arvato Systems Boosts Enterprise Data Services and Drives Performance in Their B2B Operations With Violin All-Flash Array Solutions

Violin all-flash upgrade enhances data center infrastructure to propel global business growth

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Violin Memory®, Inc., (NYSE:VMEM) a global pioneer of award-winning flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, today announced its All-Flash Array solutions were selected by arvato Systems, a global next generation IT systems integrator, focused on "Digital Transformation Solutions.” arvato Systems integrated Violin all-flash solutions to streamline the company’s storage and data centre infrastructure and increase performance for business-critical applications, including customer relationship management (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM).

Violin All-Flash Arrays were implemented to drive faster customer response times and keep pace with rapid global business expansion. Leveraging Violin’s proprietary Flash Fabric Architecture (FFA), the Violin all-flash array solutions transform the speed of business with ultra-high performance, storage and cost efficiencies, and always available, low-cost management of critical business information and applications. At the system’s core lies a resilient, highly available mesh of thousands of flash dies that work in concert to continuously optimize performance, latency, availability, and longevity to drive B2B operations.

“Violin solutions provided the flexibility to offer performance and scalability, ultimately enabling us to deliver optimum business results for our customers – on a global scale,” said Jesko Jacobs, senior manager, data center & infrastructure production at arvato Systems. “Not only are Violin All-Flash Arrays crucial in meeting our demanding customer requirements, the knowledge and support of the Violin staff to address any questions accurately and quickly has been essential for completing day-to-day business operations.”

As a global next generation IT systems integrator arvato Systems focuses on "Digital Transformation Solutions.” arvato Systems offers an exceptional combination of international IT engineering excellence, the open mindset of a global player, and the dedication of employees. Violin’s optimized All-Flash Array solutions boost arvato Systems business application performance and ease-of-use, as well as reduce overall operating costs that result from rapid growth. The Violin All-Flash Array solutions also feature a pay-as-you-grow capacity licensing program, enabling a simplified implementation to easily scale upward and curb the global growth.

“Partnering with arvato Systems and helping to transform their business operations was rewarding,” said Said Ouissal, senior vice president, worldwide field operations, Violin. “Providing the best experience not only for arvato Systems, but its customers, was the primary goal and often companies initiate storage upgrades a bit too late in the process. arvato Systems is rapidly expanding, on a global scale, and is now equipped with an ideal data center infrastructure to service their ever-growing customer base with the right level of performance.”

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About arvato Systems

As global next generation IT systems integrator arvato Systems focuses on "Digital Transformation Solutions". We use the technology talent and expertise of over 3,000 people at more than 25 sites throughout the world. Being a part of the arvato network and belonging to Bertelsmann, we have the unique capability to create entire value chains. Our team creates integrated, future-proof business infrastructures that help make our customers more agile and competitive, and enable them to deliver new standards of service to their customers. We create streamlined digital processes that support innovative business models. Moreover we provide operation and support services. arvato Systems offers an exceptional combination of international IT engineering excellence, the open mindset of a global player, and the dedication of employees. We also ensure that all our customer relationships are as personally rewarding and long-lasting as they are successful. www.arvato-systems.com

About Violin Memory

Business in a Flash. Violin Memory, the industry pioneer in All Flash Arrays, is the agile innovator, transforming the speed of business with enterprise-grade data services software on its leadership Flash Storage Platforms™. Violin Concerto™ OS 7 delivers complete data protection and data reduction services and consistent high performance in a storage operating system fully integrated with Violin’s patented Flash Fabric Architecture™ for cloud, enterprise and virtualised business and mission-critical storage applications. Violin Flash Storage Platforms are designed for primary storage applications at costs below traditional hard disk arrays and accelerate breakthrough CAPEX and OPEX savings while helping customers build the next generation data center. Violin Flash Storage Platforms and All Flash Arrays enhance business agility while revolutionising data center economics. Founded in 2005, Violin Memory is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Visit Violin Memory at www.violin-memory.com and follow us @twitter.com/violinmemory

Violin Memory Forward-looking Statement

This public announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding market and customer awareness to its products, the potential benefits that customers and others may realize as the result of using Violin Memory’s products and services, the performance and capabilities of Violin Memory’s products and services, and Violin Memory’s business plans and strategy. There are a significant number of risks and uncertainties that could affect Violin Memory's business performance and financial results, including those set forth under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," in Violin Memory's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016, which was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and which is available on the Violin Memory's investor relations website at investor.violin-memory.com and on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements in this public announcement are based on information available to Violin Memory 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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Contacts

EMEA press contact:
Wildfire
Alex Perryman, +44 20 8408 8000
violin@wildfirepr.com
or
US press contact:
Walt & Company
Stephanie Johnson, 408-369-7200 ext. 1048
sjohnson@walt.com

Release Summary

arvato Systems Boosts Enterprise Data Services and Drives Performance in their B2B Operations with Violin All-Flash Array Solutions

Contacts

EMEA press contact:
Wildfire
Alex Perryman, +44 20 8408 8000
violin@wildfirepr.com
or
US press contact:
Walt & Company
Stephanie Johnson, 408-369-7200 ext. 1048
sjohnson@walt.com