Mountain View, CA July 28, 2010 — Atlantis Computing, a leading provider of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) performance and storage optimization solutions, today announced that it has been chosen as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250.
Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies that a company is a leader among its peers, using innovative approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Atlantis Computing was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. Other companies in this year’s Global 250 include box.net, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pandora and Twitter.
“After examining the companies that are on the AO Global 250 list, it's obvious that innovation is not only alive and well in the Global Silicon Valley, it's accelerating in economic power and scope,” said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “Atlantis Computing’s innovative technology fundamentally changes the economics of delivering virtual desktops by enabling organizations to deploy their VDI solution of choice using dramatically less storage.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
Atlantis ILIO is a VDI storage and performance optimization solution that integrates with Citrix, VMware, Quest and other VDI offerings to cut storage costs, provide IT teams with more storage options and boost desktop performance. Atlantis ILIO is delivered as a plug-and-play hardware appliance that is transparently inserted into each VDI server rack in the datacenter.
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“VDI is revolutionizing enterprise desktop computing by making employees more productive, lowering desktop management costs and making organization more agile,” said Bernard Harguindeguy, CEO of Atlantis Computing. “However, IT organizations must make massive upfront investments in storage infrastructure to achieve the level of performance required for users to accept the transition from physical PCs to virtual desktops. Atlantis Computing makes it possible to deploy any VDI solution at a much lower cost per desktop with performance that amazes users.”
Atlantis Computing is transforming enterprise desktop computing by solving the challenges of desktop virtualization: storage costs and user acceptance. Atlantis ILIO reduces VDI storage costs and complexity, boosts desktop performance and streamlines image management. Atlantis ILIO’s patent-pending IO virtualization technology is delivered as a plug-and-play appliance that transparently consolidates desktop images and offloads IO intensive Windows operations from VDI storage. Atlantis Computing is privately held and funded by El Dorado Ventures and Partech Ventures with headquarters in Mountain View California and a research and development center in Bangalore India.
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