October 23, 2014 12:57 AM ET

Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals

Company Overview of SolidFire, Inc.

Company Overview

SolidFire, Inc. provides primary storage systems for cloud service providers worldwide. It offers SF3010, a storage node that matches on-demand deployment and scalability needs of the cloud; SolidFire Element operating system that combines a scale-out all-solid-state architecture with various technologies and enables cloud service providers to guarantee sustained performance to various servers within a single storage system; eScanner tool, a stand-alone command line utility that scans a series of datasets and determines the capacity saved if that dataset is moved to a SolidFire storage system; and VMware Horizon View reference architecture and vCenter Web Client Plug-in solutions to provide ...

1620 Pearl Street

Suite 200

Boulder, CO 80302

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

720-523-3278

Fax:

303-557-0724

Key Executives for SolidFire, Inc.

Founder
President
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Director of Operations
Managing Director for Asia-Pacific
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SolidFire, Inc. Key Developments

Hosted Network Selects SolidFire's Scale-Out All-Flash Storage Platform to Power its Cost-Effective

SolidFire announced that Hosted Network selected SolidFire's scale-out all-flash storage platform to power its cost-effective, enterprise-class virtual cloud-based Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering to customers in Australia and New Zealand. Hosted Network chose SolidFire based on its unique scale-out architectural design, Guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) technology, and deep system automation. The market opportunity for delivering DaaS services within the enterprise is growing exponentially. For enterprise customers, managed DaaS services eliminate large capital investments along with the challenges and complexity associated with desktop deployment, management and maintenance. In addition to centralizing and reducing administration cost, Hosted Network DaaS dramatically lowers desktop deployment times, enhances security and eliminates downtime -- all critical elements for enabling today's mobile workforce. Together, Hosted Network, SolidFire's scale-out all-flash storage platform and VMware Horizon DaaS delivers: Hosted desktops that offer the computing power of a physical desktop without the hassle and cost associated with its maintenance, A simple, secure and centralized version of a typical desktop/laptop environment, accessed via the Internet. Cloud-based platforms that are accessible anytime, anywhere, from any device. Fully managed service and centralized administration of IT support, software updates and provisioning. Completely white-labeled DaaS offering that IT Providers can quickly go to market.

SolidFire Announces Support for Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux

SolidFire announced production support of SolidFire's storage platforms with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux. This collaboration extends the enterprise-grade Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux offering to customers using SolidFire. The collaboration enables SolidFire's leading scale-out block storage architecture to work with the Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux distribution. The distribution is delivered as part of the Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Premier Support offerings at no additional cost.

SolidFire Confirms APAC Distributor Agreement with Nissho Electronics

SolidFire announced a distribution agreement with Nissho Electronics Corporation. The agreement represents a continuation of SolidFire's rapid global expansion and follows the opening of a regional HQ in Singapore in April 2014, and significant growth of SolidFire's Europe, Middle East and Africa teams. Under the agreement, Nissho will provide its network of resellers with access to SolidFire's SF3010, SF6010, and SF9010 scale-out/all-flash storage arrays. The distributor has also been provided with aggressive sales targets, highlighting SolidFire's strong growth plans for the region. As a result of the agreement, Nissho's resellers will be able to offer Japanese enterprises the solutions needed to meet today's IT performance demands while driving greater consolidation, automation and scale across their entire storage infrastructure. Japanese cloud service operators will also be able to take advantage of SolidFire's all-flash storage arrays to improve their profits by differentiating their service offerings and setting competitive prices. This is based on the QoS (Quality of Service) guarantee SolidFire brings to the storage layer, allowing cloud service operators to set effective and competitive pricing tailored to each service level. Each system is fully scalable, enabling rapid responses to changes in customer demand levels. Increasing pressure on enterprise IT to deliver fast and reliable services while keeping costs low has been felt globally, and Japan in particular is investing heavily in cloud, storage and data center infrastructure to solve this challenge.

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