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Ahh, long weekend. Refreshed? Great, now purge yourself with all the storage you missed

DDN is chief among this week's round-up of tasty storage nuggets: it has jumped on the GPU bandwagon and fed Nvidia's DGX-1 souped-up server, claiming it's the fastest data source for said super box. DDN has said its EXAscaler DGX system, based on its ES14KX all-flash array, delivers 33GB/sec throughput to Nvidia's DGX-1 GPU …
Chris Mellor, 3 Apr 2018
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Beleaguered all-flash flinger Tintri appoints new CEO

Troubled all-flasher Tintri has found a new CEO, just a week after it revealed it was looking for one. Tom Barton was appointed last night to assume the role from April 2. Chairman and then-CEO Ken Klein confirmed that a search was under way earlier this month and that he would step down when a candidate had been unearthed. …
Chris Mellor, 14 Mar 2018

Tintri finally opens wide, bites restructuring bullet

Beleaguered array vendor Tintri has had to face reality with its latest falling quarterly sales and widening losses prompting drastic refinancing and restructuring action. Revenues of $28.9mn for Tintri's Q4 ended 31 January were down 29 per cent year-over-year – which did exceed Tintri's own guidance. Product sales (67 per …
Chris Mellor, 7 Mar 2018

Should SANs be patched to fix the Spectre and Meltdown bugs? Er ... yes and no

Analysis Is the performance sapping spectre of the X86 Spectre/Meltdown bug fixes hanging over SAN storage arrays? The general assumption is "yes" but five suppliers say not. You would expect SANs to need patching; they run their controller software on X86 servers after all. UK storage architect Chris Evans writes: “Patching against …
Chris Mellor, 12 Jan 2018

All flasher Tintri makes play for the cash-strapped: Buy 'em drive by drive

Tintri has made a FlexDrive facility available so cash-strapped customers can expand all-flash array capacity one drive at a time. Customers don't have add drives at multi-drive canister level or in RAID groups, it said. This means capacity can track demand more closely and spread out OPEX cash needs across smaller payments - …
Chris Mellor, 18 Dec 2017
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Honey, I shrank the company: Tintri's dire third quarter presages a worse final one

+Comment CEO Ken Klein is having to eat dust after Tintri's poor IPO saw sales staff leave. Third quarter results are dire, the fourth quarter looks even worse, and Tintri is considering selling itself. We'll let the numbers talk first and see what Klein and his CFO Ian Halifax said in the earnings call. Revenues in its third fiscal …
Chris Mellor, 14 Dec 2017

Tintri wheels out T1000 ROBO flash array to terminate disk ones

Skynet's T-1000 is an advanced cyborg assassin prototype with a liquid molecular brain inside a mimetic poly-alloy body. Tintri's T1000 is a storage array for small and medium-sized businesses. Ho hum. Let's talk about the latter. Low-end flash arrays are busting out all over the place, witness X-IO's ISE 900. The T1000 is …
Chris Mellor, 28 Sep 2017

Tintri stock plunges as first results since IPO show mounting losses

+Comment Hybrid and all-flash array supplier Tintri is haemorrhaging cash – the latest quarterly results show every $1 of sales costs it $1.50. And its been getting worse. In the previous quarter $1 of sales cost it $1.01. Revenues for its second fiscal 2018 quarter, ended July 31, were $34.9m, up 27 per cent on a year ago and 14.9 per …
Chris Mellor, 8 Sep 2017
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Tintri havin' it large with all-flash EC6000 boxen

Tintri has refreshed its all-flash arrays with a four-model EC6000 series. EC stands for, we understand, Enterprise Cloud, and the new line goes faster and stores more data than previous hardware, as well as inheriting all the Tintri OS and services updates since the T5000s were launched back in August 2015. That means …
Chris Mellor, 6 Sep 2017

Western Digital continues buying spree by snapping up Tegile

After dropping $1.4bn to try and buy Toshiba’s stake in the WDC-Toshiba flash foundry joint-venture, WDC has just bought the Tegile storage array business. Oh, and it bought the Upthere cloud consumer storage business for a guesstimated $100m-plus yesterday as well. Tegile sells IntelliFlash-branded hybrid flash/disk and all- …
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 2017
Pinky and the Brain

What'll we do tonight, Kieran? Same thing we do every night, Tintri....

Newly-IPO’d Tintri has made its storage array bigger, better and faster by extending it out to the AWS and IBM clouds, speeding specifically Storage vMotion, upping its scalability limit and predicting future capacity and compute needs. It says its on-premises arrays meet autonomous services, rapid elasticity or expansion, …
Chris Mellor, 17 Aug 2017

The Lord saw that man was wicked and sent a flood of storage news

Another storage news flood has been washing over us. In between the waves we caught our breath and penned this catch-up. Arcserve Private equity-owned Arcserve has bought cloud disaster recovery/backup-as-a-service supplier Zetta. Transaction terms were not disclosed. Zetta was founded in 2008 by Jeff Treuhaft (ex-CTO who …
Chris Mellor, 18 Jul 2017
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Tintri IPO boots up after it tries turning itself off and on again

After pulling its IPO yesterday, all-flash and hybrid array startup Tintri repriced its shares at $7 to $8, down from the previous $10.50 to $12.50 range. It offered 8,572,000 shares at this price, lower than the original 8.7 million. That means it should raise $60m instead of around $110m, and the company’s valuation is …
Chris Mellor, 30 Jun 2017
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Control-C! umount! Ctrl-Alt-Delete! Tintri forcibly ejects from today's IPO

Oops, all-flash storage array startup Tintri intended to go public today – during what has turned out to be the busiest week for IPOs in over a year – but abruptly halted its IPO intention late yesterday. It's IPO interruptus. Will it rise again? Has the IPO merely been delayed or cancelled? Tintri is not saying. The latest …
Chris Mellor, 29 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

Tintri files for US$100m IPO but warns losses will likely keep coming

Virtualized storage upstart Tintri has filed for its initial public offering. The filing reveals modest ambitions to raise around US$100m. Why the small sum? The filing reveals that the company keeps making losses: revenue of $49.8m, $86.0m and $125.1m in fiscal 2015, 2016 and 2017 respective saw net losses of $69.7m, $101.0m …

Tegile swallows $33m pill at WDC-led party

Hybrid and all-flash array supplier Tegile has had the benefit of Western Digital Corporation largesse, with the flash and disk-making giant leading its latest funding round. Tegile has picked up a $33m E-round of funding, to be used for product and go-to-market developments. The WDC connection might also have connotations in …
Chris Mellor, 11 Apr 2017

Talking to Tintri's Alexa speechbot might not actually be all that crazy

Interview Tintri's Alexa speechbot is no piece of eye-candy gimmickry. CTO and founder Dr Kieran Harty says it will enable users to do more with less hassle as system management gets automated. We quizzed Harty on the how-and-why of its development. What is the overall background case for implementing an Alexa interface for Tintri array …
Chris Mellor, 10 Feb 2017

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