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Nimble Storage

May 06, 2013 06:00 ET

Nimble Storage Selected as One of the 2013 OnDemand Top 100 Winners in the Cloud Infrastructure Category

Recognized by AlwaysOn as One of the Most Promising Private Companies in On-Demand, Cloud and SaaS

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Nimble Storage, the leading provider of flash-optimized hybrid storage solutions, today announced it was selected by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners in the Cloud Infrastructure category. Nimble Storage was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership among peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.

"The world of the cloud is beginning to live up to its promise of expanding and enhancing almost every sector of the technology world. Public, private and hybrid, the cloud infrastructure companies that can provide the most robust, always-on performance are the ones that are propelling us into a completely new digital age," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's OnDemand 100 winners represent the companies that are not only providing the space to develop daring, indispensible applications for a growing and increasingly mobile universe, but they're also making sure that everyone has their information, data, media and apps whenever and wherever they happen to be."

The OnDemand 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team, along with industry experts across the globe and partners at KPMG, Bridge Bank, General Catalyst Partners, Menlo Ventures, GSV Capital, Mayfield Fund, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Intel Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Azure Capital, Allegis Capital, Venrock, InterWest Partners, Illuminate Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, AT&T, Jafco Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners, Oak Investment Partners, Greylock Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, searched through the entrepreneurial ecosystem to find the top 100 private companies that are disrupting the entire computing paradigm. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.

"It is an honor to be recognized for innovation as well as our ability to execute in today's market. Our customer success is validation that our innovative thinking is not just a lofty idea, but its practical implementation provides unprecedented benefits around efficiency, performance and simplicity," said Suresh Vasudevan, CEO of Nimble Storage. "Organizations, both mid-market and enterprise, are quickly realizing the value of our flash-optimized hybrid storage arrays and scale-to-fit architecture to build both public and private clouds. Being named to this list is a tremendous honor for us and we thank the judges for their recognition."

Nimble Storage will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnDemand event on May 20-21 at Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto, Calif. This two-day exclusive event treats attendees to a high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the SaaS, cloud, on-demand and mobile enterprise sectors.

A full list of the OnDemand 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage believes enterprises should not have to compromise on performance, capacity, ease of use, or price. Nimble has developed the first hybrid storage architecture engineered from the ground up to seamlessly integrate flash and high-capacity drives. Our customers enjoy as much as 10x faster application performance, enhanced backup and disaster recovery, and stress-free operations -- all while lowering their TCO. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a global network of world-class channel partners. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage.

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