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Pure Storage FlashBlade Recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

The Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice Distinction Is Based on Feedback and Ratings From End-User Professionals Who Have Experience Purchasing, Implementing and/or Using the Product or Service
Pure Storage FlashBlade- The Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice

Mountain View, Calif. – March 23, 2021 — Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers storage as-a-service in a multi-cloud world announced that FlashBlade has been named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for distributed file systems and object storage. Gartner defines distributed file systems and object storage as software and hardware solutions that are based on “shared-nothing architecture” and that support object and/or scale-out file technology to address requirements for unstructured data growth.

FlashBlade//S™ is a Unified Fast File and Object storage platform that enables customers to consolidate unstructured data on a single platform. It delivers multi-dimensional performance and simplicity to eliminate disparate storage silos and enable a wide range of modern applications.

As of January 31, 2021, FlashBlade scored an average of 4.8 out of 5 in Gartner’s Peer Reviews (based on 64 end user reviews), and at 97%, achieved the highest recognition among the vendors receiving the Customers’ Choice designation for “willingness to recommend”. Pure is the only company in the top right quadrant for “Large Enterprise Customers’ Choice”.

“There is no better endorsement than that of our customers, so we are thrilled to receive this recognition, which serves as validation of our unified fast file and object strategy. As the demands of unstructured data continue to grow rapidly, FlashBlade is uniquely positioned to help customers succeed and we look forward to bringing continued innovation and best-in-class experience to the expanding roster of enterprises who count on us.”

Amy Fowler
VP, Strategy & Solutions, FlashBlade, Pure Storage

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About Pure Storage

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) gives technologists their time back. Pure delivers a modern data experience that empowers organizations to run their operations as a true, automated, storage as-a-service model seamlessly across multiple clouds. Pure helps customers put data to use while reducing the complexity and expense of managing the infrastructure behind it. And with a certified customer satisfaction score in the top one percent of B2B companies, Pure's ever-expanding list of customers are  among the happiest in the world. For more information, visit

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Pure Storage
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