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Atlantis Computing(R) Announces Release of ILIO for VMware Virtual SAN(TM)

The Combined Solution Delivers Higher ROI and Greater Deployment Flexibility

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- Atlantis Computing®, a leading provider of In-Memory software-defined storage, today announced it has released a new product, Atlantis ILIO for Virtual SAN. The 100% software solution is proven at scale to deliver enterprise-class data services to VMware Horizon, dramatically increasing the performance of VMs, while supporting up to 10 times more desktops. Atlantis ILIO with VMware Horizon 6 and Virtual SAN can deliver better desktop performance than a MacBook Air, reduce the cost per virtual desktop to less than a PC, and deliver increased deployment flexibility with off-the-shelf servers and local storage. Atlantis ILIO for Virtual SAN will be available from joint channel partners at the suggested price of $50 per user.

Delivering Enterprise-class Optimization Services to VMware Horizon & Virtual SAN

Atlantis ILIO delivers enterprise-class optimization services through its In-Memory Storage™ technology to extend Virtual SAN performance, and support more virtual desktops with fewer disks. With Atlantis ILIO, VMs run in server memory to deliver incredible performance, while storage traffic is optimized with Atlantis Computing's patented context-aware IO processing technology, as well as its inline de-duplication, compression, and coalescing optimization services to reduce the amount of underlying storage required to support the VMs. In joint Atlantis ILIO with Virtual SAN benchmarks, these optimization services increased performance by up to 5x, while reducing capacity by up to 90%. Atlantis ILIO for Virtual SAN delivers optimized software-defined storage for Horizon 6, offering new levels of flexibility and cost savings for desktop virtualization.

Atlantis Computing Award-Winning, Highly Scalable Software-Defined Storage Platform

To date, Atlantis Computing has deployed software to manage and optimize more than 12 Petabytes of In-Memory Storage for more than 600,000 VMs globally across hundreds of mission critical deployments, including some of the largest successful virtualization deployments in the world. Customers include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii, Colt Technology Services, Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft, Hammersmith and Fullham Council, JP Morgan Chase, University Hospitals of Leicester, U.S. Army, Washington Trust Bank, and over 500 others.

New Solution Available Now

Atlantis ILIO for VMware Virtual SAN is immediately available. For additional information, please visit our website.

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"We are excited to release Atlantis ILIO for Virtual SAN, our newest software solution designed to bring enterprise-class data services to VMware Virtual SAN for VDI" said Bernard Harguindeguy, President & CEO of Atlantis Computing. "VMware Horizon 6, VMware Virtual SAN and Atlantis ILIO® for Virtual SAN enable customers to build high performance VDI architectures that deliver incredible user experience at very low cost through the use of off-the-shelf storage and server components."

Tweet this: "@AtlantisILIO releases new ILIO for Virtual SAN to deliver enterprise-class data services for @VMwareHorizon on #VSAN to reduce disk by 80%".

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About Atlantis Computing

Atlantis Computing, winner of the prestigious Best of VMworld and Best of Citrix Synergy awards, addresses the challenges of storage-intensive applications in private and public clouds: performance, cost, and the ability to scale-out on demand. Atlantis ILIO is purpose-built software-defined storage that complements virtualization solutions from Citrix, Microsoft and VMware to optimize how virtual machines consume storage in the virtual datacenter, automate large scale deployment and management, and lower implementation risks. Atlantis Computing is privately held and funded by Adams Street Partners, Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International, with headquarters in Mountain View, California and offices in Europe. For more information, visit: or follow us on Twitter @AtlantisILIO.

Atlantis Computing, Atlantis ILIO and In-Memory Storage are trademarks of Atlantis Computing. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

VMware, Horizon and VMware Virtual SAN are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions.

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