Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTGT) announced the winners of the “Best of VMworld” 2011 Awards at the VMworld 2011 conference being held this week at Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and sponsored by VMware, Inc.
As the official media partner for the VMworld Awards for the fifth year in a row, TechTarget’sSearchServerVirtualization.com™ appointed a team of experts and editors that selected winning products from more than 250 entrants. The team judged the products according to their innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.
The awards cover the following nine categories of the virtualization market: business continuity & data protection; security & compliance for virtualization; virtualization management; hardware for virtualization; desktop virtualization; private cloud computing technologies; public/hybrid cloud computing technologies; new technology; and best of show.
The Best of Show award was presented to Zerto for Zerto Virtual Replication. The full list of winners was announced on SearchVMworld2011.com along with short videos from the show and extensive conference coverage.
“TechTarget’s Best of VMworld Awards has become an important venue for vendors to showcase their products and for technology professionals to research what’s right for their virtualized environments. Now in its fifth straight year, VMware and VMworld 2011 rely on TechTarget’s market expertise to review all of the available products and evaluate their relative value to this burgeoning virtualization market,” said Marc Laplante, publisher of virtualization media for TechTarget.
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.
Category: Business Continuity and Data Protection
Winner: Zerto, Zerto Virtual Replication
Runner-up StorSimple, StorSimple 5000 and 7000 appliance series
Runner-up: Vision Solutions, Double-Take Availability
Category: Security and Compliance for Virtualization
Winner AFORE Solutions, CloudLink V1.0
Runner-up: Juniper Networks, vGW Virtual Gateway Series
Category: Virtualization Management
Winner: SolarWinds, SolarWinds Virtualization Manager
Runner-up: Xangati Inc., Xangati Management Dashboard Suite 4.0
Runner-up: Netuitive, Netuitive 5.5
Category: Hardware for Virtualization
Winner: Arista Networks, Arista EOS w/ VM Tracer/Auto-Segmentation
Runner-up: Tintri, Tintri VMstore T445
Category: Desktop Virtualization
Winner: Nutanix, Nutanix Complete Cluster
Runner-up: Teradici, APEX 2800 PCoIP Server Offload Card
Runner-up: Virtual Computer Inc. NxTop 4.0
Category: Private Cloud Computing Technologies
Winner: DynamicOps, DynamicOps Cloud Automation Center 4.1
Runner-up: Platform Computing, Platform ISF 2.2
Category: Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies
Winner: Skytap, Skytap Self-Service Hybrid Cloud
Category: New Technology
Winner: Veeam Software, Veeam Backup & Replication v6
Runner-up: Liquidware Labs, ProfileUnity v.5.0
Runner-up: CiRBA, CiRBA 7.0
Category: Best of Show
Winner: Zerto, Zerto Virtual Replication
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