MinIO exceeds one billion cumulative Docker downloads
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MinIO Inc., makers of multi-cloud object storage suite MinIO, today announced that it has surpassed one billion cumulative Docker downloads as the company sees significant growth in customer count, transaction size, and expansion. Seventy-five percent of Fortune 100 companies use MinIO, highlighting the fundamental role that open source technology plays for enterprise cloud architectures.
Achieving one billion cumulative Docker downloads represents a milestone never before achieved by a software-defined object storage company. Additionally, the adoption rate continues to accelerate, with the company seeing up to 1.3 million Docker pulls per day in 2022.
In addition to Docker milestones, MinIO recently reached its 35,000th GitHub star, placing it in the platform’s top 250 public repositories out of more than 28 million. This level of recognition in the GitHub community is typically reserved for databases and underscores MinIO’s impact on the data mart landscape. MinIO’s GitHub Star milestone is more than 3 times the next open source object store despite being 10 years younger.
Finally, the MinIO Slack community also continues to grow, with its Slack channel approaching 20,000 members.
Product-led growth is a function of the industry’s best software-defined object store, an unwavering commitment to true multi-cloud functionality, a frictionless open source strategy, and an obsession with customer success. Together, these attributes have made MinIO the leading object storage company in the market and changed the way companies think about object storage.
MinIO’s object store is the fastest in the world, with published GET/PUT throughput benchmarks exceeding 325 and 165 GiB/sec respectively on just 32 NVMe nodes. This performance has made MinIO the object store of choice for leading machine learning frameworks, analytics applications, databases, web applications, and other performance-focused workloads. The feature-rich object storage suite is available on public cloud, private cloud, and edge. This includes public cloud deployments on Google Kubernetes Engine, Amazon’s Elastic Kubernetes Service, Azure Kubernetes Service, private cloud deployments on Red Hat OpenShift, VMware Tanzu, HPE Ezmeral, SUSE Rancher in addition to millions of colo deployments and in peripheral.
“A multi-cloud architecture just makes sense for large, distributed enterprises,” said Andy Green, vice president of global infrastructure and IT operations at PRGX. “MinIO’s native Kubernetes object store is lightweight and can be stored densely on a server, making it ideal for It also allows MinIO to run anywhere and on any cloud, from edge to data center.
“Developers are the engine of value creation in the company,” said AB Perisamy, co-founder and CEO of MinIO. “By creating a product for them, we changed the storage landscape – making the appliance model obsolete, challenging legacy SAN/NAS implementations, and changing the perspective of what object storage was capable of. Developers and architects are partners in our journey and we are touched by their approval. »
After the company’s $103 million Series B round in January, which valued MinIO at over $1 billion, the company has already doubled its revenue.
“We saw early on the potential of MinIO to rethink storage with a high-performance multi-cloud solution and disrupt an uninspired legacy market with a new approach. MinIO’s power, simplicity, and ability to work anywhere – from edge to cloud – have fueled one of the most compelling product-driven growth stories in the technology space – leading to this unprecedented milestone,” said Mark Rostick, vice president and senior general manager of ‘Intel Capital.
Read Co-Founder and COO Garima Kapoor’s blog post to learn more about today’s news and how it will support MinIO’s vision of a world centered around object storage.
MinIO is a pioneer in high performance Kubernetes native object storage for multi-cloud. The software-defined Amazon S3-compatible object storage system is used by more than half of the Fortune 500. With over 1 billion Docker downloads, MinIO is the fastest growing cloud object storage company. faster and is consistently rated by industry analysts as a leader in the object space. storage. Founded in 2014, the company is backed by Intel Capital, Softbank Vision Fund 2, Dell Technologies Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, General Catalyst and key angel investors.
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