Axiado to Demo New Smart Secure Control Module Technology at OCP Global Summit

Axiado’s TCU-powered Smart SCM brings hardware-based Zero Trust to distributed, multi-tenant cloud infrastructures

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#5GAxiado Corporation, an AI-enhanced hardware security company, plans to demonstrate its datacenter-ready secure control module (DC-SCM) solution powered by a trusted control/compute unit (TCU) technology at the 2022 OCP Global Summit.

Executive leadership from Axiado will be available at the OpenPOWER Foundation (OPF) booth #C32 at the OCP Global Summit in San Jose, Calif., October 18-20, to demo their Smart SCM security hardware prototype. The company’s technology delivers security management and ransomware detection for cloud data centers, 5G networks and other disaggregated compute ecosystems. A live demonstration will be shown on the IBM® Power System™ AC922 server.

“We at the OCP Community are excited to see new innovators like Axiado adopting OCP’s DC-SCM standard as they aim to increase security and transparency in hardware security,” said Rebecca Weekly, the Chairperson of Open Compute Project (OCP) and VP Hardware Systems at Cloudflare.

“The industry today is looking to drastically improve security. Axiado’s Smart SCM is a great example of how secure and trusted solutions are achieved when open-source collaboration is prioritized and open technologies are combined across communities. I’m excited to see that Microwatt, a community developed OpenPOWER core, is being used in this solution to bring increased security to the datacenter,” said Mendy Furmanek, President of OPF and IBM Director of POWER Open Source Business Development.

James Kulina, Executive Director of the OpenPOWER Foundation, continued, “Axiado has demonstrated the immediate benefit that open-source technologies and their communities have on rapid innovation and commercialization of solutions that solve tangible and important pain points in the distributed computing ecosystem. Axiado’s solution is exactly the kind of innovative outcome we want to see from the OpenPOWER Community members.”

Axiado’s President and CEO Gopi Sirineni added, “This is an important milestone for Axiado as it highlights our commitment to the Foundation and greater technical collaboration. We are very excited to collaborate with the OPF and demo our TCU technology for the first time ever at the OCP Global Summit. Axiado Smart SCM fills several gaps by eliminating fundamental security problems, like ransomware, via its ground-up built and integrated solution that minimizes the attack surface in distributed, multi-tenant cloud infrastructures.”

During OCP, OpenPOWER Foundation will display a number of solutions that are the direct result of both strong open technologies and a community that supports collaboration. “At Axiado, we were able to take several great technology ideas, expand on them, and ultimately deliver more performance than what would typically be available with an off-the-shelf hardware security solution,” explained Josel Lorenzo, VP of Products.

Axiado’s executive leadership will be available to meet with journalists and analysts during OCP Global Summit. Those who wish to request a meeting with the company should send an email to [email protected].

For more information on Axiado’s leadership team, please visit

About Axiado

Axiado Corporation is a security processor company redefining hardware root of trust with hardware-based security technologies, including trusted control/compute unit (TCU) processor with a per-system AI. With its Zero-Trust Secure Vault™ boot and authentication core and Secure AI™ engines, the TCU eliminates breaches at the perimeter of existing cloud infrastructures, 5G base stations, networks, and IoT devices. Company was founded in San José, California, in 2017 with a mission to protect the users of everyday technologies from digital threats. For more information about Axiado, please visit or follow @AxiadoCorp.

About the OpenPOWER Foundation

The OpenPOWER Foundation is the open steward for the open-source POWER ISA microprocessor architecture. The Foundation has 350+ members across software, hardware, and systems developing advanced microprocessors, servers, networking, storage and GPU-acceleration technology aimed at delivering more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, cloud, edge, and HPC data centers.

About Open Compute Project

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP) was initiated by Facebook in 2011 with a mission to apply the benefits of open source and open collaboration to hardware and rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the data center’s networking equipment, general purpose and GPU servers, storage devices and appliances, and scalable rack designs. OCP’s collaboration model is being applied beyond the data center, helping to advance the telecom industry & EDGE infrastructure.


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