ONTAP innovations, baseball, and Abbott and Costello
Introducing the Specialist Series: Matthias Giraud – B.A.S.E. jumper and professional skier
Ode to a logo (or “You changed the what?!”)
NetApp HCI Offers a New 2-Node Storage Cluster for a Starting, Scalable Entry Point for Customer Workloads
Fighting Ransomware: Part Two – ONTAP Native (aka Free) Tools for Detecting Ransomware
Quick Continuity Conversations: Infrastructure Insight

SolidFire and NetApp, One Year Later

February 2, 2017

It’s now been a full year since the NetApp acquisition of SolidFire closed – time flies when you’re having fun! While it would be easy to look back at all that we’ve accomplished at NetApp in the first year – new customers, new hardware and software releases, and an entirely new storage licensing model. The […]

451 Research Webcast: Escaping the Storage Licensing Money Pit

February 1, 2017

At NetApp SolidFire, we have always sought out the most demanding customers in the world. Whether service providers or enterprises, it really doesn’t matter — the common characteristics are around delivering shared IT Infrastructure at scale.   These environments are dynamic, unpredictable, and experiencing rapid growth and have thrived on the unique SolidFire technology platform. […]

SolidFire Analyst Day 2016: #BringOnTheFuture

June 2, 2016

Today, NetApp SolidFire held its 3rd annual Analyst Day here in Boulder. Under the tagline of #BringOnTheFuture, we unveiled new innovation across software, hardware, and systems along with a completely new model for purchasing storage: FlashForward Capacity Licensing.   On the software front, we launched Element OS 9: Fluorine, which will ship to customers as […]

The Beginning of the End of the All-Flash Array Market

January 27, 2016

Last month we announced that SolidFire would be acquired by NetApp, creating a tremendous powerhouse in the all-flash array market with solutions targeting every market segment for shared flash, from application-centric deployments to cloud-scale shared infrastructure. Some commentators lamented that the acquisition signals the beginning of the end of the era of stand-alone all-flash storage […]

Flashing Forward Into 2015

January 7, 2015

2014 was an incredible year for SolidFire, our partners, and our customers. We have seen enterprises and service providers around the world, enabled by SolidFire’s all-flash, scale-out storage platform, transform storage from one of their biggest headaches into one of the most reliable and empowering parts of their infrastructure.   And yes, I think “empowering” […]