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Imation buys solid-state storage vendor Nexsan

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Imation, a storage and data security company, has acquired Nexsan, a vendor of disk-based storage systems, in a deal worth about $120 million, the company announced. The acquisition of Nexsan gives Imation a portfolio of disk-based and hybrid disk and solid-state storage systems, Imation said Wednesday. Nexsan, based in...
Imation buys solid-state storage vendor Nexsan
Box launches sleek Windows Phone app, partners with Qualcomm for pre-installs

Fusion-IO Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

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Shares of Fusion-IO, the company that uses flash memory to speed up servers in data centers and also a founding member of the year-old Flash Madness Club, just reported its quarterly earnings, and, well, they’re flashy. Sales were $106.6 million, and per-share earnings were 9 cents, easily besting the consensus...
Fusion-IO Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

The Storage Games

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Most of the computerized data you interact with is stored in a corporate data center or the cloud on a class of device known as enterprise storage. Their capacity is measured in petabytes, or millions of gigabytes. The number of input/output operations per second (IOPS) generated by applications from Excel...
The Storage Games

Nimble storage pulls in $40M, readies for global expansion and an IPO

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It may not seem all that exciting, but enterprise storage has investors in a tizzy! Nimble Storage, a startup that provides data storage, backup and disaster recovery, closed an over-subscribed, mezzanine funding round of funding for $40.7 million today. Nimble says the size of the round reflects the “rapid success” it’s been able...
Nimble storage pulls in $40M, readies for global expansion and an IPO

Box to revamp document viewing with Crocodoc acquisition

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Box has acquired Crocodoc in a move to significantly improve the way documents are rendered for viewing on its enterprise storage and file sharing service.Box will integrate Crocodoc's HTML5 technology into its product and use it to eventually replace its existing document preview feature, Box said on Thursday.Crocodoc was...
Box to revamp document viewing with Crocodoc acquisition

Most firms have no big data plans, survey finds

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A survey of 255 high-level IT managers and storage admins found that they have no plans to use big data analytics and showed that Fibre Channel drives no longer make up the bulk of purchases for enterprise storage capacity....
Most firms have no big data plans, survey finds

The TechCrunch 'Lean In' Roundtable, Part 4: Are We Our Own Worst Enemies?

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[tc_5min code="517715794"] Welcome back for the last segment of our roundtable discussion of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new best-selling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. In part one, posted Tuesday, we discussed the controversy surrounding Lean In as well as the element of fear and how...
The TechCrunch 'Lean In' Roundtable, Part 4: Are We Our Own Worst Enemies?

Google Scared This 27-Year-Old Entrepreneur Into Changing His Idea — Now His Company Is Worth More Than $500 Million (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

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There was a time when Google built products that could scare startups out of a space. Case in point:  "Google Drive" is an online storage service from Google that is now rumored to come out in April. When rumors of its existence first popped up, it spooked Aaron Levie,...
Google Scared This 27-Year-Old Entrepreneur Into Changing His Idea — Now His Company Is Worth More Than $500 Million (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)

Enterprise Software-Defined Storage System SwiftStack Raises $6.1M From Mayfield

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Enterprise storage company SwiftStack has raised $6.1 million in Series A funding led by Mayfield Fund with additional participation from Storm Ventures and UMC Capital. This brings the company’s total funding to $7.8 million SwiftStack is building a software-defined storage solution specifically for object storage. The platform decouples the management...
Enterprise Software-Defined Storage System SwiftStack Raises $6.1M From Mayfield

The 10 Best Free Windows 8 Apps For Work And Play (MSFT)

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On Friday, Windows 8, the long-awaited new operating system from Microsoft, will be here. One key new feature: There's a store from Microsoft where you can download apps, just like you do on smartphones and tablets. Microsoft's Windows 8 App Store is still pretty bare, but more apps are being...
The 10 Best Free Windows 8 Apps For Work And Play (MSFT)

Stealthy Data Storage Analytics And Intelligence Startup DataGravity Nabs $30M From Andreessen Horowitz And Others

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DataGravity, a stealthy data storage analytics company, has raised $30 million in series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with existing investors Charles River Ventures and General Catalyst Partners participating in the round. This brings the company’s total funding to $42 million. With the company is still in stealth mode,...
Stealthy Data Storage Analytics And Intelligence Startup DataGravity Nabs $30M From Andreessen Horowitz And Others

Shrinking Big Data Challenges: Enterprise Storage Startup, Qumulo, Raises $24.5M Series A Led By Highland Capital Partners

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Seattle-based enterprise data storage startup Qumulo, which was only founded back in March and has been in a quasi-stealthy state ever since, has raised its voice to announce a $24.5 million Series A financing round today, led by Highland Capital Partners. Madrona Venture Group and Valhalla Partners are also participating in the round —...
Shrinking Big Data Challenges: Enterprise Storage Startup, Qumulo, Raises $24.5M Series A Led By Highland Capital Partners

Texas Memory Systems bundles hypervisor, solid state storage

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Enterprise storage company Texas Memory Systems will bundle its solid state RamSan disks with a hypervisor provided by DataCore Software....
Texas Memory Systems bundles hypervisor, solid state storage

Dell leads $51.6M investment in flash storage startup Skyera

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Skyera, the startup that is bringing the cost of Flash-based storage down by using consumer-grade chips, said it has closed $51.6 million in Series B financing led by Dell Ventures. The deal, announced on Thursday, included participation from other strategic investors and is Skyera’s second round. It’s also a huge...
Dell leads $51.6M investment in flash storage startup Skyera

Enterprise Flash Storage: It's About More Than Just Speed

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Guest author Ed Lee is lead architect for virtualized storage vendor Tintri. Virtualization and flash memory are disrupting the staid storage industry. First embraced in slick consumer products like the iPod, flash memory is now the new darling of enterprise IT. One reason is speed.  Flash is more than 400 times...
Enterprise Flash Storage: It's About More Than Just Speed

Box's Gameplan For 2013: A Third-Party App Economy; Expanding Security And More

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As you talk to Aaron Levie, the co-founder of fast growing cloud storage company Box, it’s hard not to notice his incredible energy when he talks about enterprise storage possibilities. Six years in, Levie is still as passionate about what he is trying to build as he was back in...
Box's Gameplan For 2013: A Third-Party App Economy; Expanding Security And More
AppFog gives developers an easier way to deploy cloud apps (interview)

Imation Buys Nexsan For $120M To Beef Up Its Enterprise Storage Business

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Some consolidation in the world of enterprise storage to kick off the new year: the storage and data security giant Imation Corp. has acquired Nexsan Corporation, a specialist in disk-based storage systems, for $120 million, with $105 million of that in cash and the remainder in publicly-traded Imation shares, according...
Imation Buys Nexsan For $120M To Beef Up Its Enterprise Storage Business

Gridstore gets $12.5M to scale out storage

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Gridstore, which makes software that converts inexpensive, commodity disks into scale-out storage,  closed a $12.5 million Series A round led by GGV Capital and Onset Ventures. That brings total funding, including seed money, to $15 million, the company said. The new cash will be used to build out its sales...
Gridstore gets $12.5M to scale out storage

Riverbed CEO Kennelly Joins Board of Startup Nimble Storage

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Nimble Storage, the fast moving startup that offers its customers a way to reduce the amount of storage hardware they buy will announce today that Jerry Kennelly, the CEO of Riverbed Technology, is joining its board of directors. Kennelly is the latest executive from a publicly-traded company to join the...
Riverbed CEO Kennelly Joins Board of Startup Nimble Storage

HP unveils all-SSD option for 3PAR storage array

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Hewlett-Packard is extending its 3PAR enterprise storage offerings with an all-SSD version of the P10000 array....
HP unveils all-SSD option for 3PAR storage array

Qumulo snags $24.5M to staff up its stealthy storage push

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Qumulo, a stealthy startup helmed by former Isilon executives, has netted $24.5 million in funding for its enterprise storage push. The company has 18 employees now but will use its new money to hire 50 or so more engineers and some managers over the next 18 months — all in...
Qumulo snags $24.5M to staff up its stealthy storage push

The TechCrunch 'Lean In' Roundtable, Part 1: Controversy, Fear, And How To Fight It

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[tc_5min code="517712444"] There has been a lot of buzz about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, which made its chart-topping debut in bookstores on March 11th. Many reporters, thought leaders and others have weighed in on the book and the larger movement...
The TechCrunch 'Lean In' Roundtable, Part 1: Controversy, Fear, And How To Fight It
Gridstore evolves storage out of the Neolithic period
Nirvanix nabs $25M from Khosla, others to perfect enterprise cloud storage

The TechCrunch 'Lean In' Roundtable: Full Video And Transcript

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[tc_5min code="517716062"] This past week, TechCrunch TV was honored to host an intimate roundtable discussion of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new best-selling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. The idea behind this was that while there has been a lot of buzz about the book and...
The TechCrunch 'Lean In' Roundtable: Full Video And Transcript

NetApp Catches Flash Madness In Mysterious Partnership with Fusion-IO

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Fusion-IO, the company that uses flash memory to make conventional servers faster just announced a mysterious partnership with enterprise storage player NetApp. It’s kind of a weird announcement where neither company is disclosing what it’s all about. The only hints we get from the press release saying they are: …working...
NetApp Catches Flash Madness In Mysterious Partnership with Fusion-IO

Google Slashes Storage Prices: Still no GDrive

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Google announced today that it's dropping its pricing on Google Cloud Storage and its integration with several enterprise storage offerings. Google's updated pricing scheme puts it roughly in line with Amazon's S3, but what else does Google have to offer except a new pricing scheme? I spoke to Google's product...
Google Slashes Storage Prices: Still no GDrive
Why flash in the cloud will shake up enterprise storage
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