You forgot to mention the article is a French Newspaper that has had translation done on the interview
If you read the comments in Chuck Hollis' blog, it gets more entertaining.
1. The CEO Axxana says he had the same experience
2. The writer of the article can't figure out how to post comments to an online blog
3. The editor of the article can't help but douche up the whole thing even more by telling Chuck Hollis he should have e-mailed instead of blogged when the article didn't bother to confirm in the first place his translation was correct
For those who don't know, the noted blogger Chuck Hollis refers to is Robin Harris, who wrote this:
where you can see "General Product" in 1H2013 turns into won't ship till 2H and other logical jumps from a guy who open hates EMC and is paid to write for several of the smaller flash outfits.
Frankly, nobody innovates anymore. IBM bought Texas Ram SAN, HP bought 3PAR, Dell bought who cares, NetApp buys companies and takes 8 years if its software and kills it if it's hardware. The worse thing is that all of these startups are basically the same people, who don't want to become part of the big corporation so they take their buyout and start something new.....that basically is same as their previous startup. We had the folks in from companies bought by Dell with their new product, so new that they hadn't had a drive failure yet, but with their "new" "compelling" product where they stuck fusion io cards into a server and attached some jbod. It takes the bigger companies taking ideas from a few startups and combining them into a disruptive product.