|Traded as||NYSE: NMBL|
|Industry||Information technology, data storage, solid state drives|
|Headquarters||San Jose, California, USA|
|Key people||Varun Mehta, co-founder
Umesh Maheshwari, co-founder and CTO
Suresh Vasudevan, CEO
|Products||CS200 Series, CS 300 Series, CS400 Series, CS500 Series, and CS700 Series arrays|
Nimble Storage is a flash storage solutions company based in San Jose, California founded in early 2008. It produces hardware and software products for data storage, specifically a data storage array that uses the iSCSI protocol and includes data backup features.
The company received a total of $98 million in venture capital funding.[clarification needed] A third round of $16 million was announced in December 2010 from existing investors Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. In September 2012, Nimble Storage secured $40.7 million from existing investors including Artis Capital Management and GGV Capital.
Mehta was chief executive until March 2011, when he became vice president of engineering and Suresh Vasudevan became CEO.
Nimble Storage went public on the NYSE on December 13, 2013, under the ticker symbol NMBL.
In June 2014, Nimble Storage announced the CS700 Series Arrays and an All-Flash Shelf.
In August 2014, Nimble Storage completed an overhaul of their CS series, and added the CS300 and CS500 to their line-up. 
The Nimble CS-Series iSCSI storage array has three product lines. The CS200 Series is for midsize IT organizations or distributed sites of larger organizations, supporting workloads such as Microsoft applications, VDI, or virtual server consolidation. The CS300 Series is an upgrade to the CS200, and also ideal for midsize IT organizations or distributed sites of larger organizations. It offers the best capacity per $ for workloads like Microsoft applications, VDI, or virtual server consolidation. The CS300 delivers 1.6x more IOPS than the CS215. The CS400 Series is for mid-scale deployments or IO-intensive workloads, such as mid-scale VDI or transaction processing supported by Oracle or SQL Server. The CS500 Sereis is designed for larger-scale deployments or IO-intensive workloads, like larger-scale VDI, and Oracle or SQL Server databases, and provides the best performance and IOPS per $. The CS500 also achieves 5x the performance of the CS215. The CS700 Series is for larger-scale deployments or High IO-intensive workloads, such as large-scale VDI or transaction processing supported by Oracle or SQL Server.
- "Nimble's all-in-one storage combines primary and backup in one box". January 2011.
- "Registration Statement". Form S-1. US Securities and Exchange Commission. October 18, 2013. Retrieved November 3, 2013.
- "Nimble Storage Closes $16 Million in Over-Subscribed Series C Round of Funding". Press release. December 8, 2010.
- Joseph F. Kovar (September 10, 2012). "Nimble Storage Closes $40.7M Funding Round, Plots IPO". Computer Reseller News. Retrieved November 3, 2013.
- Christina Farr (September 10, 2012). "Nimble storage pulls in $40M as it readies for global expansion and an IPO". Venture Beat. Retrieved November 3, 2013.
- Eric Blattberg (October 18, 2013). "Data storage company Nimble Storage files for $150M IPO". Venture Beat. Retrieved November 3, 2013.
- Nimble Storage Website 
- NimbleConnect (Nimble Storage Online Community) 
- Forbes: Targeting EMC and NetApp, Nimble Storage Flashing Towards an IPO (August 2012) 
- Wall Street Journal: The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies 2012 
- Wall Street Journal: The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies 2011 
- eWeek: Nimble's CS260 SAN Appliances Are Optimized for Virtualization, Data Backup 
- CRN: A 'CASL' Within A Fortress 
- Fierce Energy: Nimble Storage dubbed "Cool Vendor" by Gartner for storage architecture 
- infoTech: Nimble Storage Sets Records with 500 Percent Jump in Quarterly Growth 
- Bloor Research: Confidence builds in Nimble's break-through technology