SANTA CLARA, CA – May 11, 2017 — / — Violin Memory®, Inc. (, the industry pioneer in All Flash Arrays, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued to Violin United States Patent No. 9,495,110. For more information on Violin’s patent history, visit:

LUN Management with Distributed RAID Controllers
This patent describes a method for managing storage memory resources for LUN allocation and related maintenance operations in the challenging environment of a system of high-availability distributed RAID controllers, while maintaining coherency and high input/output speed. Using the patented method, Violin’s industry-first 4-way active-active RAID controllers deliver excellent performance and illustrate Violin’s strong focus on new innovations, including in system management areas.

“Violin demonstrates its commitment to innovation in the areas of extreme storage performance and data protection, by continuing development of the underpinning intellectual property required to support the needs of its enterprise customers,” stated Tim Stoakes, Chief Architect at Violin.

About Violin:
Violin®, the disruptive innovator in All Flash Arrays, is revolutionizing how businesses operate by enabling storage technology to Be Instrumental to their company by changing the SLAs and capabilities of private, hybrid and public cloud environments. The Flash Storage Platform™, powered by Concerto OS™, a fully integrated storage operating system, is the industry leader in the combination of every significant category measured in all flash arrays: ultra-low latency, affordability, density, scalability and ultra-high performance. With tightly integrated data services, the Violin® Flash Storage Platform provides a unique combination of data protection, business continuity, and data reduction services onto a flexible, uniquely scalable solution called Scale Smart™, delivering significant CAPEX and OPEX savings.

Founded in 2005, Violin® is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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