TechTarget’s Announces “Best of VMworld” 2017 Award Winners

Global technology media and purchase intent-driven marketing and sales services company TechTarget, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTGT) announced the winners of the “Best of VMworld” 2017 Awards at the VMworld ® 2017 US conference being held this week in Las Vegas and sponsored by VMware, Inc.

As the official media partner for the VMworld Awards for the eleventh year in a row, TechTarget’s™ staff appointed a team of experts and editors that selected winning products from more than 100 entries. The team judged the products according to their innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

The awards cover the following seven categories of the virtualization market: Workload Management and Migration, Agility and Automation, Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure, Networking and Virtualization, Data Protection, Security, End-User Computing, and Best of Show.

The Best of Show award was presented to Rubrik. The full list of winners was announced on along with extensive conference coverage.

Only products currently available for purchase were considered.

The Winners

Category: Workload Management and Migration

Winner: Densify; Densify
Finalist: SIOS Technology; SIOS iQ v 3.12
Finalist: Uila; Uila Application-Centric Infrastructure Monitoring & Analysis


Category: Agility and Automation

Winner: Puppet; Puppet Enterprise 2017.2
Finalist: Quali; CloudShell
Finalist: HyperGrid; HyperCloud


Category: Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

Winner: Stratoscale; Stratoscale Symphony 3.0
Finalist: Loom Systems; Loom Cloud Intelligence


Category: Networking and Virtualization

Winner: Forward Networks; Forward Platform


Category: Data Protection

Winner: Rubrik; Rubrik Alta


Category: Security

Winner: Skycure; Skycure Mobile Threat Defense
Finalist: CSPi; Myricom nVoy Series


Category: End-User Computing

Winner: Lakeside Software; SysTrack
Finalist: ControlUp; ControlUp Insights
Finalist: Liquidware; ProfileUnity with FlexApp


Judges’ Choice: Disruptive Technology: NVIDIA; Pascal

Judges’ Choice: Startup Spotlight: Appdome


Best of Show

Winner: Rubrik; Rubrik Alta

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