Flash Maker Pure Storage Acquires Deduplication Ace StorReduce

The acquisition allows Pure Storage to add sophisticated deduplication technology to its object storage portfolio and expand its public cloud integrations to meet the growing demand to manage unstructured data in multi-cloud environments.

All-flash storage maker Pure Storage has looked no further than than its next-door Silicon Valley neighbor to acquire some important new storage IP.

The Mountain View, Calif.-based company on Aug. 21 announced the acquisition of privately-held, Sunnyvale, Calif. based software company StorReduce, a cloud-first software-defined storage solution for managing large scale unstructured data. Financial terms of the acquisition were not being disclosed.

The acquisition allows Pure Storage to add sophisticated deduplication technology to its object storage portfolio and expand its public cloud integrations to meet the growing demand to manage unstructured data in multi-cloud environments, the company said.

StorReduce’s cloud-optimized technology reduces storage and bandwidth costs, enabling flash plus cloud solutions across a variety of use cases, including data tiering, migration, and protection.

StorReduce has been recognized for its innovative technology, recently named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Storage. In the same report, Gartner noted that developing a private/hybrid/public cloud strategy is the No. 1 issue facing organizations today, cited by about one-third of organizations as their primary challenge.

“With the combination of StorReduce's data-reduction capabilities and Pure's flash and object storage technologies, we can now optimize many modern cloud-native applications as well as many existing unstructured data workloads, in particular rapid recovery, at a faster rate,” StorReduce CEO Vanessa Wilson said in a media advisory.

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