YouTube developed Vitess because it needed to scale massive amounts of traffic.
It supports cloud storage at AWS, Microsoft, and Google, as well as object and file storage.
Avere will continue to support AWS and Google after the deal closes.
Storage revenue was up 5 percent in the quarter, with all-flash arrays growing 16 percent.
Antonio Neri will replace Whitman as CEO.
HPE acquired the technology from Nimble Storage, which it bought for $1 billion earlier this year.
The goal is to create an “information solutions” powerhouse.
Telemetry and diagnostics data are key to troubleshooting SAN fabrics.
The new all-flash storage supports the analytics engine that updates patient risk scores every night.
The update allows customers to manage, scale, and upgrade their storage needs using a single control plane.
Scality Direct is also available in a stateless version for hosting on a VM within Azure.
Late entry into the storage space allowed for a platform designed for the cloud-native environment.
Alibaba and Tencent have integrated the open source technology into their clouds.
It’s a suitcase-sized storage device on wheels.
“I am not going anywhere,” Whitman says.