Amit Saha

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SoftBank Vision Fund leads $250M Series D for Cohesity’s hyperconverged data platform

San Jose-based Cohesity has closed an oversubscribed $250M Series D funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, bringing its total raised to date to $410M. The enterprise software company offers a hyperconverged data platform for storing and managing all the secondary data created outside of …

SoftBank leads $250 million investment in data storage startup Cohesity

Cohesity, an enterprise-focused data storage startup based in San Jose, California, has raised $250 million in a series D round of funding led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, with participation from Sequoia Capital, Cisco Investments, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, …

Qumulo raises $93M to tackle hybrid cloud file storage, total funding now $230M

We are generating unprecedented amounts of data in our personal and professional lives on the internet, and the trend is accelerating. Companies that …

Mary Meeker's annual internet trends: e-commerce sales grow, time online rises, and smartphone shipments stagnate as average selling price drops

GPU database developer SQream raises $26.4M Series B led by Alibaba Group, bringing total funding to ~$40M, as it deepens its focus on China

Box reports Q1 revenue of $140.5M, up 20% YoY, vs. $139.7M est., and billings revenue of $116.7M, up 17% YoY, vs. $113.1M est., and an operating loss of $35.9M

AWS' cloud graph database product Amazon Neptune is generally available in both US East regions, US West (Oregon), and EU (Ireland), more coming later this year

Dropbox beats expectations for its first quarterly check-in with Wall Street

Dropbox made its debut as a public company earlier this year and today passed through its first milestone of reporting its results to public investors, and it more or less beat expectations set for Wall Street on the top and bottom line.<p>The company reported more revenue and beat expectations for …

Beam, Flow and Era: Not a yoga class, silly, Nutanix's move into copy data management

SDN-based security, automated database cloning and multi-cloud spending controlNutanix has moved into SaaS-based compliance, Acropolis SDN-based …

NetApp Expands Multi-Cloud Strategy With Google Cloud Relationship, Unveils First End-To-End NVMe Arrays

NetApp's Data Fabric platform, which offers a consistent way to manage and migrate data across on-premises, hybrid cloud and public cloud …

5 New Nutanix Software Products And Features Launched At .NEXT That Partners Need To Know About

Here are five new SaaS, PaaS and SDN technologies Nutanix unveiled today at its .NEXT Conference that include public cloud management and …

Dell EMC unveils Isilon scale-out NAS in the Google cloud

What is hyperconvergence? Here's how it works and why it matters

Is hyperconverged infrastructure simplifying the way data centers are managed, or is it providing more clever means for certain enterprise technology …

Dell results: Well done, ice cream for everyone! Er, not you, storage

EMC on naughty step as 4Q18 revenues slump 11 per cent in a yearDell had a reasonable fourth 2018 quarter in all areas but one – storage. Yes, EMC …

Profit

The Decentralized Internet Is Here, With Some Glitches

I usually write in Google's online word processor Google Docs, even when noting the company's shortcomings. This article is different: it was drafted …

Former Docker CEO to Lead Crypto-Powered Distributed Storage Startup

Decentralized data storage startup Storj is hoping to boost its growth with the hire of a new executive chairman and interim chief executive.<p>The new …

Pure Storage Reports 48 Percent Revenue Growth As Full Year Sales Pass $1 Billion

Mountain View, Calif.-based Pure Storage enjoyed its first cash flow positive growth and brought in more customers than any other quarter in its …

Dropbox Files For A $500M IPO, Doesn't Break Out Channel Details

Dropbox, one of the hottest providers of online storage and file sync and share technology, has filed for an initial public offering in hopes of …

Venture Capital

Cloudian Gets $25M In Venture Funding And $100M In Financing To Develop Consumption-Based Storage Hardware Business

Cloudian, developer of a scalable enterprise object storage platform, on Wednesday unveiled it had recently closed a $25 million round of funding. …

DigitalOcean gives you more RAM and storage for the same price

Cloud hosting company DigitalOcean is launching some new price offerings today. In particular, the company is also upgrading its basic $5 droplet instances with better specs for the first time in years.<p>Five years ago, DigitalOcean offered something quite revolutionary. Before today, you could pay …

Rubrik acquires Datos IO to expand into NoSQL database management support

Rubrik, the enterprise startup that provides data backup and recovery services across cloud and on-premise environments, is putting some of the funding that it raised last year at a $1.3 billion valuation to use. Rubrik has acquired NoSQL data backup specialist Datos IO, the company announced …

Cloud on the rise as hybrid cloud storage shows real maturity - StorageBuzz

This year’s storage news so far has provided a firm impression of the increasing prominence of the cloud, and in particular of attempts to harness …

Amazon cloud revenue jumps 45 percent in fourth quarter

Amazon's cloud business generated more revenue than analysts expected in the fourth quarter, with sales surging 45 percent.<p>The financial results …

Dell is considering a sale to VMware in what may be tech's biggest deal ever

Dell Technologies could emerge as a public company through a reverse-merger with VMware, the $60 billion cloud computing company it already controls, …

Datacenter Storage Matters More Than Ever In 2018

Data has always been a strategic resource since the beginning of IT. It’s simple- organizations or sensors collect it, analysts mine the data, analyzing it from every conceivable dimension—all in an attempt to turn that data into something tangible to make money or save money. The world is …

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies Considering IPO, Other Options, Sources Say

Just over four years since Michael Dell took his namesake PC company private, the billionaire is considering taking Dell Technologies public again in …

AWS beefs up threat detection with Sqrrl acquisition

AWS has purchased Sqrrl, a Cambridge, Mass. security startup with roots in the NSA. The company helps analyze a variety of sources to track and understand security threats quickly using machine learning.<p>The announcement appeared on the Sqrrl home page in note from company CEO Mark Terenzoni. “We’re …

Another short-lived, overfunded startup is shutting down: Primary Data

A startup that’s operating in stealth mode raises an almost stunning amount of money before it releases a product. Investors write outsized checks to the outfit anyway because of the people involved in it, but before you know it, poof, the company is imploding, and the capital is gone.<p>It’s a story …

Dropbox Files Confidentially for Initial Offering

Dropbox Inc., the file-sharing private company valued at $10 billion, has filed confidentially for a U.S. initial public offering, people familiar …