|[April 16, 2014]
Violin Memory Validated for Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Memory®, Inc., (NYSE:VMEM), a leading provider of flash storage
arrays and appliances delivering application solutions for the
enterprise, today announced that its Violin® 6000 All Flash Array has
been validated as part of the Citrix Ready® VDI Capacity Program
Verified for Citrix XenDesktop®. The Citrix
Ready VDI Capacity program is designed specifically to address the
storage needs of customers who already have or are thinking about
implementing VDI using XenDesktop.
The Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program helps guide customers with their
VDI storage needs. The program enables Citrix storage partners to test
their solutions against a turnkey "VDI Capacity" test environment that
contains the necessary compute resources to generate an 800-user
reference XenDesktop deployment, and thus demonstrating the appropriate
amount of storage performance and capacity with a cost-efficient design.
Partners whose technology satisfies the test criteria validated as part
of the Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program Verified for 800 users.
"Violin Memory has satisfactorily completed the testing requirements to
join the Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program," said Greg Fox, director,
Citrix Ready program at Citrix. "Through this program, we are working
with our storage partners to help provide our joint customers with
guidance in choosing storage solutions for their XenDesktop VDI
deployments. By taking part in the program, Violin is helping customers
make informed product purchasing decisions."
"As a member of the Citrix Ready Program, we are able to offer customers
extremely high performance solutions that combine our Violin 6000
All-Flash Array with Citrix XenDesktop products at a low total cost of
ownership," said Erik Randles, vice president at Violin Memory. "Our
test results and all-flash array storage solutions demonstrate our
ability to work closely with industry leading partners, provide market
leading virtualization and cloud solutions, and through the Citrix Ready
partner ecosystem, provide the highest quality experience for our
About Citrix Ready
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted
to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from
Citrix, including XenDesktop®, XenApp®, CloudPortal™, XenServer®,
NetScaler®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third-party
products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix,
and gives customers anadded confidence in the compatibility of the
joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages
industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet
a wide variety of customer needs, and currently incorporates partners
who have demonstrated more than 25,000 product verifications. It also
includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program which allows
customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other
customers to work in their production environments. More information
about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/ready.
Reach Citrix Ready using social media via the Citrix
Ready blog site and Twitter.
About Violin Memory, Inc.
Business in a Flash. Violin Memory transforms the speed of
business with high performance, always available, low cost management of
critical business information and applications. Violin's All-Flash
optimized solutions accelerate breakthrough CAPEX and OPEX (News - Alert) savings for
building the next generation data center. Violin's Flash Fabric
Architecture (FFA) speeds data delivery with chip-to-chassis performance
optimization that achieves�lower consistent latency and cost per
transaction for Cloud, Enterprise and Virtualized�mission-critical
applications. Violin's All-Flash Arrays and Appliances, and enterprise
data management software solutions enhance agility and mobility while
revolutionizing datacenter economics. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is
headquartered in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit�www.violin-memory.com.
Follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at�twitter.com/violinmemory.
This public announcement contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995,
including statements with respect to the results delivered by and the
performance and availability of Violin Memory's products and Violin
Memory's strategic plans, growth and profitability. There are a
significant number of factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from statements made in this press release, including:�Violin
Memory's�history of large purchases by a limited number of customers;
its limited operating history, particularly as a new public company;
risks associated with a transition in executive leadership; its
relationship with�Toshiba (News - Alert)�as its sole supplier of flash-based memory; as
well as general market, political, economic and business conditions.
Additional risks and uncertainties that could affect�Violin
Memory's�financial results are included under the captions "Risk
Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial
Condition and Results of Operations," in the company's quarterly report
on Form 10-Q, which was filed with the�U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission, and is available on the Company's investor relations website
on the�SEC's (News - Alert)�website at www.sec.gov.
All forward-looking statements in this public announcement are based on
information available to the Company 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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