LONDON--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2013) - Violin Memory, Inc., provider of memory-based storage systems, won the annual Storage Award in the Flash/SSD category for the Violin Memory 6000 Series Flash Memory Array. The award-winning solution, which uses flash technology for speed, ultra-low latency and reliability, was voted number one in its category by UK Storage Magazine readers, defeating industry veterans and new market entrants.

The Violin Memory 6000 Series can process one million IOPS, deliver spike-free, sub-microsecond low latency, and handle up to 32TB of raw data, making it the ideal choice for organisations dealing with increasing levels of data and time-sensitive business critical applications. It is also perfectly suited for large-scale virtualisation projects.

"We are thrilled the storage industry has chosen the Violin Memory 6000 Series above all other flash and SSD products nominated for this award," said Steven Rose, managing director of Violin Memory EMEA. "It's a real honour to have our arrays recognised for the tangible benefits they offer, giving customers real-time data access, performance of memory storage at the cost of spinning disk, and a real solution to the challenge of Big Data."

"The phenomenal growth in the SSD/Flash market over the last couple of years is something we'd be foolish to ignore at the Storage Awards, and the recognition of businesses like Violin Memory reflects the increased emphasis among enterprise storage planners on solutions that exploit the best Flash technologies, whether hybrid or Flash-only," commented David Tyler, editor of Storage Magazine.


About Violin Memory, Inc.
Violin Memory is pioneering a new class of high-performance flash-based storage systems that are designed to bring storage performance in-line with high-speed applications, servers and networks. Violin Flash Memory Arrays are specifically designed at each level of the system architecture starting with memory and optimised through the array to leverage the inherent capabilities of flash memory and meet the sustained high-performance requirements of business critical applications, virtualised environments and Big Data solutions in enterprise data centres. Specifically designed for sustained performance with high reliability, Violin Flash Memory Arrays can scale to hundreds of terabytes and millions of IOPS with low, predictable latency. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information about Violin Memory products, visit

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