Moshe’s monster seven-nines disk box blooms

INFINIDAT, the creation of storage industry guru Moshe Yanai, saw 61 per cent quarter-over-quarter growth in the third quarter.

The five-year-old, privately-owned company produces high-end file/block access external arrays with seven-nines (99.99999 per cent) availability and fast disk loss rebuild times, with a claimed sub-six-minute rebuild time after a twin disk failure.

INFINIDAT crowed about its:

  • 255 per cent increase in international sales, and
  • 49 per cent of global sales coming through reseller and distributor channels.
  • More than 250PB of INFINIDAT storage has been shipped to customers.
  • It signed 25 new reseller and distribution agreements in the quarter.
  • There are now 104 global channel partners.

The company’s sales are growing while EMC and IBM experience declining high-end array sales. HDS has experienced y-o-y revenue growth this quarter as Stifel MD Aaron Rakers notes: “Hitachi’s storage revenue totaled ~$1.1 billion in C3Q15, up 3 per cent y/y, which compares to -3 per cent, -3 per cent, and -6 per cent y/y in C4Q14, C1Q15, and C2Q15, respectively.” One swallow may not make a summer.

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