Pure Storage makes hybrid cloud play with new acquisition
April 03, 2019 / Pure Storage
The idea of hybrid cloud has immersed the world of IT since its inception, and now Pure Storage is accelerating its vision. The data solutions company announced today that it has entered into a definitive aggrement to acquire Compuverde, a developer of file software solutions for enterprises and cloud providers. Pure Storage cites an IDC study that shows among enterprises there is a growing demand for file-based shared storage in the public cloud. to justify its investment. According to the report, 79% of end users leverage file-based storage for unstructured data associated with mission-critical workloads. Therefore, as more enterprise applications are deployed in a hybrid cloud architecture, file-based storage that offers the same advanced functionality as the on-prem environment can help reduce challenges to movement.