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Pure Storage, Inc.

June 27, 2012 11:00 ET

Pure Storage FlashArray Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2012) - Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, today announced that its FlashArray has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the Pure Storage FlashArray has achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/8295.

"The Pure Storage FlashArray enables virtualization to the fullest, allowing organizations to virtualize Tier 1 applications and I/O-hungry databases, as well as scale both virtual server and VDI environments to the highest consolidation ratios," said Matt Kixmoeller, VP of Product Marketing at Pure Storage. "VMware Ready™ status validates the FlashArray for demanding enterprise virtualization environments so customers can be confident that their VMware environments are optimized to run on Pure Storage."

"We are pleased that the Pure Storage FlashArray qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure, which will speed time to value within customer environments," said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

The Pure Storage FlashArray can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/8295.

About Pure Storage 
Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are 10x faster and 10x more space and power efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored. The Pure Storage FlashArray is ideal for high performance workloads, including server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, real-time analytics) and cloud computing. For more information, visit www.purestorage.com.

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