back to article EMC splashed a BILLION dollars buying just one flashy upstart

Top mergers and acquisitions lawyer Michael Ringler helped EMC splash a cool billion dollars buying a rack-scale flash array upstart, The Register can reveal. It was in May 2014 that EMC swooped down and bought the stealthy DSSD rack-scale flash array startup. DSSD was founded around 2010 by two top Sun engineers involved …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    That's not all

    'Moore boasted that it will have “face-melting performance” and we expect a product announcement later this year.'

    He was later heard to boast that it will have "a ball-squeezing price point" and we expect customers to faint dead away from sticker shock following the product announcement.

  2. ntevanza

    Bidding war

    I think you meant boasting war.

  3. Peter Stone


    Hmmm, From what I can see, the entry for DSSD has been deleted from the WSGR webpage you link to, someone reading El Reg perhaps & isn't happy about the attention they're getting?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    its ok the cached copy is alive and well here

  5. Quirky

    Sounds like IBMs Spectrum Scale running on GPFS but without the market and customer proven part.

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