"The K2 will allow us to migrate portions of our VMware infrastructure to a much faster storage platform without trading-off high availability and data protection."
- Hans Bleuel, Chief Technology Officer, Conatus Capital Management LP
"I've never seen such a robust performance SLA under failure from any legacy storage. The K2 is a real architectural revolution to our mission critical operation."
- George Herman President, Distributed Systems Solutions, Inc.
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"Kaminario has taken the performance of our premium digital marketing services to the next level."
- Israel David, Senior Vice President, Technology, Kenshoo
"The Kaminario K2 far exceeded our expectations, it enabled us to maintain our current database environment and get more life out of our existing systems."
- Chris DiGiacomo, System Director, PetMed Express
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"Our GPFS metadata - essentially a database that stores the locations and attributes of all files - is of critical importance and must be stored on the highest performance and most reliable storage available. Not only does Kaminario deliver the speed we require, but it does so with enterprise high availability."
- Vijay K. Agarwala, Senior Director, Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure, Pennsylvania State University
"Kaminario allowed us to scale-out to the level of performance and redundancy that we needed to reduce report delivery times and speed the processing of queries. The K2 enabled us to consolidate our database environment onto one fast, reliable and scalable storage system to meet the increasing demands from our users."
- Gregory S. Thomas, Vice President of Information Technology, Managed Health Care Associates Inc.
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"Our private-banking and monetary divisions’ application processes were extremely I/O-intensive, and we needed to accelerate them in order to improve the service to our business and customers. The Kaminario K2 appliance provided us with a fast and easy-to-deploy solution to optimize our applications, saving us valuable time and money while helping us to improve services to our customers."
- Itzhak Malach, senior executive vice president, head of operations, Information Systems and Administration at Leumi
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"We put all of our databases on the new Kaminario K-H and the results are amazing. Even with our databases doubling from 5 billion to 10 billion records, the K2-H cut the entire processing time from 2 weeks to 3 days."
- Amir Doron, Match and Merge Team Leader, Digital Trowel
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"We were looking for a storage solution with a reliable, high-availability architecture to handle our growing trade volume and improve our system utilization. The Kaminario K2 gave us the ability to process 150% more trading transactions while also freeing-up our system and storage resources. We see this as a huge benefit."
- Rafi Vasserman, General Manager and EVP of Traiana R&D
"Kaminario helped us identify the I/O issues that were at the root of our performance problems and the Kaminario K2 met the challenge. The Kaminario K2 has proven to be a highly cost-effective way to deliver operational efficiency. Our analysts are now responding to inquiries in a fraction of the time and, as a result, we are delivering improved service levels to our customers."
- Senior Vice President of Network Architecture, Global Telecom Company
"Kaminario has enabled us to deliver customer information to our partners 10 to 20 times faster and more effectively. The faster we can deliver this valuable data, the quicker our partners can turn that information into sales and grow our business."
- CIO, Global Credit Card Company
"The K2 added performance, consistency and reliability to our storage environment. In addition, the faster response time directly improved our customer responsiveness and, as a result, our ability to generate more business."
- Nick Mahmood, Vice President of IT, TestAmerica
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"The enterprise market organizations seeking to invest in all flash sold-state storage arrays are demanding performance, scalability and reliability. Kaminario with its next generation of K2 promises to deliver a scalable high performance platform that is affordable for midrange to high-end environments."
- Dan Iacono, Research Director, Storage Systems, International Data Corporation (IDC)
"Today's virtualized and distributed workloads can strain the storage system. Flash-based storage, such as Kaminario's K2, has been meeting the challenge of resiliency, I/O performance, latency and throughput these workloads impose. Kaminario's K2 family of storage systems has been addressing customer requirements for quite some time and has pushed the boundaries of scalability and performance with each new generation of products. The Kaminario K2 V4 offers another step forward and increases Kaminario's capability to support high levels of scalability and performance in mixed workloads while keeping the budget in mind."
- Dan Kusnetzky, founder of Kusnetzky Group LLC and noted industry analyst and author
"Kaminario has leveraged its predominance in SSD scale-out architectures to deliver a greater performance and higher density platform that still meets customers' needs for a smaller, more cost-effective and energy- efficient footprint. Kaminario also offers a number of ease-of-use capabilities with automated data loading and balancing, self-healing high availability and non-disruptive updates. It just plugs in and runs."
- James Bagley, Senior Analyst, Storage Strategies Now
"Kaminario has done a good job of taking the high cost out of SSD storage with their new K2 all-Flash array. They are also the only vendor we know of who can maintain high performance in a degraded mode, such as during an SSD failure. Kaminario is well positioned to deliver enterprise-class high availability and resiliency in a scalable, cost-effective mid-range to high-end product."
- George Crump, president and founder, Storage Switzerland
"Kaminario has brought to bear a full set of mainstream enterprise storage capabilities, including highly capable snapshots, virtualization integration, and complete management tools. These capabilities along with the aggressive pricing enabled by this latest MLC SSD-based offering will give the enterprise a unique new technology that can address performance challenges. More importantly, Kaminario is delivering these economics on top of one of the most sophisticated resiliency approaches we've seen, and this may in fact be the single most important characteristic that makes MLC storage the right fit for the mainstream enterprise data center. In the midst of a marketing war over the best approach to delivering the storage performance that today's changing enterprise needs, Kaminario is a force to be reckoned with."
- Taneja Group
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"I am seeing newer solid state systems abandon legacy architectures to squeeze more speed out of flash. By teaming a smart, high performance SSD-aware architecture with solid high availability and data protection, Kaminario has devised a very scalable, reliable, and cost-effective system."
- Jim Handy, Objective Analysis
"ESG research shows of all the reasons IT organizations purchase solid-state storage, performance is number one, but reliability comes in as a strong second. Therefore, if you are looking to purchase a high performance SSD-based SAN, then it had better be a proven and highly reliable one. Not only has the Kaminario K2 proven its high availability capabilities in ESG’s Lab Validation tests (despite induced failures, application workloads continued without interruption), but also the company has now announced DataProtect and taken its data reliability to an even higher level.”
- Mark Peters, senior analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).
"Data replication and snapshots, along with self-healing high availability, are essential capabilities for enterprise-grade SSD storage. Kaminario offers unique high availability features such as N+1 hardware redundancy, which is not seen elsewhere, and has proven non-disruptive operations. By wrapping comprehensive data protection around its high availability, Kaminario meets enterprise market demand for high performance storage that is just perfect for mission critical applications."
- Arun Taneja, founder and consulting analyst, Taneja Group
"Kaminario has introduced the world’s fastest SAN storage, the K2. If time is money, this is for you."
- Robin Harris, Analyst StorageMojo
"Accelerating application runtime is a top priority for our customers. Their preference is to invest in hardware over changing the application, both from a cost and an assimilation point of view. Based on those needs and the available solution alternatives, we chose Kaminario as a unique solution for our clients. The Kaminario K2 high performance SSD storage system enables acceleration of the application by up to 25 times while offering high availability and easy installation and management."
- Udi Eylon, applicative infrastructure department manager, finance and technology division, Matrix