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  • Four Patents That Changed Enterprise Storage

    Four Patents That Changed Enterprise Storage

    Sports fans get very excited about Final Fours — whether it’s the new four-team playoff in college football, the semi-finals competitors at Wimbledon or, most famously, the remaining competitors in NCAA basketball’s March Madness. As we are in the midst of this year’s tournament, I started pondering a Fab Four, if not the Final Four, of the world’s impactful… Read More

  • Menlo, Benioff And More Pour $35M Into Flash Virtualization Startup PernixData

    Menlo, Benioff And More Pour $35M Into Flash Virtualization Startup PernixData

    PernixData, a year-old company that has built a platform for flash virtualization, which helps speed up the computing performance of machines, has raised another $35 million in funding. It’s another big funding round for the world of enterprise storage, which has seen a lot of disruption in the move towards cloud services and virtualization. The Series C round was led by Menlo… Read More

  • 10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

    10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

    The VMworld annual virtualization geek out begins this week in San Francisco. The big topic that will dominate all others: the radical transformation of the data center as a flood of data makes the old IT ways just seem antiquated and ill-fitted to the reality of a new mobile-first world. A host of startups are emerging that leverage VMware’s dominant position in the enterprise. Here are… Read More

  • PernixData Raises $20M In Oversubscribed Round For New Way To Think About Storage

    PernixData Raises $20M In Oversubscribed Round For New Way To Think About Storage

    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is the lead investor in a $20 million oversubscribed B round for PernixData, a company that the venture capital firm says has made a breakthrough that has not been seen in the storage business for the past decade. Lightspeed Venture Partners, which led the first round, joined the round with Kleiner. Also participating in the new round were Mark Leslie… Read More