E8 Storage Expands into APAC with New Partnership

E8 Storage has launched into the APAC region through a partnership with Clustar Technology, an AI cloud service provider.

Through the partnership, E8 Storage continues to grow its global partner base and expand its international presence in high performance computing with its shared NVMe storage platform for customers who need high performance and low latency for data intensive applications. 

“We are always looking to innovate and are committed tohelping customers in their AI / ML journey by improving high performance and computing power,”added Prof. Kai Chen, the founder of Clustar Technology. “E8 Storage is complementary to our portfolio, and by integrating it into our Platform-as-a-Service and private cloud cluster deployments, we unlock the performance benefits of shared NVMe storage. The combination is ideal for our customers that are looking to accelerate power hungry applications and improve on performance.” 

Clustar Technology, based in China, provides an enterprise-class fully managed artificial intelligence (AI) cloud platform with a high-performance infrastructure, and has added E8 Storage NVMe-oF storage to its portfolio. Through the agreement, Clustar Technology will offer the integrated high-performance AI solution either as a Platform-as-a-Service or deployed as an on-prem private cloud cluster. With the Clustar high-performance AI compute cluster, customers benefit from increased performance and accelerated application development to accelerate data analytics. 

“Clustar Technology is delivering an innovative and successful service in the industry with its AI cloud platform, and the partnership with E8 Storage cements our continued international expansion. By working with Clustar Technology, we are enabled to offer a unique proposition by delivering industry leading performance for organizations that are on their AI journey," said Zivan Ori, co-founder and CEO.

Clustar Technology provides customers with an easy-to use machine learning (ML) platform, and through the high-performance architecture, customers are able to improve the computing power of larger scale clusters, empower AI algorithms and eliminate any performance bottlenecks. Powered by GPU computing, the addition of E8 Storage to the Clustar AI cloud platform ensures that customers fully capitalize on the investment in GPU’s by delivering a high throughput data path from storage to the GPU.