SOURCE: PernixData


December 12, 2013 09:00 ET

PernixData Co-Founders Named Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40 Winners

CEO Poojan Kumar and CTO Satyam Vaghani Both Recognized as Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs to Watch

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2013) - PernixData, the leader in virtualizing server flash, today announced that both of its co-founders, Poojan Kumar and Satyam Vaghani, have been named to Silicon Valley Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list. The annual list highlights Silicon Valley's top stars under the age of 40 in every industry who have significantly impacted the business world with their startups.

PernixData was founded by Kumar and Vaghani in early 2012 to address storage performance issues in virtual data centers. The company's flagship product, PernixData FVP™, is the industry's first Flash Hypervisor. By virtualizing all server side flash into a clustered acceleration tier, FVP enables IT administrators to quickly, easily and cost-effectively scale-out storage performance completely independent of storage capacity. The result is unprecedented read and write performance for all virtual machines (VMs), without the need to change existing server and storage infrastructure.

Like other honorees on the Silicon Valley Business Journal list, Poojan Kumar and Satyam Vaghani are recognized for not only being visionary game-changers within the technology industry, but also positively contributing to the greater community by mentoring young businesspeople to help them realize their potential and accomplish their goals.

To view Poojan Kumar's 40 Under 40 profile, visit To watch a taped interview with Poojan, visit:

To view Satyam Vaghani's 40 Under 40 profile, visit To watch Satyam explain PernixData FVP, visit:

The full winners list will be featured in the December 13th issue of Silicon Valley Business Journal:

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About PernixData™
PernixData is fundamentally changing how storage is designed and operated in virtual data centers. The company's flagship product, PernixData FVP, virtualizes server side flash to enable scale-out storage performance that is independent of capacity. No changes are required to VMs, servers or primary storage, ensuring maximum performance of all virtualized applications in a seamless, scalable and cost-effective manner.

Based in San Jose, California, PernixData was founded by virtualization experts and backed by industry luminaries in the software space. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @PernixData.

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