Enterprise storage is perhaps the most innovative area of IT these days, with exciting startups springing up right and left. Today, that scene welcomes Qumulo, who are building a new storage platform focused on scalability, efficiency, and simplicity. Qumulo catches my eye for two reasons: The team is heavy with Isilon experience, and CTO Aaron Passey really impressed me with … [Read more...] about Qumulo: An Enterprise Storage Startup Focused on Scale, Simplicity, and Efficiency
If you work in the enterprise storage, storage networking, virtualization, or security industry, listen up! Otherwise, this post is not for you! I hope you, or a representative from your company, will join me and the folks from Nirvanix and my friends like W. Curtis Preston and Marc Staimer, Charles Curran and Dan Gordon from Valhalla, and just about everyone else in the … [Read more...] about All Business Development All The Time!
It's all over the industry news - HP will acquire LeftHand Networks for a reported $360 million in cash. The last funding press release I could find was dated September 8, 2005, when Valhalla Partners led a $25 million round, bringing LeftHand's total funding to $75 million. This is a very nice payday for the boys from Boulder, and I hope everyone benefits from it. Of … [Read more...] about HP Picks Up iSCSI Contender, LeftHand Networks