"The reputation and expertise Xyratex has in building quality enterprise storage solutions put them on a short list of OEM partners we evaluated, however, that combined with their common platform approach made them a clear choice because it allows us to deliver quality products to market at an accelerated pace," said Michael Cornwell, Director of Technology and Strategy at Pure Storage.
"Xyratex is excited to add Pure Storage as a strategic OEM partner," said Todd Gresham, Senior Vice President at Xyratex. "This relationship is aligned with our strategic initiative to partner with the leading companies in emerging markets. We look forward to working with Pure Storage on this exciting flash storage platform and building a successful partnership that delivers innovative quality storage solutions to this unique and fast growing market."
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry. Xyratex enterprise data storage platforms provide a range of advanced, scalable data storage solutions for the Original Equipment Manufacturer and High Performance Computing communities. As the largest capital equipment supplier to the industry, Xyratex HDD capital equipment enables disk drive manufacturers and their component suppliers to meet today's technology and productivity requirements. Xyratex has over 25 years of experience in research and development relating to disk drives, storage systems and manufacturing process technology.Founded in 1994 in an MBO from IBM, and with headquarters in the UK, Xyratex has an established global base with R&D and operational facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. SOURCE Xyratex Ltd