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Flashy Startup Pure Storage Files for IPO

Pure Storage, a Silicon Valley based startup that sells flash-based enterprise storage arrays, announced that it has filed its S-1 with the SEC, firing the starter's pistol on its run to an IPO. It intends to list with stock ticker symbol PSTG. Pure has previously...

Intel and Micron 3D XPoint Memory Kicks Off A Revolution

Storage industry watchers, start your engines. Earlier today, Intel and Micron announced that they've cracked a way to make a new kind of storage. Partway between NAND Flash (the kind found in everything from your cellphone to expensive 'all flash' storage arrays) and...

Flash Not Reducing Data Center Footprints

Flash storage isn't having much impact on data center footprints in the real world. In speaking to a lot of data center providers lately, I threw in a question about infrastructure densities. Specifically, I asked if they were seeing customers reducing their footprint...