MILPITAS, Calif., May 6th, 2013—MILPITAS, Calif., May 21, 2013—Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory (SCM) solutions, today announced the appointment of the former vice president and general manager of EMC's flash business unit, Ken Grohe, as the company’s new vice president of worldwide customer operations. Keith Carpenter was also brought in as vice president of sales, Americas; he was formerly with NetApp. Grohe brings more than 25 years of storage-industry experience to Virident and will be responsible for the company’s customer operations strategy, worldwide sales, technical sales and sales operations. Carpenter will be responsible for managing the sales of Virident products and services as well as go-to-market in North America. He will report directly to Grohe.
MILPITAS, Calif., May 6th, 2013—Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory (SCM) solutions, today announced the company will be speaking at EMC World on server side flash storage. EMC World is the premier educational forum for EMC customers, partners and IT professionals. This year’s event will take place May 6 – 9, 2013 at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada; right on the heels of Virident’s announcement on the general availability of its FlashMAX Connect software suite. FlashMax Connect is the industry’s first software suite to deliver a shared server-side flash storage tier. The suite extends the functionality of server-side flash storage solutions to provide an unparalleled flash-storage management layer.
eWeek- eweek.com - Storage solutions specialist Seagate Technology announced its latest portfolio of flash memory solutions, including its first client solid-state drive and its next-generation enterprise SSDs—the Seagate 600 SSD, 600 Pro SSD and 1200 SSD.
The Seagate 600 SSD is designed to deliver faster boot-up speeds, shorter application load times and improved system responsiveness. Designed for ultrathin devices, the drive comes in a 2.5-inch form factor, features up to 480GB of capacity and incorporates a 6G-bps serial ATA (SATA) interface for fast data transfer rates...
Forbes - forbes.com - Seagate and Western Digital both made major announcements of SSD initiatives covering both enterprise and client solid state storage initiatives.
Seagate announced 4 flash memory products, 3 conventional SSDs and one a PCIe acceleration card with recently announced partner, Virident. Seagate has made a significant financial investment in Virident and this is the first official result of that investment. Seagate’s 600 GB 6 Gb/s SATA SSD is the first notebook oriented SSD product from Seagate...
December 19th - 2012
Virident incorporates specialized software and hardware that combine to implement Storage Class Memory (SCM) within the server. Virident's SCM architecture has been designed to tightly integrate different kinds of flash media, hardware and software to deliver memory-class performance with storage-class capacity and persistence...read more.
August 7th - 2012
Delivering application performance in a cost effective manner is a challenge for today's enterprise IT organizations. Most applications suffer from having to wait longer for data from the legacy storage infrastructure, even as the computing horsepower increases over time with the advent of faster processors and more cores in today's datacenter servers....read more.