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Pure Storage Expands SLA Offerings for Evergreen//One

Customer adoption of Evergreen subscription services surpassing $1 billion in ARR for first time

Pure Storage, Inc. announced continued growth of its subscription service offerings, including its Evergreen portfolio, in addition to a new energy efficiency SLA for Evergreen//One.

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The introduction of the new SLA represents a first and only energy efficiency guarantee in the enterprise storage as a service market, and supports the company’s mission to provide customers with the most sustainable storage technology to meet their goals.

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Momentum highlights:

  • Evergreen//One energy efficiency SLA: On the heels of introducing the Pure1 Sustainability Assessment and the Energy Savings Visualizer to help customers reduce their environmental footprint, the Evergreen//One SLA guarantees energy efficiency for organizations of any size.

    • The energy efficiency SLA enables organizations to measure the maximum number of actual Watts/TB.

    • If the guaranteed Watts/TB is not met, customers can request service credits and the firm will execute remediation actions, including densification or consolidation, at no additional cost.

  • Subscription services growth: As a result of increased demand from existing and new customers for its subscription offerings – including its Evergreen Portfolio (Evergreen//One, Evergreen//Forever, Evergreen//Flex), Pure Cloud Block Store, and Portworx – in 3FQ23, the company achieved:

    • Subscription Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) of $1 billion for the first time, up 30% Y/Y.

    • Subscription Services revenue of $244.8 million, up 30% Y/Y.

Industry significance:
The enterprise storage industry has long been burdened by substantial energy usage, high costs, short technology refresh cycles, forklift upgrades, unplanned downtime, and overall data storage complexity.

Global enterprises, however, are on a path to embrace flexible, consumption-based operating models and modern services that both drive stronger value and efficiencies, and contribute to the overall reduction of environmental impact over time.

A recent IT Sustainability Impact Survey revealed that 86% of sustainability program directors recognize that companies cannot reach their sustainability goals without significantly reducing their technology infrastructure energy usage. However, organizations cannot manage sustainability without a reliable and consistent way of measuring it.

Through the company’s global partner ecosystem, Evergreen//One enables customers to not only benefit from continuous innovation, financial flexibility, and operational agility, but achieve new levels of energy efficiency by measuring Watts/TB to meet long-term sustainability goals.

Evergreen//One milestones:

  • Pioneered in 2015, firm’s subscription-based Evergreen storage program paved the way for the new era of IT ownership by delivering a true subscription to innovation.

  • In 2018, the company unveiled the first true consumption-based model for storage, Pure as-a-Service (now Evergreen//One), which delivers the agility and flexibility of public cloud storage with the security and performance of an all-flash infrastructure.

  • In late 2022, the firm’s subscription ARR – supported by the Evergreen Portfolio, Pure Cloud Block Store, and Portworx – reached $1.0 billion for the first time.

  • Now, Evergreen//One enables customers to subscribe to 5 critical enterprise-grade SLAs, including no scheduled downtime for upgrades or maintenance, 99.9999% uptime guarantee, a 25% storage capacity buffer relative to usage, unrivaled storage performance aligned with service tier, and efficiency measured by Watts/TB.

Data storage is historically one of the most challenging elements of running a business – it’s dynamic, grows quickly, and requires extensive resources to provision and maintain. However, it’s absolutely critical to operating a successful and scalable organization. Evergreen//One simplifies storage, scales with business, delivers consistency, and creates financial efficiencies. In fact, Evergreen//One has enabled us to move heavy Capex costs to Opex and save cash flow, making it much easier to predict and scale our business,” said Tyler Bower, founder, Cloud@Work.

Sustainability has become a key pillar of IT strategies today, with an emphasis on reducing power and space to drive operational efficiencies and ultimately reach long-term ESG goals. By introducing an energy efficiency SLA into its storage-as-a-service offering, Evergreen//One, Pure Storage is providing an added and crucial layer of transparency for data storage, delivering a guaranteed measurement of actual Watts per TiB that will support a sustainable IT infrastructure.,” said Scott Sinclair, practice director, infrastructure, cloud and DevOps, Enterprise Strategy Group.

Wipro is committed to collaborating with partners like Pure Storage to build innovative and sustainable solutions for organizations embarking on digital and sustainable transformation. We’re excited to help joint customers gain a more sustainable technology footprint, help to achieve ongoing energy goals, as well as to contribute to their organization’s overall impact., said Susan Kenniston, global head sustainability domain and consulting, Wipro Ltd.

Blog: Evergreen//One (Energy) Efficiency SLA

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