|[January 06, 2014]
High Moon Studios Wins Storage Visions Conference Award with Violin Maestro Memory Appliance
LAS VEGAS & SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Memory (NYSE: VMEM), a leader in persistent memory-based storage
solutions, announced its Maestro Memory Appliance was used by High
Moon Studios to win the Storage
Visions Visionary End User Award for High Performance Storage
Application. The media and entertainment market is known for its
demanding application and storage environments, and Violin Memory is
proud to have assisted High Moon Studios in achieving this recognition.
High Moon Studios creates high-performance games, and was awarded for
its use of the Violin Memory Maestro Memory Appliance to accelerate
legacy storage to new heights. Using Maestro, High Moon Studios created
a 100,000 IOPS storage system in its SAN fabric to accelerate business
performance. The company installed a Maestro Memory Appliance as a "bump
in the wire" in its Fibre Channel SAN fabric. This allowed the IT staff
to monitor the I/O traffic without disrupting ongoing software builds.
The performance boost from Maestro cut the software build times down by
nine times, enabling the studio's IT department to exceed its service
"Getting the most from our game developers is key to our success," said
Dan Mulkiewicz, IT director at High Moon Studios. "Violin Memory Maestro
accelerated our turnaround, allowing more software builds in a given
time, leading to greater programmer productivity."
"High Moon Studios exemplifies the business impact of high performance
storage," said Narayan Venkat, VP of product management at Violin
Memory. "Violin Memory is delighted to enhance their business
productivity with Maestro acceleration."
The Storage Visions conference recognizes and educates attendees on the
latest trends in storage as well as how leading companies are
implementing storage advances to improve their business. The Storage
Vision awards are based on leadership in products and implementation of
storage. The Visionary En User Award recognizes the innovative use of
storage solutions for high performance applications.
Maestro Memory Appliance:
Delivers more than 1 million IOPS
Accelerates up to 160TB of legacy disk
Provides I/O access with latency measured in microseconds
Plugs into existing Storage Area Networks non-disruptively
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About Violin Memory, Inc.
Violin Memory enables businesses to access real-time information by
delivering memory-based storage solutions that close the compute storage
gap. Named by Gartner (News - Alert) Inc. as the market share leader in flash-based
storage systems, Violin Memory brings storage performance in-line with
demanding, high-speed applications, servers and networks at disk
economics. Violin Memory solutions are optimized from the ground up to
leverage the inherent capabilities of flash memory, enabling performance
of memory at compelling economics for business-critical applications,
virtualized environments and big data in enterprise data centers.
Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Santa Clara,
California. For more information, visit�http://www.vmem.com.
About the Storage Visions Conference
Storage Visions is the place where you will meet and hear from the
innovators driving this technology forward! Tom Coughlin, founder and
Conference Chair of the Storage Visions Conference, created a forum to
highlight developments in the storage industry and recognize their
impact on demanding business environments. In addition, there are
keynote, breakout sessions and exhibits on a wide variety of storage
topics. Attendees will come from companies engaged in every facet of
technology: consumer electronics, media and entertainment, enterprise
storage suppliers and customers, storage device manufacturers, storage
system builders, and storage users, as well as extensive press coverage.
To learn more go to: www.storagevisions.com.
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