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Violin Memory Validated for Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program

Violin Memory, Inc., a leading provider of flash storage arrays and appliances delivering application solutions for the enterprise, today announced that its Violin 6000 All Flash Array has been validated as part of the Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program Verified for Citrix XenDesktop. The Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program is designed specifically to address the storage needs of customers who already have or are thinking about implementing VDI using XenDesktop.

The Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program helps guide customers with their VDI storage needs. The program enables Citrix storage partners to test their solutions against a turnkey “VDI Capacity” test environment that contains the necessary compute resources to generate an 800-user reference XenDesktop deployment, and thus demonstrating the appropriate amount of storage performance and capacity with a cost-efficient design. Partners whose technology satisfies the test criteria validated as part of the Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program Verified for 800 users.

“Violin Memory has satisfactorily completed the testing requirements to join the Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program,” said Greg Fox, director, Citrix Ready program at Citrix. “Through this program, we are working with our storage partners to help provide our joint customers with guidance in choosing storage solutions for their XenDesktop VDI deployments. By taking part in the program, Violin is helping customers make informed product purchasing decisions.”

“As a member of the Citrix Ready Program, we are able to offer customers extremely high performance solutions that combine our Violin 6000 All-Flash Array with Citrix XenDesktop products at a low total cost of ownership,” said Erik Randles, vice president at Violin Memory. “Our test results and all-flash array storage solutions demonstrate our ability to work closely with industry leading partners, provide market leading virtualization and cloud solutions, and through the Citrix Ready partner ecosystem, provide the highest quality experience for our customers.”

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014 6:47 PM by David Marshall
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