Compuverde

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Compuverde
IndustryComputer software
Founded2008 (2008)
FounderStefan Bernbo, Christian Melander, Roger Persson
DefunctApril 2019 (2019-04)
FateAcquired by Pure Storage
SuccessorPure Storage
Headquarters,
Websitewww.compuverde.com

Compuverde AB (Compuverde) is an information technology company that specializes in computer data storage and cloud computing.

Description[edit]

Compuverde was founded by Stefan Bernbo, Christian Melander, and Roger Persson in 2008. It is headquartered in Karlskrona; in the southeastern part of Sweden.[1] It markets software-defined storage, converged storage, and unified storage platform, using computer clusters of standardized servers to store petabytes of data.[2]

The executive chairman of Compuverde is Swedish entrepreneur Mikael Blomqvist, also a board member of Blekinge Institute of Technology.[3] In 1990, Blomqvist founded the cable insulation producer Roxtec.[4][5] Compuverde is a member of the Storage Networking Industry Association trade group.[6]

In January 2012, Compuverde, Blekinge Institute of Technology and Ericsson received recognition from the Development of Knowledge and Competence (KK-stiftelsen) in Sweden for a joint venture project on big data storage and cloud computing.[7][8][9] In 2016 a product called Metro Cluster was announced for data centers.[10]

In April 2019, Compuverde entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Pure Storage for an undisclosed amount of money.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Overview of Compuverde AB". Bloomberg web site. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  2. ^ Arik Hesseldahl (August 20, 2012). "Meet Compuverde, Sweden's Answer to Big-Data Storage Problems". All Things D. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  3. ^ "Högskolestyrelse". Web site. Blekinge Institute of Technology. Retrieved March 25, 2017. (in Swedish)
  4. ^ "The Roxtec story". Promotional web site. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "Företagsbyggare investerar i molnet". February 23, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2017. (in Swedish, requires subscription)
  6. ^ "Alphabetical List of SNIA Members". SNIA web site. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "System för analys av "big data" ny forskningsprofil på BTH" (PDF). November 2, 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 3, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2017. (in Swedish)
  8. ^ Kurt Karlsson (February 22, 2012). "Telecom City och BTH förbereder sig". Sydöstran. Retrieved March 25, 2017. (in Swedish)
  9. ^ Kurt Karlsson (February 22, 2012). "En världsnyhet på väg att födas i Karlskrona". Sydöstran. Retrieved March 25, 2017. (in Swedish)
  10. ^ Koen De Jonge (November 10, 2016). "Compuverde re-invents Metro Cluster". Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  11. ^ "Pure Storage Acquisition Extends File Capabilities, Accelerates Hybrid Cloud Vision | Pure Storage". www.purestorage.com. Retrieved 2019-04-08.