/// Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems

January 18, 2013  |  All Things Digital


Violin Memory, the company that makes flash-memory-based storage arrays aimed at the enterprise, and which is on track to an IPO sometime this year, has just made an acquisition. Sources familiar with the matter say that Violin has acquired GridIron Systems, a company that specializes in accelerating applications that run in data centers. The deal will be announced on Monday, but financial terms won’t be disclosed. Chatter about the acquisition first emerged on the blog of Philippe Nicolas , a French expert on the storage market and head of product strategy at Scality. He wrote on Jan. 10 that GridIron had reached a deal to be acquired, but didn’t name a buyer. He estimated the purchase price at between $200 million and $300 million.

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/// Violin Memory to Acquire GridIron Systems

January 18, 2013  |  All Things Digital


Violin Memory, the company that makes flash-memory-based storage arrays aimed at the enterprise, and which is on track to an IPO sometime this year, has just made an acquisition. Sources familiar with the matter say that Violin has acquired GridIron Systems, a company that specializes in accelerating applications that run in data centers. The deal will be announced on Monday, but financial terms won’t be disclosed. Chatter about the acquisition first emerged on the blog of Philippe Nicolas , a French expert on the storage market and head of product strategy at Scality. He wrote on Jan. 10 that GridIron had reached a deal to be acquired, but didn’t name a buyer

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