2014

Fusion-io Teams with Dell to Deliver All-flash ION Accelerator Appliance to Customers Worldwide New All-flash Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases Delivers Application-Focused Performance for Data-Intensive Workloads

SALT LAKE CITY, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that the all-flash ION Accelerator Appliance will be offered as a fully integrated and Dell-branded solution. Featuring the industry-leading performance and reliability of Fusion-io flash technology, the Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases, is simple to deploy and purpose-built for accelerating enterprise applications including Oracle, SAP HANA, and Microsoft SQL Server, as well as virtualization workloads. The all-flash appliance delivers application-focused performance for data-intensive workloads, allowing general purpose storage systems to focus on managing data capacity.

"As more companies implement new data-intensive applications to tackle challenges in their business, the price of slow becomes evermore apparent," said Fusion-io Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer Gary Smerdon. "Our all-flash ION Accelerator appliance provides a foundation that delivers application performance, ensuring that businesses can gather actionable business insight from reliable, real-time data."

Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases combines industry-leading Dell servers and proven Fusion-io flash memory to maximize data-intensive application performance. The scalable all-flash appliance features high performance and efficient density with up to 12TB of persistent, ultra low latency flash memory in 2U of space. Customers can also expect simple management and seamless integration with enterprise applications in both physical and virtual environments along with proven Fusion-io flash memory data protection technology like Adaptive Flashback. For application environments ranging from OLTP to OLAP and from in-memory to NoSQL, Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases will deliver unmatched acceleration.

"Dell's technology collaboration with Fusion-io on our new offering, Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases, will help customers optimize database performance with the solution's integrated flash technology," said Sam Greenblatt, chief technology officer and vice president of engineered solutions, Dell. "Combined with Dell's industry-leading service and support, customers can expect this solution to help them cost-effectively respond to business needs rapidly and reliably."

Architected for application acceleration, Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases enables businesses to achieve faster application response times, higher server consolidation, and better scalability across their virtual datacenters. The all-flash solution delivers the highest levels of performance for database users in physical and virtual environments. For instance, Dell demonstrated real-world virtualization performance when the company posted its best VMware VMmark score using Fusion ION Accelerator Appliance.

For pricing and availability details on Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases, please contact an authorized Dell representative or visit: http://www.fusionio.com/partners/Dell.

ABOUT FUSION-IO

Fusion-io accelerates the data-intensive applications that enrich our lives. As the industry leader, we provide the most advanced portfolio of flash memory products for small businesses to the world's largest data centers. More than 7,000 customers in over 80 countries look to our solutions to increase performance, speed and reliability while reducing latency, inefficiencies and cost. Along the way, we are redefining the datacenter—all flash—to handle today's most complex big data applications. More information about Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) is available at http://www.fusionio.com.

NOTE ON FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements concerning the potential benefits of Dell offering the all-flash ION Accelerator Appliance as a fully integrated and Dell-branded solution. 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 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, ION 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.

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