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Under par: HPE 3PAR US sales are limping

Comment Did HPE shoot itself in the foot with US 3PAR push? Its fourth quarter results showed storage revenues grew slightly but with sales in the US of the tech limping in a quarter with sales organisation changes. Storage revenues were $871m, up 5 per cent from the $827m of a year ago. In the HPE earnings call, CFO Tim Stonesifer …
Chris Mellor, 22 Nov 2017
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Gulp. HPE's InfoSight self-repairs and makes 'proactive decisions'

HPE is updating its acquired Nimble Storage InfoSight array management system with a machine learning-driven recommendation engine, and adding InfoSight to 3PAR arrays. InfoSight collects data points from sensors (hardware and software) in all installed Nimble arrays and pumps them up to Nimble in the cloud for analysis, …
Chris Mellor, 21 Nov 2017

HPE showers trios of storage boxes and servers on SMEs

In a small-biz blitz, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced three servers, three MSA storage arrays, a new hyper-converged system, a Wi-Fi hub, and an Ethernet switch. Specifically, the hyper-converged system is a SimpliVity 380 box using a gen-10 ProLiant. The trio of servers are the gen-10 ProLiant ML110, ML350 and DL580 …
Chris Mellor, 26 Sep 2017
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Datos IO gets nimbler vision at board level

Ex-Nimble president and CEO Suresh Vasudevan has joined Datos IO's board. HPE bought Nimble for $1.2bn in March this year, and effectively took away Vasudevan's job. Datos IO says Vasudevan will work closely with its cofounder and CEO Tarun Thakur, and "will play a critical role in helping Datos IO scale to meet the exploding …
Chris Mellor, 19 Jun 2017

What can you buy with 12 bucks? Avocado on toast? A slice of Tintri?

All-flash and hybrid array startup Tintri has set out its IPO pricing terms, and they look quite modest. With 8.7 million shares to be sold and priced between $10.50 and $12.50 each, it’s hoping to raise $100m. At the $11.50 mid-point in its stock price range, Silicon Valley-based Tintri would have a market capitalization of $ …
Chris Mellor, 16 Jun 2017
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HPE flashes out 3PAR, Nimble and MSA kit

HPE has announced new mid-range 3PAR all-flash arrays, fifth generation MSA arrays, Nimble Secondary Flash arrays, and cloud-connected StoreOnce data protection. HPE is also announcing availability of Nimble's existing AF series of all-flash arrays. The Nimble so-called Secondary Flash arrays are described here. HPE's 3PAR …
Chris Mellor, 24 May 2017
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HPE's Nimble Secondary Flash Array uses... disk?

Analysis Having acquired Nimble Storage and its hybrid and all-flash arrays, HPE is positioning it as a kind of secondary storage. What does that mean? Its mainstream enterprise external storage product is the StoreServ 3PAR line of ASIC-accelerated hybrid and all-flash arrays, an XP7 array OEM'd from Hitachi. The Nimble arrays are …
Chris Mellor, 24 May 2017

Best be Nimble, best be quick. You're out of a job at HPE – and that's sh*t

We are hearing that Nimble staff, no longer needed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise following its acquisition of the storage biz, are being laid off – up to a hundred of them. HPE bought Nimble for $1.2bn in March, and a fairly obvious way of making synergies in the acquisition playbook is to absorb Nimble's engineering …
Chris Mellor, 3 May 2017

Oh, 3PAR. One moment you're gliding along. The next, you're in the rain as HPE woos Nimble

Comment This week, HPE offered to acquire Nimble Storage for around $1.09bn, plus another $200m in share options. Nimble sells all-flash and hybrid storage solutions, with a lot of intellectual property focused around storage analytics in the form of their “InfoSight” SaaS platform. Commentators are seeing this as a good deal for both …
Chris Evans, 9 Mar 2017

HPE gobbles Nimble Storage for $1.2bn

Not content with buying SimpliVity, HPE has signed a "definitive" agreement to gobble Nimble Storage for $1.2bn. Nimble makes all-flash and hybrid arrays with six "nines" availability, that are monitored and managed with cloud-based analytics. HPE claimed these fit well with its 3PAR high-end systems and low-end MSA storage. …
Chris Mellor, 7 Mar 2017
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Nimble: Just as well our cloud storage runs in our own cloud, eh, eh?

Explainer Nimble’s Cloud Volumes (NCV) store block data for use by Amazon or Azure compute instances, but the NCVs themselves are not stored in either Amazon’s Elastic Block Store or in the Azure cloud. With remarkable timing – Nimble made these claims just hours before the S3 outages, which had knock-on effects for EBS and other …
Chris Mellor, 1 Mar 2017
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Nimble offers AWS and Azure cloud-wrapper

Nimble Storage claims Azure and AWS clouds aren't ideal for enterprise transaction apps but says it can fix that by wrapping them inside Nimble Cloud Volumes for a $0.10/GB/month starting price. Nimble says it'll provide customers with its Cloud Volumes, which come with six nines (99.9999 per cent) measured storage …
Chris Mellor, 27 Feb 2017
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Lenovo be Nimble, Lenovo be quick, inks deal to take on Dell EMC kit

Lenovo, which has huge ambitions in the storage market, has sealed a partnership deal with Nimble and will be selling Nimble's all-flash array and using its predictive analytics. Nimble Storage was one of the original trio of hybrid storage array vendors that emerged a few years ago - the others being Tegile and Tintri. It …
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 2016

Datrium adds insane mode to boost speed

Datrium, the startup disaggregating a SAN by having host-based controller SW and flash caches, has added an Insane Mode to turbo-charge performance. The DVX system strips out virtually everything from an external array, leaving a single box with NVRAM and disk capacity (12 x 4TB 7.2K drives and 48TB raw/29TB usable capacity), …
Chris Mellor, 22 Jun 2016
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Tintri is great. But is VM-aware storage still what customers want?

Comment Last week, your correspondent attended SFD10 and I met with a lot of interesting storage startups. Most of them have a good level of integration with VMware (who doesn’t today?), but one in particular built its entire strategy around it: Tintri. Tintri and its VM-aware storage The company started in 2008 with the idea of …
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Nimble flashes the all-flash array as ‘intense’ consolidation period approaches

Comment Hybrid array supplier Nimble is going to introduce an all-flash array, joining other hybrid vendors in riding two horses at once, against a background of coming intense supplier consolidation in the storage industry. Nimble, Tegile and Tintri are the three main new-style hybrid disk/flash array vendors taking business away …
Chris Mellor, 18 Sep 2015
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Helpful Nimble enhances NUKE THE LOT option on array control panel

Hybrid array supplier Nimble Storage has added evolutionary tweaks to its array software to enable more precise control of performance, better data security, and a programmatic interface for building your own workflows and reports. Its product is NAF, the Nimble Adaptive Flash Platform, which is branding for its CS-Series …
Chris Mellor, 17 Jul 2015
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Tegile scores VC cash to splash on flash growth dash

Tegile has landed itself a massive $70m D-round of funding to pay for global expansion of its hybrid/all-flash array business. Founded in 2010 with a $2.l5m A-round that year, Tegile took in a $10m B-round in 2012, and a $35m C-round in 2013. Total funding now stands at $117.5m. In comparison, fellow hybrid array startup …
Chris Mellor, 27 May 2015

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