Pure Storage vs Western Digital

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Pure Storage
Based on 138 reviews.
Western Digital
Based on 14 reviews.
Top Comparisons
Compared 14% of the time.
Overview
Pure Storage is a Mountain View, California-based enterprise storage company founded in 2009. In October 2009 Pure Storage raised a $5 million Series A round led by Sutter Hill Ventures. In August 2010 Pure Storage raised a $20 million, led by Greylock Partners with participation by existing investor Sutter Hill Ventures. In August 2011. Pure Storage announced an unspecified investment from the venture-capital arm of Samsung Electronics, the largest flash-memory maker. Samsung and Redpoint Ventures contributed to a $30 million Series C funding round.Western Digital Corporation is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. Western Digital Corporation has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor maker, with start-up capital provided by several individual investors and industrial giant Emerson Electric Company. Around July 1971, it adopted its current name and soon introduced its first product, the WD1402A UART.
Sample Customers
Pure Storage FlashArray: Nielsen, Lamar Advertising, LinkedIn, Betfair, UT-Dallas
Pure Storage FlashBlade: ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
IntelliFlash: Bank of Stockton, Barnsley College, Boyes Turner, Brigham Young University
SanDisk InfiniFlash System: Nexenta
Fusion-io: Cassandra, MongoDB, REDIS, GigaSpaces XAP
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
22%
Financial Services Firm
12%
Manufacturing Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Manufacturing Company
25%
Software R&D Company
11%
Healthcare Company
10%
Media Company
9%
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