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Pure Storage’s FlashBlade is now GA

Today, Pure Storage, an All-Flash storage vendor, announced the General Availability (GA) of their FlashBlade, a scalable, All-Flash, NFS storage platform, as well as the GA of version 1.2 of Elasticity, the software that runs the FlashBlade. I wrote about … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the All-Flash Isilon, aka Nitro

On 19 October, Dell EMC made an announcement about the All-Flash Isilon nodes. This product line has been code-named “Project Nitro”. The announcement was timed to occur during the first-ever Dell EMC World event. I’ll walk through what was announced, … Continue reading

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Pure Storage Announces New Solutions and New Architecture

Today, Pure Storage made several announcements: new product, new bundled solutions, and a brand-new scale-out architecture. These announcements were timed to coincide with Day One of their first-ever conference event, Pure//Accelerate, which I am attending. [DISCLAIMER: In the interest of … Continue reading

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NetApp to Acquire SolidFire for $870 Million – GeekFluent’s Thoughts

Yesterday, NetApp announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SolidFire for $870 Million in an all-cash bid. SolidFire is a privately-held storage company who makes an All-Flash array based on a scale-out architecture. I’m a big … Continue reading

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Pure Storage Announces New Program, New Hardware, New Software Services

Today, Pure Storage, an all-Flash array vendor I’ve written about before, made three major announcements covering a new program for customers, new hardware, and new management software. Specifically, they announced: Evergreen Storage The FlashArray//m family (also called FA//m) Pure1 Management … Continue reading

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PernixData Announces Version 2.5 of Their FVP Software

Today, PernixData announced version 2.5 of their FVP software product. This product can provide huge storage performance benefits in VMware environments. Since it’s not something I’ve written about before, and it seems that not everyone has heard of PernixData and … Continue reading

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SolidFire Announces New Version of Element OS – Nitrogen

Today, all-Flash storage vendor SolidFire announced the newest version of their array’s operating system, Element OS. In keeping with the “Element” theme, since this new OS version is the seventh generation of the OS, it is named “Nitrogen” — because … Continue reading

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Two Announcements from SolidFire: Funding and New Hardware Offerings

Today, all-Flash storage vendor SolidFire announced both the completion of a Series D round of funding and the upcoming release of two new hardware products. SolidFire is one of several players in the highly-competitive all-Flash storage array arena. Despite the … Continue reading

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GeekFluent’s Roundup of the EMC MegaLaunch Announcements

Perhaps you remember EMC’s first big product announcement event under their then-new CMO Jeremy Burton. They called it a “MegaLaunch” and set out to break several world records as part of the event. If you remember 20 people stuffed into … Continue reading

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EMC Announces Upgrades to XtremIO All-Flash Array

Today, as part of their “MegaLaunch”, EMC announced upgrades to the XtremIO all-Flash array. The upgrades include increases in capacity, number of active controllers, and performance.

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