Pure Storage Named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Primary Storage


Latest Recognition Marks Ninth Consecutive Year of Pure Storage’s Position as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., October 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pure Storage® (NYSE:PSTG), the computing pioneer that provides the world’s most advanced data storage technology and services, today announced that it has been ranked by Gartner as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant. for primary storage. This marks the ninth1 consecutive year of recognition in the Magic Quadrant for Pure Storage. This is also the third year in a row that Pure Storage has ranked #1 on the Ability to Execute axis and #1 on the Completeness of Vision axis, which we believe validates its leadership in the storage industry. of business.

Pure Storage’s FlashArray™ product line was originally an all-flash storage array designed for high-performance block storage-based applications. Since then it has expanded beyond the block to also include use cases for storing files from a single array without losing any of the performance, ease of use and reliability that is become synonymous with Pure Storage.

The current FlashArray family includes the performance-tuned FlashArray//X™ and FlashArray//XL™ models designed to handle the most data-intensive workloads at nearly any scale; the QLC-based FlashArray//C™, which is rapidly obsoleting hybrid and disk-based storage arrays from a price and performance perspective; Pure Cloud Block Store, a cloud-based, data-rich offering that enables enterprises to confidently run mission-critical applications in Microsoft Azure and AWS; and most recently, Pure Fusion™, a SaaS control plane that allows customers to transform storage arrays into an autonomous storage-as-code platform that offers cloud-like self-service to end users. Full product portfolio now supported by Pure Storage’s AIOps platform in Pure1®.

“We believe Pure has become the undisputed leader in disrupting the storage industry,” said Shawn Hansen, Vice President and General Manager, FlashArray, Pure Storage. “We led the way with the first enterprise array designed for flash and business models as a service. Now that we’ve unveiled the industry’s first storage-as-a-code self-service product, the market is entering the next stage of rapid change as it accelerates toward the simplicity and automation of a data model. ‘cloud operation, everywhere.’

FlashArray has achieved several milestones over the past year, including:

  • Overview of FlashArray//XL: The newest member of the FlashArray family, FlashArray//XL is designed for platinum-level business-critical applications – from massive databases to containerized and cloud-native applications. FlashArray//XL delivers unmatched performance and scalability with nearly 80% improvement in IOPS.
  • Pure Fusion General Availability: pure fusion is now generally available, providing not only a self-service provisioning user experience, but also a storage-as-code experience that allows developers to leverage even faster provisioning and the standalone backend to support the cloud scale.
  • Enhanced data security with the release of Purity//FA 6.3: the last Purity // FA Liberation always offers data protection for businesses around the world. Auto-on SafeMode™ Snapshots adds protection enabled by default, providing immutable protection, without the need to change an organization’s existing configuration, environment, or processes.
  • Impact on business sustainability: The FlashArray family supports companies’ most strategic sustainability initiatives, helping customers significantly reduce their energy consumption and environmental footprint. With FlashArray products, customers can realize up to 84.7% direct energy savings compared to competitive solutions.

Magic Quadrant™ reports are the culmination of rigorous, evidence-based research into specific markets, providing an overview of relative vendor positions in markets with high growth and distinct vendor differentiation. Vendors are categorized into four quadrants: Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries and Niche Players. Research enables organizations to make the most of market analysis based on their unique business and technology needs.

To learn more, access the full 2022 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage report on the Pure Storage website.

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About pure storage
Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) makes data storage easy, forever. Pure delivers a cloud experience that enables every organization to get the most out of their data while reducing the complexity and expense of managing the underlying infrastructure. Pure’s commitment to delivering true storage as a service gives customers the agility to meet changing data needs quickly and at scale, whether they’re deploying traditional workloads, modern applications , containers, etc. Pure believes it can have a significant impact on reducing data center emissions worldwide through its environmental sustainability efforts, including designing products and solutions that enable customers to reduce their carbon and energy footprint. And with a certified customer satisfaction score in the top percent of B2B companies, Pure’s ever-growing list of customers is among the happiest in the world. For more information, visit www.purestorage.com.

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Analyst Recognition:
Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage
Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

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1 This includes five years as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays and now four years as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage

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