Datera’s virtualised data services platform sees fast growth

Business is looking good for Datera which says it experienced a 240 per cent growth in revenues in the first half of 2018.

It supplies a scale-out data services platform based on X86 servers, which can provision block or object storage to applications and supports containers.

The company said it had a 133 per cent increase in new customer acquisition in the first half. V3.2 of its software can deliver  performance featuring 200 microseconds latency and 200K IOPS (input output operations per second) per server node.

It has hired;

  • Hal Woods as Chief Technology Officer, a former executive with Western Digital and Hewlett Packard Enterprise,
  • Narasimha Valiveti as Vice President of Product and Engineering, formerly with Dell EMC,
  • Chris Cummings as Chief Marketing Officer, previously with IBM Cleversafe and NetApp.

Guy Churchward, previously an exec at Dell EMC, NetApp, and BEA Systems, has joined its board. His appointment quote said:  “I’m excited to join the Board of Datera because the team is delivering on the real promise of the software-0defined data center and has cracked the code on addressing the storage demands for tier 0/1 application workloads, which is no small feat.” B&F