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10 Hottest Semiconductor Companies To Watch In 2021

Dylan Martin

A look at some of the hottest chip startups and semiconductor giants in 2021 that are making big, bold moves and shaping the future of IT and beyond.

Fungible

Fungible wants to remove costly inefficiencies for workloads like virtualization and storage in the data center with its synonymous data processing unit. After revealing the Fungible DPU last August, the San Jose, Calif.-based startup showed off its first line of data-centric platforms, the Fungible Storage Cluster, which provides a high-performance, secure, scale-out, disaggregated data storage platform. The company said the rack solution can help consolidate workloads, increase utilization of storage media and improve footprint as well as dollars per IOPS by at least three times over existing software-defined offerings. The company has raised more than $300 million from investors, including a $200 million Series C round from 2019 that was led by the SoftBank Vision Fund.

 
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Dylan Martin

Dylan Martin is a senior editor at CRN covering the semiconductor, PC, mobile device, and IoT beats. He has distinguished his coverage of the semiconductor industry thanks to insightful interviews with CEOs and top executives; scoops and exclusives about product, strategy and personnel changes; and analyses that dig into the why behind the news.   He can be reached at dmartin@thechannelcompany.com.

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