After nearly 3 months of silence, Virident released news based on evaluations from ESG. But you won’t find this on their website — so very strange. Also, it’s never explicit stated but I believe these results are sponsored. Would love to see Finisar / Medusa independent testing wouldn’t you?
Here is the notice from Marketwire: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/virident-and-nec-set-record-oracle-database-performance-of-12-million-iops-2012-02-08
Here is the reaction from The Register: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/08/virident_nec_oracle/
and here is the Virident-sponsored ESG whitepaper: http://www.enterprisestrategygroup.com/2012/01/virident-flashmax/