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For Performance, Virtualized Environments Need More Than Flash

With flash becoming mainstream in the corporate data center, some people have mistakenly assumed that flash can solve any performance problem, especially in virtualized environments like VMware’s vSphere. The reality is that many storage admins and vSphere admins must spend a lot of time performing environmental health checks for early detection of any issues, and […]

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Enterprise Storage – The Big Picture, at a Granular Level

For enterprise IT leaders, managing storage in their data centers has always presented challenges, particularly as user requirements have expanded and virtualization has become mainstream. Legacy storage systems have become more and more expensive and difficult to manage – and some vendors require customers to support three different operating systems for three different tiers of […]

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Channel Partners Key to Capturing the Enterprise Data Storage Business

Today’s corporate data center is packed with complex technologies, to the extent that most enterprise data storage architects are hard-pressed to keep up to date with the latest tools and techniques. That’s why leading vendors like Nimble Storage work closely with channel partners who add value through systems integration, specialized domain expertise, consulting, custom software […]

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Making Sense of Storage Performance Benchmarks

One of the biggest challenges facing IT architects when planning a data center refresh is how to measure and compare the performance of different enterprise data storage arrays, especially when flash storage is involved. For instance, consider an IT architect who wants to purchase 20 TB of usable storage, capable of running 50,000 low-latency I/O […]

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Expanding the Nimble Storage East Coast Footprint

As flash storage migrates into the enterprise data center, emergent companies like Nimble Storage have one key advantage over the legacy storage vendors – speed of execution. To maintain our technology lead, we’ve just greatly expanded our offices in Durham, North Carolina, close to Research Triangle Park (RTP). We now have a team of over […]

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Nimble Storage Issues an Adaptive Flash Challenge

Flash certainly has disruptive potential in the data center, but do you really need to pay for flash-only storage, when you could realize better price-performance and capacity with the Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash platform? That’s a crucial strategic question facing enterprise storage buyers today, who must support more and more performance-intensive applications and workloads – […]

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Array Performance Getting You Down? InfoSight Might Have the Answer.

In case you missed it, Nimble was named a “visionary” for the second consecutive year in Gartner’s November 20, 2014 Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays report. Gartner’s report positioned Nimble for the “completeness” of its vision and its ability to execute on that vision. We, at Nimble, believe that a key reason we were […]

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A Contest That Serves Our Community

Nimble has twice been recognized as one of the top places to work in Silicon Valley. These awards speak to how we feel about the work we do and the people we work with. One of the things I love most about our company is how we come together to support our local communities. A […]

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VMware Certifies Nimble Storage for Horizon Fast Track 2.0 Proven Storage

Enterprises today are running larger and larger VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) implementations, and they need to be certain their virtualization and data storage solutions will work together seamlessly. We’re excited to announce that Nimble Storage has passed the requirements and is now a VMware Horizon Fast Track 2.0 Proven Storage certified partner. To attain this […]

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Compelling Advantages of Shared Storage in a Big Data Environment

Big data environments like Hadoop (Hortonworks, Cloudera), NoSQL (MongoDB, Cassandra), and Analytics (Cognos, Tableau) are transforming the way enterprises manage their ever-growing repositories of information. To maximize business value, companies are focused not only on gathering data, but also on extracting meaningful, actionable insights. But to rapidly search through the nonproductive, non-revenue-producing data in storage […]

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