About Paula Long

Paula Long is the CEO and co-founder of DataGravity. She previously co-founded storage provider EqualLogic, which was acquired by Dell for $1.4 billion in 2008. She remained at Dell as vice president of storage until 2010. Prior to EqualLogic, she served in engineering management positions at Allaire Corporation and oversaw the ClusterCATS product line at Bright Tiger Technologies. She is a graduate of Westfield State College.

DataGravity Intellectual Property Innovates Storage

December 2nd, 2014|Data storage|

DataGravity was recently granted its first patent for our “System and Method of Data Intelligent Storage.” I smiled when I saw that the patent was granted for a few reasons: The patent granting happened really fast – at least in the world of patents – [...]

WIST FIRST: The Diverse Places Computer Science Can Take You

November 21st, 2014|Events|

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel for a WIST FIRST event at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Manchester. WIST stands for Women in Science & Technology Forum, and the audience was made of up of high schools students (freshmen to [...]

Feeding My Inner Nerd…

October 16th, 2014|Events|

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the HackMIT event.  I’d like to say it was as a team member, but those days are behind me (at least for now). I did however, have the unexpected honor of being able to assist in the [...]

When Ordinary Acts Become Milestones

October 6th, 2014|Product announcements|

John Joseph and I started DataGravity with a simple idea: primary storage should take responsibility for protecting itself, and inform companies about the value and risks in their unstructured data. The solution needed to be simple to use, and the capabilities native to a company’s [...]

3 Questions with DataGravity Co-founder Paula Long

August 13th, 2014|Data storage|

Where did the idea for DataGravity come from? The vision is really clear, the realization of the vision is really hard since it needs a new storage architecture to be successful.  When you think about it, at the point of storage is the perfect place [...]

Why talented people get hooked on startup life

January 28th, 2014|Data management|

  When people talk about what it’s like to work for an emerging company, they often use a lot of construction-oriented language. “We’re building from the ground up,” they’ll say, or “we’re reframing our market space.” These allusions make a lot of sense. People sign [...]

What does the new funding mean for DataGravity?

January 29th, 2013|Data storage|

When an emerging company puts out news about funding, sometimes it can be hard for the market to see the story behind the number. Today, we announced that Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) led a $30 million series B financing round for DataGravity. That’s the news. The [...]