Pure Storage, Inc.

This page documents coverage on Pure Storage Inc. Architecting IT has been covering the company since inception and regularly attended annual Pure Accelerate user events.

Blog Posts on Pure Storage

Pure Storage ObjectEngine for Flash-based Backup

Published: 19 March 2019 - ObjectEngine takes technology from the acquisition of StorReduce and uses FlashBlade to create a scale-out deduplicating object platform for managing secondary data requirements such as backup.  ObjectEngine also runs in the public cloud.

Pure Storage announces NVMe-oF support for FlashArray

Published: 12 March 2019 - Pure Storage recently announced support for NVMe over Fabrics on FlashArray.  The technology is implemented by an upgrade to Purity (the platform O/S) and installation of RDMA-capable Ethernet NICs.  

Pure Storage - Seeding the NVMe Market

Published: 5 September 2018 - Pure Storage has gone through multiple generations of FlashArray and FlashBlade products. At the heart of these storage solutions is NVMe. It's not obvious but NVMe has already been in the FlashArray product for nearly 3 years.

Pure Storage Acquires StorReduce

Published: 22 August 2018 - Pure Storage has acquired StorReduce, a startup developing data reduction technology for the object storage space and specifically AWS s3.  What will the technology be used for?

Pure1 META - Analytics for Pure Storage Arrays

Published: 7 July 2017 - Pure Storage has followed where other companies have started, with a SaaS-based solution for analysing Pure Storage arrays. Pure1 META is based in the cloud and aims to rival solutions like HPE InfoSight.

Pure Storage Announces New Hardware Platform – FlashArray//m

Published: 2 June 2015 - Pure Storage has announced a new storage platform called FlashArray//m. This new system uses a modular "upgradeable" architecture that offers increases in performance, storage density and power efficiency compared to previous hardware.

Vendor Coverage

2019 is the year of NVMe

NVMe is the new kid on the storage block. As we see more adoption of flash and SCM technologies, NVMe will become the de-facto standard for both connecting storage media and connecting to storage systems. Learn why NVMe is so important to the storage industry.