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2015 was a Strong Year for Storage Venture FundingJanuary 11, 2016 · 0 Comments
Storage Venture Funding: While down from 2014, 2015 was a strong year with $1.4B in funding across 45 rounds with an average round size of $30.9M – Simplivity led with the largest round of $175M followed closely by Infinidat with $150M. Looking forward, 2016 will likely be another strong year of 40+ rounds of funding
2015 was a Record Breaking Year for Storage M&AJanuary 11, 2016 · 0 Comments
Storage M&A: 2015 was a recording breaking year in terms of total consideration that nearly reached $100B – The Dell/EMC deal at $63.1B is the largest storage related deal in history with WD/SanDisk the second largest with $19B in consideration. These two deals certainly signal the arrival of multiple storage market disruptions coming from flash, software
Q3 2015 Storage M&A and Funding ReviewOctober 12, 2015 · 0 Comments
Q3 selected highlights include: – Q3 2015 total consideration was high at $8.8B driven by $8B Carlyle/Veritas transaction and $694M Seagate/Dot Hill deal – Total deal volume was at 7 which continues the steady pace for 2015 – Q3 2015 Storage related funding cools down a bit to $288M on 12 rounds of funding.
Dell Acquires EMC for $63.1BOctober 12, 2015 · 0 Comments
An indelible mark on enterprise IT -by Brenon Daly Simon Robinson Announcing the largest tech deal since the Internet bubble burst, Dell plans to pay approximately $63.1bn for EMC. The debt-laden combination would create a sprawling IT giant with multibillion-dollar businesses in many of the primary enterprise technology markets, including storage, information security, IT services,
Q1 2015 Storage M&A and Funding HighlightsMay 13, 2015 · 0 Comments
Q1 2015 M&A was HOT with 7 deals and more than $600M in total consideration while funding started the year off strong with $363M from 9 rounds, with a continued focus on later stage start-ups. Highlights from the quarter include: – J2 Global dominates Q1 M&A representing 4 out of the 7 announced transactions -
2014 Storage Market ReviewJanuary 26, 2015 · 0 Comments
“A Record Year for Venture Funding and a Solid Year for M&A” After two strong years of venture funding and M&A in 2012 and 2013, there was general consensus that the market would cool down in 2014. After two $1B dollar venture funding years, we would see figures drop back to $800M or possibly lower.