Partner Spotlight: Pure Storage

Pure Storage and WWT

Modern Data Experience

WWT began our strategic relationship with Pure Storage in 2013. Since then, WWT has quickly grown to become one of Pure Storage’s largest partners.

Customers spanning service providers, media and entertainment, manufacturing and healthcare have partnered with WWT and Pure Storage to run mission-critical, core virtualization, data analytics and artificial intelligence workloads.

WWT is a proud Elite Partner, dedicated to continued growth and excellence in support of the Pure Storage business in our Advanced Technology Center (ATC), where our customers can explore Pure Storage offerings.

Working with Pure, WWT integrates technologies from other partners within the WWT ecosystem to create even more powerful storage solutions for our customers. 

These technology integrations include the NVIDIA DGX-1 and DGX-2 that we pair with Pure Storage FlashBlade as a solution for artificial intelligence and data analytics. Another solution incorporates the Cisco UCS which we integrate with FlashArray to create a converged infrastructure FlashStack solution.

Pure Storage and WWT Partnership

WWT Solutions Architect Jeff Fonke walks us through the partnership between Pure Storage and WWT, covering what solutions we have, what customers can expect when testing Pure Storage in our Flash Lab, and how Pure Storage is different.

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Modern Data Experience

WWT and Pure allow you to quickly deploy a fast, secure, scalable and easy-to-manage data platform to empower your teams. Innovate with a Modern Data Experience that helps you use more of your data, while reducing complexity and expense of managing the infrastructure behind it.​

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Pure as-a-Service

Pure as-a-Service

Pure as-a-Service is a platform for transforming an enterprise storage environment into a highly efficient storage utility. The industry’s first on-premises storage-as-a-service (STaaS) offering from a major vendor, Pure as-a-Service leverages the industry-leading, field-proven, FlashArray™and FlashBlade™ infrastructure to achieve success with peta-scale organizations and a 100% retention rate.

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Pure Storage in the ATC

Our Advanced Technology Center (ATC) is a collaborative ecosystem where customers are able to explore how Pure Storage fits into integrated architectural solutions that further accelerate their digital transformation. The ATC, itself a software-defined next-generation data center, helps customers explore and prove out any Pure Storage technology, including:​

  • Pure FlashArray //M Series​
  • Pure FlashArray //X Series​
  • Pure FlashArray //C Series​
  • Pure FlashBlade​
  • Integrations with vRealize Automation, Veeam and others

Pure Storage Labs

Pure Storage FlashArray

This lab can be launched to gain access to the Purity Operating system on several flash array systems including FlashArray //X70 and FlashArray //X90R2

Pure Storage FlashBlade

This lab demonstrates the leading features of Purity including WebUI Simplicity, Purity FB, Purity FB CLI and host connectivity using 40Gb Ethernet

Cloud Block Store for AWS - Pure Storage

This lab allows customers to experience Pure Cloud Block Store. In addition to gaining an understanding of CBS, customers can use WWT's IO-Gen tool developed in Ansible to provision EC2 hosts, attach iSCSI storage to those hosts and run synthetic benchmarks on the CBS platform.

To learn more about our Pure Storage capabilities, speak with an expert or to take advantage of what we have in our labs, please complete our Contact Us form.

Pure Storage Proofs of Concept 

  • Virtualization - General Virtual Infrastructure and Virtual Desktop
  • Databases - Oracle & SQL
  • IaaS - OpenStack
  • General Purpose - Block, File
  • Data Protection


WWT holds many certifications from Pure including:

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Pure Storage Technical Architect

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Pure Storage Foundations

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FlashArray Install Trained and Accredited

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FlashStack Technical Accreditation

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Sales Accreditation

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Pure Implementation Engineer


Pure Partner Program - Elite
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