Brian MacDonald

Nimble Storage in the News - Week Ending September 16, 2016

Blog Post created by Brian MacDonald Employee on Sep 19, 2016
  • Channel Insider reported that Nimble Storage announced a formal CSP program, which is based on two-tiers that reward CSPs for the amount of storage their customer consumes, as well as providing joint sales and marketing tools.
  • TechTarget reported that Nimble Storage launched new quality of service, multi-tenancy features and a cloud-like pricing option to help IT organizations take an app-centric approach to storage management. The article includes commentary from Gavin Cohen and Sakthi Chandra.
  • eWeek covered Nimble’s new app-centric features, highlighting that it provides greater predictability and ease of management for applications across the enterprise.
  • SiliconANGLE provided an overview of Nimble’s new app-centric management features, which promise to help avoid situations where a virtual machine eats up too many resources and compromises the performance of its neighbors.
  • InsideBIGDATA included Nimble’s app-centric features in a news roundup, noting businesses now have more visibility and control of application performance with app-centric management within InfoSight Predictive Analytics.
  • DevOps shared Nimble’s app-centric press release.
  • Wall Street Journal discussed investor concerns with the flash memory market, despite the rise of flash-based storage systems sales. The article uses Nimble and Pure Storage as examples of how the sales fuel growth for younger companies that specialize in flash storage products. EMC, HPE, NetApp and Oracle are also mentioned in this piece.
  • Storage Newsletter discussed Panzura’s launch of its Inside software program, noting that it’s currently tested by Nimble, Nutanix, Tegile and SimpliVity. The article includes commentary from Suresh on how the combination of Nimble with Panzura provides an optimized solution.
  • TechTarget discussed the next launch of Violin Memory’s flash storage arrays. The article mentions Nimble and Pure Storage as competitors.
  • ChannelBiz UK featured Nimble’s SiteAnalyzer launch and included commentary from Rod Bagg on how SiteAnalyzer enables reseller partners to examine non-Nimble end user storage environments. 
  • Nimble announced a comprehensive suite of features that are optimized around fast and predictable application delivery.
  • Nimble announced new features for Cloud Service Providers to offer premium app-centric services to customers.
  • Nimble published a blog post discussing how Nimble is improving app performance with its suite of capabilities that simplifies how IT can deliver, manage and consume infrastructure from an app-centric perspective. 
  • Nimble published a blog post discussing three tests that determine how easy it is to deliver storage infrastructure.
  • Nimble published a blog post on ways enterprise storage professionals can manage storage infrastructure to ensure they minimize application downtime, enable self-service for application owners and never lose application data. 
  • Nimble published a blog post discussing the new pricing option for Storage on Demand, at 6.8 cents per GB per month for enterprise class all-flash storage.
  • CRN UK reported that hosting and cloud services provider iomart acquired storage integrator Cristie Data, noting that it is a partner of Nimble Storage, Nutanix, Pure Storage, Veeam and VMware.
  • Recruitment International UK discussed how men and women are redressing the UK’s gender imbalance and included commentary from Janet Matsuda on female representation in business and engineering. 
  • Network World included Nimble’s SiteAnalyzer in a roundup of new products for the week of Sept. 12.
  • ESG published a blog post discussing how big data is used for IT operation analytics and includes Nimble’s Infosight as a technology that offers a great vantage point to address the challenges that IT experiences.
  • CRN Australia published a roundup of partner case studies in the flash and hybrid storage space. The article gives an overview of Deloitte as a Nimble partner, with commentary around why the company chose to work with Nimble.
  • TechTarget reported that Dell EMC launched ScaleIO Ready Note, a software-defined block storage system that will ship on Dell PowerEdge x86 rack server.
  • ZDNet reported findings from Gartner showing Dell has surpassed HPE in the server market, with an 8.9 percent increase in shipments for its second quarter. eWeek and SiliconANGLE also covered the news.
  • TechTarget discussed Violin Memory’s launch of two new Flash Storage Platform arrays as the company tries to reverse its financial condition.
  • ITBusinessEdge summarized feedback from customer reviews of HP shops that have moved to EMC solutions, concluding HPE’s core problem is that the company places more of its attention on revenue than customer satisfaction.
  • CRN UK reported that Dell EMC introduced new rules of engagement for its partners to manage their relationship following the merger.
  • eWeek reported that HPE will start selling Arista switches as it looks to better compete with Cisco and others in software-defined environments. The partnership gives HPE a larger play in the network virtualization space, while providing Arista another avenue for selling its equipment. 3Par was also mentioned in the article.


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