SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Violin®, 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. 9,547,588.

System and Method of Data Storage in Flash Memory

This patent describes an innovative new method for managing the compression and/or encoding of digital data being stored in non-volatile memory, such as flash memory, to improve the performance of the solid state memory cells with respect to program/erase operations. This method may reduce power consumption and storage space usage, while enhancing the wear lifetime characteristics of the memory media. Ultimately this leads to faster, more robust and more cost effective data storage.

“Violin® continues its tradition of product leadership by exploring the boundaries of innovation in order to provide the best solutions to its customers as they deploy Violin’s products and solutions in their mission critical applications”, stated Ebrahim Abbasi, CEO and President of Violin.

About Violin®:

Violin®, the disruptive innovator in All Flash Arrays, is revolutionizing how businesses operate by enabling storage technology to Be Instrumental to their company 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 Santa Clara, California. Violin® was acquired in 2017 by Quantum Partners LP, a private investment fund managed by Soros Fund Management LLC. For more information, visit

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