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August 26, 2015 09:00 ET

Nimble Storage to Lead Industry Dialogue at VMworld 2015

Senior Executives and Customers to Discuss Integrated Infrastructure Solutions for the Enterprise Data Center, and How to Realize the Full Benefits of Storage Consolidation

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2015) - Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), the flash storage solutions company, today announced it will be exhibiting and leading industry dialogue at VMworld 2015, taking place August 30 - September 3 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. At VMworld, Nimble will be underscoring the importance of storage consolidation in virtualized environments -- helping enterprise customers and prospects to optimize application workloads, lower costs, and increase IT productivity that ultimately enable seamless scale and growth. Nimble will be showcasing the full capabilities of the Adaptive Flash platform, including the recently announced enterprise-grade features, at booth #1705.

As global enterprises become increasingly virtualized, challenges still remain in achieving the 'last mile' of virtualization with a single storage architecture capable of consolidating enterprise-wide applications and workloads. Since unveiling the Adaptive Flash platform in June 2014, Nimble has further enabled enterprise IT organizations to deploy a single storage architecture that dynamically caters to the needs of enterprise-wide workloads across performance, capacity, availability, scalability, and data protection -- delivering the full potential and benefits of storage consolidation for virtualized environments. Enterprise-grade capabilities within the Nimble Adaptive Flash platform allow organizations to meet varying service level agreements, reduce costs, and gain greater business agility and responsiveness. Recent enhancements include the ability to deliver an all-flash service level for applications with stringent requirements around responsiveness, an auto-flash service level for mainstream applications, and a disk-only service level for applications requiring low-cost capacity. In addition, InfoSight, a cloud-connected management and support engine now features VMvision, delivering visibility through host, network, and storage layers to proactively identify and performance issues on a per-VM basis.

Attendees can learn more about the Nimble Adaptive Flash platform and enterprise-grade storage solutions by attending the following sessions:

SDDC6246-SPO - Next-generation integrated infrastructure: A panel discussion
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 
Three Nimble customers will join the company's Sheldon D'Paiva to discuss the approaches, strategies and benefits of choosing an integrated storage architecture. 

STO6286-SPO - Storage Foundations for a Flexible Datacenter
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Nimble's Vice President of Engineering, Varun Mehta, will expand on how recent innovations are driving change in data center infrastructure, specifically flash and disk hybrid storage systems, all-flash systems, converged compute and storage systems, and hyper-converged systems. During the session, he will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each platform and which is the right choice for today's data center. He will also focus on the foundation for the modern data center, and the underlying storage technologies that can serve as the foundation for core data center workloads, and how to enable flexibility and agility for the data center in order to keep pace with changing business requirements.

VAPP6681-SPO - Storage Upstarts: More than a "Flash" in the Pan
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storage veteran, industry analyst and freelance journalist Howard Marks will lead an interactive panel discussion with seven storage vendors, including Nimble Storage, to highlight the changes and innovations in the storage market. Marks will moderate the discussion by highlighting new architectures and advanced technologies. He, and the participating vendors, will discuss how the industry is changing the way organizations use and interact with storage, specifically highlighting new service oriented architectures, improved storage implementation and management technologies.

VMworld conference attendees visiting the Nimble booth will have the chance to win $100 Visa gift cards through a raffle and "Cash in a Flash" contest.

For information about the Nimble Storage Adaptive Flash platform, visit www.nimblestorage.com/consolidation.

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About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) is redefining the storage market with its Adaptive Flash platform. Nimble's flash storage solutions enable the consolidation of all workloads and eliminate storage silos by providing enterprises with significant improvements in application performance and storage capacity. At the same time, Nimble delivers superior data protection, while simplifying business operations and lowering costs. At the core of the Adaptive Flash platform is the patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture and InfoSight, an automated cloud-based management and support system that maintains storage system peak health. More than 6,200 enterprises, governments, and service providers have deployed Nimble's flash storage solutions across more than 50 countries. For more information about Nimble Storage, visit www.nimblestorage.com and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage.

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