International Data Corporation (IDC) has just released an IDC Innovators report recognizing three infrastructure vendors with revenue under $100 million that offer innovative solutions for improving server hardware utilization in the datacenter. The three vendors recognized as IDC Innovators are: TidalScale, DriveScale, and Cloudistics.
IT industry trends seldom follow a straight line. Instead, they can be and are blown hither and yon by many factors, including the strength of the underlying technologies, vendors’ investment and commitment and market enthusiasm. But perhaps most important of all are the dynamic feelings and changing needs of IT customers. That’s why the form and functions of solutions often change radically after they initially appear.
2017 is almost here and it’s once again time to predict which startups will take the tech industry by storm.
Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?
Startup Cloudistics has launched a new hyperconverged infrastructure product to compete with the likes of Nutanix, Simplivity, and Cisco HyperFlex. The company is partnering with Pica8, whose network OS runs the hardware switch in the Cloudistics appliance.
HCIS, which encompasses software-centric architectures that integrate compute, storage and networking on commodity hardware, promises a cost-effective infrastructure solution that is simple to deploy, manage and scale,” said George Weiss, VP and analyst, Gartner. “However, new and emerging technologies are often surrounded by hype as vendors try to accelerate sales. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders and decision makers should examine the following points carefully to avoid later disappointments or traps.