Skyera's skyHawk All-Flash Array Certified as DataCore Ready; Industry Leading Price Performance Meets Software-Defined Storage

Leading All-Flash Storage Array Coupled with SANsymphony-V Dramatically Accelerates Application Performance Across Software-Defined Storage Architectures

May 06, 2014, 08:30 ET from Skyera Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today announced that its solid-state storage system, skyHawk, has successfully passed interoperability testing with the DataCore SANsymphony-V storage virtualization platform and has been certified as DataCore Ready.

Skyera has changed the enterprise storage dynamic significantly with its groundbreaking new storage platform that combines affordability and performance in the only viable all-flash array to break the price barrier for mainstream enterprise storage. Leveraging a system-wide design approach and the most advanced NAND flash available, skyHawk delivers unprecedented density and efficiency to mitigate the expense of explosive data growth. Skyera uses minimum overprovisioned NAND flash capacity combined with hardware-based data reduction and flash-optimized RAID-SE to deliver the best performance and life expectancy at the most cost-effective capacity per dollar.

"Not only is Skyera one of the leading players in the flash storage industry, but they have also revolutionized the industry by developing the only all-flash array to break the hard disk price barrier," said Carlos M. Carreras, vice president of alliances and business development at DataCore. "The skyHawk storage array combined with SANsymphony-V provides IT departments with a solution designed to virtualize any application, while dramatically increasing performance. We are pleased to partner with Skyera and welcome them into the DataCore Ready program."

"Skyera offers a uniquely scalable enterprise solid-state storage solution that eliminates storage performance bottlenecks and allows IT departments to virtualize their most demanding workloads," said Radoslav Danilak, CEO of Skyera. "In our effort to help usher in a new era of storage, we are committed to partnering with leading vendors to ensure the optimization of jointly deployed solutions that offer the ultimate efficiency, functionality and simplicity. As such, we are proud to have been accepted into the DataCore Ready program."

The DataCore Ready certification identifies solutions that are trusted to enhance SANsymphony-V's enterprise storage virtualization platform. When combined, Skyera and SANsymphony-V offer customers a number of benefits including: up to 100% availability through metro clusters, seamless migration and auto-tiering with existing storage, across unlike storage devices.

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Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit

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