All-Flash Arrays: The New Tier-1 in Storage


Just under a year ago I joined Pure Storage and shared, “the flash-enabled datacenter is the next seismic shift in IT infrastructure technology.” At that time, some questioned the departure from a large storage industry leader to Pure, an innovative start-up. Those who asked why cited a number of reasons ranging from the miniscule size […]

Coming Soon: Support for VMware VVOLs


VMware has launched the beta for the next release of vSphere. This release includes support for virtual volumes (VVOLs), the generation of storage architecture for virtual infrastructures which will enable storage capabilities, both granular monitoring and management, on a per virtual machine basis. VVOLs will enable a number of operational and data management capabilities that […]

Pure Storage set to paint VMworld 2014 orange!


VMworld is one of the premier infrastructure technology conferences you can attend. Attendees rave at the insight of the keynotes, the innovation on display by VMware and their partners, the technical depth of the sessions, the ability to get hands on with the technology and of course… the party. Planing for the 2014 event is […]

Pure Storage Flash Bits: Scale-up or Scale-out?


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 those […]

Pure Storage Announces Purity 4.0 and the FlashArray FA-405 & FA-450


Today Pure Storage announced the next generation of our leading all-flash software and hardware products with Purity 4.0 and the FlashArray FA-405 and FA-450. Our 4th generation of products demonstrates our ability to innovate and deliver on the promise of providing flash to replace tier-1 disk storage arrays. Together these new products open new market […]