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Acquired byViolin Memory
Date6/2010

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Headquarters
526 Clyde Avenue
Mountain View, CA, 94043
USA

People

President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of Community Development
Executive Vice President of Products and Corporate Development

Funding

TOTAL $20M
FUNDING TOTAL $20M
Series C, 7/2006
InterWest Partners
US Venture Partners
$10M
Venture Round, 3/2008
Horizon Ventures
US Venture Partners
InterWest Partners
$10M

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Gear6

Gear6 sells Memcached solutions enabling high-growth web sites to deliver and scale dynamic applications and content. By focusing on the emerging need for a dedicated web caching tier, Gear6 solutions improve the scalability of web applications and databases, improving quality of service and reducing infrastructure cost.

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Gear6 Cloud Cache

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Gear6 Web Cache

Websitegear6.com/memcached-product/web-...
Bloggear6.com/blog
StageLive

Gear6 Web Cache Memcached solutions dramatically improve the scalability of web applications and MySQL database deployments, improving quality of service and reducing infrastructure costs. Gear6 Web Cache includes the following features:

• Scalable Performance: Increase transactions by 100X. Advanced cluster architecture scales to 24 Tbytes per cluster. • Enterprise High Availability: Replication and failover ensures cache availability despite failures, upgrades or system changes. • Low TCO: Less servers, less downtime, less management, less power, less complexity and radically more efficient memory utilization. • Advanced Memory Management: Increases cache depth 5x. Use DRAM and Flash with no code changes. • Server Consolidation: Hybrid memory architecture can dramatically increase cache density • Scalable Performance: Increase transactions by 100X. Advanced cluster architecture scales to 24 Tbytes per cluster. • Enterprise High Availability: Replication and failover ensures cache availability despite failures, upgrades or system changes. • Advanced Memory Management: Increases cache depth 5x. Use DRAM and Flash with no code changes. • Advanced Reporting and Management: Monitor cache for insights. Plan, troubleshoot, develop, optimize for you site’s scaling requirements.

Memcached Appliance

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Sources

  1. Violin Memory Acquires Gear6 Assets (freshnews.com) [edit]
  2. Gear6 Secures $10 Million To Accelerate Storage And Deliver Real Time Performance (cachefx.com) [edit]
  3. 2008: Gear6 gets $10M in new funding (sanjose.bizjournals.com) [edit]
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