All Start-Up and Company Profiles

By Jean Jacques Maleval on 2012.05.28

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Here are all the start-up's profiles published on this web site:
*Not only "Start-Up's Profile", but also exclusive article (*) on a company

This list is regularly updated.

4DS, Inc. (November 10, 2009)
Wants to replace DRAM and flash by RRAM

Actifio (August 9, 2010)
In data management virtualization

AetherStore (March 18, 2013)
In software creating shared storage system out of unused space on workstation HDDs

Asigra (July 7, 2015)
Backup software

Altaro Software  (September 13, 2010)
With CDP backup software for home and SMBs

Ambedded Technology (March 15, 2016)
In software-defined storage powered by ARM microservers cluster

*Asigra (July 7, 2015)
Family affair in backup software since 1986

Avere Systems (September 20, 2011)
In NAS accelerator

Axcient (July 18, 2016)
In cloud-converged platform for IT resilience

Axxana (September 2, 2010)
In zero loss disaster recovery

B-Virtual (October 26, 2009)
Founded by former people of Datacenter Technologies

*Backblaze (April 27, 2016)
With cheaper online backup service than Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, etc. 

Barracuda Networks (May 12, 2013)
Raised $75 million in IPO last month

balesio (March 2, 2012)
Swiss firm in primary storage reduction, different from de-dupe

BridgeSTOR (January 31, 2012)
In de-dupe/compression appliance and card for primary/secondary storage

ByteActive (April 22, 2011)
Software to access cloud storage services with encryption and data reduction

Cache IQ (May 2, 2012)
In NAS accelerator

*Cachengo (October 1, 2009)
In backup appliance with cloud storage

*Carbonite (May 16, 2011)
Just filed $100 million IPO. Any chance? 

Cirtas Systems (June 9, 2010)
In stealth mode preparing an appliance for cloud storage

Cleversafe (August 22, 2013)
RAID killer just raising huge $55 million in series D

Cloudistics (August 31, 2015)
Storage acceleration appliance

CloudEndure (February 26, 2016)
In cloud migration and DR for any application, any machine, to and across clouds

Cobalt Iron (November 29, 2012)
Combines enterprise local and cloud backup.

Coho Data (November 6, 2013)
In hybrid system with software-defined storage networking, just raising $25 million

Contour Semiconductor (April 28; 2014)
In non-volatile memory challenging NAND flash market

Coraid  (January 26, 2010)
Just getting $10 million in funding

Ctera Networks (October 4, 2010)
With the smallest NAS never seen

Ctera Networks (November 29, 2016)
With enterprise file services platform and cloud storage gateways

*Data Robotics (February 9, 2009)
The technology behind the hype 

Datera (April 12, 2016)
In AWS-like elastic block storage for enterprises and service providers

Datos IO (September 17, 015)
Designed distributed versioning platform built for recovery of scale-out databases (June 2015)
Network and storage solutions for Linux containers

*DensBits (May 2, 2012)
In 3 bits per cell eMMC controller to replace MLC

*Doyenz (September 24, 2009)
Providing DR to the cloud for SMBs

Druva  (April 29, 2010)
De-dupe made in India by former Symantec/Veritas executives

E8 Storage (September 28, 2016)
In centralized NVMe enterprise all-flash solution

Envemio (August 22, 2016)
Bringing intelligent IO to front end

ExEasy NetCDP (November 20, 2009)
With software to improve online backup

Fizians (January 2, 2015)
 in software scale-out NAS file system

Gladinet (November 27, 2009)
In software to ease cloud storage

GridIron Systems (December 28, 2010)
In SAN accelerator appliance

Gridstore (December 23, 2009)
In NAS grid software

Hedvig (March 2015)
New one in software-defined storage

High Density Devices (November 6, 2009)
Specialized in encryption for storage devices

HoneycombData (September 1, 2016)
In scale-out all-flash and hybrid arrays up to 96TB

*Huawei (November 11, 2015)
Can Chinese company become worldwide strong force in storage?

HubStor (July 25, 2016)
In cloud archive for Microsoft Azure file storage

Igneous (October 11, 2016)
Infrastructure-as-a-Service for data you can't or won't move to cloud (December 11, 2015)
In data management and storage solutions for big data, IoT and cloud applications software

Index Engines (August 10, 2010)
In fast indexing of huge amount of data

*Infinidat (October 17, 2011)
Famous Dr. Alex Winokur involved
Infinidat (November 16, 2016)
Moshe Yanai's company in high-end enterprise storage systems
Corrections (November 21, 2016)

*Infinity Storage (March 26, 2012)
Italian firm in file virtualization software

InQuinox (October 27, 2009)
Founded by former Symantec/Veritas veterans

Interlock Technology (March 18, 2010)
To migrate from Centera to another storage platform

InterModal Data (December 9, 2015)
Involved in "disaggregated storage" software solution for enterprise

ioFABRIC (November 17, 2015)
In software to discover, profile and unify DRAM, flash, and HDDs across DAS, SAN, NAS and cloud storage

JDV Solutions (May 10, 2010)
With 1U subsystem up to 2TB containing 8 SSDs and one HDD

Kaminario (August 7, 2013)
In all-SSD scale-out subsystem but without de-dupe

Komprise (September 29, 2015)
In software using analytics-driven adaptive automation to manage massive data growth transparently across all storage silos

Link_A_Media Devices (December 1, 2009)
In SoCs for HDDs and SSDs

Load DynamiX (August 2015)
In storage infrastructure performance validation

Long Access (February 2015)
Greek company in cloud-based personal archiving

Lortu Software (October 25, 2010)
Spanish company in byte-level de-dupe appliance

Maginatics (August 16, 2014)
In enterprise cloud-based file sharing software

MapR (May 2, 2013)
Hadoop distribution with data protection and BC

MaxiScale (October 6, 2009)
In software for clustered file systems

Maxta (December 19, 2013-
In software-defined storage for virtualization

Minio (June 2015)
In open source object storage

MXsense Solutions (February 2, 2010)
Provider of a cloud-based email archiving service

N2W Software (February 17, 2016)
Israeli company in data protection for production environments optimized for AWS

*Netgear (July 2, 2012)
Mainly in switching but also strong force in NAS

Newline Software (October 12, 2009)
In "eco-friendly" online backup

Nexenta Systems (June 19, 2012)
In storage OS based on ZFS

*NexGen (February 8, 2011)
Launched by co-founders of LeftHand

Nimble Storage (July 26, 2010)
Storage, backup and DR in all-in-one device with SSDs and HDDs
Nimble Storage (October 21, 2013)
In IPO hoping to get up to $150 million
Nimble Storage
Just raising $168 million in successful IPO

Nimbus Data Systems (April 26, 2010)
All-SSD enterprise subsystem at HDDs' prices

nScaled (July 15, 2010)
In cloud disaster recovery for legal and financial firms

Nubisio (April 23, 2014)
CloudStorm software making cloud storage extension of primary storage

*Nutanix (March 23, 2011)
Famous Mark Leslie in advisory board
Nutanix (December 19, 2015)
$2 billion start-up supposed to raise $200 million in IPO

Object Matrix (February 19, 2012)
Trying to compete with Isilon in creative video market

OneCloud Software (November 7, 2014)
In recovery software for integrating data centers securely with AWS

OpenIO (April 25, 2016)
Another French one in open source object storage for massive data

OS Nexus (January 7, 2011)
iSCSI/NFS storage OS for clouds

outpace.IO (August 31, 2015)
Like defunct Coraid in storage based on ATA over Ethernet

ownCloud (March 23, 2012)
Will offer a commercial version of open source software to sync files.

Pancetera Software (February 10, 2011)
Virtual appliance to accelerate VM backups

Panzura (May 31, 2010)
Cloud storage as tier one

Pivot3 (April 10, 2012)
In IP SANs for video surveillance and VDI

Plexistor (December 28, 2015)
With software-defined memory platform providing direct data path from application to memory storage device

Portworx (July 2015)
In scale-out block storage software for Linux containers

Pure Storage (February 3, 2011)Founded by Veritas' executives and already with $20 million in financial funding
Updated version (October 9, 2013)
In all-flash storage arrays, any chance for IPO?
Updated version (August 27, 2015)
$3 billion start-up supposed to raise $300 million in IPO

*Qnap Systems (September 9, 2013)
Taiwanese firm in diskless NAS for CE and SMB market

Qumulo (March 2015)
In data-aware scale-out NAS software with analytics

Radian Memory Systems (June 29, 2015)
Addresses limitations of flash to create new tier of storage.

Rangduru (August 11, 2015)
In non-volatile memory for logic process

Reduxio (January 1, 2014)
In software reducing data on SSD/HDD arrays

RethinkDB (October 12, 2009)
In MySQL storage engine optimized for SSDs

rENIAC (March 30, 2016)
Founded by Xilinx employees in San Jose, CA

Rozo Systems (October 8, 2015)
Software-defined scale-out NAS

San Sentinel (December 8, 2012)
French company in speedy SRM software

Scality (August 16, 2010)
With petabyte storage software platform for email messaging

Sentilla (October 28, 2009)
With software to get the power consumption of a data center in real time (including for all storage devices)

*SimpliVity (February 20, 2012)
Headed by former Diligent CEO Doron Kempel

Skylable (October 15, 2014)
In distributed cluster software solution for storage

SoftNAS (November 2014)
In enterprise NAS filer software for AWS, Azure, Hyper-V, VMware vCloud Air and vSphere

SolanoData (August 31, 2015)
In hybrid storage and D2D backup appliances

SolidFire (September 25, 2015)
In all-SSD scale-out storage solution designed for large enterprises
(February 19, 2013)
In all-SSD storage system for large cloud environment

Sonian (January 18, 2010)
Involved in cloud-powered email archiving

*Soonr (June 11, 2010)
In cloud backup protection with CDP and synchronization

Springpath (February 2015)
Yet another vendor in software-defined storage

Starboard Storage Systems (February 15,2012)
With HDD/SSD system able to optimize each application

Storiant (April 2015)
In storage software for long-term data

StorNetware Systems (January 1, 2016)
Promising paradigm shift in storage and networking

StorSimple (October 16, 2009)
Founded by former executives from Andiamo/Cisco and Rhapsody/Brocade

Sureline Systems (May 6, 2016)
In software for cloud migration, datacenter consolidation, cloud DR and application mobility

SwiftStack (January 13, 2016)
n object storage for enterprises built on OpenStack Swift

*Synerway (May 2, 2012)
Rare société française du stockage avec sa propre technologie

*Synology (June 14, 2014)
Flourishing Taiwanese firm in diskless NAS only 

Talon Storage Solutions (December 23, 2013)
In Microsoft File Aware application acceleration and storage for branch office 

Tegile (February 14, 2012)
Newcomer in multi-protocol SSD/HDD array with de-dupe for primary storage

* Thecus (February 20, 2015)
One of three NAS leaders in Taiwan behind Qnap and Synology 

TransferSoft (May 2015)
HyperTransfer software, for OEMs only, capable of up to 40Gb/s network bandwidth

TwinStrata (March 4, 2014)
In cloud-integrated storage software for mid-sized companies

Veeam Software (January 14, 2011)
In agentless data protection for VMware servers

VeloBit (June 9, 2011)
In software managing SSD as a cache

Versity Software (Jun 30, 2016)
Purpose-built archiving file system

Virsto Software (March 29, 2010)
Improving storage on Hyper-V

(and) Virsto Software  (June 10, 2011)
Acquiring VMware storage developer EvoStor

Virtual Instruments (November 4, 2010)
In SAN and VMware performance and optimization with software and hardware

VirtualSharp Software (September 20, 2010)
Spanish firm in DR reliability for VMware

VM6 Software (October 19, 2010)
Software virtualizing storage, servers and desktops on a single server without SAN

WhipTail Technologies (May 17, 2010)
In tier 0 SSD SAN appliances with de-dupe

*X-IO Technologies (March 2, 2015)
Finally to emerge with forthcoming all-SSD subsystem? 

Zerto (September 18, 2013)
In replication and recovery software for VMware

ZettaBox (June 17, 2015)
European cloud storage service