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TMCNet:  PernixData Gains Widespread Recognition by CRN as a Top Storage and Virtualization Company

[February 10, 2014]

PernixData Gains Widespread Recognition by CRN as a Top Storage and Virtualization Company

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/10/14 -- PernixData, the leader in virtualizing server flash, today announced that the company has been recognized by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, for five separate distinctions in the last six months. These awards underscore the profound impact that PernixData FVP, the first flash hypervisor, is having on today's storage market and they emphasize PernixData's steadfast commitment to channel partners worldwide.

Since first shipping FVP in August 2013, PernixData has been honored by CRN in the following ways: Data Center 100 annual list, featuring technology vendors whose solutions are vital for powering today's data center 10 Coolest Storage Companies of 2013 10 Coolest Virtualization Companies of 2013 10 Coolest Startups of 2013 Coolest Emerging Virtualization Vendor These awards come on the heels of numerous other industry accolades for PernixData, which include Forbes 2014 Most Promising Company, InfoWorld 2014 Technology of the Year, and two Best New Product Awards at VMworld 2013.

"We are pleased that PernixData is consistently recognized as a leading data center software company with an extremely channel friendly solution," said Jeff Aaron, vice president of marketing at PernixData. "Our unique way of solving storage performance bottlenecks in virtual data centers really appeals to solutions providers with a 'think outside the storage box' mentality. To that end, we are fortunate to be working with the best storage and virtualization partners around the world." PernixData's Commitment to the ChannelPernixData FVP virtualizes server flash into a clustered acceleration tier that enables IT administrators to quickly, easily and cost-effectively scale-out storage performance completely independent of storage capacity. The software is 100 percent sold through channels, with the following unique reseller advantages: A huge market opportunity -- i.e. applicable to anyone with virtual applications and shared storage Drives the sale of complementary virtualization, storage, networking, and server products 100 percent software solution with fast sales cycle Relevant to all end user environments (enterprise, SMB and service provider)Learn More at VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) 2014The latest version of PernixData FVP, which includes support for vSphere 5.5 and web client, will be exhibited in booth #327 at VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) 2014 in San Francisco (February 10-13). In addition, at the PEX show, PernixData will be presenting "Think Beyond the Storage Box," on Tuesday, February 11 at 1:30PM in the Solutions Exchange Theater.

To meet with PernixData technical experts and/or schedule live demos, please email Helpful Links PernixData website PernixData FVP demo PernixData on Twitter PernixData blogTweet this: .@PernixData wins 5 @CRN awards in 6 months, including #datacenter100, "top virtualization co" and "top storage co" 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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