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August, 2014


August 30, 2014  11:54 PM

Nimble claims record revenue, 663 new customers in fiscal Q2

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

Nimble Storage Inc. hit record numbers with $53.8 million in revenue and 663 new customers during its fiscal second quarter and closed 444 deals in excess of...

August 29, 2014  2:50 PM

PernixData wants to cache your mission critical apps

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage

Caching software startup PernixData’s recent funding round was heavy in cash and even heavier in cachet. The $35 million funding round was far from the richest of the year –

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August 28, 2014  12:12 PM

Brocade sees SSDs changing storage landscape

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Brocade, FCoE, SSD, Storage

Switch vendor Brocade is doubling down on its efforts to prepare for the emergence of solid state drives (SSDs) and flash in storage arrays. Brocade earlier this year instituted a Solid State Ready program for flash and hybrid array vendors to test their systems with Brocade’s Fibre Channel...


August 27, 2014  9:58 PM

Nutanix raises $140 million, claims $2 billion valuation

Carol Sliwa Carol Sliwa Profile: Carol Sliwa
Storage

Nutanix Inc. bolstered its status as one of the hottest converged infrastructure companies with today’s announcement of a $140 million funding round – its...


August 25, 2014  7:06 AM

Marvin/Mystic = EVO: RAIL

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Storage, VMware, vSAN

SAN FRANCISCO -- VMware opened VMworld 2014 today by launching the product that had been known for months by its code names Projects Marvin and Mystic. While...


August 22, 2014  7:31 AM

HP takes StoreVirtual to the cloud

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
HP StoreVirtual, Storage

Hewlett-Packard, struggling to find a successful storage platform outside of its 3PAR arrays, is making its StoreVirtual Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) more...


August 21, 2014  10:21 AM

Nexenta eyes object, VSAN, orchestration

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Object storage, Storage

ZFS storage veteran Nexenta is moving into the crowded object...

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August 21, 2014  9:06 AM

Solid state requires different storage performance metrics

Randy Kerns Randy Kerns Profile: Randy Kerns
NAND Flash, Solid-state storage, Storage

The use of solid state technology in the form of NAND flash for storage systems changes the way we need to evaluate storage. While it brings power, space, and...


August 15, 2014  7:34 AM

Pivot3 secures $12 million in funding for hyper-converged expansion

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Storage

Hyper-converged infrastructure vendor Pivot3 secured another $12 million in funding this week, bringing its total funding to about $100 million in 10...


August 14, 2014  12:40 PM

NetApp expects FlashRay in September

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
NetApp, Storage

Despite a drop in revenue from last year, NetApp executives painted a rosy picture of their outlook during their earnings call Wednesday evening. They expressed optimism over the pending

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