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The Acquisition of X-IO Storage

Mark Lewis 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

Mark Lewis 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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A New Endeavour: Sharing Insights with Forbes Readers

Mark Lewis 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

Mark Lewis 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?

Mark Lewis 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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