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Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2018

+400% for Excelero and WekaIO

Yearly since 2013, we are ranking the top fastest growing storage companies in sales, either start-ups, private or public firms, here from 2017 to 2018 (calendar year or fiscal year), based on published figures only.

This ranking will be updated when we will get more information from other companies.

They are all privately held  – but six – and about never reveal the exact figure of their sales, revenue growth percentage only.

In 2017, four public companies deserved a position in our ranking: Box, Micron, Nutanix and Pure Storage.This time they are six: Box, Dell, Mellanox, Nutanix, Pure Storage and SK Hynix.

This time two firms recorded 400% yearly growth: Excelero and WekaIO, then Talon is at 128%. Last year there was also three of them grew more than 100%: Cohesity (600%), BlueData (330%) and N2WS Software, acquired by Veeam (102%).

Here are companies being our top list for two consecutive years: Box, Exagrid, Excelero, Micron, MSys Technologies and Talon Storage.

We think Dell, Mellanox, Micron and Pure Storage are the biggest ones in global revenue in our list and we suspect that few of other companies listed are profitable.

Of course we missed all the private storage companies that didn’t reveal anything on their financial activity. For two reasons: 1/ they are successful but neglect to inform us about it; 2/ they are not successful and prefer not divulge their results.

Among them, the majority is involved in software, cloud and flash.

Most Growing Storage Companies in 2018 From 2017

Ranking Vendors 2017/2018 Growth Activity
1 Excelero 400%
software product that leverages, NVMe SSD and SR-IOV and RDMA
1 WekaIO 400% software-defined storage scales storage to hundreds of petabyte, tens of millions of IO/s, sub milliseconds latency
3 Talon Storage Solutions
128%
software  to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure
4 Dell 71% storage hardware and software; % for storage only
5 Micron 50% SSD, flash chips and DRAM
6 Calsoft 49% ISV product engineering services partner in storage, networking, virtualization, cloud, IoT and analytics domains
7 Pure Storage around 36% all-flash arrays
8 SK Hynix 34% DRAM, NAND flash and system IC
8 MSys Technologies 34% storage, virtualization, cloud computing, UX engineering and predictive analytics
10 EditShare 30% networked shared storage and tapeless, end-to-end workflow solutions for post-production, TV and film industries
10 One Stop Systems 30% open platform for productivity and security in digital collaboration
12 Mellanox 26% IB and Ethernet connections
13 Carbonite
24%
data protection
14 Exagrid 20%
de-dupe

(Source: StorageNewsletter.com)

Note: Other start-ups could be probably included in this table of fastest growing storage firms in 2018 but they didn’t prove it by publishing precisely their yearly growing figures: Actifio, Backup Everything, Bacula, Ctera, Datera, FileCloud, Komprise, Nutanix, ownCloud, Scale Computing, Veeam, and Virtual Instruments.

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