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September 27, 2013  3:29 PM

Violin Memory completes IPO, shares drop

Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash storage array, violin memory

Violin Memory finished its first day as a public company today, $146 million richer and with a day of disappointing trading behind it. Violin completed its initial public offering Thursday night, pricing shares on the New York Stock Exchange at $9 – the midway point of its target range – to...

October 25, 2012  6:52 PM

Apple, Facebook still love Fusion-io

Posted by: Dave Raffo
fusion-io, PCIe flash, violin memory

Fusion-io CEO David Flynn said the server flash vendor is selling into more enterprises who want to speed database performance. But the bulk of its business...

October 23, 2012  7:16 AM

HP no longer plays duet with Violin

Posted by: Dave Raffo
3PAR, Flash storage, flash storage array, HP, Storage, violin memory

While preparing to go public, solid-state array vendor Violin Memory’s relationship with Hewlett-Packard (HP) is cooling. Violin was the subject of two Bloomberg stories last week. Last Wednesday,

August 13, 2012  2:55 PM

Violin turns to Symantec for solid-state software stack

Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash, flash array, solid state storage, Storage, Symantec, violin memory

Flash arrays already have spinning disk drives beat for performance, but they will require data management software for flash to become the medium of choice...

June 12, 2012  10:07 AM

Violin, Microsoft play NAS flash duet

Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash arrays, violin memory, Windows Server 2012

Violin Memory is providing a window into its roadmap this week at Microsoft TechEd. Violin and Microsoft are demonstrating what the vendors call a NAS...

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April 2, 2012  10:28 AM

Flash array vendor Violin Memory plays familiar funding tune

Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash storage array, solid state storage, violin memory

Violin Memory today picked up another $50 million in funding and a new strategic partner in SAP. If the market cooperates, it will be the last funding round before Violin follows its solid-state storage rival Fusion-io to...

October 26, 2011  8:45 PM

Violin tunes up for Big Data analytics

Posted by: Dave Raffo
big data, hadoop, ibm svc, SSD, violin memory

Violin Memory CTO of software Jonathan Goldick sees solid state playing a key role in storage for Big Data, and he’s not talking about scale-out NAS for large data stores.

Goldick says solid-state drives (SSDs) can help run analytics...


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