The editors of technology media company TechTarget, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: TTGT)SearchServerVirtualization.com™ has announced the winners of the “Best of VMworld” 2010 Awards, selected from more than 200 product entrants at the VMworld 2010 conference being held this week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and sponsored by VMware, Inc.
For the fourth straight year, TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com has been the official media partner for the VMworld Awards. Its independent team of judges, consisting of experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization.com and its sister sites, SearchVMware.com™ and SearchVirtualDesktop.com™, reviewed and evaluated the products according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.
The awards span nine categories: business continuity and data protection; security and virtualization; virtualization management; hardware for virtualization; desktop virtualization; private cloud computing technologies; public/hybrid cloud computing technologies; new technology, and best of show.
Only products currently available for purchase were considered for categories other than the New Technology category. Products being demonstrated but not available for purchase were considered only for the New Technology category. Judges selected the winner in the Best of Show category.
The Best of Show award was presented to Veeam Software for Veeam Backup & Replication 5.0 Enterprise Edition.
Category: Business Continuity and Data Protection
Gold: Symantec Corp., NetBackup 7
Finalist: Veeam Software, Veeam Backup & Replication 4
Category: Security and Virtualization
Gold: VMware Inc., vShield
Finalist: HyTrust, HyTrust Appliance
Finalist: Catbird Networks Inc., Catbird vCompliance 1.1
Category: Virtualization Management
Gold: VKernel Corp., VKernel Capacity Management Suite
Finalist: Xangati Inc., Xangati Management Dashboard
Finalist: Veeam Software, Veeam ONE Solution
Category: Hardware for Virtualization
Gold: Cisco Systems Inc., Cisco Nexus 7000 Overlay Transport Virtualization
Finalist: Compellent Technologies, Compellent Storage Center 5
Finalist: Xsigo Systems, VP780 and VP560 I/O Director
Category: Desktop Virtualization
Gold: Kaviza, Kaviza VDI in-a-box 3.0
Finalist: Wanova Inc., Wanova Mirage
Finalist: Virtual Computer Inc., NxTop
Category: Private Cloud Computing Technologies
Gold: newScale Inc., newScale 9
Finalist: rPath, rBuilder
Category: Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies
Gold: Terremark Worldwide, Enterprise Cloud
Finalist: Skytap Inc., Skytap Cloud
Finalist: Microsoft Corp., Windows Azure
Category: New Technology
Gold: Veeam Software, Veeam Backup & Replication 5.0 Enterprise EditionFinalist: Gluster Inc., Gluster Storage Platform
Category: Best of Show
Winner: Veeam Software, Veeam Backup & Replication 5.0 Enterprise Edition
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