SOURCE: PernixData


January 28, 2014 09:00 ET

PernixData Named to Forbes' 2014 "America's Most Promising Companies" List

Forbes Recognition Is Latest in a String of High Profile Accolades Identifying PernixData as a Major Disruptor in the Storage Space

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2014) - PernixData, the leader in virtualizing server flash, today announced that the company has been named on Forbes' 2014 "America's Most Promising Companies" list. The third annual list is a ranking of the top emerging companies in America today, based on sales and hiring growth, product strength, quality of management teams and investors, market opportunity, notable customers and strategic partnerships.

"We are thrilled to be named one of America's most promising companies by such a highly respected publication as Forbes," said Poojan Kumar, co-founder and CEO of PernixData. "This most recent accolade is another huge validation of our company and technology, underscoring the revolutionary effect that our flash hypervisor software is having on the storage market."

Over the past six months, PernixData has been awarded several key industry distinctions, including 'Technology of the Year' by InfoWorld, 'Editors Choice' by InfoWorld's Test Center, two 'Best New Product' awards at VMworld 2013, Bright Idea Impact Award from Modern Infrastructure Magazine (Techtarget), two Silicon Valley Business Journal 40 Under 40  awards, 'Coolest Emerging Tech Vendor' by CRN Magazine, and 'Top 10 Coolest Storage Companies' by CRN.

PernixData was founded 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.

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About PernixData™
PernixData is fundamentally changing how storage is designed and operated in virtual data centers. The company's flagship software 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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