SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 8, 2019 – Technology innovator Pliops today announced that it has been awarded a Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2019 ‘Best of Show Award’ in the ‘Most Innovative Flash Memory Startup’ category. Pliops was on hand at FMS to give the first-ever public demonstrations of its new, patent-pending Storage Processor that accelerates database storage functions.
“Webscale and hyperscale environments demand new levels of performance to address cloud databases and applications,” said Jay Kramer, Chairman of the awards program and president of Network Storage Advisors, Inc. “Further, data center infrastructure needs to advance with new technology innovation to accelerate workloads. We are proud to recognize Pliops as the Most Innovative Flash Memory Startup. Their Pliops Storage Processor is capable of accelerating MySQL applications by up to 7x and reducing compressed data by up to 50% to achieve new levels of scale, speed and cost effectiveness.”
Pliops has created a new architecture that overcomes the major inefficiencies of software-only storage engines via a dedicated hardware product. Pliops’ solution solves the scalability challenges raised by the cloud data explosion and the increasing data requirements of artificial intelligence and machine learning applications. The company is on a mission to enable the accelerated data center, and is joined in pursuing this vision by investors Softbank Ventures Asia, Intel Capital, Western Digital, Xilinx, and Mellanox.
“Slowing compute performance growth has come up against rapidly increasing storage and network performance growth, creating a perfect storm of server sprawl and increased data center costs,” noted Steve Fingerhut, president and chief business officer for Pliops. “Pliops is driving hard to ensure companies of all sizes can meet growing workload demands. We’re honored that our efforts to solve these challenges have been recognized by FMS.”
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