Pure Storage Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work for Second Consecutive Year

All-Flash Company Honored as a Top Employer by the San Francisco Business Times

Mountain View, CA – April 26, 2013 — Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today announced it has been named one of the San Francisco Bay Area's "Best Places to Work" by the San Francisco Business Times, and was ranked among the area’s top 10 companies in their category. The company is renowned for its supportive work environment, diverse and talented workforce and rich culture centering on innovation, excellence and fun, where great minds are nurtured and thrive. This marks the second consecutive year Pure Storage has been honored by the SF Business Times. The publication compiles its Bay Area “Best Places to Work" list annually, based on employee surveys that measure worker satisfaction across a number of areas, including personal growth, workplace environment and managerial effectiveness.

Pure Storage is the fastest growing storage startup and the leader in enterprise class all-flash storage arrays. Its flagship product, the Pure Storage FlashArray, is 10x faster, 10x more space and power efficient and radically simpler to manage than its predecessors, all for less than the cost of legacy spinning disk-based storage solutions.

"The hallmark of a great company is its ability to assemble a truly exceptional team. The best and brightest seek to create a world-changing vision and execute to fulfill it," said Scott Dietzen, CEO of Pure Storage. "The winner today is our entire team – a team we are exceedingly proud of, along with the fun-loving, hard-working, egalitarian and customer-focused culture we've created together. All of our future successes and those we have achieved to-date are a result of their excellence and dedication. We look forward to continuing another year of record growth, as we continue to expand the Pure Storage family."

Since emerging from stealth in 2011, Pure Storage has achieved unprecedented growth and expanded rapidly to meet global demand for its next generation, all-flash enterprise storage array. To learn more about career opportunities at Pure Storage, visit:http://www.purestorage.com/company/jobs.html.

The 10th annual “Best Places to Work Awards” are created and presented by the SF Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. For a complete list of this year’s finalists and winners, visit: http://bit.ly/16wQYwQ.

About Pure Storage

Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage company, enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are 10x faster and 10x more space and power efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored. The Pure Storage FlashArray is ideal for high performance workloads, including server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, real-time analytics) and cloud computing. For more information, visit www.purestorage.com.

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