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Pure Storage

Company: Pure Storage

Tech Sector: Storage
Key Product: Pure Storage FlashArray 2.0

Pure Storage, a developer of storage arrays based on Flash memory technology instead of hard drives, introduced general availability of its arrays, which it says are priced competitively with traditional hard drive-based arrays.

The Pure Storage FlashArray 2.0 is a full-fledged primary storage array. It features both in-line and global data deduplication in combination with a non-volatile RAM (NV-RAM) cache that runs continuously, the company said.

Mountain View, Calif.-based Pure Storage in August came out of stealth mode with funding of $55 million, including a stake held by Samsung, one of the world's largest providers of Flash memory chips.