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Fusion-io ION Data Accelerator and ioControl Hybrid Storage Achieve VMware Ready(TM) Status

BARCELONA, Spain — VMworld 2013 Europe tradeshow booth S217 - Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), provider of application acceleration solutions, today announced that its ION Data Accelerator and ioControl Hybrid Storage solutions have achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, the ION Data Accelerator 1.3.0 and ioControl 2.0 hybrid storage solutions have achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

"With Fusion-io shared flash solutions, like ioControl Hybrid Storage or ION Data Accelerator, integrated with VMware vSphere, enterprises can virtualize even the most challenging, data intensive workloads," said Afshin Daghi, Fusion-io Vice President of Systems Engineering. "By using Fusion ioMemory solutions for shared storage with VMware vSphere 5.1, enterprises can eliminate the storage bottlenecks that can otherwise severely limit application performance."

"We are pleased that Fusion ION Data Accelerator and ioControl Hybrid Storage qualify for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that they have met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards and they work effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments," said Sanjay Katyal, vice president, Global Alliances & OEMs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the VMware 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.

Fusion-io ION Data Accelerator and ioControl Hybrid Storage can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at


Fusion-io delivers the world's data faster. Our Fusion ioMemory platform and software defined storage solutions accelerate virtualization, databases, cloud computing, big data and performance applications. From e-commerce retailers to the world's social media leaders and Fortune Global 500 companies, our customers are improving the performance and efficiency of their data centers with Fusion-io technology to accelerate the critical applications of the information economy.

Fusion-io, ioControl, ioMemory, ION Data Accelerator and the Fusion-io logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Fusion-io, Inc. in the United States and other countries.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

VMware and VMware Ready are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" and/or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.


Shannon McPhee  

Fusion-io Communications




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