SolidFire

SolidFire designs and develops cloud based flash storage systems for the next generation data center. Read more

Dave Wright's photo - General Manager of SolidFire

General Manager

Dave Wright

CEO Approval Rating

65/100

Founded:

2009

Status:

PrivateSubsidiary of Netapp, Inc.

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Pure Storage is a top competitor of SolidFire. Pure Storage was founded in Mountain View, California} in 2009. Pure Storage competes in the Systems Software industry. Compared to SolidFire, Pure Storage generates $1.3B more revenue.

Nutanix is SolidFire's #2 competitor. Nutanix is headquartered in San Jose, California, and was founded in 2009. Nutanix operates in the Cloud Computing industry. Nutanix generates 3,328% the revenue of SolidFire.

NetApp has been one of SolidFire's top competitors. NetApp is a Public company that was founded in 1992 in Sunnyvale, California. NetApp operates in the Internet Software industry. Compared to SolidFire, NetApp has 10,550 more employees.

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SolidFire Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to SolidFire

SolidFire Funding History

Since SolidFire was founded in 2009, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total SolidFire has raised $150.0M. SolidFire's last funding round was on Oct 2014 for a total of $82.0M

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Series D
Oct 2014
$82M
Series C
Jul 2013
$31M

Samsung Ventures

Series B
Aug 2011
$25M
Series A
Jan 2011
$11M
Equity
Jul 2010
$1M

Since SolidFire was founded in 2009, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total SolidFire has raised $150.0M. SolidFire's last funding round was on Oct 2014 for a total of $82.0M

SolidFire Investments

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SolidFire News

October 5, 2017CRN

SolidFire Founder Dave Wright Returns To The NetApp Stage For An Encore

Wright surprised the audience at the NetApp Insight 2017 conference by running across the stage to pu... See more »
September 12, 2017The Financial Express

Netmagic deploys NetApp's SolidFire Cloud storage system

Managed Cloud service provider Netmagic, the Indian arm of Japanese telecom major NTT Communications,... See more »
July 31, 2017Cloud Strategy Magazine

Ensono Cloud Deploys NetApp SolidFire

Ensono Cloud has recently deployed NetApp SolidFire, a Tier-one quality service provider accelerates ... See more »
July 18, 2017Boulder County Business Report

SolidFire founder launches new cybersecurity company

BOULDER - Automox, a startup that provides patch security, announced its launch Tuesday with the foun... See more »
July 6, 2017StorageNewsletter

NetApp SolidFire All-Flash System With Cisco Servers Nexus Switching

Cisco Systems, Inc. and NetApp, Inc. expanded the portfolio of the growing integrated infrastructure ... See more »
June 28, 2017DatacenterDynamics

FlexPod converged infrastructure system adds flash from SolidFire

New FlexPod SF is aimed at customers that need hundreds of terabytes of fast storage... See more »
June 27, 2017CRN

NetApp, Cisco Integrate SolidFire All-Flash Storage With UCS Servers In New FlexPod SF

The converged infrastructure offering marries the policy automation capability of SolidFire's Element... See more »

SolidFire Blogs

March 31, 2017SolidFire Blog

PopUpTechTalks Ep. 65: Lauren Malhoit

Welcome to PopUpTechTalks, the show by and for technologists. What's on your mind these days? Tell us... See more »
March 24, 2017SolidFire Blog

Checkmate: SolidFire + VDI

Checkers and chess. Wait, what am I talking about? What do checkers and chess have to do with VDI? Ab... See more »
March 16, 2017SolidFire Blog

VMware's vRA + SPBM + VVols = Awesome

When I first joined SolidFire in June 2014, I remember sitting in my first product "deep dive" and he... See more »
March 14, 2017SolidFire Blog

The New Active IQ Beta Release

Active IQ just got a facelift. This system monitoring and reporting tool is a crucial value add, allo... See more »
March 8, 2017SolidFire Blog

PopUpTechTalks Ep. 64: Manfred Buchmann

Welcome to PopUpTechTalks, the show by and for technologists. What's on your mind these days? Tell us... See more »
March 3, 2017SolidFire Blog

The Newest SDLC Process: SolidFire Socks 4.0

All things that evolve or are organic in nature function in cycles. In technology we most often see t... See more »
February 22, 2017SolidFire Blog

Are Containers Production-Ready for Enterprise Apps in a Typical Enterprise?

We hope you enjoyed our Intel Builders webinar, "Enterprise Applications and Persistent Storage with ... See more »

SolidFire Press Releases

June 2, 2016Marketwired

Internet Solutions Selects NetApp SolidFire and Becomes the First Service Provider in Africa to Offer Performance-Based Storage Tiering

SolidFire's All-Flash Platform Delivers Guaranteed Performance and Capacity at Scale, While Eliminati... See more »
June 2, 2016Marketwired

NetApp SolidFire Introduces the SF-Series 19210 Node and New Element OS With VVol Integration That Delivers Market-Leading Performance Control per VM

Highest-Density SF-Series Node Delivers Twice the Performance and Capacity; Ninth-Generation Storage ... See more »
April 27, 2016Marketwired

Top-Ranked Financial Fund Administrator HedgeServ Deploys SolidFire to Drive the Growth and Innovation of Its Global SaaS Solution

Integrated With Its OpenStack and VMware Environments, SolidFire's All-Flash Platform Delivers Scalab... See more »
November 18, 2015MARKETWIRED

SolidFire Unveils Results of Independent Study Analyzing the State of Storage Automation

Managing Storage Performance and Capacity by Policy Tops the List of Processes Being Automated Today;... See more »
November 17, 2015MARKETWIRED

Outside Magazine Names SolidFire One of America's Best Places to Work in 2015

Largest Privately Held All-Flash Storage Company Selected for Second Consecutive Year for Continuing ... See more »
November 11, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Peak Hosting Deploys SolidFire All-Flash Storage to Deliver Guaranteed Performance to its Data Center Infrastructure

PORTLAND, Ore. & BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peak Hosting and SolidFire have announced that Peak... See more »
November 6, 2015MARKETWIRED

SolidFire's Dave Wright Named CEO of the Year by the Colorado Technology Association

APEX Awards Spotlight Wright's Innovative Leadership of Largest Privately Held All-Flash Storage Comp... See more »

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SolidFire Headquarters

1048 Pearl St Suite 250

Boulder, Colorado80302

720-523-3278

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SolidFire Summary

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Overview

SolidFire designs and develops cloud based flash storage systems for the next generation data center. SolidFire was founded in 2009. SolidFire's headquarters is located in Boulder, Colorado, USA 80302. It has raised 150.0M in 5 rounds. The latest roun...

CEO

SolidFire's General Manager, Dave Wright, currently has an approval rating of 65%. SolidFire's primary competitors are Pure Storage, Nutanix & NetApp.

Frequently Asked Questions about SolidFire

  1. When was SolidFire founded?

    SolidFire was founded in 2009
  2. Who is SolidFire's CEO?

    SolidFire's CEO is Dave Wright
  3. How much revenue does SolidFire generate?

    SolidFire generates $40M in revenue
  4. How much funding does SolidFire have?

    SolidFire has historically raised $150M in funding
  1. Where is SolidFire's headquarters?

    SolidFire's headquarters is in Boulder Colorado, USA
  2. How many employees does SolidFire have?

    SolidFire has 250 employees
  3. What sector does SolidFire operate in?

    SolidFire is in IT Services, Data Center
  4. Who are SolidFire's competitors?

    SolidFire's top competitors are Pure Storage, Nutanix, NetApp