Oxide Computer Co., a cutting-edge startup based in San Francisco, has secured $44 million in Series A funding, propelling its total funding to an impressive $78 million. The funding round, led by Eclipse Ventures and backed by Intel Capital, Riot Ventures, Counterpart Ventures, and Rally Ventures, underscores the industry’s confidence in Oxide’s innovative cloud computing solutions.
Oxide Computer Co. has unveiled its groundbreaking product, the Oxide Cloud Computer, a rack-scale system meticulously designed to transform the landscape of on-premises data centers. The technology integrates compute, storage, and network equipment into a single, streamlined package, eliminating the complexities associated with traditional data center infrastructure.
The Oxide Cloud Computer boasts impressive features, including a 64-core central processing unit from Advanced Micro Devices Inc., a 1-terabyte memory pool, and 32 terabytes of NVMe flash storage within each compact server unit.
A fully-equipped Cloud Computer rack houses 32 AMD processors, 35 terabytes of memory, and approximately a petabyte of flash storage. Notably, the system’s innovative design eliminates the need for intricate cabling, allowing seamless capacity expansion by adding new compute sleds.
User-Friendly Interface and Advanced Capabilities
One of Oxide’s key selling points is its commitment to delivering a user experience akin to the public cloud. Setting up the Oxide Cloud Computer takes mere hours, starkly contrasting the weeks or months required by traditional data center setups.
The intuitive interface empowers administrators to provision hardware resources, manage virtual machines, and allocate infrastructure based on budget constraints.
Oxide also prioritizes security and control, offering features such as preinstalled software components, isolated Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs), and built-in firewalls. Additionally, the system incorporates advanced monitoring tools to preemptively address technical issues and mitigate the risk of data loss.
With a clientele already including prestigious organizations like the Idaho National Laboratory and a global financial services firm, Oxide Computer Co. is gearing up to cater to several Fortune 1000 customers in the coming months. This influx of funding will further accelerate Oxide’s production capabilities, enabling it to revolutionize cloud computing for enterprises worldwide.
With its innovative approach, user-friendly interface, and commitment to security, Oxide is empowering enterprises globally, providing them with cloud ownership’s economic and operational benefits. As the company moves forward, the industry eagerly anticipates the transformative impact Oxide’s solutions will have on the future of cloud infrastructure.
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