Fusion-io Accelerates New HP ZBook Mobile Workstations With Fusion ioFX Industry-Leading Flash Memory Platform, Available from HP, Delivers Performance to Go for Applications Across Oil and Gas Research to Digital Content Creation

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that the Fusion ioFX workstation flash memory platform is available in the new HP ZBook Mobile Workstation portfolio, which includes the world's first workstation Ultrabook™. The Fusion ioFX can now also be integrated into HP's award-winning line of Z Desktop Workstations through external Thunderbolt expansion chassis, in addition to internal integration with HP Z Workstations featuring PCI Express connectors.

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"Whether on set or in a remote oil field, professionals need to work with large datasets efficiently to deliver results that keep projects moving forward on deadline," said Vincent Brisebois, Fusion-io Director of Visual Computing. "The Fusion ioFX helps maximize the potential of workstations, GPUs and professional applications, and with HP's new mobile workstations and Fusion-io application acceleration, professionals in the field can now work as efficiently as in a traditional office environment. Fusion-io is proud to support HP's continued leadership in engineering powerful workstations that offer breakthrough application acceleration no matter where their work takes them."

Based on the industry-leading Fusion ioMemory application acceleration platform, the ioFX accelerates the performance of professional applications, workstations and graphics processing units (GPUs) with its unique architecture that leverages flash as a memory to move beyond the performance limitations and bottlenecks of disk drive systems and SSDs. Integrated into HP workstations through PCI Express and Thunderbolt, the Fusion ioFX delivers breakthrough application acceleration to leading workstation applications such as those from Adobe and ASSIMILATE.

"Our workstation customers need thoroughly tested and highly tuned solutions from partners they can trust," said Jeff Wood, vice president, Worldwide Product Management, Commercial Solutions Business Unit, HP. "By expanding our Z Family of products and adding Thunderbolt support, along with the industry-leading Fusion ioFX, HP Z Workstations can now deliver outstanding application acceleration internally, as well as externally through a Thunderbolt expansion chassis, providing our customers with flexible solutions that increase performance and productivity."

The Fusion ioFX is now available from HP. For more information, visit www.hp.com/zworkstations.

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About Fusion-io

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.

Note on Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements concerning the potential benefits of the Fusion ioFX product with HP's new ZBook Mobile Workstation portfolio. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions regarding future events and business performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained, anticipated, or implied in any forward-looking statement, including, but not limited to, the risk that users of Fusion-io's products and solutions may not realize the expected benefits, and such other risks set forth in the registration statements and reports that Fusion-io files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available on the Investor Relations section of our website at www.fusionio.com.  You should not rely upon forward-looking statements as predictions of future events.  Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee that the future results, levels of activity, performance or events and circumstances reflected in the forward-looking statements will be achieved or will occur.  Fusion-io undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason after the date of this press release.

Fusion-io, the Fusion-io logo, ioFX and ioMemory 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.

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