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Death by 1,000 cuts: Mainstream storage array suppliers are bleeding Cloud, all-flash kit, object storage slicing away at titans of storage

Great beasts can be killed by a 1,000 cuts, bleeding to death from the myriad slashes in their bodies – none of which, on their own, is a killer. And this, it seems, is the way things are going for big-brand storage... Read More »

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An in-depth breakdown of VM-aware storage

Stephen J. Bigelow Senior Technology Editor New technologies allow efficient VM-aware storage provisioning and management through the hypervisor. Virtualization has dramatically improved the efficient use of computing resources, often allowing processor cycles and memory to be provisioned or adjusted for any workload... Read More »

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Emerging Vendors 2014: Storage Vendors

Maxta Sunnyvale, Calif. Top Executive: Founder, CEO Yoram Novick The converged infrastructure technology developer entered the market in late 2013 with its Maxta Storage Platform, a software-only virtual storage technology that leverages a server’s own storage and — according to Maxta — eliminates... Read More »

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Server SAN software upstart Maxta gets Intel’s cash inside

Chipzilla’s investment arm to ensure X86 lands on top of software defined heap By Chris Mellor, 8 May 2014 Analysis Server SAN software startup Maxta has gained $25m in a B-round of funding led by Intel’s investment arm and Tenaya Capital just as the software-defined and converged... Read More »

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Maxta grabs $25 mln Series B funds

May 7, 2014 Maxta, a provider of storage solutions, said Wednesday that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital led the round with participation from previous backer Andreessen Horowitz. According to the firm, the capital... Read More »

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Maxta receives $25 million in funding

Maxta is a storage solutions company that has raised $25 million in Series B funding from lead investors Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital. Previous investor Andreessen Horowitz also participated in this round. Maxta will be using the funding for marketing, sales, product... Read More »

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Data storage software provider Maxta pulls in $25 million

May 7, 2014 1:27 PM Richard Byrne Reilly   Maxta, a Sunnyvale-based software enterprise storage provider, today announced a fresh $25 million in venture cash. The startup describes itself as a hypervisor-agnostic storage platform for virtual data centers. Maxta’s software turns existing standard servers... Read More »

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Venture Capital Deals

Maxta has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Tenaya Capita and Intel Capital co-led the round, and were joined by return backer Andreessen Horowitz. Read Full Article Read More »

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Maxta Raises $25M, Teams with Intel for Software-Defined Storage

Posted on May 07, 2014 By Pedro Hernandez Maxta, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based storage software startup, today announced that the company has raised $25 million. The Series B round of funding was led by Intel Capital, the giant chipmaker’s venture capital arm, and... Read More »

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Intel joins $25M bet Maxta can kill old-fashioned storage

Cromwell Schubarth Senior Technology Reporter- Silicon Valley Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ Maxta, the startup that lets servers multitask for storage in much the same way VMware lets them multitask computing jobs, raised $25 million in its second round of... Read More »

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Intel Invests in Maxta to Get Software-Defined Storage on Intel Platform

VentureWire By: Deborah Gage May 07, 2014 (c) 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   Intel Capital co-led a $25 million investment in Maxta Inc., VentureWire has learned, as the chip giant continues to look for innovative companies that can tailor their... Read More »

Storage Newsletter

Maxta With $25 Million in Series B, Total at $35 Million

This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2014.05.07 Maxta,Inc. , developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, announced that it has closed a $25 million Series... Read More »

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Intel Invests in Maxta to Get Software-Defined Storage on Intel Platform

The Wall Street Journal Blog Posting By: Deborah Gage May 7, 2014 Intel Capital co-led a $25 million investment in Maxta Inc., Venture Capital Dispatch has learned, as the chip giant continues to look for innovative companies that can tailor their software... Read More »

Storage Newsletter

Partner Program Introduced by Maxta

For solution and service providers This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2014.03.19  Maxta Inc. , developer of the VM-centric software storage platform MxSP that converts standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution thereby eliminating the need for... Read More »

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Project Mystic’s Potential Competitors To VMware: Bring It On

By Joseph F. Kovar on March 13, 2014, 5:20 pm EDT Developers of hyper-converged infrastructure technology are not yet ready to respond directly to the potential threats posed by a hush-hush competing technology being developed by VMware and its parent company EMC, but for... Read More »

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Executive Viewpoint 2014 Prediction: Maxta – Converged Infrastructures will Gain Steam and Evolve in 2014

Executive Viewpoint 2014 Prediction: Maxta – Converged Infrastructures will Gain Steam and Evolve in 2014 By Yoram Novick Server virtualization continued its relentless march in 2013, enhancing the compute paradigm. IT organizations virtualized more of their applications, and multiple hypervisors became robust... Read More »

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Streamlining Virtualization and Storage at Remote Offices and Branch Offices

Streamlining Virtualization and Storage at Remote Offices and Branch Offices By Amar Rao The Challenge Many Remote Offices and Branch Offices (ROBOs) have deployed or are considering deployment of server virtualization to realize the benefits of improved cost, agility and availability. Trying... Read More »

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Top virtual data storage market trends in 2013

Top virtual data storage market trends in 2013 Some of the hottest data storage trends of 2013 for virtual servers and desktops and storage virtualization reflected an acceleration of past-year themes such as software-defined storage, hyper-converged systems and virtual machine-aware storage. Flash-based... Read More »

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VSS Monitoring Implements Maxta Distributed VM Storage Platform

VSS Monitoring Implements Maxta Distributed VM Storage Platform Maxta, Inc. announced that VSS Monitoring, Inc., a Danaher company (Fortune 200 company) and in network packet brokers (NPB), has implemented its resilient, scalable distributed VM Storage platform (MxSP). MxSP improves the performance, automation and ease... Read More »

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The 10 Coolest Storage Startups Of 2013

The 10 Coolest Storage Startups Of 2013 Converged infrastructure technology developer Maxta in November entered the market with software the company said eliminates the need for storage arrays in virtualized data centers. The company’s Maxta Storage Platform, or MxSP, is a software-only virtual storage... Read More »

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Maxta Briefing Note

Storage Switzerland George Crump, Lead AnalystFriday, November 22, 2013   Over the past six years, server virtualization has greatly simplified the deployment of applications in the enterprise. Applications are no longer locked into a single server and can be migrated to other... Read More »

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MarketWatch – Press Release

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center Maxta eliminates the need for storage arrays PRNewswire Press Release by: Maxta Inc. November 12, 2013, 8:35 a.m. EST SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire... Read More »

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REUTERS – Press Release

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center Maxta eliminates the need for storage arrays PRNewswire Press Release by: Maxta Inc.   November 12, 2013 SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta... Read More »

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Yahoo Finance – Press Release

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center Maxta eliminates the need for storage arrays   PRNewswire Press Release by: Maxta Inc.  November 12, 2013 8:35 AM   SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013... Read More »

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Bloomberg Businessweek – Press Release

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center   PR Newswire Press Release by: Maxta Inc.   November 12, 2013 8:35 AM ET   SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta today... Read More »

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StorageNewsletter – Press Release

Start-Up Maxta Debuts Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for Virtual Data Center Eliminates the need for arrays  This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com November 18, 2013 Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Maxta, Inc. unveiled a virtualization-centric storage platform that eliminates the need... Read More »

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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – November 15, 2013

SDNCentral  By: Craig Matsumoto Posted: November 15, 2013   Here’s our weekly gathering of news bits from the software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) community. It’s got quite a storage bent this time, but … first things first …  ... Read More »

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Startup News Flash part 9

Yellow Bricks November 18, 2013 By: Duncan Epping Leave a Comment   There we are, part 9 of the Startup News Flash. As mentioned last time, last week was “Storage Field Day” so typically a bit more news then normally this time of... Read More »

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VMblog – Press Release

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center  Press Release by: Maxta Inc. Published by: David Marshall Wednesday, November 13, 2013 6:52 AM Maxta today unveiled a breakthrough virtualization-centric storage platform that eliminates the need... Read More »

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Maxta Debuts New Virtualization-Centric Storage Platform

infoTECH SPOTLIGHT November 15, 2013 By Nathesh TMCnet Contributor A new virtualization-centric storage platform from Maxta removes the need for companies to employ external storage arrays and can help users realize significant IT cost savings. The Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP) is equipped... Read More »

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Maxta out of Stealth Mode

theITHollow Categories:  Virtualization  by Eric Shanks I recently had the opportunity to check out a new product called Maxta.  If you’re not familiar with the company yet, that’s ok as it’s just now hitting the market with some vigor. The Generally Available (GA)... Read More »

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Storage Search

Maxta joins the elite set of enterprise contenders who are vying to own the next generation SSD-centric platform Editor:- November 13, 2013 – This week Maxta completed its staged emergence from stealth mode and launched its first product – the Maxta Storage... Read More »

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Client Server News

Headlines – Issue No. 1006 (November 18-22, 2013) November 14, 2013 Pivotal Claims To Deliver a ‘New Platform for a New Era’ AWS Joins the VDI Mob EMC Finally Goes All-Flash NetApp Sues Nimble Storage Maxta Spells Death to Storage Arrays &... Read More »

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Interview with Yoram Novick, CEO of Maxta

CEO Series As a part of a larger series, I am interviewing CEOs that lead companies in the field of Storage, Virtualization and Networking. What developments in the market did they see that inspired them to build their company? How will the market... Read More »

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Storage Startups to Watch in 2014

What’s going on in data storage? Posted on November 15, 2013 By Drew Robb What’s going on in data storage? All of a sudden we have a whole new batch of hot startups threatening to disrupt the space. Things haven’t been this active... Read More »

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Newcomer Maxta Exits Stealth to Converge Compute, Storage

eWEEK  By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2013-11-13   Storage newcomer Maxta came out of stealth mode Nov. 12 with a new software-defined platform that mashes virtualized and physical storage into one single-pool view. That in itself isn’t necessarily news, because virtualization by definition provides single... Read More »

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Maxta Creates Virtual Pools for Storage on the Server

ITBusinessEdge   Mike Vizard  |   IT UNMASKED    |  13 NOV, 2013 In an era where it’s become increasingly practical to make use of storage resources that are tightly coupled to virtual machines running on servers, Maxta wants to finally force the issue.... Read More »

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Venture capital deals

Maxta, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based developer of a virtualization-centric storage platform, has raised $10 million in VC funding from Andreessen Horowitz. Read More »

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Maxta Breaks The Code For Integrating Storage And Compute

IT-TNA November 12, 2013 By Steve Wexler It seems everybody wants to come to the software-defined storage (SDS or SDDS – software defined data storage) party, from established vendors like EMC (ViPR) and IBM (Storwize), to start-ups like Primary Data, Coho Data and the latest stealth entrant, Maxta. While... Read More »

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Maxta Exits Stealth With Software Solution Tying Virtualized Environments To Clustered Storage

CRN By Joseph F. Kovar November 12, 2013    7:23 PM ET   Converged infrastructure technology developer Maxta on Tuesday came out of stealth mode with the unveiling of software the company said eliminates the need for storage arrays in virtualized data centers.... Read More »

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Maxta Exits Stealth with MxSP Storage Software

INFOSTOR Posted on November 12, 2013 By Pedro Hernandez Maxta today shed its stealthy trappings to officially announce an enterprise software storage product that gives servers that are tasked with handling virtual workloads a high performance alternative traditional storage area networks (SANs). The... Read More »

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Maxta comes out with software-only, hyper-converged storage

TechTarget Dave RaffoPublished: 12 Nov 2013 Maxta Inc. came out of stealth today with software that replaces a traditional SAN by aggregating storage and compute on standard servers into a resource pool available to virtual machines. Maxta CEO Yoram Novick said the Maxta Storage... Read More »

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Slidecast: Maxta VM-centric Storage

insideBIGDATA In this slidecast, Yoram Novick from Maxta describes the company’s new software-defined, VM-centric Storage solutions. The complexities and high costs of traditional enterprise storage are magnified in the virtual data center,” said Yoram Novick, Founder and CEO of Maxta. “After being told repeatedly... Read More »

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Andreessen Horowitz Backs Maxta, Whose Software is Eating the Storage Box

Maxta Emerges With $10M from Andreessen Horowitz for Software-Defined Storage The Wall Street Journal Deborah Gage November 12, 2013 (c) 2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Marc Andreessen has been saying for years thatsoftware is eating the world , a result... Read More »

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Maxta presents software defined storage for vSphere challenging traditional SAN/NAS. Software eats storage!

UP2V November 12, 2013 By: Marcel Van Den Berg 3 COMMENTS Software defined storage (SDS) is hot. Today Maxta came out of stealth mode and presented the world their software defined storage solution for VMware vSphere which looks like a perfect mix of VMware Virtual SAN... Read More »

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Maxta Debuts Software-Defined Storage for Virtualization

Wahl Network Posted by: Chris Wahl  November 12, 2013  in Reviews | 1 Response   The world of “software-defined storage” officially gains another player today as Maxta formally launches their company along side the flagship Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP), already Generally Available (GA). Maxta was at... Read More »

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Maxta chucks vSAN out of stealth and into El Reg review suite

MxSP promises to be as simple as you are The RegisterBy: Trevor Pott, November 12, 2013 I’ve thrown dozens of workloads at the MxSP cluster for the better part of a day. Installed the software, uninstalled the software and installed again. (All... Read More »

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Revealed: Stealthy hybrid upstart Maxta’s vSAN domination plan

Firm promises the storage moon on a stick The RegisterBy: Chris Mellor, October 23, 2013 Stealthy – well, sort-of stealthy – storage upstart Maxta aims to converge compute and storage in a virtual server world by harnessing commodity servers’ direct-attached storage to... Read More »

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Software Eats Storage

Andreessen Horowitz November 12, 2013 By: Peter Levine One of the holy grails in the storage market has been to deliver a piece of software that could eliminate the need for an external storage array. The software would provide all the capabilities... Read More »

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iStockAnalyst – Press Release

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center  Maxta eliminates the need for storage arrays PRNewswire Press Release by: Maxta Inc.Tuesday, November 12, 2013 8:35 AM SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta today... Read More »

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