Yesterday, April 17, 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the completition of its acquisition of all-flash company Nimble Storage, Inc. This exciting announcement strengthens HPE's strategy to make hybrid IT simple through software-defined infrastructure. VLCM, a partner of both HPE and Nimble, is thrilled to deliver the most comprehensive range of superior flash storage solutions in the industry across the Rocky Mountain West. 

The acquisition of Nimble strengthens HPE's leadership in Hybrid IT and: 

  •   Expands HPE’s position in the high-growth flash storage market, which was estimated to be approximately $15 billion in 2016 and nearly $20 billion by 2020, with the all-flash segment growing at a nearly 17 percent compound annual growth rate.
  •   Creates a comprehensive, leading-edge storage portfolio by bringing together Nimble’s predictive flash offerings for the entry to midrange segments with HPE’s scalable midrange to high-end 3PAR solutions, SimpliVity solutions and affordable MSA products.
  •   Accelerates Nimble’s growth momentum by bringing together complementary product portfolios and leveraging HPE’s expansive go-to-market capability, partner ecosystem and leading server platform.

“This deal, in combination with our recent acquisitions, helps deliver on our vision of making Hybrid IT simple for our customers,” said Antonio Neri, EVP and GM, Enterprise Group, HPE. “Through these strategic investments, we are continuing to strengthen and deepen our portfolio of next generation, software-defined, differentiated solutions that meet the new challenges our customers are facing.”

You can learn more about Nimble, and the HPE acquisition at our Guardians of the IT Galaxy event on May 4.