SOURCE: Violin Memory, Inc.

Violin Memory, Inc.

October 08, 2015 12:00 ET

Top Broadband Communications and Global Services Companies Serving Millions of Customers Deploy Violin Flash Storage Platform™

Existing Violin Customers Add FSP to Scale Their Businesses and Grow their Customer Base

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - October 08, 2015) - Violin Memory®, Inc. (NYSE: VMEM) a global pioneer of award-winning all flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, today announced that a top broadband communications company and a global mobile services company have deployed Violin's Flash Storage Platform™ (FSP) in their enterprise data center environments.

Both companies have previously deployed Violin All Flash Array solutions and are adding Violin's FSP to consolidate and simplify their primary storage data center workloads to achieve significant performance improvements, and take advantage of proven OPEX savings including power, cooling and floor space.

As a top broadband communications company serving nearly seven million customers, this Violin customer needed predictable and sustained performance with scalability for customer growth. Violin's 7700 FSP was designed specifically to meet the demands for ultra-high levels of reliability and availability with zero down time and zero data loss which made it an ideal solution to help this customer deliver customer satisfaction, realize OPEX savings and remain competitive.

Delivering mobile services to more than six million customers meant this Violin global customer needed to provide exemplary customer service and support to remain competitive. Implementing Violin's 7300 FSP meant the company could more effectively manage a large production Oracle database and re-launch a customer service application resulting in high customer service satisfaction. In addition, the Violin 7300 FSP enabled the customer to more efficiently manage their online billing applications and gain insight to more effectively manage their business.

"Large IT operations in the biggest companies around the world recognize the performance and value advantages of moving primary storage applications to flash. At the same time, they also recognize the need to integrate flash solutions that are designed specifically to meet a wide range of enterprise applications today and can scale to meet future requirements as well," said Kevin DeNuccio, chief executive officer, Violin Memory. "We continue to work closely with our customers to maximize the business value of flash storage in their unique global business environments."

Violin FSP optimized solutions transform the speed of business, combining a wide variety of comprehensive enterprise class data services that encompass data protection, storage efficiency and business continuity with performance and density under a dual-everything Flash Fabric Architecture™. Leading brands can integrate Violin's optimized FSP technologies to lower the acquisition cost and total cost of ownership (TCO).

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About Violin Memory

Business in a Flash. Violin Memory, the industry pioneer in All Flash Arrays, is the agile innovator, transforming the speed of business with enterprise-grade data services software on its leadership Flash Storage Platforms™. Violin Concerto™ OS 7 delivers complete data protection and data reduction services and consistent high performance in a storage operating system fully integrated with Violin's patented Flash Fabric Architecture™ for cloud, enterprise and virtualized business and mission-critical storage applications. Violin Flash Storage Platforms are designed for primary storage applications at costs below traditional hard disk arrays and accelerate breakthrough CAPEX and OPEX savings while helping customers build the next generation data center. Violin Flash Storage Platforms and All Flash Arrays enhance business agility while revolutionizing data center economics. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Visit Violin Memory at www.violin-memory.com and follow us @twitter.com/violinmemory

Violin Memory Forward-looking Statement

This public announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding potential technology, business and financial benefits to customers resulting from the use of Violin Memory's products, and Violin Memory's business plans and strategy. There are a significant number of risks and uncertainties that could affect Violin Memory's business performance and financial results, including those set forth under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in Violin Memory's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, which was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and which is available on the Violin Memory's investor relations website at investor.violin-memory.com and on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this public announcement are based on information available to Violin Memory as of the date hereof, and Violin Memory does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

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