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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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My Video Interview at VMware PEX

While I was at the VMware Partner Exchange conference in February, I had the pleasure of running into Josh Atwell. Josh asked if I wanted to be interviewed in the SolidFire booth. Naturally, I said yes, and asked what aspects … Continue reading

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SolidFire Announces New Hardware Node, FlashForward Guarantees, and Software-Only Offering

Yesterday, SolidFire released a hat-trick of announcements: The addition of a new hardware node to its all-Flash, scale-out storage platform The FlashForward program — a combination of a platform compatibility guarantee and an unlimited drive wear guarantee ElementX — the … 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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