SOURCE: Violin Memory, Inc.

Violin Memory, Inc.

July 21, 2016 06:00 ET

Mirantis OpenStack Certification Enables Businesses With Private and Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures to Utilize Violin Memory Flash Storage Platform

Certification Allows More Businesses to Reap the Benefits of Flash Storage Performance for Cloud Services

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - July 21, 2016) - Violin Memory®, Inc., (NYSE: VMEM), a global pioneer of award-winning all flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, today announced the company has obtained Mirantis Certification for OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder) that will give businesses and service providers the ability to leverage Violin's Flash Storage Platform™ (FSP) in both private and hybrid cloud computing environments. The company's commitment to use of cloud by the enterprise is evidenced by this latest certification, which will impact and benefit the businesses that are part of one of the largest distributions of OpenStack in the market: the Mirantis user base.

This certification ensures that Violin's FSP has been tested and is supported for use with this commercial distribution to provide consistent low latency, high performance and compatibility.

As a leading OpenStack distribution, the Mirantis platform has become a key platform on which many businesses have built private and hybrid cloud computing environments to support Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

"Through our compatibility with OpenStack and Mirantis, Violin continues to fulfill its ongoing promise to support a growing customer base of cloud service providers and enterprises deploying private and hybrid clouds," said Sudhir Prasad, Senior Director, Product Management. "This certification will allow businesses to leverage the high-performing capabilities of Violin's Flash Storage Platform."

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Be Instrumental. Violin Memory, the industry pioneer in All Flash Arrays, is revolutionizing how businesses operate and by enabling IT to Be Instrumental to the organization by through unlocking the power of data. The consistent high-throughput and predictable low latency showcased by the Flash Storage Platform™ is combined with Concerto™ OS 7, a fully integrated storage operating system that enables complete data protection, business continuity, and data reduction services. Violin Memory's innovative single storage platform solution delivers transformative performance for cloud, enterprise, virtualized business and mission-critical storage applications. The Violin Flash Storage Platform is designed to consolidate high performance and primary storage workloads onto a flexible, uniquely scalable solution called Scale Smart™ while achieving substantive CAPEX and OPEX savings. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @ViolinMemory.

Violin Memory Forward-looking Statements

This public announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements with respect to the following: the ability of customers to leverage Violin Memory's FSP in private and hybrid cloud computing environments; the potential impact upon and benefits to the Mirantis user base resulting from the certification; Violin Memory's ability to support a growing customer base of cloud service providers and enterprises deploying private and hybrid clouds; the potential benefits to Violin Memory's customers resulting from the certification; and Violin Memory's business plans and strategy. There are a significant number of risks and uncertainties that could affect Violin Memory's business performance and financial results, including those set forth under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in Violin Memory's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017, which was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and which is available on the Violin Memory's investor relations website at and on the SEC's website at All forward-looking statements in this public announcement are based on information available to Violin Memory as of the date hereof, and Violin Memory does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

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