TechTarget’s Announces Official Best of VMworld 2009 Award Winners

The editors of TechTarget Inc.’s (NASDAQ: TTGT)™ have announced the winners of the Best of VMworld 2009 Awards, selected from more than 175 product entrants at the VMworld 2009 conference being held this week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and sponsored by VMware Inc .

For the third straight year, TechTarget has been the official media partner for the VMworld Awards. Their independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from™ and its sister sites,™ and™, reviewed and evaluated the products according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

The awards span eight categories: business continuity and data protection; security and virtualization; virtualization management; hardware for virtualization; desktop virtualization; cloud computing technologies; 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 Hytrust for Hytrust Appliance.

The Winners

Category: Business Continuity and Data Protection
Gold: Vizioncore Inc., vRanger Pro 4.0
Finalist: Veeam Software Inc., Veeam Backup & Replication
Finalist: PHD Virtual Technologies, esXpress n 3.6

Category: Security and Virtualization
Gold: Hytrust, Hytrust Appliance
Finalist: Catbird Networks Inc., Catbird vCompliance

Category: Virtualization Management
Gold: Netuitive Inc., Netuitive SI for Virtual Data Centers
Finalist: Veeam Software, Veeam Management Suite
Finalist: Embotics Corp., V-Commander 3.0

Category: Hardware for Virtualization
Gold: Cisco Systems Inc., Unified Computing System
Finalist: Xsigo Systems, VP780 I/O Director 2.0
Finalist: AFORE Solutions Inc., ASE3300

Category: Desktop Virtualization
Gold: AppSense, AppSense Environment Manager, 8.0
Finalist: Liquidware Labs, Stratusphere
Finalist: Virtual Computer Inc., NxTop

Category: Cloud Computing Technologies
Gold:: Mellanox Technologies, Intalio Cloud Appliance
Finalist: InContinuum Software, CloudController v 1.5
Finalist:: Catbird Networks Inc., Catbird V-Security Cloud Edition

Category: New Technology
Gold: VirtenSys, Virtensys IOV switch VMX-500LSR
Finalist: Lakeside Software Inc., SysTrack Image Provisioning Planner

Category: Best of Show
Winner: Hytrust, Hytrust Appliance

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