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 […]

Pure Storage: The Flash Revolution Advances to VMworld Europe 2014


Next week Pure Storage lands in Barcelona, Spain for VMworld Europe. We’re bringing flash and cloud experts for in-booth and one-on-one conversations, numerous demos that span from infrastructure to application to automation and some sneak previews of what’s coming from Pure engineering in 2015 (think VVols and more that I can’t share here). Let’s talk […]

VMware VVols: It’s time to revisit the SAN and NAS debate


Which is better with VMware, SAN or NAS storage? This simple question sparked numerous debates throughout the IT industry during the formative and hyper-growth years of VMware. The conversation spanned performance concerns, dove into operational trade-offs and more importantly defined a new set of capabilities and requirements which have led us to VVols. For me […]