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6520 Kaiser Drive
Fremont, CA, 94555
Pittsburgh Office
1501 Reedsdale Street
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA, 15233


Co-Founder , Chief Scientist & BOD
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Technology Officer
President & CEO
Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations
Board Member
Board Member
Board Member
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TOTAL $65.2M
Series E, 5/2008
Northgate Capital
Focus Ventures
Centennial Ventures
ITOCHU Corporation
Carlyle Group
Mohr Davidow Ventures
Private Equity, 1/2013
Mohr Davidow Ventures
Series F, 5/2013



Panasas is a provider of high-performance storage for the world’s most performance and data-intensive applications.

Panasas is known for their technological innovation and patents in parallel storage architecture, and is leading an industry-wide initiative to standardize an approach to these next-generation storage systems. Industry leaders worldwide are using Panasas ActiveStor storage to deliver unprecedented breakthroughs in energy exploration, financial analysis, climate modeling, manufacturing design, financial and portfolio analysis, computational fluid dynamics and physics, digital animation, genetic research, and many similar, complex applications.

Recent Milestones

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    Panasas received $25.2M in Series F funding. (5/30/13)
    Posted 6/2/13 at 9:43pm via
  • Dollar
    Panasas received $15M in Private Equity funding. (1/1/13)
    Posted 10/24/13 at 12:48am
  • Check
    Panasas added Garth Gibson as Co-Founder , Chief Scientist & BOD. (1/1/12)
    Posted 5/12/09 at 2:11am
  • Check
    Panasas added Faye Pairman as President & CEO. (1/1/10)
    Posted 7/2/12 at 1:06pm
  • Dollar
    Panasas received $25M in Series E funding. (5/18/08)
    Posted 5/12/09 at 2:18am
  • Check
    Panasas added Randy Strahan as CEO. (1/1/08)
    Posted 5/12/09 at 2:11am
  • Check
    Panasas added Garth Gibson as Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer. (1/1/99)
    Posted 8/16/13 at 8:01pm



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