Violin® Announces Issuance of Patent
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Violin Systems LLC (www.violin-systems.com), 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. 9,384,818. For more information on Violin’s patent history, visit http://www.violin-systems.com/legal/patents/.
Memory Power Management
This patent protects a technique to reduce power consumption and heat generation in a system containing large amounts of DRAM and/or flash memory, such as Violin’s Flash Storage Platform. This is achieved by actively placing memory components into a low power state, while still maintaining the refresh cycles required. Coupled with vRAID technology, performance is not impacted by the time delay associated with devices in a low power state, thus guaranteeing a consistent level of performance while saving power and data center cooling.
“With our restructuring of the company behind us, we are now focusing on both product leadership and operational excellence. This patent is yet another example of our commitment to this journey. With these innovations, we intend to provide our valued customers and partners with the best and the most forward-looking solutions,” stated Ebrahim Abbasi, Violin Systems’ CEO and President.
Violin, the disruptive innovator in All Flash Arrays, is revolutionizing how businesses operate by enabling storage technology to Be Instrumental 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 San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.violin-systems.com
Judy Smith, JPR Communications
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