Kaminario K2 Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

  Kaminario K2 Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

Business Wire

NEWTON, Mass. -- December 03, 2012

Kaminario, a leading provider of high performance, general purpose all
solid-state (SSD) SAN storage solutions, today announced that its K2 all
solid-state SAN storage solution has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This
designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the K2 has
achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware
Solution Exchange (VSX) at

“By using the Kaminario K2 with VMware vSphere® 5, enterprises can obtain
extreme performance and leverage high availability and data protection with
mission-critical applications in their virtualized environment,” said Ritu
Jyoti, VP Product and Solutions Management, Kaminario. “The K2 was designed to
deliver on the full potential of SSD media in both virtual and physical

“We are pleased that the Kaminario K2 qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo,
signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware integration and
interoperability standards and it works effectively with VMware cloud
infrastructure, which will speed time to value within customer environments,”
said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance
Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner
products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use
these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings
over custom-built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware
TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared
commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique
customer need.

Kaminario and the K2 can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange
(VSX) at

About Kaminario

Founded by storage experts from EMC, NetApp and IBM, Kaminario is leading the
Flash SSD revolution in SAN storage. The Kaminario K2 family of all
solid-state SAN storage eliminates I/O bottlenecks and dramatically reduces
latency to accelerate critical business applications at a significantly lower
cost and with a smaller footprint than legacy SAN storage. The Kaminario K2 is
the first enterprise-grade SAN storage with a true scale-out architecture
built from the ground up to take full advantage of modern Flash SSD
performance. With built-in, self-healing high availability and data
protection, the K2 consistently delivers ultralow latency, tens of GB/s of
throughput and millions of IOPS. Kaminario is simply faster.

For more information, visit www.kaminario.com.

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For Kaminario
Beth Bryant, 508-786-3013
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