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Virident Opens EMEA Headquarters in London to Support Rapid Global Demand

Jul 26, 2013

MILPITAS, Calif., July 26, 2013—Virident Systems Inc., a performance leader in flash-based storage-class memory (SCM) solutions, today announced the opening of its London headquarters. The office, which will be headed by Terry Flynn, vice president of EMEA sales, will serve as the company’s base of operations for activities in the EMEA market. Virident UK Limited, a subsidiary of Virident Systems, will be located at St. James Square 50 Broadway in London.

Virident Systems was established in 2006 in Silicon Valley with the goal of helping enterprises solve the challenge of poor application performance with flash storage solutions. Virident’s technology helps speed application performance, ensures predictable performance under various workloads and is compatible with all servers. The company was founded by a visionary management team from Google, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, SGI and Intel. Virident introduced FlashMAX II in 2012 and more recently FlashMAX Connect, the industry’s first software suite to deliver a shared server-side flash storage tier. The suite extends the functionality of server-side flash storage solutions to provide an unparalleled flash-storage management layer.

“We can solve real pain points in the datacenter and help enterprises to realize maximum application performance with our server-side flash storage solution,” said Flynn. “I look forward to bringing our solutions to the EMEA market and building new relationships with both customers and partners that will add value.”

About Virident Systems

Virident Systems is a leading provider of enterprise-class Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions that deliver unconditional, consistent performance to data-intensive applications. The inherent advantage associated with this disruptive technology revolutionizes computing by speeding application response time and optimizing datacenter efficiency for new levels of ROI. Virident Systems is backed by strategic investors Intel®, Cisco® Systems, Seagate and a storage solutions provider, as well as Hercules Technology Growth Capital and venture investors Artiman Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Globespan Capital Partners, and Mitsui Global Investments. For more information, visit

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