Atlantis Computing Selected by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand Top 100 Winner


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Recognized for Creating New Opportunities in Cloud Computing and SaaS

Mountain View, CA, March 28, 2011 – Atlantis Computing, a leading provider of VDI performance and storage optimization solutions, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. 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.

Atlantis Computing and the OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnDemand event on March 28th, 2011, at Hewlett-Packard’s Worldwide Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA.

This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on how the Internet is disrupting how companies—from small businesses to large enterprises—create, store, distribute, analyze, and take advantage of their mission-critical data.

“As the digital information created by businesses continues to explode at astronomical rates, the need to store, manage, socialize, and share this information is becoming extremely challenging,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “By providing innovative technologies that help enterprises better compete in this new era of information complexity and move their data out into the cloud, the OnDemand 100 represent some of the highest-growth opportunities in the private company marketplace.”

The OnDemand 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2011 list.

Atlantis ILIO is a VDI storage and performance optimization solution that complements Citrix, VMware, Quest and other VDI solutions to cut VDI deployment CAPEX and boots desktop performance. Atlantis ILIO drastically decreases the amount of storage normally required, provides IT teams with less expensive storage options and increases desktop performance and security. Atlantis ILIO is delivered as a software appliance that is inserted into each VDI server rack in the datacenter. Designed to optimize how virtual desktops interact with shared VDI storage, Atlantis ILIO can reduce storage costs by up to 90 percent and make virtual desktops perform better than a PC.

A full list of all the OnDemand Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

“VDI is a strategic initiative for enterprises looking to lower desktop management costs, efficiently migrate to Windows 7 and deliver mobile access to corporate data and applications from thin clients, PCs and tablet devices,” said Bernard Harguindeguy, CEO, Atlantis Computing. “To make VDI deployments successful, organizations have to address the CAPEX and user acceptance obstacles that have plagued large scale initiatives. Atlantis is changing the dynamics of VDI by turning the economics and performance characteristics on its head. Atlantis ILIO accelerates Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View VDI deployments by lowering the cost of virtual desktops to below that of a PC, making virtual desktops perform faster than a PC and making it possible for customers to use anti-virus agents without impacting performance or the number of desktops per server.”

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

About Atlantis Computing
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 VDI storage optimization technology is delivered as a software virtual 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, Partech International and Cisco Systems with U.S. headquarters in Mountain View, California, European headquarters in London, England and a research and a development center in Bangalore, India.

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