GigaIO Networks announced its new Hydra product line, a fully managed PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 4.0 pooling appliance, a high-performance expansion chassis for the disaggregating and pooling of PCIe accelerator devices. The GigaIO Gen4 Accelerator Pooling Appliance is a high performing PCIe accelerator appliance fully supporting PCIe Gen4 with up to 1Tb/sec bandwidth into and out of the box.
Flexible expansion platform
This flexible expansion platform enables users to add any PCIe Gen 4.0 application accelerators, including GPUs (and the new NVIDIA A100), FPGAs, IPUs, thin-NVMe-servers, and specialty AI chips. It features a compact 5U 19-inch rack-mount, full RedfishÒ API support for device control and outstanding in-box BMC for serviceability and control.
Niraj Mathur, VP Product Management at GigaIO, said,
“Our customers require solutions that provide greater flexibility, performance and cost savings and once again GigaIO delivers. Our leadership in delivering dynamically composable solutions for AI and HPC workloads in real-time, using industry-standard PCI Express technology, enable us deliver solutions based on open industry standards.”
Moreover, it increases financial efficacy by balancing CapEx and OpEx spending and facilitates the deployment of AI and advanced analytics to optimize customer value.