|[January 14, 2014]
Load DynamiX Closes 2013 with Record Revenue as Company Delivers Industry's First Enterprise-focused Infrastructure Performance Validation Solutions
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
DynamiX, the leader in infrastructure
performance validation, announced today that it closed 2013 with
record revenues that exceeded expectations among a myriad of positive
strategic changes at the company. Load DynamiX is fast becoming the
defacto standard supplier of storage infrastructure performance
validation solutions to both technology vendors and enterprise IT
In 2013, Load DynamiX cemented its leadership in providing performance
validation solutions to all leading storage and network technology
vendors. The company dramatically expanded its customer base during the
year with substantial new sales to privately-held storage market
innovators including flash, cloud and hybrid storage vendors. Many
technology vendors are now proactively using Load DynamiX in sales and
marketing initiatives to prove the performance
capabilities of their products, which, in turn, has helped increase
sales to Global 1000 corporations and cloud service providers by over
300% versus 2012.
IT managers and infrastructure architects are adopting the company's workload
modeling and storage
performance validation appliances to better control costs and
future-proof performance requirements as they evolve to an
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model. The company also announced a
new partnership with EMC (News - Alert) Corporation to help EMC customers accelerate
their deployments of new storage products.
To reflect the broader corporate
strategy, the company changed its name in November from SwiftTest to
Load DynamiX and added two new seasoned executives, vice president of
marketing Len Rosenthal and CFO Kevin O'Donnell.
The year also saw major innovations from Load DynamiX on the product
front. To continue support of their traditional storage and network
manufacturer customers the company launched:
DynamiX 10G Series with 4x the total I/O bandwidth, 4x the I/O
Operations per Second (IOPS), and 4x the user capacity as previous
generation solutions in the same 2RU footprint
Version 3.4 of the Load DynamiX appliance operating system and test
development environment (TDE) which now supports SNIA CDMI and
OpenStack Swift (News - Alert), parallel NFS (pNFS), NFSv4.1 Threading, and SCSI
Streaming Commands, and
Load DynamiX SwiftTest Enterprise workload modeling application with
user-friendly, high fidelity modeling and collaborative testing which
includes global and local collaboration through shared test libraries,
shared visual test beds, and shared results.
To support its new customer base of Global 1000 enterprises and service
providers, the company launched the industry's first and only series of
solutions focused on validating the performance of enterprise storage
DynamiX Workload Insight Manager is a web-based GUI that provides
detailed analysis and modeling of production application workloads
including a full command mix, file size, and block size distribution
to create realistic workload scenarios and
The Load DynamiX 10G Advanced and Load DynamiX FC Series, specifically
designed for enterprise IT organizations. These integrated appliances
are capable of generating massive loads to stress the highest
performance enterprise storage systems to their limits and include the
Workload Insight Manager software.
"This year has been an eventful and productive year for Load DynamiX.
Our success is a result of the increasing rate of technology innovation
in the data storage industry, including the migration to Infrastructure
as a Service models and the rise of flash and hybrid storage products,"
said Philippe Vincent, president and CEO of Load DynamiX. "Our unique
solutions give IT architects and engineers the critical insight needed
to understand how their application workloads can best take advantage of
these new products and architectures and will prove invaluable to
deployment success and cost optimization."
About Load DynamiX
As the leader in infrastructure performance validation, Load DynamiX
empowers IT professionals with the insight needed to make intelligent
decisions regarding networked storage. By accurately characterizing and
emulating real-world application behavior, Load DynamiX optimizes the
overall performance, availability, and cost of storage infrastructure.
The combination of advanced workload analytics and performance
validation software with extreme load-generating appliances give IT
professionals the ability to cost-effectively stress today's most
complex physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure to its limits.
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