StorageNewsletter.com: Avere Helps Framestore Create Visual Effects 23 May 2013
How Avere is helping visual effects studio Framestore Ltd stay ahead of the technology curve.
The Register: Honey, I BLEW UP the International SPACE STATION - in full 3D 17 May 2013
A few years ago the idea of accelerating a BlueArc filer would have seemed bizarre; it's got its own hardware acceleration. But now...
FirstShowing.net: VFX Work on 'Gravity' Required a Huge Hardware Upgrade to Finish 17 May 2013
Thanks to a mesmerizing first trailer, Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity is one of our most anticipated movies coming later this year.
Computing: Avere Systems keeps CGI specialists Framestore rolling 15 May 2013
With more than 600 employees spread across five offices in London and North America, it's important for Framestore's servers to be at the cutting edge in order to support the creation of advanced special effects for Hollywood blockbusters.
HPCWire: Avere Systems Helps Framestore Create Extraordinary Visual Effects for Blockbuster Films 15 May 2013
Avere Systems today announced that the Avere FXT Series Edge filers are helping visual effects studio Framestore, the winner of multiple BAFTAs, Golden Globes, Emmys and Oscars, to stay ahead of the technology curve.
Business Solutions: Prepare Now For The Hybrid Cloud Upsurge Trend 9 May 2013
"Hybrid Cloud adoption is going to triple over the next five years," says Jay McCall.
IT Business Edge: Hybrid Storage: When Traditional Cache Just Won’t Do 6 May 2013
The rise of hybrid storage architecture is underway and Avere's new FXT 3800 is a solution that delivers.
Silicon Angle: AWS Ecosystem Beefs Up Security, but What About Compliance? 1 May 2013
Insights into the growing recognition of Cloud storage and what obstacles the industry is working to overcome.
Silicon Angle: Cloud Is Disruptive to Traditional Storage, But It’s what Customers Want 30 April 2013
Chris Archinaco of Avere Systems discussed a move from traditional storage to a cloud solution live at the Amazon AWS 2013 Summit.
StorageMojo: Fronting NAS for Fun and Profit 25 April 2013
StorageMojo talks about how Avere is making NAS less complicated.
Network World: Products of the Week 15 April 2013
The FXT 3800 leads the list of hot new products in Network World.
Information Management: New Product News 12 April 2013
Avere Systems unveiled its hybrid storage appliance, the Avere FXT 3800.
Enterprise Storage Forum: Top Ten Storage Appliances 11 April 2013
Avere is names in this list of "good" storage appliances not to be missed.
Data Center Knowledge: Avere Unveils Hybrid Storage 10 April 2013
Avere Systems unveiled its next generation FXT 3800 hybrid Edge filer, which contains both Flash/Solid State Drive (SSD) media and Serial Attached SCSI hard drives (SAS HDD) and delivers significant performance gains in benchmark testing.
The Register: Avere releases FXT3800 speed filer 9 April 2013
Avere has upped its accelerated edge filer game with the FXT 3800, which is 40 per cent faster on the SPECsfs2008 benchmark than the existing FXT 3500.
InsideHPC: Avere Rolls Out First-of-its-Kind Hybrid Storage Appliance 9 April 2013
This week Avere Systems announced that the company’s new FXT 3800 hybrid storage appliance can now automatically tier data across four media types: RAM, SSD, SAS and SATA HDDs, delivering maximum performance for the hottest files.
ZDNet: Avere takes on NetApp, EMC with hybrid storage appliance 8 April 2013
Avere is pegging itself as a member in a "wave" of flash storage startups trying to take on the likes (and reach) of networking and cloud enterprise giants.
IT-TNA: Avere Claims First To Tier Everything BUT Tape Storage 8 April 2013
“This is where the world is going, the flexibility of running your company anywhere, putting your storage anywhere, the processing anywhere.”
Search Storage: Avere adds hybrid storage NAS accelerator 8 April 2013
Avere Systems expanded its NAS acceleration platform today with the FXT 3800, its first filer to include memory, solid-state drives and hard disk drives in one box.
Silicon Angle: Avere Launches “Industry-First” Hybrid Storage Appliance to Take on NetApp, EMC 8 April 2013
Flash storage provider Avere Systems has just rolled out a new hybrid filer storage appliance that allows enterprises to shift large files through their server architecture quickly and efficiently.
InfoStor: Avere Announces Hybrid NAS Filer 8 April 2013
Pittsburgh-based storage startup Avere Systems today unveiled a new appliance that employs RAM, solid-state drives (SSDs) and Serial Attached SCSI hard drives to sling files across the data center faster
HPCWire: Avere Systems Introduces Hybrid Storage FXT 3800 8 April 2013
Avere Systems, a leader in network-attached storage (NAS) optimization, today announced another industry-first in the innovation and development of the next generation of storage with the introduction of the Avere FXT 3800.
Datanami: Avere Systems Introduces Hybrid Storage FXT 3800 8 April 2013
Avere Systems announced the Avere FXT 3800. This hybrid Edge filer contains both Flash/Solid State Drive (SSD) media and Serial Attached SCSI hard drives (SAS HDD).
Storage Bytes Now: Avere Announces New Hybrid NAS Accelerator 8 April 2013
Avere Systems chose the NAB show as the venue Monday to announce its latest NAS acceleration appliance, the FXT3800.
Storage Switzerland: Avere - The Fountain of Youth For Legacy NAS 3 April 2013
“There is no way we could have got the performance that our VDI project demanded without Avere.” Storage Switzerland talks to Avere users at SNW about boosting legacy NAS performance.
Search Storage: Dreamworks' storage tiers help animate movie making 2 April 2013
Dreamworks Animation SKG names its Avere FXT 3500 NAS acceleration systems part of their "best-in-class" line-up for high-performance tiers driving animated movie making.
Pittsburgh Business Times: Avere continues to grow, build region's storage reputation 15 March 2013
For Ron Bianchini, the fact that he was located in Pittsburgh didn’t hamper his fundraising efforts. After a series of successful storage related companies, his efforts are now in building Avere.
TribLive: Avere Among Pittsburgh Region Attention-Getters at SXSW 27 February 2013
Pittsburgh “at one time was a flyover” for out-of-town investors, said Rich Lunak, CEO of Innovation Works, but investors and representatives are taking note at this year's South by Southwest event in Austin.
Cloud Tweaks: The Cloud Strategy Race Infographic 26 February 2013
Avere recently teamed up with Gatepoint Research to look at cloud optimization strategies. Cloud Tweaks shared the results using Avere's infographic: The Cloud Strategy Race.
BloombergTV: ''How Avere is Changing the Way Movies are Made'' 18 January 2013
Ron Bianchini, chief executive officer of Avere Systems, talks with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson about how the company is helping to change the way movies are made.
Data Center Knowledge: ''Zero Dark Thirty Optimized With Avere Systems 17 January 2013
Some of the visual effects for the new movie “Zero Dark Thirty” were provided by Image Engine, which has tapped Avere to dramatically reduce costs as part of its new storage architecture system.
Information Management: ''Optimizing Zero Dark Thirty'' 16 January 2013
How visual effects specialist Image Engine used Avere to amp up special effects in Zero Dark Thirty, the critically acclaimed film nominated for Best Picture about the hunt for Osama Bin Laden
The Register: 'Spy romp Zero Dark Thirty: The tech behind the special effects'' 16 January 2013
Networked storage biz Avere worked with post-production house Image Engine to feed its need for speed in rendering spy thriller Zero Dark Thirty - directed by The Hurt Locker's Kathryn Bigelow.
Search Storage: ''Enterprise storage system: 2012 Products of the Year finalists'' 15 January 2013
Avere's FXT 4500 Edge filer made the list for 2012 best products.
Computer Reseller News UK: ''Storage start-ups scoop £1bn of funding in 2012'' 8 January 2013
Avere Systems almost doubled its total following a $20m injection in 2012.
LeMagIT: ''En 2013, la Flash va continuer à bouleverser le monde du stockage'' 3 January 2013
Flash storage will continue to transform the way manufacturers design their storage arrays. LeMagIT reviews what happened in 2012 and looks forward to 2013.
Silicon Angle: ''Flash is all the Rage. But Where Does it Belong in the Data Center?'' 14 November 2012
Avere's CEO makes the case that by placing flash on the network, you can extend and amplify the benefits and create globally shared pools of performance and efficiency.
The Register ''Avere to tart up FTX with cloud storage gateway, mutterings foretell'' 31 October 2012
Avere is working on a strategy to front-end cloud object storage products with its filer-accelerating NVRAM, flash and disk tiered system technology, say storage insiders.
Investors Business Daily ''Team Cohesion Unites Employees, So Form Strong Bonds'' 26 October 2012
The CEO of Avere Systems discusses ways to unite employees and foster a great team environment with Sonja Carberry at IBD.
Wired: ''Are Data Centers the New Global Landfill?'' 22 October 2012
Avere CEO Ron Bianchini talks about how the aging architecture of today's storage systems are helping turn data centers into a digital landfill.
eWeek: ''DreamWorks Data Center: Where Creativity and IT Efficiency Coexist'' 20 October 2012
In a recent tour of DreamWorks, an eWeek reporter toured the company's Redwood City, Calif., data center and noticed the Avere gear in the racks. Click thru the slideshow to see the pictures.
Network Computing: ''Avere, Fujitsu Team Up for New Storage Offering'' 19 October 2012
Storage vendors Avere and Fujitsu are partnering to build a pre-integrated 100TB data storage system with 100,000 IOPS performance that will sell for $100,000.
Storage Soup: ''SNW notebook: Fujitsu, Avere strike up a match'' 19 October 2012
The vendors and their channel partners are bundling a two-node Avere FXT 3100 Edge filer cluster with Fujitsu Core filer with UDS NAS controllers and Eternus DX80 S2 Disk Storage System. Avere and Fujitsu call it the “100/100/100” bundle because it provides 100 TB of capacity and 100,000 IOPS for $100,000. Larger bundles are available, up to 2 PB and 2.5 million IOPS.
eWeek ''Avere, Fujitsu Team for '100/100/100' Storage Package'' 18 October 2012
Avere's storage cluster nodes bring management and I/O optimization capabilities previously unavailable at the Japanese company.
Computer Weekly ''Why you need clustered NAS and why it is ideal for big data'' 1 October 2012
In this interview Cliff Saran, managing editor (technology) at ComputerWeekly.com, speaks with Antony Adshead, storage editor at ComputerWeekly.com about clustered NAS, what it is good for and who sells it.
Dell TechCenter ''Interview with Ron Bianchini, CEO and Co-Founder of Avere Systems on NAS'' 25 September 2012
Stephen Spector of Dell TechCenter stopped by the Avere Systems booth to learn more about its NAS optimization solutions and talk to CEO Ron Bianchini.
Search Storage: ''Surveying emerging SSD offerings'' 4 September 2012
The fast developing solid-state storage market offers a variety of implementation choices. By carefully assessing your needs, you’ll be able to make the right product selection, according to author Jeff Boles.
Forbes ''VM World is a Flashy Place'' 2 September 2012
VM World in San Francisco was the haven of a great many storage system companies, many of who demonstrated flash memory as part of their storage architecture... Avere announced NAS optimization using its FXT Edge filers to build sharable, scalable, VM-aware flash storage and eliminate “flash islands.”
Storage Switzerland ''Understanding The Edge - Core Filer Architecture'' (VIDEO) 29 August 2012
In this chalk-talk video Avere CEO, Ron Bianchini and Storage Switzerland's Chief Steward, George Crump discuss how an Edge-Core filer architecture is the key to reducing latency associated with shared storage, both within the data center and across the enterprise.
Computer Weekly ''The present NAS market: What does it hold for the future?'' 29 August 2012
This Essential Guide is a great starting point for evaluating the market and deciding what type of network-attached storage (NAS) system is right for you. The author suggestssome technology changes he thinks we’ll see in the coming years.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review ''Avere founders take on challenge with IPO goal'' 28 August 2012
The founders of Avere Systems Inc. have set a lofty goal: Build a Pittsburgh-based technology company that trades on public stock markets.
CRN ''VMworld 2012: Storage Takes Center Stage '' 28 August 2012
Pittsburgh-based Avere introduced new VM-aware flash pools, which include FlashRead to help eliminate VDI boot storms and FlashWrite to help accelerate virtual servers and handle write-heavy random IO workloads.
The Register ''All hard drive arrays will mutate into flashy faster hybrids'' 15 August 2012
The tactic of adding spindles to boost array response times is over. It's now a question of where do you put the flash.
Search Storage: ''Efficient storage'' 13 August 2012
Getting the most from your storage system is a basic requirement, but with many efficiency techniques you’ll have to decide if performance tops capacity utilization.
Search Storage; ''Avere rolls out remote NAS filer, pulls in another $20 million in funding'' 19 July 2012
Avere introduced a smaller version of its FXT NAS Edge filer that optimizes mission-critical applications from remote and branch offices across a WAN to core data centers. This latest product comes days after the company secured $20 million in Series C funding.
Storagebod: ''Edgey'' 17 July 2012
Storagebod lists the reasons why he likes what he has heard from Avere in a recent briefing and why he believes its solutions allows end-users to make better use of their existing storage investment.
TechCrunch: ''Lightspeed Ventures Positions For The New Age of Data With Investments in Storage Space'' 13 July 2012
Avere Systems gives a window into the disruptions facing storage companies and why Lightspeed has had such success by investing in the sector. Lightspeed Partner Chris Schaepe says flash, virtualization and the cloud are the big disruptors in the storage market and Avere is at the center of this disruption.
CRN UK: ''Avere splashes cash in UK channel'' 11 July 2012
US storage vendor Avere is pumping piles of cash into the UK channel as part of its EMEA expansion plans. The strategy, which will begin in the UK before being rolled out to EMEA, follows a $20m (£12.8m) investment from Californian VC Lightspeed.
Microscope: ''Avere plans for UK growth with VC backing'' 11 July 2012
NAS optimisation specialist Avere Systems has outlined plans to expand its UK operations and channel base after receiving a cash boost of $20m in its latest round of funding.
Pittsburgh Business Times: ''Avere raises $20M led by Lightspeed Venture Partners'' 10 July 2012
Ross-based Avere has developed products that give customers flexibility in data storage and management while offering speed and removing bottlenecks in data retrieval.
Fortune.com: ''Venture Capital Deals'' 10 July 2012
Avere Systems, a Pittsburgh-based provider of demand-driven enterprise storage solutions, has raised $20 million in Series C funding.
DowJonesVentureWire: ''Avere Raises $20M to Help Corporations Store and Manage Data'' 10 July 2012
CRN: ''High-performance NAS Filer Maker Avere Gets $20M In New Funding'' 10 July 2012
Avere has already been shipping products for about three years, and it is gaining traction in markets where storage performance is paramount, said Ron Bianchini, president and CEO of the company.
MSPNews: ''New Study Finds NAS Optimization a Popular Option in Dealing with Virtualization Challenges'' 30 May 2012
Virtualization can create challenges in relation to storage performance. However, a new 'Impact of Virtualization on Storage Performance Optimization Trends' survey, conducted by Gatepoint Research, has discovered that NASOptimization, a solution to these performance issues is most frequently chosen by IT executives across the board.
ESG Keynote from EMC World: ''Flash Deconstructed: Understanding the What, Where, Why and When of This Mega-Hyped Movement'' 24 May 2012
Steve Duplessie explains why Flash will be everywhere and cache is king – and necessary for 99.9% of all of your data.
SearchSolidStateStorage.com ''Determining the best location for flash SSD storage'' 27 April 2012
Marc Staimer examines the pros and cons of where to best use Flash in a storage infrastructure.
Storage Switzerland: ''Moving Filer Performance To The Edge'' 17 April 2012
This complete termination of I/O also makes the Avere Edge Filer ideal for use in branch offices or even in scenarios where companies want to leverage a storage cloud. All active I/O can be local making the latency of a wide area network or internet connection a non-issue.
LeMagIT: ''Start-up Tour 2012 : Avere poursuit dans la voie de l'accélération des NAS '' 4 April 2012
Avere Systems is no longer satisfied merely accelerating role of NAS. With version 3.0 of its platform ... it attacks the NAS market with an original architecture.
Search Storage UK: ''The storage startups’ war of the flea against big vendors'' 4 April 2012
Chris Mellor looks at six groups of startup attacking the six incumbent storage 'elephants'.
The Register: ''Avere moves from accelerating filers to building them'' 30 March 2012
Avere is moving from accelerating filers to building them, introducing its own Edge Filer plus filer migration and replication software too. It's starting to compete directly with EMC and NetApp NAS boxes.
eWeek: ''Avere Rolls Out Edge Filer to Go with New NAS Architecture'' 30 March 2012
They're doing some interesting things in new-generation storage IT in Pittsburgh. Noteworthy is Avere Systems, which on March 28 released a new network-attached storage architecture that magnifies the benefits of already speedy NAND flash. This in turn makes storage I/O faster for cloud system-type deployments that demand more speed.
SearchStorage: ''Week in review podcast: Avere upgrades'' 30 March 2012
In our weekly podcast, SearchStorage.com executive editor Ellen O’Brien speaks with senior news director Dave Raffo about this week’s Avere Systems Inc. announcement that it has upgraded its Avere Operating System 3.0.
InformationWeek: ''Avere Systems Launches New NAS Appliance'' 29 March 2012
Avere Edge Filer implements a new architecture and global user namespace that gives it management control of all legacy filers and NAS systems.
LeMonde Informatique: ''Silicon Valley 2012: NAS optimisé pour le cloud chez Avere Systems'' 29 March 2012
With version 3.0 of its solution, Avere transforms its appliance to better manage the benefits from the consolidation of virtualization and cloud.
InsideHPC: ''Slidecast: Avere Unveils Edge Filer and New Architecture for NAS'' 29 March 2012
In this slidecast, Ron Bianchini, President and CEO of Avere Systems presents: Avere 3.0: Edge Filer and New Architecture for NAS.
StorageStrategiesNOW: ''Avere 3.0 provides fast and scalable file server'' 28 March 2012
Avere 3.0 optimizes the intersection of three megatrends in enterprise storage: Flash memories, virtualization and cloud storage.
Storage Review ''Avere Systems Edge Filer and New NAS Architecture Unveiled'' 28 March 2012
The new architecture for NAS boosts performance and removes storage bottlenecks created by legacy NAS architectures using the fastest media and the intelligence to manage it closest to the user.
Channel Pro: ''Avere's New NAS Architecture Leverages Flash'' 28 March 2012
Avere Systems, a NAS optimization provider, has launched a new NAS architecture to help users leverage Flash, virtualization, and the cloud.
Search Storage: ''Avere Systems gives NAS acceleration devices an edge'' 27 March 2012
Avere Operating System (AOS) 3.0 can turn FXT into an edge filer that can be positioned in front of NAS located at remote sites or in the cloud.
The Register: ''Avere attacks filer VDI boot slowdown'' 20 March 2012
NAS accelerator supplier Avere can make NetApp VDI boot storm delays go away, and it has the numbers to prove it.
The VAR Guy: ''Avere Offers VDI Acceleration with FXT NAS Optimization'' 20 March 2012
If you haven’t noticed, virtualization and cloud are reaching critical mass. That’s why Avere Systems is here with some relief, via the FXT Series of NAS optimization appliances.
Search Cloud Storage: ''Private NAS cloud saves digital production studio millions of dollars'' 15 March 2012
Thompson estimates that using Avere reduces latency from approximately 25 milliseconds to 0.1 millisecond. That makes it possible to move data across the WAN without WAN optimization or dark fiber ... “It’s taking the I/O load off and reducing network traffic that we’d have to move across the LAN.”
MSPmentor: 'Digital Domain Chooses Avere for Network-Attached Storage'' 2 March 2012
With Avere’s FTX Series NAS appliances in place, Digital Domain will now be able to render digital frames for films remotely. The alternative would have been to open new data centers in several different cities to minimize the distance between its data centers.
Search Storage UK: ''Digital Domain FX shop taps Avere to reduce WAN latency'' 28 February 2012
The company’s FXT Series of NAS appliances will be used to reduce WAN latency between the separate locations of the Hollywood special effects shop Digital Domain Productions.
Data Center Knowledge: ''Bringing Cloud Power to Hollywood Digital Effects'' 27 February 2012
Hollywood digital effects specialist Digital Domain is using storage gear from Avere Systems to harness distributed computing nodes in a cloud rendering system.
InsideHPC: ''Avere Systems Speeds Moviemaking via the Cloud at Digital Domain'' 27 February 2012
Avere Systems announced that Digital Domain Productions is using the company’s optimized NAS solutions via the Clou to access massive amounts of computer-generated imagery data.
Network World: ''Tips from IT professionals on how to handle virtual desktops'' 4 January 2012
Under the "Fix it Frugally" heading, NW describes how a Mass. school district used Avere to tame bootstorms
Virtualization Review: ''Boot Storms Be Gone with Avere's NAS Optimization Solutions'' 4 January 2012
Bruce Hoard is intrigued with a straight-forward solution from Avere to a vexing problem that more than one VDI system has encountered.
ZDnet.com: ''Five Trends to Watch in 2012'' 29 December 2011
Robin Harris selects hybrid storage - from Avere among others - as a top trend in 2012.
Storage Switzerland: ''Top Storage Companies To Watch In 2012'' 28 December 2011
George Crump says Avere is the "most rapidly evolving company on our list" in its year end up round-up of storage vendors to watch in 2012
SearchVirtualDesktop: ''IT pros reject big storage for newcomers'' 13 December 2011
Instead of replacing an aging storage system to reduce virtual desktop boot times, a Mass. school district decided to speed things up by adding appliances from Avere, Inc.
SearchVirtualStorage: ''Storage virtualization solutions at the array or in the network'' 7 December 2011
Eric Slack looks at storage virtualization from a variety of vendors, including global namespace file virtualization from Avere.
Search Storage UK: ''Product roundup: Scale-out NAS meets unstructured data challenge'' 22 November 2011
Chris Evans talks about how Avere 'speeds up existing NAS farms.'
InsideHPC: ''SC11 – Avere Systems Breaks Record With 1.6 Million IOPs'' (VIDEO) 17 November 2011
In this video, Avere Systems’ Rebecca Thompson describes the company’s innovative NAS Optimization products and how they enabled a world record 1.6 Million IOPs
The Register: ''Avere destroys NetApp benchmark after just 13 DAYS'' 16 November 2011
Avere has shown it has real teeth by sinking them into NetApp's ankles and pulling it off the top of the SPECsfs2008 NFS benchmark hill by achieving a new record SPECsfs2008 score.
Search Storage: ''I/O performance in need of a fix'' 8 November 2011
Arun Taneja outlines the basics of I/O and explains why critical applications are stalled due to I/O performance issues.
Claus Egge: ''Avere – Boosting NAS Performance'' 7 November 2011
According to Claus Egge, the European storage industry used a couple of IT shows to demonstrate just how much new life there is in new storage vendors - one of which was Avere at SNW in Frankfurt.
L'Informaticien : ''SNW - Avere optimise l’utilisation des NAS'' (French) 3 November 2011
Bertrand Garé discusses Avere's solution in his SNW Frankfurt round-up.
UK Data Storage Buzz: ''SNW Europe: Avere’s ‘edge NAS’ product 2 November 2011
An interesting example of a product at SNW Europe that is quite happy to be good at one thing — OK, maybe two things in a quite unusual combination — is Avere Systems.
ZDNetUK: ''New products from Storage Network World 2011'' 2 November 2011
The first day of storage show Storage Network World here in Frankfurt saw a flutter of new products, and some interesting conversations.
Search Storage UK: ''SNW Europe 2011: Conference coverage'' 2 November 2011
News roundup from the conference - Avere’s ‘edge NAS’ product at SNW Europe
The Register: ''Avere punches up file access with 2 more accelerators'' 13 October 2011
Avere introduces two faster and more scalable filer accelerators.
InformationWeek: ''Avere Systems Expands NAS Optimization Lineup'' 11 October 2011
Avere adds performance, capacity, scalability, and analytics to its network attached storage optimization appliances.
InsideHPC: ''New Avere NAS Optimization Solutions with Advanced Analytics'' 11 October 2011
Walk through Avere's latest product announcement of new FXT models and advanced analytics with the Rich Report Podcast (VIDEO)
Storage Newsletter: ''Start-Up's Profile: Avere Systems'' 21 September 2011
Jean-Jacques Maleval sits down with Avere to discuss the company.
The Register: ''Avere menaces NetApp with accelerators'' 19 September 2011
El Reg was briefed by Avere CEO Ron Bianchini on a couple of recent wins against NetApp.
CRN UK: ''Avere amorous for adventurous VARs'' 19 September 2011
NAS optimisation vendor plots European expansion after establishing its UK channel.
Channel Pro: ''Avere poses quandary for storage channel'' 16 September 2011
In a candid interview with Channel Pro, Ronald Bianchini, Jr. co-founder and CEO of Avere Systems, believes that the firm has a “game changer” in terms of how the channel will sell storage in the future.
Marketwatch: ''Dow Jones VentureWire Announces List of the 50 Most Investment-Worthy Technology Start-Ups'' 7 September 2011
Avere was selected as one of only 50 most investment-worthy technology companies by VentureWire. Companies selected for the FASTech 50 are developing data storage, cloud, social media, Web, software, health care, and other technologies for consumers and enterprises.
Search Storage: ''Data storage startups to watch: Avere Systems Inc.'' 6 September 2011
Dave Raffo lists the top ten start-ups to watch in data storage. Why Avere makes the list: Improves performance and management of clustered NAS.
Live From SIGGRAPH: Avere in Media & Entertainment (VIDEO) 11 August 2011
Product marketing director Jeff Tabor talks about how movie studios are using Avere NAS solutions to bring films to market faster
Search Storage: ''New Trends in Storage'' 9 August 2011
Stephen Foskett tackles the latest trends in enterprise storage, including the growing use of Flash. He has this to say about Avere's implementation of SSD, "With a history in the scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) space, Avere’s team developed an appliance that sits in-band between existing NAS arrays and clients."
Search Storage: ''Storage virtualization: It's ready, are you?'' 7 August 2011
Erick Slack of Storage Switzerland examines storage virtualization solutions and adoption rates, including NAS-based systems from Avere.
Search Storage: ''Avere FXT clustered NAS appliances render aid to visual effects firm'' 3 August 2011
After overloading its Apple Xsan storage system, visual effects provider Whiskytree Inc. turned to Avere to improve scalability and productivity of its performance-hungry rendering farm.
SearchStorage.com: ''Automated storage tiering options for your environment'' 12 July 2011
Phil Goodwin looks at automated storage tiering products, including Avere's FXT Series, and gives pointers to help decide which one is right for your data storage environment.
MSPmentor: ''Picture This: Kodak as a Storage Service Provider'' 23 June 2011
Kodak Service and Support will provide on-site support for Avere Systems‘ network-attached storage (NAS) solutions.
Search Storage: ''Sizing up storage performance analysis options'' 10 June 2011
Jeff Boles of the Taneja Group argues that the storage industry has been too been fixated on capacity and storage performance requires the same focus.
Computerworld: ''Ready,Set,Tier'' 1 June 2011
These early adopters are stacking up the simple rewards af automated data tiering. Avere customer Mount Sinai School of Medicine is interviewed.
Search Storage: ''Automated storage tiering: Higher performance AND lower cost?'' 6 May 2011
Phild Goodwin explains why given the increasing complexity of data storage environments, data growth and the typically poor utilization of storage, it’s hard to imagine how manual tiering management is tenable for the long term.
IT Depends: ''Avere: Tidbits from NAB and the New GNS Release'' 27 April 2011
Terri McClure was at the NAB show in Las Vegas and took some time to talk to Avere customers and partners to find out what they think of the new global namespace (GNS) functionality the company recently announced.
Network Computing: ''Avere Systems Upgrades NAS Appliance Line To Deliver More 'Horsepower' 14 April 2011
An industry analyst says that the new models represent a "horsepower bump" for Avere and can be paired with a customer's existing NAS appliances to deliver an extra storage tier and provide scale-out capability to handle growing data storage needs.
SiliconAngleTV: ''Avere in The Cube at SNW'' (VIDEO) 8 April 2011
Ron Bianchini, CEO, and Rebecca Thompson, VP of Marketing of Avere Systems talk about their high performance scale-out NAS solution and macro trends in the marketplace.
Network World: ''SSDs reign at SNW'' 7 April 2011
Avere Systems kicked off Storage Networking World in Santa Clara, Calif., this week with announcements of new products...
eWeek: ''Avere Ships New Scale-Out NAS Appliances'' 5 April 2011
New arrays, like most all of the newer-generation storageware, feature faster and cooler-running Intel Xeon quad-core processors.
The VAR Guy: ''Avere Systems Gets NAS-y with New FXT Models'' 5 April 2011
The FXT 2550 and 2750 promise to bring big beefy system upgrades for “next-generation” NAS experiences. If you’re a storage VAR, read on …
Network World: ''Products of the Week'' 23 March 2011
Avere's latest announcement of GNS lands it in the "Product of the Week" feature.
SearchStorage.com: '' Storage virtualization technology pros and cons'' 22 March 2011
A Q & A with Marc Staimer on storage virtualization; Avere mentioned as being the most advanced on the NAS side of virtualization.
insideHPC ''Slidecast: Avere’s Global Namespace'' 15 March 2011
In this slidecast, Avere explains how the company’s newly announced Global Namespace (GNS) capability will allow organizations to tame NAS sprawl resulting from enormous growth in unstructured data.
SearchStorage.com: '' Avere adds global namespace to NAS accelerator appliances'' 15 March 2011
Avere added a global namespace capability to its FXT Series, making it easier manage data across heterogeneous filers.
The Register: ''Avere extends FXT box for virtual stuffing'' 15 March 2011
Avere has extended is its FXT multi-tiered filer accelerator box to aggregate filers together inside a single global name space.
Infostor: ''Avere adds global namespace to NAS tiering'' 15 March 2011
“A global namespace allows IT administrators to create a single logical view and a single mount point for heterogeneous physical filers,” says Ron Bianchini, Avere’s president and CEO.
Search Storage: ''Let's focus on storage performance in 2011'' 11 March 2011
Jeff Boles of the Taneja Group says that for the last few years our focus has been on storage capacity and dealing with astronomical data growth rates. In the process, we've overlooked storage performance, but promising developments are afoot.
SearchStorage.com: ''Auto-tiering software set to boost adoption of SSDs'' 24 February 2011
Gartner Group analyst predicts that automated tiering will become as common in storage systems as virtual memory is in computers. "It's just a natural evolution of the storage hierarchy."
StorageNewsletter: ''Most Promising Storage Start-Ups'' 22 February 2011
Avere named one of the top 15 most promising start-up companies in storage.
GenomeWeb: ''Mount Sinai Selects Avere's Networked-Attached Storage Appliance for Genome Sequencing Data'' 18 February 2011
Mt. Sinai stated that Avere's system has helped minimize read/write bottlenecks and reduced the amount of time needed to process jobs from 12 hours to less than six hours.
Channel EMEA:''VADition Signs Distribution Agreement with Demand-Driven Storage Vendor Avere'' 17 February 2011
New sales/margin opportunities for UK reseller partners to virtualise, consolidate and accelerate enterprise NAS
Scientific Computing World: ''Mount Sinai reduces genomic sequencing time'' 16 February 2011
Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York has implemented an Avere Systems FXT Series to reduce job processing times of I/O intensive genomic sequencing research.
Pittsburgh Business Times: ''Avere Systems aims to take data storage into the future'' 11 February 2011
Interview with Avere CEO and co-founder on the future of data storage.
Network Computing: ''Storage Gurus Offer Their Best Big-Bang Bets'' 14 January 2011
Mark Peters of ESG says the one thing storage buyers should focus on implementing is automated tiering for its "massive potential TCO benefits."
SearchStorage.com: ''2010 Product of the Year Finalists'' 13 January 2011
The Avere FXT 2700 is on the short list for Search Storage and Storage Magazine's 2010 product of the year.
VentureBeat: ''The hottest enterprise IT trend you’ve never heard of'' 6 December 2010
A venture capitalist shares his opinion that it's not cloud or virtualization that's the hot trend in storage, but Flash memory and the intelligent use of it.
Processor: ''Building Storage Networks Achieving Higher Performance On A Budget'' 3 December 2010
If the name of the game is affordable high-performance storage, how can enterprises meet the demands of higher performance and the almighty dollar at the same time? An interview with Avere provides factors to consider.
TechnicallySpeaking:''Tech Field Day:Avere Systems'' 22 November 2010
Avere provides an appliance that makes the tiering decisions for the stored data before it ever gets stored, then writes it to the disk ... keeping the cost of the mass storage down and allowing great response times when reading and writing information.
TechVirtuoso:''Storage Tiering vs Caching'' 12 November 2010
TechVirtuoso ponders which approach is better - the Flash cache by NetApp or storage tiering from Avere.
Gestalt IT: Avere - Live From Tech Field Day San Jose 12 November 2010
Links to video of Avere CEO presentation to Tech Field Day delegates in San Jose, CA and roundtable that followed
Enterprise Storage Forum: Avere Systems Speeds Up Tiered NAS Appliances 1 November 2010
Avere System’s FXT Series of data tiering appliances are getting an upgrade ... will include bi-modal CIFS ACL support, parallel file access and an increased number of back-end connections to heterogeneous NAS filers.
The Register: ''Avere screeches straight through VDI storms'' 29 October 2010
Avere has now upgraded its operating system, doing array-level things such as striping and replication in and between FXT cluster nodes to deal with request bursts.
WSJ: ''VentureWire’s FASTech Conference Spotlights Most Promising Start-Ups'' 12 October 2010
Dow Jones VentureWire examined hundreds of young technology start-ups that have raised venture capital during this challenging economy and chose 50 of the most promising ones to watch, including Avere Systems.
Storage Switzerland: ''VMworld Briefing Note-Avere'' 2 September 2010
...use the FXT to get the IOPS you need to increase virtual machine densities and leverage your existing, trusted data services to protect and manage that data. The net result is greater ROI from your virtual server infrastructure without having to replace your existing storage system.
SearchStorage.com: ''Dynamic storage tiering options'' 13 August 2010
Discussion of the three primary reasons why you should deploy dynamic storage tiering in your environment. and examination of the various dynamic storage tiering product categories - array-based, storage virtualization-based and file system-based DST products
Pittsburgh Business Times: ''Avere Systems raises $17M'' 6 August 2010
The Series B funding round included a pair of previous investors, Menlo Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners, both based in Silicon Valley, and newcomer Tenaya Capital, which led the round.
VentureBeat: ''Avere Systems raises $17M to beef up enterprise storage'' 5 August 2010
The company will use the money to expand production and distribution of its FXT series of storage appliances that cut the cost and improve the performance of storage in enterprises.
eWeek: ''17 Promising Storage Companies Flying Under the Radar'' 22 July 2010
In this slide show, eWEEK has compiled a list of up-and-coming independent storage companies that have the potential to grow up and be an EMC or NetApp someday—if they don't get acquired first.
Business Solutions ''Implement a Tiered NAS Architecture'' 3 May 2010
Why VARs should be looking at tiered NAS to solve customer problems.
Gartner Group: ''Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2010'' 12 April 2010
Avere Systems is picked by Gartner Group as one of the cool storage vendors for 2010 that can help companies modernize their storage infrastructures and improve quality of service while at the same time containing costs.
Computerworld: ''Automating the data store with tiering technology'' 22 March 2010
Bryan Nielsen of the Salk Institute talks about how it uses Avere's technology and the benefits of tiering
SearchStorage.com: ''What ever happened to file virtualization?'' 18 March 2010
... emerging products that can serve as gateways for consolidated management of on-premise and cloud data storage. Newer companies in this space include Nasuni Corp. and Avere Inc.
The Register: ''Sony Pictures virtualises filers; Avere gets a big one'' 2 March 2010
Avere FXT accelerators front-ending filers in Sony Pictures Imageworks, a long-term Isilon user.
Storage Magazine: ''Get Control of NAS Systems'' 25 February 2010
Marc Staimer examines which technologies can be used to fight NAS sprawl.
Network World: ''Products of the Week'' 29 January 2010
The Avere FXT 2700 is chosen by Network World in 'Products of the Week'
The Register: ''Avere adds flash to filer accelerator'' 27 January 2010
Avere adds NAND flash to the mix, speeding up random read performance.
Infostor: ''Avere adds SSDs to tiered NAS appliances'' 26 January 2010
Avere adds solid-state disk (SSD) drives to its tiered NAS appliances, which also have DRAM and NVRAM storage tiers.
SearchStorage.com: ''Vendors take different approaches to automated tiered storage software for SSDs'' 13 January 2010
The rise of SSDs in data storage arrays brought about automated tiered data storage software to take advantage of expensive SSD capacity. SearchStorage compares Compellent, EMC and Avere's tiering approaches.
TEQ Magazine: ''Sultan of Storage Ron Bianchini starts his third venture to introduce demand-driven storage solutions'' 16 December 2009
Jonathan Kersting catch up with Ron about his latest venture in computer storage – Avere Systems.
ESG Research Talks with Avere about Storage Tiering 9 December 2009
Listen to Terri McClure of ESG Research talk with Rebecca Thompson of Avere about technological challenges that have limited storage tiering to date.
insideHPC ''Live from the show floor with Avere Systems'' 17 November 2009
In this podcast segment recorded on 11/17/09 at SC09 in Portland, the CEO of Avere introduces his well-seasoned team and then walks John West from insideHPC through the story of the company and its solutions.
InformationWeek: ''Mainstreaming SSD'' 3 November 2009
George Crump discusses how mainstreaming SSD is going to require more than just price drops, it's going to require intelligent leveraging of the technology from companies like Avere.
Pittsburgh Business Times: ''Entrepreneur’s latest venture poised to begin selling product'' 30 October 2009
Profile of data storage start-up Avere Systems, the third company started by veteran entrepreneur Ron Bianchini.
Network World: ''SNW highlights SSDs, more'' 26 October 2009
A look at the week that was at storage networking show, including a recap of Avere CEO Ron Bianchini's presentation in the SSD track.
Network Computing Blog: ''Will There Be Tiers of SSD?'' 22 October 2009
An examination of whether SSDs will end the need for proper data management or if there will there be tiers of SSD.
StorageMojo: ''Cool Companies at SNW'' 22 October 2009
Robin Harris discusses the cool companies he met with at SNW in Phoenix, including Avere Systems.
The Register: ''Avere boosts NAS filer performance'' 13 October 2009
Newcomer Avere is one of four NAS storage suppliers to have exceeded 100,000 IOPS on the SPECsfs2008 NFS benchmark, with one quarter to one twelfth of the disks needed by the others - and with a faster overall response time as well.
Network Computing: ''Avere Takes On Storage In Stages'' 7 October 2009
Avere Systems is using a multi-stage storage approach in its new FXT Series, introduced this week. The FXT appliances contain a variety of storage technologies that are designed to place the proper combination of characteristics at each point along the storage deployment chain.
SearchStorage.com: ''Avere looks to optimize performance of tiered storage with FXT Series'' 6 October 2009
Avere Systems Inc. this week said it will begin shipping its first product, the FXT Series of tiered clustered network-attached storage (NAS) appliances with automated block-level storage tiers on Oct. 15.
The Register: ''Avere bets filers are crying out for more tiers'' 5 October 2009
Start-up Avere has designed a 4-tier filer appliance to deliver much faster I/O and dramatically lower the number of spindles needed in a high-performance filer.
Infostor: ''Avere introduces tiered NAS'' 5 October 2009
Startup Avere Systems today introduced its FXT line of appliances, which are designed to accelerate the performance of existing NAS filers by introducing layers of "tiered NAS" ...
Network World: ''Storage start-up Avere does tiering on the fly'' 5 October 2009
Avere's FXT Series NAS products combine SAS, RAM, SSD and SATA drives into one centrally managed system. "We do tiering on the fly," says Avere co-founder and CEO Ron Bianchini. "It's 100% automatic.
eWeek: ''Newcomer Avere Builds Intelligence into Tiered Storage'' 5 October 2009
Pittsburgh-based storage newcomer Avere Systems introduced a series of new-generation NAS [network-attached storage] devices that dynamically move data between standard hard drive and solid-state drive tiers, depending upon what the workload requires.
Network World: ''Avere arouses interest; company claims to reduce customers' cost, space and power consumption'' 16 September 2009
Deni Connor talks about Avere's emergence from stealth mode and its upcoming product announcement.
Pop City Media: "Avere Systems raises a whopping $15M for stealth data storage solution" 16 September 2009
Pittsburgh's Pop City notes the recent buzz about Avere and discusses the local technology roots of its founders and management team.
VentureBeat: "Avere Systems raises $15M to build cheaper, more powerful enterprise storage" 14 September 2009
Anthony Ha gets Avere investor Matt Howard of NVP to talk about why he thinks Avere's solutions and technology are unique.
StorageMojo: ''Avere Systems: Dynamic Tiering for the Masses – of Data?'' 6 August 2009
Robin Harris ponders what Avere is up to in the absence of any information other than an abstract posted for Ron Bianchini’s talk at SNW 09.
Inside IT Storage: ''Avere is Compellent for NAS'' 3 August 2009
Pete Steege thinks that Avere’s dynamic tiering approach may be the early killer app for SSD.
The Register: ''Spinnaker vets strike out on storage adventure'' 3 August 2009
by Chris Mellor – The Register imagines that the Avere product will be clustered filer nodes featuring tiers of SSD and HDD storage, with transparent file movement between the two based on demand patterns.