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CRN Recognizes Gridstore as One of "The 10 Coolest Startups of 2012"
Software Defined Storage Solution Leader Recognized as a CRN "Groundbreaking" Startup
By: Marketwired .
Jan. 4, 2013 09:00 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/04/13 -- Gridstore, the leader in software defined storage solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as one of "The 10 Coolest Startups of 2012" by CRN Magazine. As reported by CRN's Jack McCarthy on January 2, 2013, Gridstore ranked No. 6 on the list of what the article calls "groundbreaking" startups.
"Gridstore, a cloud-based storage startup, offers grid-based, scale-out storage with its flagship product, The Grid, featuring its own Virtual Controller Technology," writes McCarthy. "The Mountain View, Calif.-based company won $12.5 million in venture funding in October, led by GGV Capital and Onset Ventures, bringing total investment in the company to $15 million."
Gridstore Sets the Standard for Software Defined Storage
"The 10 Coolest Startups of 2012" were selected based on their ability to offer new ways to work more efficiently, cost-effectively and quickly in a world undergoing massive change due to the onset of cloud computing, big data, virtualization and analytics. CRN recognized these top 10 companies for their ability to respond to these changes with innovations that promise to change our lives.
"The recognition from CRN Magazine as one of 'The 10 Coolest Startups of 2012' underscores our commitment to deliver powerful, affordable storage that scales as needed to meet business demands," said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. "Monolithic storage systems architected three decades ago were not designed to meet the requirements of the software defined data center. Gridstore breaks this antiquated model by delivering a simple, powerful and affordable storage solution that scales with our customers business requirements today and tomorrow."
News: CRN Recognizes @Gridstore as one of "the 10 coolest startups of 2012"
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