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Liqid Element LQD4500 SSD is almost 3x times faster than PlayStation 5 SSD

In mid-2019, it was revealed that the Liqid Element LQD4500, a spectacular SSD would take advantage of the PCI-Express 4.0 x16 interface, although the most impressive thing of…

Tim Sweeney says PS5 SSD has ‘much higher’ performance than PC

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney seems rather taken with the PlayStation 5, so much so that he believes the PS5 SSD will have “much higher” overall performance than anything on a PC.

Epic CEO Schools PC Fanboy Over ‘Best-in-Class’ PS5 SSD

For better or worse, console wars are back in the lead up to the release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X. Or should I say, platform wars – PC gamers want a piece of the action too.

Despite bold claims, there is already a PC SSD that is way faster than the PS5 SSD

Sony and Epic Games have been describing the PS5 SSD as something that high-end SSDs cannot come close to. In fact, Epic Games’ CEO, Tim Sweeney, claimed that the PS5 SSD is far ahead of anything that you can buy in any PC for any amount of money right now.

50 X FASTER THAN YOUR PC: HIGH SPEED STORAGE LQD4500 PCIE AIC SSD FHFL HONEYBADGER | LIQID, INC

The Liqid Element LQD4500 FHFL PCIe AIC SSD Honeybadger features high storage capacity and extreme performance for demanding workloads.

PS5 Storage Speed ‘Overall Performance Much Higher Than PC,’ Says Tim Sweeney

Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney has further elaborated on his previous comments about the PS5 storage speed being superior to that of high-end PCs.

Composable Infrastructure for Virtualized HCI Environments

As artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI+ML) become status quo for both data center automation and higher order applications, the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) architectures are headed for a breaking point.

Electronic Visualisation Lab sizes GPU resource with Liqid composability

The Electronic Visualisation Lab (EVL) at the University of Illinois is using Liqid composable systems to conduct data intensive research into computational fluid dynamics, brain imaging techniques, streaming high-resolution data visualisation to wall-sized displays and more.

Compute Express Link triumphs in the post-PCIe bus war

The Compute Express Link (CXL) bus has won the post-PCIe war and will enable disaggregated systems technology, according to the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).

SDX Central: Computer Express Link Eyes Hardware Push in 2021

When the Compute Express Link (CXL) Consortium was formed in March it made waves not only for its lofty aspirations but for the sheer amount of support it received.

Search Converged Infrastructure: Features distinguish composable infrastructure systems

Cisco, Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise offer composable infrastructure platforms that disaggregate physical...

Computer Weekly: How AI and data analytics are driving composable infrastructure adoption in datacentres

Enterprises are increasingly having to deal with growing data volumes, fuelling demand for advanced analytics and machine learning tools to help them make sense of it all.

BizWest: Liqid names new strategy executive

Liqid Inc., a Broomfield maker of composable infrastructure software, has hired John Spiers to serve as the firm’s chief strategy officer.

Yahoo! Finance: Industry Veteran John Spiers Joins Liqid as Chief Strategy Officer

Liqid, provider of the world’s most-comprehensive composable infrastructure platform, announced today that data center infrastructure industry veteran John Spiers has joined Liqid as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO).

SearchStorage: Investment in data storage vendors topped $2-billion in 2019

Data storage vendors received $2.1 billion in private funding in 2019, according to SearchStorage.com analysis of data from websites that track venture funding.

InsideHPC: Liqid steps up with composable infrastructure at SC19

In this video from SC19, Sumit Puri from Liqid describes the company’s innovative composable infrastructure technology for HPC.

Built in Colorado: These 5 CO companies raised the most money in November

Liqid wants to improve computer utilization in data centers, so it’s created an adaptive resource management platform. The additional November funds brings the company’s total raised to $50 million. With the funds, they’ll increase their budgets for hiring.

Venturebeat: Liqid raises $28m for adaptive resource management in data centers

Liqid has raised $28 million for adaptive resource management to improve round-the-clock utilization of computers in datacenters.

Next Platform: It takes liquidity to make infrastructure fluid

Stranded capacity has always been the biggest waste in the datacenter, and over the years, we have added more and more clever kinds of virtualization – hardware partitions, virtual machines and their hypervisors, and containers – as well as the systems management tools that exploit them.

SDXCentral: Liqid Scores $28M Series B, CEO Touts ‘Record Profit’

Composable infrastructure startup Liqid today said it scored a $28 million Series B funding round bringing its total raised to $50 million. Panorama Point Partners led the latest investment with participation from Iron Gate Capital, and affiliates of DH Capital.

Blocks and Files: Liqid composes WDC OpenFlex storage within and across rack

At the SC19 event Composable systems startup Liqid announced it can compose servers with Western Digital’s OpenFlex storage both within and across racks in a data centre, thanks to NVMe over Fabrics.

Storage Review: News Bits: Liqid, DDN, KIOXIA, Igneous, Ryussi, Unisys, Rackspace, & NetApp

This week’s News Bits we look at a number of small announcements, small in terms of the content, not the impact they have. Liqid announces $28 Million in funding. Tintri by DDN reports great third quarter for 2019 and DDN finishes its acquisition of IntelliFlash.

Converge! Network Digest: Liqid showcases software disaggregation for converged servers

Liqid’s composable infrastructure software can now disaggregate traditional, off-the-shelf converged servers into pools of shareable data center resources.

HPCWire: Liqid and Western Digital collaborate to deliver fully managed NVMe-oF open composable platform

Liqid, provider of the world’s most comprehensive composable infrastructure platform, today announced its collaboration with Western Digital (booth #1275) to demonstrate NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF), leveraging Liqid’s software to manage the OpenFlex open composable platform across low-latency Ethernet fabrics.

HPCWire: Liqid showcases disaggregation for converged servers

Liqid Inc., provider of the world’s most comprehensive composable infrastructure platform, announced today the company’s composable infrastructure software can disaggregate traditional, off-the-shelf converged servers into pools of shareable data center resources.

BizWest: Software maker Liqid raises $28M for to-market push (reg. req, site is experiencing issues; attempting to get complete story)

Liqid Inc., a company building software to remotely configure on-demand processing machines, announced it raised $28 million in its Series B funding round.

TechRockies: Liqid lands $28m

Broomfield, Colorado-based Liqid, a developer of technology that allows for dynamically configured, data center connections for servers, storage, and other resource management, has raised $28M in a funding round, the company disclosed today.

FinSMEs: Liqid raises $28m in Series B funding

Liqid, a Broomfield, CO-based provider of a comprehensive composable infrastructure solutions and services platform, raised $28m in Series B funding.

EnterpriseAI: Liqid Announces $28m Series B Funding

Liqid, provider of the world’s most-comprehensive composable infrastructure solutions and services platform, today announced it has raised $28 million in Series B funding led by Panorama Point Partners, with participation from Iron Gate Capital, and affiliates of DH Capital.

HPCWire: Liqid Announces $28m in Series B Funding

Liqid, provider of the world’s most-comprehensive composable infrastructure solutions and services platform, today announced it has raised $28 million in Series B funding led by Panorama Point Partners, with participation from Iron Gate Capital, and affiliates of DH Capital.

Data center startup Liqid scores $28M Series B to grow its software-defined composable infrastructure platform

Liqid, a data center automation startup that provides  software-defined composable infrastructure solutions, has raised $28 million Series B funding to accelerate growth, increase budgets for personnel in operations, sales, marketing, engineering, and other business-critical functions.

How Liqid Solves Hardware Issues for VMware HCI Deployments

A trend that started up about six years ago continues to gain traction in the data center equipment space: composable infrastructure replacing static old-school servers, storage and networking.

Briefing 5 – Liqid LQD4500 NVMe PCIe Add-in-Card at 4 Million IOPS

Liqid, a provider of composable infrastructure platforms, announced the availability of an NVMe PCIe add-in-card capable of generating 4 Million IOPS and sustaining 24GB/s bandwidth in capacities up to 32TB.

Liqid unleashes the Honey Badger PCIe 4 SSD. It’s fast.Very fast

Liqid has added the LQD4500, its first PCIe 4.0 SSD to its composable systems line-up. This is possibly the world’s fastest SSD. Internally, Liqid calls the thing ‘Honey Badger’ – which we associate with crazy-aggressive, rather than super fast.

Phison at the Forefront of PCIe Gen4 Storage Market with a Portfolio of Products

As the first and only company shipping PCIe® Gen4x4 NVMe SSD solutions, Phison Electronics is the industry leader in enabling high-performance computing for bandwidth-hungry applications.

Ernst & Young: Entrepreneur of the Year

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Mountain Desert winners:
Bryan Schramm
Liqid Inc.
Broomfield, CO
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Composable Infrastructure Evaluation Guide

The Evaluator Group Composable Infrastructure Evaluation Guide is part of a series of Evaluation Guides designed to help evaluate technology alternatives. These guides are for IT professionals seeking a neutral, objective discussion of the….

G2M Research: Multivendor Webinar on Composable Infrastructure

G2M Research Multi-Vendor Webinar:Composable Infrastructure – What is It,and Why is It Important?

Flash Memory Summit 2019 – Day 2 Wrap Up

Liqid, a provider of composable infrastructure platforms, announced the availability of an NVMe PCIe add-in-card capable of generating 4 Million IOPS and sustaining 24GB/s bandwidth in capacities up to 32TB.

Liqid Releases New Honey Badger Gen4 NVMe

Today at the Flash Memory Summit, Liqid announced what it is calling the world’s fastest NVMe storage, Liqid Element LQD4500 PCIe Add-In-Card (AIC) or Honey Badger.

Liqid teases PCIe 4.0 x16 SSD: 32TB at up to 24GB/sec (!!!)

Liqid will have its latest and greatest SSD shown off in all its glory at the Flash Memory Summit this week, with one of the world's first PCIe 4.0 x16 (yes, x16 and not x4 like the rest) SSDs.

15 New Flash Storage Products Heating Up The Data Center Market

The Liqid Element LQD4500 PCIe Add-In-Card (AIC), codenamed “Honey Badger,” combines fast performance and an ultra-thin full-height, full-length form factor, according to Broomfield, Colo.-based Liqid.

Products to go: Composable infrastructure vendors and products glossary

Liqid is a startup among composable infrastructure vendors. Its Grid PCIe 3.0 is a PCIe Gen 3 internal fabric switch that, along with the company's composable software, lets users disaggregate and pool compute, flash…

Liqid to Demonstrate Element LQD4500 PCIe 4.0 x16 SSD: 32 TB At Up to 24 GB/sTHE DC

Liqid, a maker of SSDs for mission critical and performance-hungry applications, plans to demonstrate one of the world’s first PCIe 4.0 x16 solid-state drives at Flash Memory Summit next week.

Who are the Major Composable Infrastructure Startups?

Through their proprietary software and one-of-a-kind PCIe switch, Liqid is a composable infrastructure startup able to pool from nearly all types of hardware resources

LIQID ARE DYNAMIC IN THE DC

One of the presenters at Tech Field Day extra was a company that specialises in composable infrastructure. So what does that mean then? Liqid “enables Composable Infrastructure with a PCIe fabric and software that orchestrates and manages bare-metal servers – storage, GPU, FPGA / TPU, Compute, Networking”.

82: GreyBeards talk composable infrastructure with Sumit Puri, CEO & Co-founder, Liqid Inc.

This is the first time we’ve had Sumit Puri, CEO & GM Co-founder of Liqid on the show but both Greg and I have talked with in the past. Given that we talked with another composable infrastructure company…

How to Maximize Resources and Efficiency for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Edge Compute – Liqid Briefing Note

Composable infrastructure, whereby resources are disaggregated and may be re-composed on the fly, stands to serve a number of key, future-forward IT infrastructure requirements.

Scaling new HPC with Composable Architecture

From the business perspective, the investment of HPC systems is high most of the time, and justifying it to the executives and the investors is not easy. Therefore, it is critical to keep feeding the HPC systems and significantly minimize the idle times for compute, GPUs, network and storage.

Software Composable Infrastructure: Relief for Hyperscale Envy

Software composable infrastructures dynamically configure physical resources, using APIs to map storage and networking components to servers to create bare-metal compute instances.

Liqid introduces multi-fabric support for composable infrastructure

In an update to its Command Center software, infrastructure platform Liqid has extended the solution’s ability to compose infrastructure across different fabric types.

Dell embraces composable infrastructure

Dell announces it is collaborating with Liqid to offer composable infrastructure solutions and services to enterprises across geographies and verticals. This is a major endorsement of Liqid's products. Here's how it could benefit you.

TFDx @ DTW ’19 – Get To Know: Liqid

It’s been said that innovation begets innovation, and Liqid has developed a very interesting composable platform that builds upon recent developments in the areas of interconnect and fabric technology.

Your Bumper Fun book of storage, featuring DDN, Exagrid, Kaseya, Mimecast, Softiron and more

Liqid Composable Infrastructure is now part of the Dell Technologies OEM & IoT Solutions Portfolio. This is separate from Dell EMC’s own MX7000 composable system as the Liqid system composes virtual systems from pools of disaggregated GPUs, FPGAs, PowerEdge CPUs, NVMe storage and Intel Optane extension technologies, using a low-latency, intelligent fabric.

Liqid goes fabric-happy for composability

Composable systems supplier is extending its connectivity fabric support to enable its customers to dynamically compose servers from pools of CPU, GPU, FPGA, NVMe, and NICs regardless of underlying fabric type.

Digital Storage At The 2018 GPU Technology Conference

Graphical Processing Units (GPU’s) are being used to accelerate a number of applications, such as AI, media rendering and big data analysis. These high-performance applications place stringent requirements on the digital storage and memory hardware and managing software.

Composable infra reigns in cost and scale of next-gen workloads

With cloud computing as ubiquitous as it is nowadays, it’s easy to forget that there’s still hardware out there. Behind the easy pay-as-you-go model, public cloud is really just someone else’s computer, hardware and all.

Liqid Delivers Support for Adaptive GPU Computing on Latest NVIDIA Hardware and Demos 20-GPU Chassis

Liqid, a leading provider of composable infrastructure solutions and services, has announced that its adaptive composable infrastructure platform supports all of the latest NVIDIA GPU solutions, including the NVIDIA T4, NVIDIA V100 Tensor Cores and NVIDIA Quadro RTX GPUs.

Liqid CEO Plots World Domination, Talks Composable Infra at the Edge

When it comes to composable infrastructure, “HPE Synergy is the 800-pound gorilla,” said CEO and co-founder Sumit Puri. But, he added, “we’re gonna take over the world. The only question we have is: is it one year? Two years? Three years before we take over the world?”

Paving the way toward the world’s fastest Single Node Deep Learning AI Supercomputer

Last year, I shared the results of our efforts to build a new AI-capable, deep learning supercomputer, with the best possible configuration in a single system with 16 P100. We crossed more than 2,000 images per second, which was our (figurative) Mach 2, while also training Resnet50 on Imagenet image dataset.

Liqid Element AIC Review (7.68TB)

The Liqid Element AIC is an extreme performance, high capacity PCIe SSD, incorporating four m.2 NVMe SSDs and a PCIe switch in a HHHL package. It is designed to handle performance-demanding workloads and offer full compatibility with existing systems that support NVMe devices.

Hi, Optane fuel: Liqid’s roll-your-own-server crew adds Chipzilla SSDs to the mix

Composable systems supplier Liqid has added Optane SSDs to its cocktail of dynamic, roll-your-own server systems – the first amongst a crowd of composable vendors that are sure to follow suit.

Liqid Takes Composable Infrastructure to a New Level

I’ve been keen on rack-scale composable infrastructure for years. Decades even. But it’s only recently that we’ve had the technology to make it happen. You can now create a system or a rack that can flexibly allocate storage and compute using a shared I/O channel.

Liqid, Intel Optane Take Aim at DRAM with New Fabric Package

New-gen IT infrastructure provider Liqid and old-school chipmaker Intel have combined forces to produce a new alternative, solid state-based storage memory fabric in an effort to dislodge conventional DRAM (dymanic random-access memory) and bring better efficiencies to data centers.

CRN: The 10 Hottest Data Storage Startups Of 2018

The Liqid Composable technology from Broomfield, Colo.-based Liqid leverages industry-standard compute, networking, storage and GPU components to deliver a scalable architecture built from pools of disaggregated resources.

Insights Success: Liqid Inc. Breaking the Motherboard-Chassis Paradigm

The cloud era has brought significant advances to data center architecture but it remains shackled by the motherboard-chassis paradigm which locks resource allocation to the point of purchase.

DXWorldEXPO: Summit Puri's "Composable Infrastructure" Session at CloudEXPO

The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem...

Storage Swiss: Making the Composable Data Center a Reality

For the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) to deliver its full potential it is necessary to bring together resources like CPUs, GPUs, storage and network into a dynamic pool...

Kingston to Demonstrate PCIe NVMe SSD Performance Solutions at NAB Show 2018

At NAB, Kingston will showcase its media and entertainment (M&E) solutions with demonstrations highlighting the extreme performance capabilities ofand forthcoming DCU1000 U.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs...

Forbes: Digital Storage At The 2018 GPU Technology Conference

Graphical Processing Units (GPU’s) are being used to accelerate a number of applications, such as AI, media rendering and big data analysis...

Inside HPC: Liqid Teams with Inspur at GTC for Composable Infrastructure

At GTC, andannounced a joint solution designed specifically for advanced, GPU-intensive applications and workflows. The Matrix Rack Composable Platform powered by NVIDIA GPUs will enable the scale out

Gestalt IT: Openness and Composable Systems

The original researchers and engineers who put the Internet together sometimes (though not always) worked by the end-to-end principle, which argued that the network should be transparent to the host or the application...

Kamshin: A New Aproach at Composable Infrastructure

Graphical Processing Units (GPU’s) are being used to accelerate a number of applications, such as AI, media rendering and big data analysis...

eWeek: Liqid Will Release Rack-Scale Composable Infrastructure in Early 2018

At GTC, andannounced a joint solution designed specifically for advanced, GPU-intensive applications and workflows. The Matrix Rack Composable Platform powered by NVIDIA GPUs will enable the scale out

Financial News: Orange Silicon Valley, Liqid to deliver composable GPU supercomputing platform prototype

Orange Silicon Valley (OSV), the US-based business innovation center for the global telecommunications provider Orange, and Liqid Inc. today unveiled a joint demonstration...

Built in Colorado: 50 Colorado Startups to Watch

We're honored to be included among the Built In Colorado 50 Startups to Watch in 2018.

TechTarget: Startup Liqid looks to make a splash in composable storage

Liqid composable storage infrastructure is based on Liqid Grid's custom PCIe fabric switch and orchestration to provision bare-metal servers from disaggregated devices.

ZDNet: The best emerging storage tech of 2017

Storage technology is evolving faster than any time in the last 40 years. Here are my picks for the best technologies to emerge in 2017.

Medium: On-demand supercomputing has a promising future

We live in an on-demand society. Urbanites use ride-hailing apps to get around their cities; entrepreneurs use co-working spaces to quickly scale their office needs...

VentureBeat: Liqid and Orange Silicon Valley show off a ‘composable’ GPU supercomputer

Liqid and Orange Silicon Valley have teamed up to create a prototype for a “composable” graphics supercomputer.That means it is a computer built with graphics chips that can scale from a small size to a very large size based on the demands of its users.

Medium: On-demand supercomputing has a promising future

We live in an on-demand society. Urbanites use ride-hailing apps to get around their cities; entrepreneurs use co-working spaces to quickly scale their office needs; and enterprise companies use cloud services to scale with their online storage needs.

Compute Express Link triumphs in the post-PCIe bus war

The Compute Express Link (CXL) bus has won the post-PCIe war and will enable disaggregated systems technology, according to the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).

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