Pure Storage today announced it has partnered with Microsoft Azure to significantly speed next-gen chip design by delivering a data layer that can keep up with massive, concurrent high-performance computing (HPC) workloads running in the cloud. FlashBlade at Equinix with Microsoft Azure for EDA is the first-ever validated solution to leverage cloud-adjacent storage for engineering design and automation (EDA) workloads. The customer demand for development of advanced chips has created a need for much higher performance than today’s legacy storage architectures can provide. Amid the global chip shortage, organizations are looking to leverage the public cloud for HPC workloads and to speed overall design and manufacturing. Pure Storage and Equinix have joined forces with Microsoft Azure to deliver cloud-adjacent storage for EDA, HPC and other highly parallel workloads, such as software build and testing. The solution leverages Pure Storage FlashBlade, a unified fast file and object (UFFO) storage platform that delivers multi-dimensional performance at scale.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – Advanced Manufacturing International (AMI) has been awarded a $2M grant