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

A zero-to-hero story next year? One analyst thinks so.

Fusion-io Rises on Speculation It Might Be the Next Flash Company to Sell Out

After two big flash acquisitions, will Fusion be next?

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.

Fusion-io Acquires Software Firm ID7

Fusion-io now owns one of the industry’s must-haves for storage technology.


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.

With Help From Fusion-io, Facebook’s Data Centers Are Going All Flash

We don’t need no stinking hard drives.

As IBM Joins Flash Madness Club, Deal Chatter Turns to Fusion-io

Who will buy Fusion-io? No one, probably; at least not yet.

Fusion-io Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

Flash memory is going everywhere. Naturally, Fusion-io’s stock is going up.

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.

NetApp Catches “Flash Madness” in Mysterious Partnership With Fusion-io

They’ve teamed up. But that’s about all they’ll say.

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.

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:

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.