SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 — WekaIO, an innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data intensive applications, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Competency status for Primary Storage. This designation recognizes that WekaIO’s proven cloud-scale, parallel file system capabilities can help customers successfully achieve their high-performance computing (HPC) goals on AWS.
Achieving the AWS Storage Competency differentiates WekaIO as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that possesses deep domain expertise in storage solutions on AWS and have developed innovative technology and solutions that leverage AWS services.
WekaIO has quickly established itself as a leading provider of high performance parallel file storage software that seamlessly integrates with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) object storage. Customers, like TRE ALTAMIRA and Untold Studios, have chosen WekaIO for its enterprise grade stability and features to run their high-performance workloads on AWS.
“The elasticity of WekaIO Matrix on AWS has solved the challenge of keeping up with fast-growing resource constraints,” said Alessandro Menegaz, IT Manager at TRE ALTAMIRA. “The improvements we got in terms of performance and costs savings have been high impact to our business.”
AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective HPC solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep storage industry experience and expertise.
“Achieving AWS Storage Competency status marks an important milestone in WekaIO’s continued focus and commitment with innovation in enabling HPC workloads on AWS,” said Liran Zvibel, Co-Founder and CEO of WekaIO. “Matrix is one of the fastest parallel file systems, and suited for workloads that are data intensive, latency-sensitive, and running at massive scale, like AI and machine learning. Our customers using Matrix on AWS are looking for comparable performance to on-premises, with the ability to leverage AWS.”
Matrix is available on AWS Marketplace.
WekaIO helps companies manage, scale and futureproof their data center so they can solve real problems that impact the world. WekaIO Matrix™, the world’s fastest shared parallel file system and WekaIO’s flagship product, leapfrogs legacy storage infrastructures by delivering simplicity, scale, and the best performance density per U, for a fraction of the cost. In the cloud or on-premises, WekaIO’s NVMe-native high-performance software-defined storage solution removes the barriers between the data and the compute layer, thus accelerating artificial intelligence, machine learning, genomics, research, and analytics workloads.