The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Baseball Data
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Apple Pay
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Elastic Clouds
Cloud Startup: Pure Storage

Cloud Startup: Pure Storage

Cloud Startup: Pure Storage

purestorage-cloud

Pure Storage: The Difference between High Processing Flash and Conventional Disk Storage on the Cloud

With its headquarters in the United States, Pure Storage has already broken several records as far as cloud transformative practices are concerned. Sources reveal that the startup has managed to get 150 million dollars worth of finances from a funding drive that has no equal in cloud annals. This fundraising acumen had begun 12 months earlier when the company had managed to rake some 40 million dollars. All these funds, according to the management, are going into a good cause of upgrading the flash technology that the company currently employs for its storage function. With this in mind, here are the major features that especially show why the company has done some ‘firsts’ that are not so easy for a startup, not just in the cloud but in every niche.

The Modernized Storage Features at a glance

In order to comprehend the way Pure Storage does just what its title implies, it is essential to present the main features of its work. These include:

  • Flash technology as its storage medium.
  • Storage on a solid cloud environment. This implies a combination of hardware and software applications.
  • Migration of data through compression and other hitherto hard means from the disk to the flash.

With regard to the first point, Pure Storage uses flash as the express storage medium because of the latter being cheap to manage, not mentioning modern. The medium ensures that a company can come to grips with the surge of video and graphical interfaces. Indeed, it is hard to imagine an enterprise operating on its own sphere without using the graphical features of flash.

With regard to the next point, the transformative nature of Pure Storage lies in the solid operational and assistance premises. Via CloudAssist, clients with software problems can get instantaneous fixes on their lax systems through a FlashArray account. The latter allows the bots or remote experts to penetrate the user’s account and thus fix the hitch, sometimes even before the client cranks an alarm. On hardware points of view, currently the company uses technicians on the ground to come and overhaul machines. Whether this will work for all users across the globe or it will wait until the company expands remains as a challenge for future assessment.

On the final point, above, Pure Storage is committed to bringing data from the original disk environment to that of flash using hitherto unsuccessful technologies. One of these is ‘inline data reduction’ which cuts the expense of upgrading storage equipment.

The Enterprise Solutions of the Company

One of the thorns in the sides of the majority of enterprises around the globe is the lack of instantaneous solutions, sometimes unprompted. This is how Pure Storage comes in with the following major mentions:

  • There are legacy storage solutions. These include receiving particular hitches from the clientele and addressing them remotely. This can occur via traditional media like email correspondences or coercion with ground hardware experts from the company.
  • CloudAssist is an automated system that remains active throughout the lifecycle of the client’s account. It moves the data of the user to the cloud, where it assesses all the weak points, hardware and software-related, each half a minute. Where feedback is negative, the technicians fix the problem remotely or on the ground.
  • 24-hour support. The company also excels as far as providing round the clock assistance is concerned. Because automatic technological health reports come each few seconds, it becomes possible for the technical staff to anticipate responses even before the customer calls.

The Pricing Criteria

For a company that has had such a successful fundraising and venture capital drive, Pure Storage has also proven as the magic wand in the pricing department for end-users. Details include:

  • While its top competitors, including EMC Corp charge as high as $20 or $50 for every GB of storage, this company charges at a lower rate, and per use.
  • The pricing margin is worthwhile for the customer because it increases the storage speed to more than 10 times that of normal disk storage.

Thus, Pure Storage lives up to its name as a great choice for keeping data within bounds in two ways: it reduces the huddles of disk storage and transfers data to a legacy storage medium, flash technology. Thus, it does this upgrade at a cost-effective scope and increases the efficiency or convenience of using the startup’s solutions. In a world where companies operate almost wholly on the e-platform, instantaneous remote support even before the customer prompts of something wrong would be quite a worthwhile prospect. This is why the company ranks as one of the undisputed champions in the North America cloud storage arena.

By John Omwamba

John

John posses over five years experience in professional writing; with special interests in business, technology and general media. Driven by passion and 'glowing' enthusiasm, he has covered topics cutting across diverse industries with key target audiences including corporates, marketing executives, researchers and global business leaders. John currently freelances for CloudTweaks as a frequent writer.

Latest posts by John (see all)

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Popular

Surprising Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry

Surprising Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry

Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry If you start talking about big data to someone who is not in the industry, they immediately conjure up images of giant warehouses full of servers, staff poring over page after page of numbers and statistics, and some big brother-esque official sat in a huge government building…

PaaS vs Docker – why is it such a heated debate?

PaaS vs Docker – why is it such a heated debate?

PaaS vs Docker Docker started as just a software container on top of a Linux operating system which seemed like a simple optimization for a fat hypervisor. Its disruptive force however comes from the fact that it does force us to rethink many of the layers of the cloud stack. Starting from the way we…

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid: Which Cloud Is Right for Your Business?

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid: Which Cloud Is Right for Your Business?

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid The debate surrounding the deliverability of cloud computing is coming to a close. Businesses have begun to rapidly adopt the use of cloud services, courtesy the ROI this disruptive technology brings to the table. They have finally realized they cannot afford to ignore the cloud. A Forrester study found that…

Cloud Infographic: 2015 Data Scientist

Cloud Infographic: 2015 Data Scientist

Data Scientist Report The amount of data in our world has been exploding in recent years. Managing big data has become an integral part of many businesses, generating billions of dollars of competitive innovations, productivity and job growth. Forecasting where the big data industry is going has become vital to corporate strategy. Enter the Data…

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Cloud Infographic – Monetizing Internet Of Things

Monetizing Internet Of Things There are many interesting ways in which companies are looking to connect devices to the cloud. From the vehicles to kitchen appliances the internet of things is already a $1.9 trillion dollar market based on research estimates from IDC. Included is a fascinating infographic provided by AriaSystems which shows us some of the exciting…

Recent

Thinking About Doing Business In China? Consider This…

Thinking About Doing Business In China? Consider This…

Doing Business in China? Consider This…  China’s economy continues to outperform both regional and global markets with double-digit growth for the last decade. IDC believes China’s GDP will maintain growth around 7.2% until 2020, allowing GDP to reach US$18 trillion or 17% of the world total. And with a population of over 1.35 billion people,…

Big Tech Trends For The 21st Century

Big Tech Trends For The 21st Century

Tech Trends For The 21st Century When the historians of the future look back on the 21st century, what will they say? Inevitably, the biggest stories in the coming century will be political and environmental – wars, revolutions, and natural disasters always dominate historical memory. But perhaps more than any previous epoch, the 21st century…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Inferiority Complex

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Inferiority Complex

By Al Johnson Are you looking to supercharge your Newsletter, Powerpoint presentation, Social media campaign or Website? Our universally recognized tech related comics can help you. Contact us for information on our commercial licensing rates. About Latest Posts JohnJohn posses over five years experience in professional writing; with special interests in business, technology and general…

Sponsored Posts

The Value of Hybrid Cloud

The Value of Hybrid Cloud

The Value of Hybrid Cloud As the “cloud” continues to exert its dominance as the IT technology of the day, the question for many companies focuses on what type of cloud to choose: public, private, or a combination of the two, known as hybrid. Each has its advantages. Private cloud – owned and maintained by…

Contact Us

Sending
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100
Site 24x7 200px-KPMG


Contributor Spotlight

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

Branded Content Programs

Advertising