Several Recent SDS Acquisitions Reinforce Age-Old High Tech Startup Adage

By Eric Burgener – August 2, 2017
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Some recent acquisitions in the SDS market - Nutanix bought PernixData and Red Hat bought Permabit - highlight a cautionary adage I often heard when working with venture capitalists in the past. When evaluating the future prospects of a funding opportunity, VCs want to understand whether a new business idea is a standalone product or is really just a feature that will quickly be integrated into a platform (presumably owned and shipped by someone else).


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