There are many interesting storage startups out there. Certainly, there aren’t as many as we witnessed in the late nineties and early 2000s. But compared to previous years, we are seeing a definite upsurge in storage startups.
Here are a few of the leading ones to watch:
ClearSky is a stealth mode startup that not too much is known about. Ellen Rubin is the CEO; she was previously involved with CloudSwitch, Verizon and Netezza, the last of which she took to a successful IPO and $130 million in revenues in 2007. The company also has Lazarus Vekiarides as CTO, an original EqualLogic management member.
“Enterprise customers are looking for a new approach to storage management that eliminates the need for ongoing capital investments and the complexity of data management across the storage lifecycle,” said Rubin. “ClearSky will replace the endless treadmill of traditional storage solutions with a breakthrough approach that enables agility and innovation.”
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