Brian MacDonald

Nimble Storage in the News - Week Ending September 23, 2016

Blog Post created by Brian MacDonald Employee on Sep 30, 2016
  • Network World included the Nimble Predictive All Flash array in a roundup of new products of the week, noting the product now offers app-centric management, QoS, secure multi-tenancy across VMware, Microsoft, Linux, OpenStack and Docker environments, as well as app-based storage pricing.
  • Speicherguide discussed Nimble’s new application-based services for its Predictive Flash Platform and included commentary from Klaus Kupfer.
  • Channel Observer discussed the launch of Nimble’s cloud service provider program to promote certifications, price reductions, ecosystem extension and profitable growth.
  • IT-Markt discussed the launch of Nimble’s cloud service provider program.
  • Inside-channels provided an overview of Nimble’s new cloud service provider program.
  • The Register analyzed data from Nutanix’s S1 IPO form, showing the company is well-suited to go public. Nimble, Tegile and Tintri are mentioned as competitors in the all-flash array space. 
  • ARN Australia discussed Tech Data’s expansion into Australia and mentioned Nimble along with HPE, NetApp, Nutanix, Dell EMC, IBM, Cisco and AWS as key vendors in the company’s investor portfolio.
  • Channelnomics featured the launch of Nimble’s CSP Partner Program, noting it accelerates the speed at which our CSP partners are selling Nimble-related products and services. The article includes commentary from Doug Ko around what the program will bring to Nimble’s channel partners.
  • Forbes discussed how the major push to create cloud-based services will impact cloud storage pricing, with some companies starting to price local storage like cloud storage. The article mentions Nimble’s new app-based pricing for Storage on Demand for its all flash and hybrid flash arrays as an example.
  • TechTarget covered the Storage Networking Industry Association’s release of the Swordfish specification, mentioning Nimble Storage, Dell, EMC, HPE, NetApp, VMware and others as vendors that played a key role in developing Swordfish.
  • Datacenter Dynamics published a contributed article by Paul Scarrott on potential roadblocks that can hinder or slow down an organization’s transition to flash.
  • The Register reported that Kaminario is adding a Clarity analytics cloud to its K2 all-flash arrays. InfoSight is mentioned as a beneficial example of integrating all-flash arrays with analytics.
  • ARN Australia summarized commentary from a roundtable of key partners, vendors and distributors who outlined how the channel can shift the role of storage across the enterprise. The article includes commentary from Bede Hackney of Nimble Storage. 
  • Fast Storage published an in-depth feature on Nimble Storage, discussing the benefits of Infosight and VMVision.
  • TechTarget reported that Kaminario announced Clarity, its new cloud-based storage analytics platform. The article mentions other cloud-based analytics include Nimble’s InfoSight, Pure Storage Pure1 Cloud Global Insight, EMC Unity, HPE StoreFront Remote, IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights and Tintri Analytics.