Storage upstarts come out of stealth.
Every year brings the IT industry a new bumper crop of storage startups. Some will disappear quickly, some will disappear painfully, some will get acquired and see their technology's future out of their control. And a lucky few will survive to become important storage technology pioneers and leaders in their own right.
The year 2015 has been no exception.
CEO: Ellen Rubin
ClearSky Data, which in August came out of stealth, combines the performance of local primary storage with cloud storage scalability and flexibility, delivering pools of storage with low latency from local points of presence, according to the company. The Boston-based software developer in November unveiled a B-round of funding, which includes investment from its first strategic investor, Akamai Technologies.