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EMC’s FUD War Against Pure Storage: Is Goliath afraid of David?

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It is no surprise that over the last few months, the competition between David (Pure Storage) and Goliath (EMC) has heated up dramatically in the field. Just like David up-ended the balance of power on the battlefield by choosing a better technology (artillery warfare vs. hand-to-hand combat), Pure set out to do something profoundly disruptive to the incumbent storage vendors—offer an all-flash array (AFA) that costs less per GB than a performance disk array, but that was >10X better in performance, power & space efficiency, reliability, and simplicity. The Pure recipe is working—of the 1000+ arrays that we have shipped to…
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Record Breaking Growth in 2013 and How the CEO Lost His Hair

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Pure Storage had a phenomenal 2013. Of course, success starts with our customers. In 2013: We eliminated on average more than one million hours of latency between each of our customers’ business applications and the disk-centric storage we superseded (Pure Storage is ~10X faster than disk, yet costs less); We saved our typical customer tens of thousands of dollars in power and cooling costs versus the legacy alternatives. (Interesting aside: For one larger customer, the power savings were estimated to be $400K over three years, and a competitor apparently offered to make the end user whole for the increased OpEx. Happily the customer still went with Pure, but…
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No Vendor PS BS – DIY Storage Capacity Adds

It is wildly known how Pure Storage has embedded SIMPLICITY into every aspect of our product.  This core design tenant has tremendous benefits to our partners and customers while forcing dramatic disruption to the legacy storage providers.  In our view, … Continue reading

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EMC’s FUD War Against Pure Storage: Is Goliath afraid of David?

Screen Shot 2014-04-14 at 9.41.41 AM

It is no surprise that over the last few months, the competition between David (Pure Storage) and Goliath (EMC) has heated up dramatically in the field. Just like David up-ended the balance of power on the battlefield by choosing a better technology (artillery warfare vs. hand-to-hand combat), Pure set out to do something profoundly disruptive to…
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