TechTarget’s Announces Best of VMworld 2008 Award Winners

The editors of TechTarget Inc.’s (NASDAQ: TTGT) today announced the winners of the Best of VMworld 2008 Awards, selected from nearly 200 product entrants at the VMworld 2008 conference being held this week at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and sponsored by VMware, Inc . An independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from and its sister site,™, reviewed and evaluated the products according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

The awards span eight categories: data protection software; security and virtualization; application and infrastructure management; hardware for virtualization; desktop virtualization; and storage software for virtualization; new technology, and best of show.

Only products currently available for purchase were considered for all categories. Products being demonstrated but not available for purchase were considered only for the New Technology category.

The Best of Show award was presented to Reflex Security Inc. for Reflex Virtual Security Center.

The Winners

Category: Data Protection Software
Gold: PHD Technologies Inc. for esXpress v3.1
Finalist: CommVault Systems Inc. for CommVault Simpana 7.0 Software Suite
Finalist: Symantec Corp. for NetBackup 6.5.2

Category: Security and Virtualization
Gold: Reflex Security Inc. for Reflex Virtual Security Center
Finalist: Altor Networks for Virtual Network Security Analyzer
Finalist: Catbird Networks Inc. for Catbird V-Security 2.0

Category: Application and Infrastructure Management
Gold: eG Innovations Inc. for eG VM Monitor
Finalist: FastScale Technology Inc. for FastScale Virtual Manager
Finalist: BlueStripe Software for FactFinder

Category: Hardware for Virtualization
Gold: Compellent Technologies for Storage Center 4.0
Finalist: Bay Microsystems Inc. for ABEx 2020
Finalist: LeftHand Networks Inc. for Virtualization SAN

Category: Storage Software for Virtualization
Gold: VMware Inc. for Storage VMotion
Finalist: Sanbolic Inc. for Melio FS
Finalist: Xiotech Corp.for Virtual View

Category: Desktop Virtualization
Gold: InstallFree Inc. for InstallFree Bridge
Finalist: Quest Software Inc. for Experience Optimization Pack for VDI
Finalist: RingCube Technologies Inc. for vDesk

Category: New Technology
Winner: Cisco Systems Inc. for Cisco Nexus 1000V/Cisco VN-Link/NX-0S 4.1
Finalist: Vizioncore Inc. for vOptimizer Pro

Category: Best of Show
Winner: Reflex Security Inc. for Reflex Virtual Security Center


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