Pure Storage vice president and FlashBlade general manager Matt Burr said "Since FlashBlade's inception, we have believed that unifying unstructured file and object data to consolidate workloads on a single platform is critical to powering the future of modern applications. It is great to see the industry follow suit and our position in this Magic Quadrant validate this vision. This is an honour we could not have achieved without our great team, customers, and partners."
Built for modern applications, Pure Storage's Unified Fast File and Object storage platform FlashBlade is used by more than 25% of the Fortune 100 and surpassed US$1 billion in all-time sales in 2021.FlashBlade has achieved several milestones over the past year, including:
• FlashBlade delivered new features, including native SMB support and comprehensive ransomware protection.
• Pure introduced Pure FlashRecover, Powered by Cohesity, the industry's first jointly engineered all-flash modern data protection solution.
• Pure brought FlashBlade to customers in the public cloud and at the edge through AWS Outposts and Pure Storage on Equinix Metal.
• FlashBlade was recognised as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for distributed file systems and object storage.
To learn more, access the full Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems & Object Storage report on Pure Storage's website.
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