Kingsoft Cloud taps Seagate to run cloud servers in China

Kingsoft Cloud Company has selected Seagate Technology’s Nytro PCIe-based flash acceleration cards to run its public cloud servers in China.

Kingsoft Cloud benchmarked the Seagate Nytro solutions with other comparable PCIe offerings and found that the response time performance with Nytro was significantly better.

Seagate Nytro Application Acceleration Solutions

Norton Chen, technical VP of Kingsoft Cloud, said: “With the best thermal design, solid performance at deep queue depths required for cloud applications, and native KVM driver support, the Nytro solution adds great value and efficiency to our customers who are accessing increased amounts of information.”

Nytro flash cards are designed to deliver reduced latency and low CPU burden for demanding database applications and I/O-intensive workloads.

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