Nimble Storage Now Verified for Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program

Nimble Storage Now Verified for Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program 
Flash-Optimized CS-Series Array Is Trusted to Address the Storage
Needs of Customers Implementing VDI Using Citrix XenDesktop 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 --  Nimble Storage (NYSE:
NMBL), a leading provider of flash-optimized hybrid storage
solutions, today announced that its flash-optimized storage solutions
have been verified as part of the Citrix Ready(R) VDI Capacity
Program Verified for Citrix XenDesktop(R). The Citrix Ready VDI
Capacity program is designed specifically to address the storage
needs of customers who already have or are thinking about
implementing desktop virtualization (VDI) using XenDesktop.  
The Citrix Ready VDI Capacity program helps guide customers regarding
VDI storage needs. The program enables Citrix storage partners to
test their solutions agains
t a turnkey "VDI Capacity" test
environment that contains the necessary compute resources needed to
generate a 750-user reference XenDesktop deployment, and thus
demonstrating the appropriate amount of storage performance and
capacity with a cost-efficient design. Partners whose technology
satisfies the test criteria are determined to be verified as part of
the Citrix Ready VDI Capacity Program Verified for 750 users. 
"Our testing of the Nimble CS-Series array showed that a robust yet
simple configuration is possible for VDI scenarios with up to 750
concurrent VDI desktop users," said Greg Fox, director, Citrix Ready
program at Citrix. "By taking part in the Citrix Ready program,
Nimble is helping customers make informed storage purchasing
decisions when implementing VDI." 
View the whitepaper to gain in-depth analysis of the Nimble Storage
testing and verification with Citrix XenDesktop: 
Nimble Storage has developed a flash storage architecture engineered
to address the industry's most pressing storage issues: delivering
better performance and capacity at a reasonable price; providing
integrated protection with rapid back up and recovery; and, reining
in storage complexity. The company's products are based on its
patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL) that leverages
fast read performance of flash and the cost-effective capacity of
hard disk drives. Nimble combines this flash-optimized architecture
with Nimble InfoSight, a cloud based management service that delivers
predictive support and operational simplicity through deep data
"A positive end-user experience is heavily dependent on storage
performance, and picking the right storage for VDI is a critical
factor for success. To meet storage performance requirements
enterprises need a flexible storage solution that can
cost-effectively handle peak loads of disruption as well as cater to
the intensive write demands of VDI. Nimble provides such a solution,"
said Radhika Krishnan, vice president of product marketing and
alliances. "Our participation in the Citrix Ready program is
validation of our commitment to provide a highly responsive yet
cost-effective end-user experience for Citrix XenDesktop."  
Nimble Storage will participate in the Citrix Synergy Conference
taking place May 6 - 8 in Los Angeles, Calif. Conference goers can
visit the Nimble Storage booth (#405) to learn how the company, in
partnership with Citrix, delivers leading-edge solutions for VDI
Nimble Storage Resources 

--  Whitepaper: Citrix XenDesktop Validation on Nimble Storage's
    Flash-Optimized Platform
--  Nimble Storage Website
--  Case Studies and Videos
--  Follow Nimble Storage on Twitter: @NimbleStorage
--  Join the Nimble Storage Group on LinkedIn
--  Visit Nimble Storage on Facebook

About Citrix Ready
 The Citrix Ready program identifies verified
solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and
cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including XenDesktop(R),
XenApp(R), Cloud Platform(TM), XenServer(R), NetScaler(R). The Citrix
Ready designation is awarded to third-party products that have
successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives
customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint
solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages
industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to
meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates
partners who have demonstrated more than 25,000 product
verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified
program which allows customers to see thousands of products that have
been verified by other customers to work in their production
environments. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be
found at Reach Citrix Ready using social media
via the Citrix Ready blog site and Twitter. 
About Nimble Storage
 Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) believes
enterprises should not have to compromise on performance, capacity,
ease of use, or price. Nimble has developed a hybrid storage
architecture engineered from the ground up to seamlessly integrate
flash and high-capacity drives. Our customers enjoy fast application
performance, enhanced backup and disaster recovery, and stress-free
operations -- all while lowering their TCO. Nimble Storage solutions
are available through a global network of world-class channel
partners. For more information, visit and
follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage. 
CopyrightNimble Storage, CASL, InfoSight, SmartStack and
NimbleConnect are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nimble
Storage. Other trade names or words used in this document are the
properties of their respective owners. 
Citrix, Citrix Ready and XenDesktop are trademarks of Citrix Systems,
Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All
other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their
respective owners. 
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Matter Communications
Investor Relations Contact:
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