Pure Storage obtains information service platform Portworx for $370M

Pure Storage obtains information service platform Portworx for $370M

Pure Storage, the public business data storage business, today announced that it has actually acquired Portworx, a well-funded start-up that supplies a cloud-native storage and data-management platform based on Kubernetes, for $370 million in money. This marks Pure Storage’s largest acquisition to date and shows how crucial this market for multicloud data services has ended up being. Existing […] “As forward-thinking enterprises adopt cloud-native strategies to advance their organization, we are thrilled to have the Portworx team and their groundbreaking technology joining us at Pure to expand our success in providing multicloud data services for Kubernetes,” said Charles Giancarlo, chairman and CEO of Pure Storage. …

Scandit raises $80M as COVID-19 drives need for contactless deliveries

Scandit raises $80M as COVID-19 drives need for contactless deliveries

Enterprise barcode scanner company Scandit has closed an $80 million Series C round, led by Silicon Valley VC company G2VP. Atomico, GV, Kreos, NGP Capital, Salesforce Ventures and Swisscom Ventures also participated in the round — — which brings its total raised to date to $123M. The Zurich-based firm offers a platform that combines computer vision […] The latest funding injection follows a $30M Series B round back in 2018. It states the brand-new financing will go on more pressing on the gas to grow in new markets, consisting of APAC and Latin America, as well as developing out its footprint and ops in North America and Europe. Commenting on the funding in a supporting declaration, Ben Kortlang, general partner at G2VP, added: “Scandit’s platform puts an enterprise-grade scanning solution in the pocket of every worker and customer without requiring legacy hardware.