Press Release

Excelero Named A Finalist at 2019 Red Herring Top 100 North America

NVMesh® shared NVMe Flash storage at local performance recognized once more for pioneering innovation

SAN JOSE CA May 16, 2019 – Excelero, a disruptor in software-defined block storage, was named a Red Herring Top 100 North America 2019 winner last night, joining an exclusive group of firms that have been recognized as the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.

Excelero’s technology enables shared NVMe Flash at local performance for web-scale enterprises. Its NVMesh® software-defined block storage solution makes shared NVMe Flash storage practical, efficient and readily managed, so IT teams can maximize storage ROI and boost the efficiency of their entire operations.

Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. This depth of insight enables the Red Herring team to see through the industry’s hype and pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history. The full list of Red Herring Top 100 North America 2019 winners appears here.

The 2019 class of Red Herring Top 100 North American winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Westin Pasadena hotel last night, were chosen from thousands of entrants. Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy, and market penetration. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from FinTech and Marketing to Security, IoT, and many more industries.

“2019’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience. Excelero embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Lior Gal and Excelero should be proud of their achievement – the competition was incredibly strong.”

“I am truly honored to have Excelero selected as a 2019 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award winner,” said Lior Gal, CEO and co-founder, Excelero.” “Excelero’s NVMesh was innovative from its inception and our 3 US patents and at least 12 more patents pending demonstrates our ongoing commitment to deep innovation. We thank Alex Vieux, chairman of the Red Herring organization and the judges, for recognizing Excelero’s ongoing work to help scale-out enterprises achieve maximum performance and ROI throughout their operations.”

About Excelero

Excelero delivers low-latency distributed block storage for web-scale applications such as AI, machine learning and GPU computing. Founded in 2014 by a team of storage veterans and inspired by the Tech Giants’ shared-nothing architectures for web-scale applications, the company has designed a software-defined block storage solution that meets the low-latency performance and scalability requirements of the largest web-scale and enterprise applications.

Excelero’s NVMesh enables shared NVMe across any network and supports any local or distributed file system. Customers benefit from the performance of local flash with the convenience of centralized storage while avoiding proprietary hardware lock-in and reducing the overall storage TCO. NVMesh is deployed by major web-scale customers, for data analytics and machine learning applications and in Media & Entertainment post-production and HPC environments.

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