Insights, Best Practices and Forward Thinking from the Customer Facing Team, Solution Architects and Leaders on Extreme Performance Applications, Infrastructure, Storage and the Real-World Impact Possible

Get Extreme Performance with Flash sans NVMe Today.

by Field Insight on October 26, 2018

NVMe has been one of the hottest topics in the storage industry for a while now.  Rightfully so, it is making an impact in the storage industry and moving computing forward.  For storage vendors and customers alike, it is important to be ready as certain aspects of NVMe become standard.  There are two key aspects of NVMe, as it promises to solve backend bottlenecks to flash devices and improve the SAN performance to servers over fabrics.  In this blog, I will share my perspective on NVMe flash modules and how, here at Violin, we solve the flash device performance aspect.

Renovate or Buy New - Finding your best path to Modernization.

by Brett Miller, Field CTO on October 18, 2018

With all the technology approaches in the market place to modernize IT, it is a challenge to maneuver through all the noise and figure out which is the best approach for you and your company.   Whether you are considering cloud, hyper-converged,....

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The Acquisition of X-IO Storage

by Mark Lewis on October 16, 2018

Today, Violin Systems signed an agreement to acquire X-IO Storage.  This is big.  Here is why we are doing it.

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The Fastest Enterprise Storage in The World

by Mark Lewis on October 2, 2018

Today we announced a really cool new product called the XVS 8. In a nutshell, we made the fastest enterprise storage in the world – faster. Speed, and by speed, I mean ultra-low latency, can do some amazing things. It does the obvious, it lets your....

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My Coffee, IoT & 5G: Latency Demand Continues

by Field Insight on August 27, 2018

I was having coffee with a friend of mine a few weeks ago and he was talking about some new phone coming out that would be 5G ready.  Now, I’m not a big “phone” guy and my friend is not in any a “Technology” guy, at least not that he realizes. As a....

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Understanding I/O: Random vs Sequential

by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on August 15, 2018

 

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A New Endeavour: Sharing Insights with Forbes Readers

by Mark Lewis on July 24, 2018

In many cultures around the world, there is a reverent respect for the life experience achieved by elders. In industry, those of us who have been around long enough eventually reach “veteran” status and if we’re lucky carry some sway with our views....

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Making Violin Great Again

by Mark Lewis on July 17, 2018

  OK, I am sorry. I couldn’t resist the play on words. This definitely is not a political post.

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Why Violin?

by Mark Lewis on May 16, 2018

Greetings. Since accepting the role of CEO many folks have asked why I decided to join the Violin Systems team. Over my long career, I have held a wide variety of roles within the storage and enterprise software industries (it feels as though I’ve....

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Impact Your Business with Extreme Performance Storage

by Brett Miller, Field CTO on April 6, 2018

Most companies today that host their own data storage systems are buying flash storage.  As a long-time storage manager, I often wondered how data was going to continue to grow and storage systems grow to support those needs without over-burdening....

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