Winchester Systems FlashDisk PetaStore Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - Winchester Systems, a leading provider of data storage and server products, today announced that its new FlashDisk PetaStore PS-4500 has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the new FlashDisk PetaStore PS-4500 has achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

"By using FlashDisk PetaStore with VMware vSphere® 4 or 5, enterprises can provide scalable high-density capacity along with scalable performance that is reliable, easy to install, manage and service at affordable prices," stated Mr. Ted Gumer, VP Sales and Business Development, Winchester Systems.

"We are pleased that FlashDisk PetaStore PS-4500 from Winchester Systems qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards and it works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure, which will speed time to value within customer environments," said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

FlashDisk PetaStore from Winchester Systems can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

About Winchester Systems Inc.

Winchester Systems provides "Purpose-Built" data storage solutions for commercial and military applications that include servers, networking, storage and software combined with professional integration services. Storage offerings include FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays in Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) configurations. These tiered storage solutions offer a wide variety of SAS and SSD disks for Fibre Channel, SAS and iSCSI environments. FlashServer Intel-based servers include standard and high availability configurations. For more information visit:

Winchester Systems and FlashDisk are registered trademarks and PetaStore is a trademark of Winchester Systems Inc.

VMware and VMware Ready are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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Ted Gumer
VP Sales and Business Development
Winchester Systems Inc.