Nvidia Acquires Excelero

Excelero, a Tel Aviv-based provider of high-performance software-defined storage solutions, was acquired by Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA). The deal’s amount was not disclosed.

Excelero was founded in 2014 by Yaniv Romem (CEO), and is a software platform that manages, secures, and secures virtual arrays NVMe flash drives for block storage. It can be used across public and private clouds. This software is compatible with Kubernetes containers.

Since its inception, the company has been an NVIDIA Partner. This led to Mellanox becoming an investor. The companies collaborated on accelerating storage with RDMA, a key technology at the core of both InfiniBand and RoCE (Ethernet) networks.

Nvidia will continue to support Excelero’s customers while, looking ahead, Excelero’s technology will be integrated into Nvidia’s enterprise software stack.

Excelero’s flagship product NVMesh transforms NVMe drives into enterprise-grade protected storage that supports any local or distributed file system. NVMesh, which supports data-center scaleability, provides logical volumes with data security and continuous monitoring of stored data for reliability. High-performance computing, artificial Intelligence, and database applications can benefit from ultra-low latency, fast data processing, and high-performance throughput at terabytes per minute. There are also millions of IOs per hour per compute node.

 

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