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10 Fastest Growing IT Infrastructure Management Companies 2018

Helping Innovators Build a Better World with Data: Pure Storage

thesiliconreview-david-hatfield-president-pure-storage-18“We’re market leaders because we’re constantly innovating, and delivering that innovation to you.”

Pure Storage data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data to power their mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics environments in a multi-cloud environment. One of the fastest growing enterprises IT companies in history, Pure Storage enables customers to quickly adopt next-generation technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, to help maximize the value of their data for competitive advantage. And with a Satmetrix-certified NPS customer satisfaction score in the top one percent of B2B companies, Pure’s ever-expanding list of customers are among the happiest in the world.

The company’s aim is to accelerate the speed of human progress with our radically simple, all-flash enterprise storage technology. Standing out among enterprise data storage companies, Pure Storage is driven by its belief that storage isn’t just a place to put things, it’s a powerful force to be unleashed - a force that will remove the limitations on those building the world of today, so they can erase the word “impossible” from tomorrow.

Accelerating Customer’s Data and Applications to Produce Results Previously Unimaginable

All Your Storage Services, All The Time: Our Data Platform provides all the storage services – block, VM, file, or object – you need to consolidate everything, whether databases, virtual machines, analytics, or webscale.

Powered By Purity: Purity delivers a full complement of rich, software-defined data services – including industry-leading data reduction, proven 99.9999% availability, non-disruptive everything, built-in data protection, global flash management, endless extensibility, and effortless simplicity. It’s powerful, it’s agile, and it’s Pure.

Consolidate And Accelerate Everything: FlashArray is the turbocharger for all your latency-sensitive apps, DBs, VMs, and desktops. Every FlashArray features the same chassis and Purity software, so you choose: //M for general purpose consolidation, and now //X for highest performance in the smallest footprint. You can’t go wrong – all FlashArrays are Evergreen upgradeable.

Active cluster: Multi-Site Active/Active Stretch Cluster: Pure Storage is delivering the ultimate in business continuity – zero RPO and zero RTO – and it’s included with your FlashArray or a simple Evergreen upgrade.

Discover Insights Hidden In Your Data: Today, data is everything, and FlashBlade™ is designed to harness the power of that data at scale. Run your analytics, simulations, and software development 10x faster. Empower your data scientists, developers, and media specialists with all-flash storage so effortlessly simple and compact they can manage it themselves.

Deploy Your Cloud Fast, Then Scale Without Compromise: Shorten your time to value with FlashStack™ – converged infrastructure solutions backed by Cisco Validated Designs. Pre-tested and a snap to deploy, FlashStack scales compute, networking, and storage – independently and non-disruptively – giving you a cloud that easily adapts to meet the needs of your enterprise

We Make All The Rest Easy: A cloud-era data platform takes care of itself. Pure1®, our cloud-based management, analytics, and support platform, expands the self-managing, plug-n-play design of our products with the machine learning predictive analytics and continuous scanning of Pure1 Meta. Paired with our ultra proactive support, you’ll find that once you plug in your all-flash array, there’s not much else for you to do.

Testament of Pure Storage’ Success

The comprehensive simplicity of our products and our undying commitment to customer satisfaction have generated many loyal fans. With a Satmetrix-validated 2016 NPS score of 83, we’re in the top 1% of businesses in customer satisfaction, and the #1 recommended technology vendor by a wide margin.

“The three words I’d use to describe Pure Storage arrays are: simple, reliable and fast.”

- Steve Young, CTO, Judson ISD

“We went from 50 racks of disk down to five racks of Pure Storage.”

- Alex Patent, Global VP, The Nielsen Company

“For the first time, we’re excited about storage.”

- Jason Strom, IT Manager, Factory Motor Parts

Greet the Numero Unos

David Hatfield, President: David Hatfield (a.k.a. “Hat”) has been in an executive management role at Pure since joining as President in January 2013. Dave is responsible for leading all go-to-market strategy and execution globally, including sales, solutions engineering, customer and partner success, channels and alliances, and the marketing and business development functions within Pure. Dave has been instrumental to Pure’s growth – as the company has scaled revenues from single digit millions and looks to target $1 billion in FY18, and the employee base has grown from less than 100 to the now thousands of Puritans worldwide — faster than any other storage systems company in history. With over 25 years of experience building high-performance teams at innovative software and cloud infrastructure companies including Akamai Technologies, VERITAS Software, Symantec, Limelight Networks and others, Dave has a wealth of experience in successfully navigating hyper-growth and profitability.

thesiliconreview-charlie-giancarlo-ceo-pure-storage-18Charlie Giancarlo, CEO: Charlie Giancarlo has served as CEO of Pure Storage since August 2017. He has a three-decade track record of driving growth and innovation at leading global technology companies. Before joining Pure, Charlie served as Managing Director, Head of Value Creation and later Senior Advisor at Silver Lake Partners from 2007 to 2015, where he focused on business improvement and investment opportunities across strategic and operational initiatives for Silver Lake’s portfolio companies. Prior to Silver Lake, for over a decade Charlie served in senior executive roles at Cisco Systems, including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer. Charlie received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Brown University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

“We’re out to change the way people build technology. Among data storage companies, we defy industry conventions, and by pairing our partners and customers with our elegantly simple solutions we hope to forever change expectations of what’s possible from a data storage company.”