Diablo Technologies adds Vijay Parmar to its Board along with securing $37m Series C financing

– USA, CA – Diablo Technologies today announced that it has secured $37 million across two phases of an oversubscribed round of Series C financing. New investors Genesis Capital and GII Tech Ventures joined the second phase of the round, along with follow-on investments from Battery Ventures, BDC Capital, Celtic House Venture Partners, Hasso Plattner Ventures and ICV. The new funding comes as Diablo achieves production release and volume availability of its award-winning Memory1 128GB DDR4 system memory module and accompanying Diablo Memory Expansion (DMX) software.

In addition, Vijay Parmar, Partner at GII Tech Ventures, launched by GII, LLC, has joined Diablo’s board of directors. Vijay focuses on mid-stage technology investments in companies with a proven product in production and a strong customer pipeline. He brings a wealth of start-up and large company experience, including VxTel, ReZolt, GainSpan, AMD and Intel, and a global network of relationships to the Diablo Technologies team.

“We are thrilled to have Diablo Technologies in the GII Tech portfolio. The combination of Diablo’s innovative product portfolio and well-timed position in the Cloud and Enterprise datacenter market is extremely compelling,” said Parmar. “I’m looking forward to working with the Diablo team to help realize the company’s next wave of growth.”

“Diablo is privileged to be working with investors who are as committed as we are to leveraging the benefits of NAND-flash to enable dramatic improvements in big data analytics and in-memory computing,” said Mark Stibitz, Chief Executive Officer at Diablo Technologies. “This investment gives us even more capability to expand sales and customer application support, and strategically accelerate our DMX software roadmap.”

Memory1 provides 1TB or 2TB of system memory in a single two-socket server – unleashing the power of Big Memory for Big Data. Diablo’s JEDEC-compliant, flash-based DIMMs, interface seamlessly with existing server architectures and require no changes to hardware, operating systems, or applications. Memory1 is ideal for environments that require large memory footprints for workloads such as big data analytics, caching, and complex web applications.

About Diablo Technologies

Diablo is at the forefront of developing breakthrough technologies for next-generation enterprise computing. The company’s flagship Memory1 is a first-of-its-kind Flash-as-memory technology that delivers four times the capacity of the largest DRAM modules. Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage platform combines innovative software and hardware architectures with NAND-Flash to introduce a new and disruptive generation of Solid State Storage for data-intensive applications. The Diablo leadership team has decades of experience in system architecture, chipset design, enterprise software and business development at companies including PMC-Sierra, Anobit, AT&T-Microelectronics, Bell Labs, Nortel Networks, Intel, Cisco, AMD, SEGA, Cadence Design Systems, Matrox Graphics, BroadTel Communications and ENQ Semiconductor.

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