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Nimble Storage Predictive Flash Now App-Centric | @DevOpsSummit @NimbleStorage #Storage #Containers

App-centric functionality including quality of service, secure multi-tenancy, Docker support and app-based storage pricing

"Infrastructure exists only to meet the demands of applications," said Ajay Singh, vice president of product management, Nimble Storage. "We recognize the need to bridge the gap between the application and storage owner. By taking an app-centric approach, IT teams are better positioned to meet the service level demands of the business."

Nimble Storage has announced a comprehensive suite of features that are optimized around fast and predictable application delivery. The Nimble Predictive Flash platform allows IT to deliver applications confidently with Quality of Service (QoS) and secure multi-tenancy across VMware, OpenStack, KVM and now Docker Containers. With app-centric management within InfoSight Predictive Analytics businesses now have more visibility and control of application performance. App-based Storage on Demand provides a cloud-like pricing model where enterprises only pay for the storage consumed by each application. This app-centric approach provides greater predictability and ease of management for applications across the enterprise.

Quality of Service and Secure Multi-Tenancy Deliver Predictable Application Performance
To meet application service level agreements (SLAs), Nimble Storage enables customers to consolidate infrastructure and easily manage applications with predictable performance through secure multi-tenancy and QoS. Multi-tenant storage allows secure application management and isolation while QoS prevents rogue workloads from impacting critical applications.

Application Delivery Model Options Now Include Docker Containers
Businesses want the flexibility to deliver applications using the framework of their choice without increased complexity. Nimble now supports native persistent storage for Docker Containers. Nimble already delivers app-level granularity through VMware VVols and native support for OpenStack Clouds. The depth of the app-centric integration across these platforms - policy-based application provisioning, clones, snapshots, replication and encryption - is the core of modern application delivery support.

App-Centric Management through Predictive Analytics
Nimble Storage InfoSight VMvision gives customers clear visibility across the storage-to-VM infrastructure stack. VMvision allows organizations to automatically identify noisy VM neighbors by narrowing down the exact application that is draining resources from other workloads. Where traditional storage based insights do not provide granular data for capacity planning and forecasting, VMvision provides IT with app-level capacity data for accurate storage planning.

App-based Pricing for Storage on Demand Provides Cloud-like Agility
Nimble Storage on Demand ensures users only pay for the application storage that they use, whether usage goes up or down. Now customers can consume storage based on application usage exactly as they do in a cloud environment. Based on a pre-set app-specific SLA customers can pay for what they consume starting from 6.8 ¢ per GB per month for All Flash storage*.

For more information on Nimble Predictive Flash platform, please visit www.nimblestorage.com.

*Based on U.S. pricing only. Pricing and availability vary by application, SLA, and region.

@ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center!

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All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

@CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley
(November 1-3, 2016, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA)

@CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York
(June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan)

With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be.

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Track 1: Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation
Track 2: Microservices | Cloud Hot Topics
Track 3: Internet of Things & Cloud
Track 4: APIs & Cloud Security
Track 5: Big Data Analytics
Track 6: DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Containers
Track 7: Enterprise IoT & IIoT
Track 8: IoT Developer
Track 9: Consumer IoT | IoT Hot Topics

Delegates to Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo will be able to attend 9 simultaneous, information-packed education tracks.

There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

Join @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, for three days of intense 'Internet of Things' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) IoT's use in Vertical Markets.

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