IRVINE, Calif. — Oct. 17, 2013 — Western Digital® Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Virident Systems, Inc., a leading provider of server-side flash storage for virtualization, database, cloud computing, and webscale applications. Virident will be integrated into HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital. The acquisition furthers HGST’s strategy to address the rapidly changing needs of enterprise customers by delivering intelligent storage solutions that maximize application performance by leveraging the tightly coupled server, storage and network resources of today’s converged datacenter infrastructures.
MILPITAS, Calif., October 7, 2013— Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in server-side flash storage solutions, today announced the appointment of former DataDirect Networks and Hitachi Data Systems employees, Ryan Taylor and Mark Lucas, as the company’s new director of sales and its new systems engineering manager, respectively. Taylor and Lucas bring 35 years of storage and networking experience to Virident’s EMEA team to further develop the company’s sales and engineering programs...
MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 — Virident Systems Inc., the performance leader in server-side flash storage solutions, today announced that it is breaking the capacity barrier for low-profile PCIe flash cards. The company’s low-profile form factor 4.8 TB FlashMAX Capacity card further pushes the limits of usable capacity in a single device and will drive new levels of consolidation of the data center, making it ideal for web-scale and other environments requiring the maximum usable capacity...
Storage Review - storagereview.com
Virident has announced plans to release new versions of their FlashMax PCIe application accelerators in capacities up to 4.8TB, well exceeding top-end capacities of competitive cards in the market. Virident is able to achieve the boost from today's 2.2TB Flashmax II limit by leveraging higher density NAND paired with controller and firmware improvements to manage the larger NAND pools. Virident will continue to offer the larger capacity cards in a half-height, half-length form factor with MLC NAND......
Silicon Angle - siliconangle.com
Less than two weeks after agreeing to merge with Western Digital for $685 million, SSD maker Virident Systems is expanding its channel presence with a new worldwide partner program. The Virident Impact Program (VIP) features two tiers, Member and Elite, to enable partners of various sizes to incorporate FlashMAX II cards and FlashMAX Connect software into their portfolios.....
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.