SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2017 — / — Violin Memory®, Inc. ( (“Violin”) today announced that Vic Mahadevan has been appointed Strategic Advisor, effective May 1, 2017.  Violin’s industry leading All Flash Arrays are used by global enterprises to deliver high performance, ultra-low latency with tightly integrated data services for mission critical applications.

Vic Mahadevan is an industry veteran with 35 years of experience in data center solutions.  He has served as chief strategy officer at NetApp, Inc., CEO for five companies, and has played strategic roles at various companies including LSI Corporation and BMC Software, Inc.  Vic brings a track record in advising start-ups in data center solutions from technology innovation to acquisition, including Mimosa Systems, Inc., acquired by Iron Mountain Incorporated, Cloupia, Inc., acquired by Cisco, Virsto Software, acquired by VMware, Inc., and Virident Systems, Inc.,  acquired by Western Digital Corp.

“I am thrilled to have Vic join my leadership team as Strategic Advisor. The All Flash Array market is under rapid change, and Violin will capitalize on Vic’s breadth of industry knowledge and his ability to develop an effective roadmap that advances technology innovation through market transitions,” said Ebrahim Abbasi, Violin’s CEO and President.

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: low latency, affordability, density, scalability and 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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