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NVMdurance shortlisted for Emerging Company of the Year in Irish Software Association awards 2016

Dublin, Ireland: 28 October 2016 – NVMdurance, with its unique approach to extending the endurance of flash devices, announces that the company has been shortlisted for the Irish Software Association awards in the Emerging Company of the Year category 2016.

Irish software Association awardsISA awards are the premier accolade for companies in Ireland’s vibrant tech sector and an ISA award has proven to be a strong predictor of future success. NVMdurance has been shortlisted in the Emerging Company of the Year category with 5 other companies.

“We are thrilled to be shortlisted for this award,” said Pearse Coyle, NVMdurance CEO. “It is the first time we have entered and we felt that this was the right time as we are launching a new product which will significantly expand our market.”

Winners will be announced at the annual awards event on Friday 25th November 2016, in the Mansion House in Dublin. Mark Little, VP of Media EMEA and MD of Twitter, Ireland has been announced as the keynote speaker on the evening. Darragh Maloney, Sports Broadcaster is MC.

Director of the ISA, Paul Sweetman said: “The software and digital technology sector in Ireland is thriving. Year-on-year, stellar companies are entering the Awards and 2016 is no exception. Tech organisations from across Ireland entered this year’s awards and it is the tireless efforts of all in these companies that bring Ireland to the fore of the global technology sector.”

The full list of the shortlisted companies can be found on

About NVMdurance

Flash memory is used to store all the data in Solid State Disks (SSD) and mobile phones. NVMdurance has the world’s only automated solution for tuning flash memory to allow SSD and phone manufacturers to extend the endurance of the flash, accelerate their deployment of new types of flash or adapt the flash to the requirements of their device.

NVMdurance was founded in Ireland in 2013 when the ADAPT project was spun out of the National Digital Research Centre in Ireland. The technology is the result of 12 years’ prior work on Flash memory endurance by Joe Sullivan and Conor Ryan. The company has offices in Limerick, Ireland and San Jose, California.


Update 25 Nov 17

Congratulations to LogoGrab, the worthy winner on the night.

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