Post by Scott Dietzen (thank you) from Pure Storage
The rumors have been confirmed—EMC (NYSE:EMC) is indeed acquiring XtremIO. Like Pure Storage, XtremIO is crafting a next-generation storage array, purpose built for 100% solid-state flash. Gartner recently forecast that this all-flash array market is going to reach $4B by 2015. It’s not at all surprising that EMC wants a piece of the action. Our expectation is that the XtremIO technologies will eventually get folded into EMC’s Project Thunder (announced earlier this year for delivery in 2013), and/or serve as the basis for an entirely new all solid-state array.
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