Pure Storage’s coming high-end array: We have the details

Good post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

We can tell you a few more juicy details about Pure’s coming high-end array, and we’re deducing that SolidFire has a product capacity refresh coming.

What we knew was that the new range-topper would boast up to 1.5PB usable capacity using 4 and 8TB 3D NAND modules (SSDs). It would have always-on QoS, support thousands of virtual machines and be priced at less than $1GB/usable capacity.

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How EMC Lines Up Against NetApp, HP, IBM, Hitachi In Storage Systems Market

Post by the Trefis Team (thank you)

Storage giant EMC has witnessed limited growth in its core information storage business through the first three quarters of 2014, with storage product revenues staying flat over the prior year period at $7.5 billion. On the other hand, the information storage services division grew by 4% year-on-year to $4.2 billion through the first three quarters. EMC as a whole observed a 5% rise in net revenues over the year-ago period to $17.4 billion with much of the growth coming from non-core businesses including VMware, Pivotal and RSA Security. As a result, both consolidated product revenues (+2%) and consolidated services (+9%) grew on a year-over-year basis to $9.7 billion and $7.6 billion, respectively.

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