Nirvanix

  • It’s Official, The Nirvanix Cloud Storage Service Is Shutting Down

    It’s Official, The Nirvanix Cloud Storage Service Is Shutting Down

    It’s official, Nirvanix is shutting down its business. The cloud storage company has scrapped its web site, replacing it with a statement¬†and how to get in touch with customer support. Read More

  • Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Named Nirvanix CEO, Sees Analytics Play For Storage Company, Continued Rivalry With AWS

    Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Named Nirvanix CEO, Sees Analytics Play For Storage Company, Continued Rivalry With AWS

    Zynga CIO Debra¬†Chrapaty has a new job as the CEO at Nirvanix, the Khosla Ventures backed enterprise storage company that she expects to further compete with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and extend into the business analytics market. Read More

  • Khosla Leads $25M Round In Enterprise Cloud Storage Company Nirvanix

    Khosla Leads $25M Round In Enterprise Cloud Storage Company Nirvanix

    Enterprise cloud storage provider Nirvanix has raised $25 million in Series C funding round led by Khosla Ventures with previous investors Valhalla Partners, Intel Capital, Mission Ventures and Windward Ventures participating in the round. The new investment brings Nirvanix’s total capital raised to $70M. Nirvanix is a fully-managed, enterprise cloud storage service capable of… Read More

  • Cloud Storage Company Nirvanix Raises $10 Million, Appoints New CEO

    Cloud Storage Company Nirvanix Raises $10 Million, Appoints New CEO

    Enterprise cloud storage provider Nirvanix is adding more money to its coffers and putting an experienced executive at the steering wheel. The company has secured an additional $10M, bringing its total of capital raised to $45 million. The capital infusion comes from primary investors Intel Capital, Mission Ventures, Valhalla Partners, and Windward Ventures. In addition, Nirvanix has… Read More

  • Nirvanix and CDNetworks Combine Forces

    Nirvanix, an Amazon S3 competitor that launched last Fall, has partnered with CDNetworks, a content delivery network that competes with the likes of Akamai and Limelight. The partnership makes Nirvanix’s cloud storage service available to all of CDNetworks’ customers, who will be able to store an unlimited amount of data on Nirvanix’s servers and then push this data out to any… Read More

  • Intel Takes Stake In Amazon S3 Competitor Nirvanix

    Intel Takes Stake In Amazon S3 Competitor Nirvanix

    Intel Capital has taken a stake in San Diego based online storage provider and Amazon S3 competitor Nirvanix. Nirvanix’s selling points are a claim that its service is easier to integrate than S3 and they offer a service level agreement that guarantees 99.9% uptime (see our previous coverage here.) Nirvanix said the investment will be used to provide the company with… Read More

  • Amazon Takes Another Step Towards The Web OS With Dynamo

    Amazon Takes Another Step Towards The Web OS With Dynamo

    Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels just released a very technical paper about a Web storage system being tested internally at Amazon called Dynamo. As applications move to massive grids of computers on the Web (like the ones that power Amazon’s e-commerce site or Google’s search engine and online apps), a new type of Web operating system is developing that treats all… Read More

  • On-demand host goes up against Amazon S3

    On-demand host goes up against Amazon S3

    Flexiscale, a new UK-based on-demand computing service aimed at Web 2.0 startups plans to compete with Amazon’s EC2/S3 service. The move – announced at today’s Future of Web Apps conference in London – is significant because there are so few ‘pay as you go’ hosting solutions in Europe, so the launch of a new service shows there’s real demand of this… Read More

  • Nirvanix Launches To Compete With Amazon S3 Storage Service

    As anticipated earlier this month, San Diego based Nirvanix has launched and will offer an alternative to Amazon’s S3 storage service, which is growing rapidly. The company is positioning itself against Amazon by saying it’s easier to integrate than S3 and they offer a service level agreement to guarantee 99/9% uptime (Amazon does not offer an SLA). Pricing is $0.18/GB/month… Read More

  • Nirvanix To Challenge Amazon S3

    Look for new San Diego-based Nirvanix to launch in the next few weeks. It aims to compete with Amazon’s popular S3 storage web service and provide web developers another choice for online storage. The company, which is affiliated with online storage startup MediaMax (aka Streamload), should also be announcing a $12 million round of financing in the near future. It’s not clear… Read More