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Pure Storage Data Hub: A Data-First Strategy

By Shaun Walsh on October 17, 2018

IDC’s DataAge 2025 report states that the global storage datasphere will grow from 16ZB in 2016 to 163ZB by 2025. This massive growth in data, which is over 70% unstructured and object based data, is not only being generated by more diverse sources such as edge computing and IoT, but also being operationalized in new ways with AI/ML and real-time analytics. These changes in data sources and workflows require a new strategic model to manage multi-dimensional workflow performance, protect data at scale, enable data sharing, and provide data mobility from anywhere.

Topics: Partner Solutions
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Rethinking the Channel as an Emerging Vendor

By Shaun Walsh on October 4, 2018

For startups, the goal is often to be disruptive by creating new solutions, displacing incumbent vendors, and growing into a market leadership position. Like many people who came from larger organizations to startups, my first thoughts are often to bring best practices from previous experiences, make a few tweaks, and repeat what my hard-won experiences have taught me. That is how I started thinking about crafting the channel program for Igneous.

Topics: Partner Solutions
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Channel Partners: The Kingmakers of Technology

By Shaun Walsh on September 4, 2018

Throughout the history of the technology industry, the success of companies has had more to do with picking the right channel partners than with the companies’ absolute technical advantages. The reason for this is very simple and profound: Channel partners bring customer relationships to sellers which accelerate the adoption of new technology and reduce time to market acceptance. For all of the advances in technology, human-to-human relationships are the single greatest reason that one company wins and another loses in the market. This is the enduring value of the channel.

Topics: Partner Solutions
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Optimize Your Storage Tiers with Pure Storage FlashBlade and Igneous Hybrid Storage Cloud

By Christian Smith on February 13, 2018

As enterprise datasets explode to billions of files and petabytes of data, enterprises need modern data management solutions that offer high performance and large capacity.

Topics: Partner Solutions Igneous Solutions
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3 Questions to Ask to Decide What to Tier to Microsoft Azure

By Tammy Batey on September 12, 2017

Microsoft Ignite, which will offer more than 700 sessions and deep dives into Microsoft products, is designed to educate new customers about the Microsoft platform, including Azure, and provide technical content to existing customers.

Topics: Partner Solutions Igneous News Igneous Solutions Cloud
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3 Questions to Ask to Decide What to Tier to Cloud

By Tammy Batey on July 18, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched in 2006, and the outlook has been “cloudy” and profitable ever since, with numerous household names realizing the financial and agility benefits of moving data to cloud.

Topics: Partner Solutions Igneous Solutions Cloud

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