08.02.2017 Press Release
Kaminario Scores Highest in Three Out of Five Use Cases in 2017 Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for Solid-State Arrays
Kaminario receives highest score for Online Transaction Processing, Analytics and High Performance Computing in 2017 Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for Solid-State Arrays
NEEDHAM, Mass., Aug 2, 2017 – Kaminario, a leading all-flash storage company, today announced it has been recognized by Gartner for its K2 all-flash array achieving the highest score for three out of five use cases, including Online Transaction Processing, Analytics and High Performance Computing. In addition, Kaminario was recognized with the second highest scores for Server Virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastrucure use cases. Recently, Kaminario was recognized as a Leader in the July 2017 Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.
Gartner Critical Capability documents are companion research notes to Gartner Magic Quadrants. As an essential companion to the Gartner Magic Quadrant, this methodology provides deeper insight into providers’ product and service offerings by extending the Magic Quadrant analysis. Gartner recommends you use this research to further investigate product and service ratings based on key capabilities set to important, differentiating use cases.* The 2017 Gartner Critical Capabilities analyzed 19 SSA products across five high-impact use cases to quantify what’s important to infrastructure and operations leaders.
“Kaminario has always been a product and technology driven company,” said Dani Golan, founder and CEO, Kaminario. “We have always taken a no-compromise approach to building the best all-flash array platform based on a software-defined architecture and deep collaboration with best of breed hardware vendors. We are thrilled with these scores, because for us, it provides a strong validation of our product strategy.”
Kaminario launched the sixth generation of its K2 all-flash array in February 2016. The K2 appliance is based on Kaminario VisionOS, a software-defined architecture and framework for advanced data services. K2 Gen6 incorporates cutting-edge hardware innovation from hardware partners, including unique hardware based compression powered by the Intel® C626 chipset with Intel® QuickAssist Technology. Kaminario has long championed a “future-ready” product philosophy that emphasizes rapid adoption of the latest industry hardware and clear, non-disruptive upgrade paths for existing customers.
“Kaminario has a clear vision for its K2 platform,” said Eyal David, chief technology officer, Kaminario. “We see new hardware technologies like NVMe and NVMe over Fabric offering incredible opportunity for our customers. In addition to staying at the forefront of the price-performance curve, our goal is to bring extreme agility to our customers building private cloud and as-a-service infrastructures.”
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Kaminario, the leading all-flash storage company, is redefining the future of modern datacenters. Its unique solution enables organizations to succeed in today’s on-demand world and prepares them to seamlessly handle tomorrow’s innovations. Only Kaminario K2 all-flash array delivers the agility, scalability, performance and economics a datacenter requires to deal with today’s cloud-first, dynamic world and provide real-time data access — anywhere, anytime. Hundreds of customers rely on Kaminario K2 to power their mission critical applications and safeguard their digital ecosystem. Headquartered in Needham, MA, Kaminario works with an extensive network of resellers and distributors, globally. For more information, please visit www.kaminario.com.