flash storage

  • HPE adds recommendations to AI tech from Nimble acquisition

    HPE adds recommendations to AI tech from Nimble acquisition

    When HPE acquired Nimble Storage in March for a cool billion dollars, it knew it was getting some nifty flash storage technology. But it also got Nimble’s InfoSight artificial intelligence capabilities that not only monitored the underlying storage arrays, but all of the adjacent datacenter technology. Today, the company announced it has enhanced that technology to provide… Read More

  • Pure Storage announces next generation Flash arrays

    Pure Storage announces next generation Flash arrays

    Pure Storage, which went public in 2015, has been focused on mainstreaming Flash since its earliest days. Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s attempting to do the same thing with latest generation of Flash technology called NVMe. NVMe is a modern communications protocol designed specifically for Flash storage systems. Pure is releasing several new products today built… Read More

  • All-flash storage startup Kaminario snares $75 million investment

    All-flash storage startup Kaminario snares $75 million investment

    Kaminario, the all-flash storage vendor based near Boston, announced an oversubscribed $75 million round today. The investment was led by private equity firm, Waterwood Group. Sequoia Capital, Pitango Venture Capital, Lazarus, Silicon Valley Bank and Globespan Capital Partners also participated. Today’s investment brings the total raised to $218 million, according to the company. CEO… Read More

  • How storage is changing in the age of big data Crunch Network

    How storage is changing in the age of big data

    Have you ever tracked all the ways you use data in a single day? How many of your calories, activities, tasks, messages, projects, correspondences, records and more are saved and accessed through data storage every day? I bet you won’t be able to stop once you start counting. Many of us never pause to consider what that means, but data is growing exponentially — with no end in sight. Read More

  • Kaminario Scores $53M To Take On Flash Storage Market

    Kaminario Scores $53M To Take On Flash Storage Market

    Kaminario, a company based in Newton, Mass., landed $53 million in funding today as it continues its battle in the growing flash storage array market. The latest influx brings the total raised to an impressive $128 million, making the storage startup the best funded company you probably never heard of. The round includes current investors Sequoia Capital, Pitango, Globespan, Tenaya and… Read More

  • DataGravity Wants To Make Your Storage More Intelligent

    DataGravity Wants To Make Your Storage More Intelligent

    DataGravity, a flash storage startup with a data-driven twist, wants to change the way we interact with storage and give companies a more intelligent way to deal with storage information. Most companies today have their storage, search and governance in separate and disparate applications. The search tool has to crawl the storage. The governance tool has to monitor for issues such as credit… Read More

  • Pure Storage CEO Says $225M Round Gives It Flexibility And R&D Runway

    Pure Storage CEO Says $225M Round Gives It Flexibility And R&D Runway

    Pure Storage, a company that has pioneered a way to deliver solid state disk performance for a mechanical disk price, announced today it has received $225 million in Series F venture funding at a valuation of $3 billion. Those are impressive numbers, but it doesn’t stop there. According to company president David Hatfield, Pure Storage achieved 700 percent year-over-year growth and… Read More

  • Nimble Storage Expected To Raise $168M On NYSE After Setting Stock Price At $21 Per Share

    Nimble Storage Expected To Raise $168M On NYSE After Setting Stock Price At $21 Per Share

    Nimble Storage will make its debut tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange at an opening price of $21 per share. The hybrid storage provider will offer 8 million shares and raise an expected $168 million. The company had previously filed to offer the same number of shares at a range of $18 to $20 and prior to that at $16 to $18 per share. The company has had steep growth over the past year and… Read More

  • Violin Memory Struggles In IPO And Now Faces A Fierce Storage and Enterprise Market

    Violin Memory Struggles In IPO And Now Faces A Fierce Storage and Enterprise Market

    On Friday, Violin Memory’s IPO did not exactly go that well. The company priced its IPO at $9 per share but opened at $7.41, 17.7 percent lower than the offering price. It closed trading at $7.02 per share, down 22 percent. Read More