Pure Storage Expands Pure as-a-Service Offerings

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New Service Catalog offers increased granularity and transparency combined with lower entry points.

Pure Storage announced expanded Pure as-a-Service offerings in its revised Service Catalog. The new service palette is aimed at publishing transparent pricing for on-premises and hybrid cloud storage delivered as-a-Service – providing customers.

The new transsparent pricing scheme will allow customers to easily choose the right storage service level for each workload, according to Pure. In addition, the company says it is making as-a-Service more accessible by offering lower cost service tiers. They are combining this with converged storage/compute solutions to provide a seamless purchasing model for customers.

New pricing scheme offers benefits

Pure as-a-Service enables customers to optimize expenditures and eliminate technical debt, the company claims. With Pure as-a-Service, customers only pay for what they use, ensuring that organizations don’t over-provision.

The company claims that this new structure provides a subscription to innovation that can last a decade or more. It also delivers true cloud elasticity, and with the addition of the Service Catalog provides granularity of services along with the transparency that enterprises expect on-premises and in the cloud, raising the standard for future customer requirements.

“Pure as-a-Service has achieved market maturity, having been available for more than two years as the first Storage as-a-Service offering from a major vendor,” said Rob Walters, General Manager, Pure as-a-Service, Pure Storage. “With the new service catalog and expanded offerings, we are once again leading the market in delivering the flexibility and transparency that customers are looking for in subscription services to accelerate their initiatives.”

Here’s what the new service offerings and enhancements include

  • Block Service that enable customers to choose the right storage for their applications delivering simplicity and cost savings:
  • Capacity Tier provides lower commitments, decreasing the barrier to entry and enabling customers to easily scale over time. Customers can now utilize block capacity with a minimum of 200 TiB, decreasing the minimum entry point by one third. Other tiers retain their minimum commitment of 50 TiB.
  • Performance Tier to accelerate hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
  • Premium Tier to support specialized tier 1 workloads, such as containers and test/dev applications.

Staying true to the company’s partner centric approach, Pure as-a-Service is delivered 100% via partners.