Storage Startups: Go Big, Or Go Away
The last couple of years have seen a continuing stream of storage startups hit the market, showing that innovation in the storage industry is alive and well.
However, not all will make it as stand-alone companies. Indeed, at least three companies that could have been on a list of cool storage startups never made it past their first product release before being acquired, including flash storage technology developer DSSD, acquired by EMC; disaster recovery technology Yuruware, acquired by Unitrends; and content-in-the-cloud developer Streem, acquired by Box.
For a look at 10 companies still pushing ahead as independent storage developers, turn the page.