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Newly introduced E8-D24 rack scale flash solution receives top honors at Flash Memory Summit 2016
SANTA CLARA, CA. August 11, 2016 – Flash Memory Summit (Booth 113) – After officially launching just days ago, E8 Storage captured the top prize at the 2016 Flash Memory Summit, winning the “Best of Show” award for the Most Innovative Flash Memory Technology. This category specifically confers awards on innovations that will change the way flash memory works and is used in products.
The winning technology from E8 Storage is the company’s revolutionary E8-D24 – the industry’s first centralized NVMe rack scale flash solution for enterprise storage.

“Flash Memory technology is currently experiencing a progression of innovation that has raised the bar for all-flash storage arrays to deliver higher capacity and performance in ways that were previously impossible,” said Jay Kramer, Chairman of the Awards Program and President of Network Storage Advisors Inc. “We are proud to select E8 Storage for the Best of Show Technology Innovation Award as it enables the potential to deliver unprecedented performance (10M IOPS) and latency on par with local NVMe (100us/50us of read/write) coupled with enterprise class storage management and non-disruptive hardware and software upgrade support.”

“We are extremely proud to accept this prestigious award, and I applaud the entire E8 Storage team for the hard work and dedication it has taken to make this ground-breaking technology a reality,” said Zivan Ori, CEO and Co-founder, E8 Storage. “This award validates what we set out to achieve from the beginning – to give the market a truly innovative storage solution unlike anything else in the industry, delivering exceptional performance along with tier-1 availability and low-cost.”

E8 Storage will be presenting at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2016 in San Francisco, Booth #561.
Come listen to our Tech chat session at IDF-SF 2016, Moscone Convention Center West, on Tuesday August 16 at 1:00 pm PST.

About E8 Storage

Privately-held E8 Storage provides the next generation of flash storage with a rack scale architecture for the enterprise and software-defined cloud, delivering 10 times the performance for half the cost of existing storage products, while using only off-the-shelf hardware. The company was founded in 2014 by storage industry veterans from IBM-XIV, Zivan Ori and Alex Friedman, who serve as CEO and VP R&D respectively. The company is venture-funded by Accel Partners, Magma Venture Capital and Vertex Israel, with R&D operations in Tel Aviv, Israel, and sales and marketing in Santa Clara, Calif.

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