[…] Object storage is the new hot, and has been for a little while. Putting together a product like FlashBlade has certainly gotten Pure into a bunch of accounts where they weren’t traditionally successful with FlashArray. It’s also given their more traditional customers a different option for tackling big data problems. Pure strike me as being fiendishly focused on delivering something special with FlashBlade, and certainly don’t appear to be slowing down when adding new features to the platform. There’s been some really cool features added, including support for 17TB blades (almost by accident) and increasing scalability to 75 blades. I’m looking forward to seeing what’s next for FlashBlade. You can read the blog post about the FlashBlade 2.0 announcement here. […]