GHOST Critical Vulnerability in Pure Storage Systems


CVE-2015-0235 or GHOST is a critical vulnerability in the LINUX glibc library. Its a buffer overflow bug affecting the gethostbyname() and gethostbyname2() function calls. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker that is able to make an application call to either of these functions to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. Customers running Purity O.E. versions 3.4.x, 4.0.x, 4.1.x and […]

Pure Storage at VMware PEX: Join us for Flash and One-on-One briefings


VMware Partner Exchange is right around the corner and I’m excited as Pure Storage has a lot in store. PEX is VMware’s annual conference for channel and technology partners. The conference is comprised of product and strategy updates along with educational tracks designed to help channel, solution and service partners design and deliver best-in-class solutions […]

FlashStack CI: Why all-flash advances the converged infrastructure market


Last week Pure Storage launched FlashStack CI – our Converged Infrastructure with Cisco and VMware. Based on the volume of coverage from the press and analysts  it appears we hit the mark. With a market currently estimated in excess of $6B USD (per Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems), the Converged Infrastructure (CI) market is sizable and all indications suggest it […]

Storage Field Day 6 visits Pure Storage


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 […]

Pure Storage joins the OpenStack Foundation and releases new integrations


Today Pure Storage announced joining the OpenStack® Foundation as a corporate sponsor and contributor and the immediate availability of an updated Cinder Driver and a Python Automation Toolkit. The time feels right for Pure to increase our investments in OpenStack and commitments to the open source community. With heterogeneous support for hypervisor platforms and a number of […]