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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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Need to Spin Up 300, 500, or 800 Virtual Desktops?

Citrix Synergy is taking place in Orlando next Tuesday through Thursday, and Nimble Storage will be there, focusing on VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) deployments leveraging our SmartStack reference architecture with Cisco and Citrix. VDI has now gone mainstream, but designing the right infrastructure stack can still be a huge challenge for many organizations, especially those with […]

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SAP HANA Certification – A High Standard to Meet, But Worth the Effort

Alongside this week’s announcement of Nimble Storage’s new SmartStack solution for SAP HANA, you might have noticed something about the Nimble CS500 and CS700 Adaptive Flash arrays being certified by SAP as enterprise storage solutions for the SAP HANA platform. Ho-hum, another certification. Actually, there’s a lot more to it than that. A team of […]

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Streamlining Storage Management in Hyper-V Environments

Management of IT infrastructure in the data center is the fastest growing cost component in today’s data center economics. This is particularly challenging for enterprise IT customers, as users’ storage requirements continue to expand elastically as their applications grow and virtualization becomes mainstream. Successful IT solutions must lower the complexity and cost of managing this […]

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The Business Value of Per-VM Monitoring in InfoSight

Nimble Storage announced recently that the InfoSight storage analytics service had been upgraded so that customers using VMware’s vCenter can monitor their arrays right down to the individual VM (virtual machine) level. It sounds great, but how does this translate into business value for companies trying to better manage their ever-expanding storage infrastructure? Part of […]

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