud infrastructure."

The certified KumoScale software-ready system configurations are available through Dell's distributor, Arrow Electronics. Configurations offered include single and dual AMD EPYC processors, they feature KIOXIA CM6 enterprise-grade NVMe SSDs and deliver capacities of up to 153TB per node.

"Our collaboration with Dell and KIOXIA allows us to serve as a key integrator of this exciting and powerful solution combining the Dell platform and KIOXIA KumoScale software," said James Stannard, vice president of sales for Arrow's intelligent solutions business in EMEA. "Customers and end users can rely on Arrow's broad geographic presence and technical know-how for the selection of the appropriate system meeting their specific requirements. Arrow Electronics is providing customers with a selection of Dell PowerEdge rack servers for customers who install KumoScale storage software. More information regarding platform details, pricing, warranty and ordering can be obtained by emailing us at"

KumoScale Software Delivers Performant, Networked Storage for On-Prem Data Centers

Designed for deployment at data center scale, the KumoScale storage system delivers high performance NVMe flash storage as a disaggregated network service, at cloud-native scale and cost. In addition to the Dell PowerEdge R6525, KumoScale software is designed to run on other x86-based (Intel and AMD) servers.

KumoScale software integrates tightly with Kubernetes and OpenStack platforms, as well as with popular automation, telemetry and logging frameworks. KumoScale software lightens IT workloads via highly automated provisioning, management and optimization of storage resources at scale.

Published Friday, June 10, 2022 7:47 AM by David Marshall
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