DigitalOcean Chooses Next-Gen Intel® Processor for its Compute-Intensive Platform

The cloud platform providers market is characterized by fierce competition and rapid releases. DigitalOcean, in collaboration with Intel, set out to capture a bigger share of this market with a new service optimized to meet the needs of developers with compute-intensive analytics workloads.

The solution was the High CPU Droplet, based on the Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8168 processor, and optimized by Intel engineers to create a platform that delivers reliable, industry-leading performance at an affordable price.

By using the latest Intel® technology, DigitalOcean:

  • Lowered price-per-performance while improving computational performance
  • Reduced the risk of disk failures and data loss
  • Took a new offering to market in less than six months