Violin Memory Achieves VMware Ready Status for Flash Storage Platform
Flash storage platform vendor Violin Memory has achieved VMware Ready Status for its Violin 7300 Flash Storage Platform, meaning the platform has been deemed compatible with VMware’s (VMW) solutions portfolio.
The Violin 7300 Flash Storage Platform has also been certified with VMware Horizon Fast Track 2.0 Proven Storage, the virtualization company’s seal of approval for deploying virtualized and remote desktops and applications with Horizon. The Fast Track program includes options for turnkey appliances, validated reference architectures and proven storage.
“Violin Memory’s 7300 Flash Storage Platform is built with the feature set required to address the performance, cost and scalability challenges faced in any virtual desktop environment,” said Amy Love, chief marketing officer at Violin Memory, in a statement. “With the Violin 7300 FSP achieving VMware Ready status, and certification for VMware Horizon Fast Track 2.0 Proven Storage, end users have a seamless and easy to manage VDI platform that can cost-effectively scale as business requires.”
The Violin 7300 Flash Storage Platform is the second solution to achieve VMware Ready Certification this month, alongside the Springpath Data Platform. Springpath also achieved vStorage APIs for Array Integration for its platform.
“We are pleased that Violin’s 7300 Flash Storage Platform qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments,” said Howard Hall, senior director, Global Technology Partnering Organization, VMware.