A joint solution that offers new perspectives to customers in the media and entertainment fields, to improve their workflows and facilitate the management of their data.
GRENOBLE, France – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Regulatory News:
Kalray (Euronext Growth Paris: ALKAL) (Paris: ALKAL), pioneer of a new generation of processors, specialized in intelligent data processing at both “Cloud” and “Edge” levels, is pleased to announce the integration of its K200-LP ™ accelerator card, which leverages Kalray’s DPU (Data Processing Unit) processor, with pixitmedia’s data storage and management software solutions1, the business of Arcapix Holdings Ltd dedicated to the media and entertainment markets. The launch of this new joint product, which will be unveiled at the Flash Memory Summit in the United States next August, comes just a few months after Kalray’s acquisition of Arcapix Holdings Ltd.
KALRAY ACCELERATOR CARDS AND DPUS AT THE HEART OF PIXITMEDIA’S AWARD WINNING DATA STORAGE AND MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS
Media and entertainment customers are among the most demanding in terms of data storage and management. Award-winning pixstor and ngenea products are distributed by top film studios, broadcasters, post-production specialists and special effects studios, leveraging the way pixitmedia allows the user to control their data. If performance assurance, security compliance and flexibility in choosing implementation in a hybrid and multi-cloud model are strengths, it is above all intelligent integration with workflow management tools and customer creative projects. which constitutes the pixitmedia asset with regards to storage.
Just a few months after Kalray’s acquisition of Arcapix Holdings Ltd, Kalray and pixitmedia successfully merged their technologies to offer a new version of pixstor and ngenea capable of leveraging the K200-LP ™ storage acceleration card. Kalray. This combination of software and hardware offerings opens up new perspectives in terms of performance, power consumption, flexibility and ease of use for pixitmedia’s media and entertainment customers.
THE KALRAY K200-LP ™ CARD DESIGNED FOR NEXT GENERATION HIGH PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE AND DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
The K200-LP ™ is the ideal performance-per-watt-per-dollar solution for storage hardware manufacturers as well as cloud service providers looking to develop their next generation of storage and server arrays.
Using Kalray’s MPPA® DPU, a new generation of high-performance processors designed for processing data-intensive applications, the K200-LP ™ accelerator cards can be programmed to accelerate data-intensive services.
Applications in the media and entertainment industries require highly efficient data storage and management solutions, as well as a unified, easy-to-use and collaborative environment for content creators. In this context, the K200-LP ™ card offers new possibilities to improve every step of the content processing workflow.
“With the K200-LP ™, we are able to further consolidate and enhance many of our existing storage functions, enabling us to offer even more efficient solutions to our customers. We look forward to harnessing the full power of these MPPA® DPU-based accelerator cards in the future, both to accelerate our ability to help customers fully leverage the value of their content through machine learning with our pixstor software. or to reduce the time it takes to share files globally with our ngenea software “, He declares Barry Evans, Kalray’s Technical Director of Archiving and co-founder of Pixitmedia.
Kalray’s K200-LP ™ storage accelerator card and pixitmedia solution using Kalray’s DPU processor will be showcased at the Flash Memory Summit, booth no. 940, August 2-4, 2022, Santa Clara Convention Center, USA UNITED STATES.
ACCELERATES PENETRATION OF KALRAY CARDS ON THE MARKET
One of the goals of Kalray’s acquisition of Arcapix Holdings Ltd was to increase growth opportunities, accelerate commercialization of its technology and products, and exploit cross-selling opportunities. Pixitmedia today offers access to new markets for Kalray, particularly in one of the most demanding and exciting sectors in terms of data: media and entertainment.
The integration of Kalray maps into pixitmedia’s servers is an important step and will help accelerate the commercialization of maps in this specific market.
Eric Baissus, chairman of Kalray’s board of directors concludes: “The establishment of synergies with Arcapix is now a reality that customers can experience! We are proud to have a common solution that combines the best of our respective technologies only a few months after the acquisition of Arcapix. This demonstrates both the complementarity of our offering and the unique collaborative mindset that we have managed to instill within our company.. ”
Kalray (Euronext Growth Paris – FR0010722819 – ALKAL) is a “fabless” semiconductor company, leader in a new generation of processors, specializing in intelligent data processing both at the “Cloud” and at the “Edge” (at the edge of the network). At the forefront of innovation, Kalray teams have developed unique technology and associated solutions that enable their customers to harness the full potential of a world that is now based on huge, disparate and ubiquitous data.
Thanks to their patented “manycore” architecture, Kalray’s intelligent MPPA® processors are able to handle multiple data streams in parallel – and without bottlenecks – thus enabling applications that exploit huge amounts of data to be smarter. more efficient and energy efficient. Kalray’s offering includes processors, accelerator cards with their software environment and complete systems, enabling its customers to design the best solutions in high-growth industries such as modern data centers, 5G, AI, Edge Computing, Autonomous Vehicles and more still.
Spin-off of CEA founded in 2008, Kalray’s investors include Alliance Venture (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), Safran, NXP Semiconductors, CEA and Bpifrance. Kalray is technology, competence, passion to offer more and more: more for a smart world, more for the planet, more for our customers and developers. www.kalrayinc.com
1 Pixitmedia is the media and entertainment markets business of Arcapix Holdings Ltd, which Kalray recently acquired. See the press release of March 3, 2022.
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