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Pure Storage Takes Silver for Enterprise Product of the Year in 2013 International "Best in Biz Awards"

FlashArray Honored for Excellence and Breakthrough Innovation

Mountain View, CA – July 26, 2013 — Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today announced that the Pure Storage FlashArray is a silver winner in the 2013 Best in Biz Awards International, in the Enterprise Product of the Year category. The annual independent business awards program is judged by members of the press and industry analysts. Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2013 International were determined based on scoring from a panel of 43 judges drawn from top-tier news, business, finance, and technology publications and media outlets from 18 countries, with all continents represented.

More than 150 public and private companies representing all sectors of the economy from more than 25 countries competed in Best in Biz Awards’ International’s inaugural program. Best in Biz Awards 2013 International honors are conferred in a wide range of categories, including Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Enterprise Product of the Year, Small/Medium Business Product of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year and Film or Video of the Year.

With offices in England, Japan, Korea, The Netherlands and Australia, Pure Storage's award-winning technology backed by best-in-class 24/7 support is available around the world. Delivering on its promise to disrupt the status quo, Pure Storage’s FlashArray is ten times faster, and ten times more space and power-efficient than disk arrays, all for less than the cost of spinning disk. Enterprises now have access to all-flash storage that meets the resiliency, scalability, efficiency and performance requirements of customers of all sizes in diverse markets and for a variety of applications.

"We are honored that FlashArray has been internationally recognized as an Enterprise Product of the Year by the esteemed judging panel of the Best in Biz awards," said Scott Dietzen, CEO at Pure Storage. "This award is the result of the tireless efforts of the Pure Storage team, who work hard everyday to deliver groundbreaking innovation that meets and exceeds the very high expectations of our customer and partners around the world. As always, we remain singularly focused on delivering a fundamentally better storage experience built on the power and promise of all-flash, that can be utilized by enterprises of any size and budget. This award is further validation that we are succeeding in our mission."

The Best in Biz Awards International were announced on July 24th, 2013. To see a complete list of honorees, visit:

For more information about the multi award-winning Pure Storage FlashArray, visit:

About Best in Biz Awards

Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 North American program, until the final entry deadline on September 20, 2013. Any organization from any industry in North America may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the International program, visit:

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

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