back to article Violin Systems gnaws off X-IO Technologies' storage arm

Struggling all-flash array vendor Violin Systems has said it will buy X-IO Technologies' ISE storage line, picking up the tech as well as customers and channel partners. Violin System launched its latest XVS-8 array – positioned as an extreme performance array for tier 0 applications – earlier this month, having freshly …

  1. Bronek Kozicki Silver badge

    The "world's smallest violin" picture would be a better fit for another story

  2. ToddRundgrensUtopia

    It would be nice if the author explained the differences between the Violin and X-IO arrays? Also what is the Axellio "hot box" technology?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    2 struggling companies merging

    makes 1 larger struggling company?

  4. spinning risk

    Wet Spaghetti

    Two, wet pieces of spaghetti cannot hold each other up

    1. IanMoore33

      Re: Wet Spaghetti

      throw them on a wall and see if they stick?

  5. IanMoore33


    Violin ran through $600m in cash since it's 2013 public offering and declared bankruptcy in 2016 with only $1.3m in cash .. barely enough for payroll for the remaining 50 out of 400 employees remaining in January 2017. I was one of the last to be laid off.

    How does it manage to buy another piece of a company with 200 employees?

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