nowhere Today Pure Storage announced FlashBlade, a truly innovative advancement in All-Flash storage technology that will revolutionize the use of capacity-optimized storage platforms with traditional and emerging workloads. Just imagine what you could accomplish from a storage platform that delivers the performance of flash and PBs of elastic scalability in 4 rack units for … [Read more...] about Introducing FlashBlade: Cloud Scale, All-Flash Data Platform
Last week Stephen Foskett and a host of delegates visited the Bay Area for Storage Field Day 6. The crew stopped by Pure Storage to catch up on our vision and direction, whiteboard on the architecture of Purity OE and FlashArray, and our perspetive on asking the right quesitons when considering an all-flash array. Videos of the visit are online and available for anyone who … [Read more...] about Storage Field Day 6 visits Pure Storage
Pure Storage wants to help EMC customers complete their upgrade to XIOS 3.0 by providing free loaner Pure Storage FlashArray as a part of the XtremIO Upgrade Survival Kit. We think if you’re forced to migrate data – why not try Pure in the process? Keep your applications running and your end users happy while comparing performance, data reduction and our ‘always-on’ … [Read more...] about XtremIO Upgrade Kit: Pure offers free swing gear for destructive EMC upgrades
Often we geeks will propound and pontificate on technical topics based on what I call ‘the vacuum of hypothetical merits’. Understanding and considering the potentials and shortcomings satisfy our intellectual curiosity and fuel our passion – however often these conversations are absent of business objectives and practical considerations (like features that are shipping versus … [Read more...] about Pure Storage 101: Scale-up or Scale-out?
In a fast moving, highly competitive space, it is natural for market trends to emerge rapidly and burn brightly as they are hyped, debated and quickly discarded. At NetApp, we have seen this cycle repeat more times than we could possibly recall. While it is important to be part of topical and relevant industry conversations, it is even more important not to be distracted by … [Read more...] about Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Doesn’t Chase Trends, it Leads with Innovation