SOURCE: Virident Systems

Virident Systems

October 17, 2012 09:00 ET

Virident's FlashMAX II Honored as Gold Winner in the 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for Storage Hardware Innovations

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 17, 2012) - Virident Systems, Inc., a performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory (SCM) solutions, has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for its FlashMAX II, the second generation of Virident's industry-leading PCIe SCM solution for enterprise environments. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, innovations, case studies and product management from every major industry in the world. 

FlashMAX II features the highest capacity in a low-profile form factor, industry-leading unconditional performance and twice the performance density as the nearest competition. It also features support for VMware ESXi and VDI environments for optimal performance of virtualized desktops and applications. Specialized low-profile PCIe hardware and vFAS software combine to implement SCM within the server. Virident's SCM architecture tightly integrates flash media, hardware and software to delivery memory-class performance with storage-class capacity and persistence. Other FlashMAX II features include the industry's highest capacity (up to 2.2 terabytes) and flash-aware RAID for enhanced reliability and data availability.

More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on October 2, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges.

"This award is a testament to Virident's commitment to offering PCIe flash storage solutions that provide unconditional performance for data-intensive applications IT organizations," said Shridar Subramanian, vice president, product marketing, Virident. "FlashMAX II not only solves some of the most important and difficult storage challenges facing IT today, but also offers simplified setup and management as well as global and local wear leveling to maximize the useful life of the flash media."

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at

About Virident Systems
Virident Systems enterprise-class Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions deliver unconditional, consistent performance that supports the most data-intensive content and applications. The inherent advantage associated with this disruptive technology revolutionizes computing by speeding application response time and optimizing datacenter efficiency for new levels of ROI. Virident Systems is backed by strategic investors, Intel®, Cisco® Systems and a storage solution provider, as well as Hercules Technology Growth Capital and venture investors Globespan Capital Partners, Sequoia Capital, Mitsui Global Investments and Artiman Ventures. For more information, visit