This week, one company sought the approval of Wall Street, another passed advanced testing, and a third issued a reminder to use approved parts in Intel motherboards.
Nimble Storage goes public
Nimble Storage Inc., which specializes in flash-optimized hybrid storage solutions, announced its initial public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $21 per share. Nimble uses flash and hard disk drive (HDD) technology, combined with controllers, to simplify storage solutions. (See video below.) The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on December 13, 2013, under the symbol "NMBL."
According to the San Jose Mercury News, Nimble stock actually opened Friday morning at $31.10 on the New York Stock Exchange, and, by 10:30 a.m. PT, shares had sold in a range from $29.56 to $32.49.
Legacy Electronics DDR3 pass test for Robust Box PCs
Computer Memory Test Labs (CMTL) announced that Legacy Electronics 2 GB and 4 GB DDR3 high-temp industrial rated SO-DIMMs passed the CMTL Advanced Tested process on Arbor Solutions FPC-7502 Robust Box PC with Intel Socket G Core i5/i7 designed to meet the requirements of controllers, thin clients, and other appliance users. The CMTL advanced test process certifies compatibility in a particular motherboard using a variety of processors and chipsets to ensure compatibility.
CMTL warns: use Intel-approved memory on Intel motherboard
CMTL announced its advice that Intel motherboard and system integrators only buy Intel-approved memory modules. The organization warns that modules not Intel-approved may have fail-in programming or functionality, and may not have a locked-down bill of materials.
— Janine Love , UBM Tech