Shane Robison Is Working on an Extreme Makeover at Fusion-io

A zero-to-hero story next year? One analyst thinks so.
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Fusion-io Rises on Speculation It Might Be the Next Flash Company to Sell Out

After two big flash acquisitions, will Fusion be next?
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Former HP Exec Shane Robison Named CEO of Fusion-io

An unexpected shake-up.
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Fusion-io Names Pankaj Mehra as New CTO

Fusion-io today named Pankaj Mehra as its new chief technology officer. Mehra has been an adviser to the company’s prior CTO, Neil Carson, in recent months. He is a former distinguished technologist at Hewlett-Packard, and also ran HP Labs Russia. He got to HP by way of its 2002 acquisition of Compaq, where he had worked on persistent-memory technology.

Why Are Fusion-io Shares Up So Much Today? Flash Madness, Naturally.

A new Facebook data center, plus other stuff.
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Fusion-io Acquires Software Firm ID7

Fusion-io now owns one of the industry’s must-haves for storage technology.
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Fusion-io Falls 12% on Apple, Facebook Order Delays

Shares of memory technology company Fusion-io Inc. fell 13% Thursday after it cut its revenue forecast due to delays in orders from Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc.

Fusion-io’s Flash Madness Slows Down as Apple and Facebook Trim Orders

Slowing down in a flash.
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With Help From Fusion-io, Facebook’s Data Centers Are Going All Flash

We don’t need no stinking hard drives.
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As IBM Joins Flash Madness Club, Deal Chatter Turns to Fusion-io

Who will buy Fusion-io? No one, probably; at least not yet.
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Fusion-io Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

Flash memory is going everywhere. Naturally, Fusion-io’s stock is going up.
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Fusion-io Has a Big Present for Woz’s Birthday

Flash memory takes another big step toward taking over the data center, and blowing up the storage array business.
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NetApp Catches “Flash Madness” in Mysterious Partnership With Fusion-io

They’ve teamed up. But that’s about all they’ll say.
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Fusion-io Brings Flash Madness to Workstations and Movies Like “Hugo”

Long focused primarily on servers, Fusion-io is now going after professional workstations, like the ones used by visual effects artists.
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Fusion-io Shares Whacked, but the Flash Madness Club Has a New Member

Fusion-io investors freak out over tighter margins. But never mind that. Fusion has a new customer: Salesforce.com
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Shares of “Flash Madness Club” Founder Fusion-io Speed Up

Shares in Fusion-io surged by more than 9 percent today. Shares have doubled since its debut five months ago, but it hasn’t been the smoothest ride.
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Flash Storage Player Fusion-io Kicks It Up a Notch With New Drive

Fusion-io, the company that went public during the summer of flash madness said today it has built a new version of its ioDrive hardware that runs substantially faster than the original. Designed to sit between conventional hard drives and the processor in a computer in order to speed up high-performance computing environments, the company says the ioDrive2 is twice as fast as the original.

Fusion-io Brings Speedy Flash to Virtual Machines

Fusion-io brings the summer of “flash madness” to virtualized computing environments, and thus to the cloud.
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Fusion-io FYQ4 Beats, FYQ1 View Tops Estimates

Enterprise data storage equipment vendor Fusion-io this afternoon reported fiscal Q4 revenue and earnings per share ahead of expectations and offered a forecast for 40% revenue growth this year.

On Opening Day, Fusion-io Rises 18 Percent

The Utah-based maker of chip-based storage technology for servers has better luck on its first day of trading than the Chinese children’s media company that also IPO’d today. Time will tell if Fusion-io can deliver on the results investors clearly expect.
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Fusion-io Opens at $25 a Share, Worth Nearly $2 Billion (Video)

Fusion-io shares debuted today with all the usual pageantry the New York Stock Exchange can offer a young company going public. Steve Wozniak even showed up to ring the bell and make the first trade.
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Flash Madness Continues: Fusion-io Prices at $19 A Share

Fusion-io, the Utah-based startup that uses flash memory to make ordinary servers run faster just priced for its debut of trading at $19 a share, pushing its opening valuation close to $1.5 billion.
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Flash Madness: Fusion-io IPOs Thursday, but First Violin Raises $40M

The race by flash memory start-ups to push the technology into the data center has just begun. One, Fusion-io, goes public Thursday. Another, Violin Memory, just raised $40 million in new funding and and may also IPO this year.
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At $13 to $15 a Share, Fusion-IO Will Be Worth More Than $1 Billion

The pace is quickening on storage startup Fusion-IO’s initial public offering. An updated filing says it hopes to raise $212 million selling shares for $13 to $15 a share, pushing its valuation near $1.2 billion. Also? Apple is a big customer.

Fusion-io, Star of Enterprise Storage, Files for an IPO, Cites Facebook Relationship

Storage star Fusion-io has filed for an IPO. Its flash memory-based technology is the secret sauce in Facebook’s data centers.