1. COMPANY SNIPPETS.............. 1

2. MAJOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES..............2

3. SALES DATA.............. 3 Table 1: Violin Memory, Inc.’s Sales by Geographic Region Worldwide (2014-2015) in Percentage for Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.............. 3

4. COMPETITION BY DIVISION.............. 4

5. MARKET OVERVIEW.............. 5 Flash Storage.............. 5 Table 2: I/O Intensive Flash Storage Market by Type Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for All-Flash Storage Arrays, PCIe-Based Flash Cards, and Others 5

NAND Flash Storage.............. 6 Table 3: Global NAND Market by Application End Users (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Flash Cards, Handsets, Media Tablets, PMP, SSDs (PC/Server/Hybrid Drives), USB Drives and Others.............. 6

Table 4: Global NAND bit Market by End Use Applications (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Digital Still Cameras, Handsets, PMP/MP3 Players, PND, SSD Consumer, SSD Enterprise, Tablet, USB Flash Drives and Others 7

Table 5: NAND Demand by Category Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Cell Phone (ex. Smart Phone), Flash Cards, Portable Media Players, Smart Phone, Solid-State Drives, Tablet PC, USB Flash Drives, White box Tablet PC, and Others.............. 8

Table 6: NAND Memory Demand by Application Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Mobile Phones, Solid-State Drives (SSD), Tablets, Universal Serial Bus (USB) Flash Drives, and Others..............9

Table 7: NAND Flash Demand by End- Use Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Value for Cards, USB, Feature Phones, and Smart Mobile Devices (Smartphones, Tablets, Portables).............. 10

Table 8: NAND Flash Market by Country Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Japan, and Others 11 Table 9: NAND Flash and SSD Enterprise Storage End- Use Worldwide.............. 12

NOR Flash Storage.............. 13 Table 10: NOR Flash Market by Industry Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Consumer, Industrial, Medical and Military (IMM), and Others 13

DRAM Memory.............. 14 Table 11: Global DRAM Consumption by End Use Applications (2014) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown for Disk Drives, Handsets, Mainframe Supercomputer & Servers, PCs & Tablets, Printers, Set Top Boxes (STBs), TVs, Video Game Consoles, Workstation and Others..............14

Table 12: Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) Applications in Mobile Market by Type Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for 3G Smartphones, 4G Low End Smartphones, 4G Premium Smartphones and Feature Phones 15

Table 13: Dynamic Random-Access Memory (DRAM) Demand by Application Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Graphic, Mobile, Personal Computer, Server, and Others.............. 16

Table 14: Dynamic Random-Access Memory (DRAM) Market by Country Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Japan, and Others..............17

Table 15: Speciality Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) Market by Segment Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for DDR2 (Double Data Rate2), DDR3 (Double Data Rate3), LPD DDR2/3 (Low Power Double Data Rate2/3), Mobile, SDR (Single Data Rate), DDR1 (Double Data Rate1), RLD RAM2/3 (Reduced Latency Dynamic Random Access Memory2/3) and SDR (Single Data Rate) and DDR1 (Double Data Rate1) 18

Table 16: Speciality Static Random Access Memory (SRAM) Market by Segment Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for High Speed Asynchronous, Legacy, Quad SRAM (Static Random Access Memory), Synchronous SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) and Ultra Low Power (ULP) 19

Hard Disk Drives (HDDs)..............20 Table 17: Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Shipment Market by Applications Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume for Consumer Electronics, Desktop, Enterprise, Nearline Storage, and Others..............20

Table 18: Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Market by Applications Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Consumer Electronics, Desktops, Enterprise, and Notebooks 21

Table 19: Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Market by Category Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Desktop, Bus-Critical HDD's, Mission-Critical Enterprise HDD's, and Mobile HDD's..............22

Table 20: Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Market by Category Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume Sales for Desktop, Bus-Critical HDD's, Mission-Critical Enterprise HDD's, and Mobile HDD's..............23

Solid State Drives (SSDs)..............24 Table 21: Solid State Drives (SSDs) End-Use Market by Segment Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Client SSDs (for PCs), Commercial SSDs, and Enterprise SSDs.............. 24

Table 22: Solid-State Drive Market by Category Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Client, Commercial, and Enterprise 25

Table 23: Solid-State Drive Market by Category Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Volume Sales for Client, Commercial, and Enterprise 26

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE.............. 27 Flash Storage Devices..............27 Table 24: Market Shares of Leading Flash Storage Device Manufacturers Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Breakdown by Volume for EMC Corporation, Hitachi, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), NetApp, Inc., Nimbus Data, Pure Storage, Violin Memory, Inc., and Others 27

Flash Memory.............. 28 Table 25: Market Shares of Leading Embedded Flash Memory Manufacturers Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown by Volume for Samsung Group, SanDisk Corporation, SK Hynix, Inc., Toshiba Corporation and Others 28

Table 26: Market Shares of Leading Flash Memory Card Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown for ADATA Technology Co., Ltd., Kingston Technology Corporation, Micron Technology, Inc., PQI Group, RITEK Corporation, Samsung Group, SanDisk Corporation, Sony Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Transcend Information, Inc., and Others.............. 29

Data Storage.............. 30 Table 27: Market Shares of Leading Software Data Storage Providers Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown by Value for EMC Corporation, FalconStor Software, Inc., HGST, Inc., International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), NetApp, Inc., Symantec Corporation and Others 30

NAND Flash Storage.............. 31 Table 28: Market Shares of Leading NAND Memory Consumption Companies Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown by Value for Apple, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., and Others 31

Table 29: Market Shares of Leading NAND Flash Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Intel Corporation, Micron Technology, Inc., Samsung Group, SanDisk Corporation, SK Hynix, Inc., Toshiba Corporation and Others.............. 32

Table 30: Market Shares of Leading NAND Flash Manufacturers Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown by Value for IM Flash Technologies, LLC, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SanDisk Corporation, SK Hynix, Inc., and Toshiba Corporation 33

Table 31: Market Shares of Leading NAND Flash Chip Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Micron Technology, Inc., Samsung Group, SanDisk Corporation, SK Hynix, Inc., Toshiba Corporation, and Others 34

NOR Flash Storage.............. 35 Table 32: Market Shares of Leading NOR Flash Manufacturers Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Macronix International Co., Ltd., Micron Technology, Inc., Spansion, Inc., Winbond Electronics Corporation, Won Solutions, LLC, and Others..............35

Solid State Drives (SSDs)..............36 Table 33: Market Shares of Leading Solid State Drive (SSD) Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Google, Inc., Intel Corporation, NetApp, Inc., OCZ Storage Solutions, Samsung Group, Toshiba Corporation, and Others.............. 36

Table 34: Market Shares of Leading USB Flash Drive Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for ADATA Technology Co., Ltd., Apacer Technology, Inc., Kingmax Digital, Inc., Kingston Technology Corporation, Micron Technology, Inc., Samsung Group, SanDisk Corporation, Sony Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Transcend Information, Inc., and Others.............. 37

Table 35: Market Shares of Leading Solid State Drive (SSD) Appliances Manufacturers in the US (2015) - Percentage Breakdown by Value for EMC Corporation, Hitachi Data Systems, International Business Machines Corporation, NetApp, Inc., Violin Memory, Inc., and Others..............38

DRAM Memory.............. 39 Table 36: Market Shares of Leading DRAM Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Elpida Memory, Inc., Etron Technology, Inc., Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc., Micron Technology, Inc., Nanya Technology Corporation, Powerchip Technology Corporation, Samsung Group, SK Hynix, Inc., Winbond Electronics Corporation, and Others..............39

Table 37: Market Shares of Leading Mobile DRAM Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Breakdown for Elpida Memory, Inc., SK Hynix, Inc., and Others 40

Hard Disk Drives (HDD).............. 41 Table 38: Leading Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Vendors to the Desktop PC Market by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown for Hitachi Ltd., Samsung Group, Seagate Technology PLC, and Western Digital Corporation 41

Table 39: Leading Hard Disk Drives (HDD) Vendors to the Notebook PC Market by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown for Hitachi Ltd., Samsung Group, Seagate Technology Plc, Toshiba Corporation, and Western Digital Corporation.............. 42

Table 40: Market Shares of Leading Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Manufacturers by Value Sales Worldwide (2014) - Percentage Breakdown for Hitachi Ltd., Samsung Group, Seagate Technology Plc, Toshiba Corporation, and Western Digital Corporation 43

Table 41: Market Shares of Leading Enterprise Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Manufacturers to End- Users Worldwide (2015) - Percentage Breakdown by Volume for HGST, Inc., Seagate Technology PLC, Toshiba Corporation, and Western Digital Corporation.............. 44

7. RECENT INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS..............45