SAN JOSE, Calif. – Skyera Inc., today announced that its skyHawk all-flash solid-state storage system has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that Skyera’s skyHawk has undergone detailed test procedures and is supported on VMware vSphere® 5.5 and 5.5 U1 for production environments. “By using skyHawk with vSphere® 5.5 and 5.5 U1 enterprises can achieve much higher virtual-machine density than traditional storage for both server virtualization and VDI infrastructure,” said Radoslav Danilak, Co-Founder and CEO of Skyera. "With our capacity leading flash hardware and software, Skyera delivers a simple and extremely scalable solution for VMware environments that offers enterprise-class performance and reliability for the cost of disk.” “We are pleased that Skyera’s skyHawk qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it works effectively with VMware vSphere®, and can be deployed in production with confidence,” said Sanjay Katyal, vice president, Global Alliances & OEMs, VMware. The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need. The Skyera skyHawk can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/skyhawk About Skyera Skyera solid-state storage architecture leverages the most advanced NAND flash, delivering the highest density, lowest power consumption and flash optimized enterprise software features – all within the industry’s smallest footprint. Data centers designed with Skyera’s high performance, cost-efficient, purpose-built solutions occupy up to 99 percent less space and consume up to 97 percent less power compared to traditional enterprise storage systems. For more information, visit www.skyera.com.