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Nimblers Collaborate to Empower API Extensibility

No matter what features you build into an enterprise data storage system, some customers will always want to push the envelope – to create workflows unique to their requirements, or write scripts that automate time-consuming manual operations. But doing so requires a set of programming “hooks” – an application programming interface (API) that used the […]

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Nimble Storage Adds Encryption of Data at Rest

For IT architects in corporate data centers and commercial data service providers, the key storage issues center around the integrity, availability and scalability of different data storage systems – and the security of the data they store. These concerns have increased substantially with the growth of cloud and mobile computing, spurring many IT leaders to […]

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Enterprise Data Flexibility, Security, Control

Flash data storage is rapidly emerging as an integral component across corporate data centers and cloud service providers, so enterprise IT buyers have shifted their focus from flash itself to the storage management software that optimizes and protects their data and applications. Today’s new release of the Nimble OS is packed with new enterprise capabilities, […]

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Toward Building An Enduring Enterprise Brand

When Nimble Storage shipped its first storage array five years ago, the company’s strategy was straightforward – build the industry’s most efficient flash storage platform for small and mid-sized businesses with unprecedented levels of performance, capacity, and simplicity, then continuously innovate and expand its capabilities to successfully move up-market and address the demands of global […]

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In-Depth Tech Analysis? Or a Paid Endorsement?

The market for enterprise information technology is fiercely competitive, especially in areas of disruptive innovation, such as flash storage. An organization’s IT executives typically evaluate hundreds of offerings every year from a range of vendors in order to make the best decisions for their business. To help them understand rapidly evolving technologies, many IT organizations […]

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Storage Performance Benchmarks Are Useful – If You Read Them Carefully

When building or refreshing a data center, IT managers today are confronted with a huge range of products and specifications, making it difficult to accurately compare the performance of different products. In fact, ComputerWeekly reported yesterday that about two-thirds of storage professionals in large enterprises say they “can only assess I/O use on an ad-hoc […]

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There’s a Reason We’re Called Nimble Storage

The enterprise data storage industry is in the midst of a massive business disruption, as legacy incumbent vendors like EMC and NetApp face unprecedented challenges. Flash-centric innovators, especially companies like Nimble Storage that have expanded their presence from serving mid-sized companies to serving the world’s largest enterprises, are having a meaningful impact on the industry. […]

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Hot or Not? Evolving Nimble’s Cache Architecture

Flash storage is common in the data center today, yet Nimble Storage has emerged as the only enterprise data storage vendor with the technology to compete head-to-head against legacy market leaders EMC and NetApp. A key factor has been Nimble’s proprietary CASL (cache accelerated sequential layout) file system, including our unique cache architecture. The team […]

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