Don’t Miss NG-IT’s SmartStack Event – A Date for Your Diary…

NG-IT and its partners will be shortly holding a UK event to demonstrate how organisations, large and small can take advantage of some of the mature IT offerings now available in the marketplace. The event, taking place on the 25th June in Manchester will be titled ‘SmartStack: Bringing Simplicity to a Traditionally Complex Problem’. SmartStack™ is a set of pre-validated architectures which combine best of breed technologies, allowing organisations in a variety of sectors to achieve the following results:- • enhanced productivity • reduced operational expenditure • boosts in performance and capacity Experts from NG-IT, Nimble Storage, Cisco, VMWare and...

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NG-IT Awarded SmartStack Partner of the Year 2013

Leading Nimble Storage integrator, NG-IT has acquired the prestigious SmartStack Partner of the Year 2013 Award today. NG-IT is a UK reseller for Nimble Storage, working in partnership with leading organisations such as Cisco and VMware. SmartStack™ is a set of pre-validated architectures which combine these best of breed technologies, allowing organisations large and small to reduce operational expenditure, enhance productivity and improve datacentre performance. NG-IT has been recognised for the award as a result of its success in raising the profile of SmartStack™ solutions and generating new business in multiple sectors during 2013. Clare Loveridge, Sales Director EMEA South...

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Five Nines and then some

Nimble Storage published a whitepaper recently to describe how they achieve greater than 99.999% availability but more importantly explain how they know this. High availability and reliability of a storage system is extremely important these days. There is no point in having the fastest, greatest, fully featured storage system if it’s always breaking down, needs disruptive reboots or maintenance activities to resolve issues. As workloads are consolidated and virtualised, the storage system that often underpins the servers for an entire IT service needs to be robust, because if that is compromised, then ALL of your services are down. I urge...

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The latest earnings are out and stock traders are delighted with the progress of Nimble Storage.

In its first earnings release since going public in December, Nimble disclosed $41.7 million in revenue for the quarter ending Jan. 31. That’s a 107 percent boost compared with the same period a year ago. Simon Birney, Managing Director at NG-IT commented, “This is a fantastic result for Suresh and the team, the company has been signing up more and more enterprises and is the fastest growing storage vendor in history, we are proud to be a leading contributor to their success” Although the GAAP net loss for the quarter came in at $13.2 million, 28 percent higher than the...

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Happy New Year

Happy new year and thank you to all our customers, friends and potential clients for a fantastic 2013 and here’s to 2014!

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Nimble Storage Elected Best Hybrid Flash Storage Product in 2013

Nimble Storage announced today that its Nimble Storage CS-Series Arrays has been selected as the Best Hybrid Flash Storage Product by TechTarget’s storage magazine Modern Infrastructure Magazine. The Modern Infrastructure Impact awards recognize some of the most innovative and efficient data center products and technologies. Winners are judged by the Modern Infrastructure editorial staff, in conjunction with users, readers and industry experts. The awards are segmented into eight categories, which reflect the biggest topics affecting data center professionals today. Nimble Storage was named the best product in the category against ten other hybrid flash storage products. To select the winners...

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Congratulations Nimble Storage on a successful IPO

Following its fantastic growth over the last 18 months Nimble Storage has successfully transitioned to a publicly listed company. In early trading shares were over $30, incredibly this values the company at $2billion, twice what it originally expected. This is a phenomenal achievement in such a short time and well deserved for all the hard work. Simon Birney, Managing Director at NG-IT commented “This is fantastic news, a successful IPO means even more investment in this ground breaking technology. We’ve invested heavily to position ourselves as the UK’s No.1 integrator for Nimble Storage and I want to congratulate & pass...

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0% Interest available on orders placed by 31st December 2013

Christmas has come early and we at NG-IT are pleased to announce this offer in conjunction with our already aggressive pricing on Nimble Storage. This limited time offer has been made available through one of our lending partners who have had a very successful year and quite simply want to boost their customer base by offering this end of year deal. It really is time dependant, there are no catches, and literally is gone when its gone.   Protect your capital and spread the cost of your Nimble Storage solution, or alternatively we can be creative with the payment profile...

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Public Cloud Adoption…….There’s No Rush

The media is  full of information about public and hybrid clouds, with the large companies putting a lot of marketing and emphasis on adopting the public cloud and all of its various offerings. There’s nothing wrong with this approach and it’s a strategy that favours the cloud companies that have popped up and the cloud services available from some of the established IT players.   Public clouds have their advantages; for instance, outsourcing the physical infrastructure and management of it removes a very big headache, and you can focus on using services on an elastic platform that can scale up...

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Scale out….without the Fuss.

With the release of Nimble OS 2.x, Nimble Storage have introduced Scale Out capability for their Hybrid Storage Arrays. Nimble Storage have always promoted Scale to Fit, an architecture design that allows the system to scale in the areas where it is required, be it Capacity, CPU performance or simply more Cache, effortless with no downtime. They have now gone beyond this simple scale up model to also include Scale out, making it easy to expand both capacity and performance. The scale out architecture allows the CS arrays to be joined together and managed as a ‘single’ logical device, combining...

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