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Isilon Systems

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Acq - P2P | Acquired

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About Isilon Systems

Isilon provides intelligent clustered storage systems for digital content. It offers storage systems for storing and managing file-based data. It serves media and entertainment, life sciences, oil and gas industries, and more. It was founded in 2001 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Headquarters Location

220 W. Mercer Street

Seattle, Washington, 98119,

United States


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Isilon Systems Patents

Isilon Systems has filed 25 patents.

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Data management, Database management systems, NoSQL, Free database management systems, Databases


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Data management, Database management systems, NoSQL, Free database management systems, Databases



Latest Isilon Systems News

Biotech industry leaders share cautious optimism for 2023 amid downturn and layoffs

Dec 27, 2022

(Absci Photo)Sujal Patel has been here before. He weathered the 2009 recession as CEO of Isilon Systems, coming out the other end to sell his company the next year for $2.25 billion. He’s now CEO of Nautilus Biotechnology, and he’s not taking any big chances in the current economic downturn. (Nautilus Photo) “As…

Isilon Systems Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Isilon Systems founded?

    Isilon Systems was founded in 2001.

  • Where is Isilon Systems's headquarters?

    Isilon Systems's headquarters is located at 220 W. Mercer Street, Seattle.

  • What is Isilon Systems's latest funding round?

    Isilon Systems's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • How much did Isilon Systems raise?

    Isilon Systems raised a total of $69.87M.

  • Who are the investors of Isilon Systems?

    Investors of Isilon Systems include Dell EMC, Madrona Venture Group, Atlas Venture, Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital and 5 more.

  • Who are Isilon Systems's competitors?

    Competitors of Isilon Systems include Qumulo and 1 more.

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VAST Data offer a range of information technology (IT) infrastructure solutions. Its exabyte-scale universal storage system is built entirely from high-performance flash media that offers high-speed memory writing and reading services. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in New York, New York.

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Qumulo, headquartered in Seattle, has developed data-aware scale-out NAS, which enables enterprises to manage and store enormous numbers of digital assets by building real-time analytics directly into the file system itself. Qumulo Core is a software-only solution designed to leverage the price/performance of commodity hardware coupled with the modern technologies of flash, virtualization, and cloud.


ParaScale is headquartered in Silicon Valley and is the leader in cloud storage software that enables enterprises and service providers to easily deploy storage cloud service offerings or NAS pools. As a software-only solution that can be downloaded from the web and applied to any standard Linux platform, ParaScale Cloud Storage enables hundreds of commodity servers to be clustered together to deliver file storage that easily scales capacity and performance independently and economically. The ParaScale Cloud Storage (PCS) technology aggregates multiple standard Linux servers to present a single, highly scalable, virtual file-storage appliance, accessible via file access protocols like CIFS, NFS, HTTP, FTP and WebDAV. In June 2010, Parascale was shuttered after being unable to raise financing. In August 2010, Hitachi Data Systems purchased the intellectual property assets of Parascale as part of a court-administered asset sale of the company.


IBRIX is a leading provider of enterprise-class file serving software that includes data protection, high-availability features and data management services for extreme scale-out, cloud and high-performance computing deployments. Logo provides hyper-automation, app-aware storage, and data management to enable data and network-centric applications to be deployed in minutes. The platform improves developer productivity, reduces operational complexity, and improves resource utilization. On February 28th, 2022, was acquired by Rakuten Symphony.'s valuation and other terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Gluster is an open source clustered file system that runs on commodity off-the-shelf hardware, delivering multiple times the scalability and performance of conventional storage at a lesser cost.

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