2.3M IOPS per RU – The Next Generation NVMe Platform for Hyperscale and Enterprise Environments: Inspur, Liqid and Kingston at SC16

Performance Demo at Inspur Booth #3839 at SuperComputing 2016

SALT LAKE CITY--()--Liqid Inc., in partnership with Inspur Group Co. Ltd (Inspur), one of the top five largest server manufacturers in the world, today announces the validation of the Liqid Powered Kingston® DCP1000 in the new Inspur 1U server (Model: NF5180M4).

Using two Kingston DCP1000 NVMe drives, the 1U Dual-Socket Intel E5-2620 based solution sustains over 2.3 million random read IOPS at 4K block size and over 13GBytes per second random read performance at 32K and greater block sizes. Inspur’s non-blocking architecture enables close to 100 percent performance aggregation across NVMe SSDs and allows scaling of network interconnects from 10-100Gbits to meet throughput and IOPS at node- and rack-level deployments.

“Inspur is seeing significant customer demand for NVMe-based cloud, media, big data and IoT data center solutions,” said Dolly Wu, GM of Data Center and Cloud USA at Inspur Systems. “Customers are looking for cost-effective flash storage solutions that meet their ever growing performance demands, and we are excited to demonstrate these capabilities with leading suppliers like Kingston.”

Kingston’s Liqid Powered DCP1000 was jointly developed by the two companies to meet the extreme demands of critical data center and enterprise applications for performance, cost and endurance.

“Kingston recognizes Inspur’s growth and rapid expansion globally, and we look forward to jointly delivering best-in-class NVMe solutions for both quality and value to customers,” said SSD Business Manager Ariel Perez at Kingston. “There is a significant demand for dense, high-performance storage solutions. By leveraging our relationship with Liqid, we are consistently innovating to produce the greatest performing solutions on the market.”

“Inspur’s leadership in dense form factors for hyperscale and enterprise environments is enabling customers to achieve greater data center resource utilization,” said Sumit Puri, VP of Marketing of Liqid. “The Liqid Powered DCP1000 in conjunction with Inspur server platforms allows for higher density analytics per RU – essential for scaling mission critical applications.”

The Inspur 1U solution and Liqid Powered Kingston NVMe drives will be displayed at Booth #3839 at SuperComputing 2016 (SC16) in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Industry leading node- and rack-level NVMe solutions are generally available from Inspur, www.inspursystems.com.

About Liqid

Liqid is a data center innovation company that develops disruptive system solutions for the bare-metal cloud, enabling hyperscale agility at any scale. Gone are the days of slow, static, and capital intensive infrastructure changes. Liqid OS managed PCIe-based fabrics deliver over 90% resource utilization and 85x better operational efficiency. Liqid delivers a fluid and dynamic approach to disaggregate, provision, create, deploy, and delete bare-metal machines and the associated compute, network, and storage elements through policy-driven automation and orchestration. This allows organizations to adapt to technological and business changes in real-time, enabling them to fully maximize the opportunities in today’s digital economy. For more information, contact our team at info@liqid.com or visit www.liqid.com. Follow Liqid on TwitterLinkedIn and Google+.

About Kingston Digital, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit www.kingston.com or call 800-337-8410.

About Inspur

Inspur is a leading global IT total solutions and services provider founded in 1945. Inspur is ranked by Gartner as one of the top five largest server manufacturers in the world and is number one in China. Inspur provides its customers with products and solutions that are tier1 in quality and performance, energy efficiency, and cost effectiveness. As a leader in cloud computing and big data solutions, Inspur also provides total solutions at IaaS, PaaS and SaaS level with high-end servers, mass storage systems, cloud operating system and information security technology. For more information on Inspur, visit http://www.inspursystems.com.

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Release Summary

Using two Liqid Powered Kingston NVMe SSDs, the 1U Inspur solution sustains over 2.3 million IOPS and over 13GBytes per second, making it ideal for hyperscale and enterprise environments.


Liqid Inc.
Dana Breakstone, 303-500-1551