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ExaGrid Named ‘Disk-Based Product of the Year’ at Annual Storage Awards 2014

ExaGrid named ‘Disk-Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange’and nominated in several other categories at annual awards ceremony

 

BOSTON, Mass. – ExaGrid Systems, Inc. announced today that it has been named ‘Disk-Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange’ at the Annual Storage Awards 2014 ceremony on June 12, 2014 in London, confirming its leadership position for disk-based backup with deduplication.

Winners were determined by a public vote, further validating that the industry recognises the superior performance and scalability of ExaGrid’s solution. This award follows ExaGrid’s strong momentum over the past year, with the leader in disk-based backup solutions:  

o    Launching its most robust appliance that can scale to 210 terabytes in a single GRID

o    Being awarded two new patents

o    Earning top spots in analyst reports from three independent firms

“We would like to thank everyone who voted for ExaGrid this year. To be acknowledged by the industry as the ‘Disk-Based Product of the Year’ reflects our ongoing efforts to deliver a scalable and cost-effective backup solution”,said Andy Palmer, Vice President of International Sales – EMEA & APAC, ExaGrid Systems, Inc. “We are delighted to have been recognised by those who voted for ExaGrid in this category, as this shows how ExaGrid’s unique architecture enables faster backup and restore performance with a consistent backup window regardless of data growth. Anyone who is thinking about moving to disk backup with deduplication should consider ExaGrid as it is the best solution for any mid-market or small enterprise organisation needing a seamless, cost-effective, and scalable backup solution.”

Customer Praise for the ExaGrid System
ExaGrid, with more than 7,000 systems installed worldwidehas over 350 real-world customer success stories detailing customers’ first-hand experiences with the ExaGrid disk-based backup system. The success stories are available via the ExaGrid websiteand include case studies from leaders across different industries like Bird & Bird, Celestica-Valencia, Concur, Conwy & Denbighshire NHS Trust (UK National Health Service), CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development),  Dublin City University, Four Seasons Resort, Ipswich BC, International SOS, Moto, Kingston Technology, and the Salvation Army.

The award for the ‘Disk-Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange’ category extended ExaGrid’s four-year winning streak in the Annual Storage Awards competition. ExaGrid was also a finalist in the following categories in 2014:

  • ·         Storage Magazine “One to Watch” Award – Product
  • ·         Storage Magazine “One to Watch” Award – Company
  • ·         Backup & DR Hardware Product of the Year
  • ·         Storage Innovators Award
  • ·         Storage Product of the Year
  • ·         Storage Company of the Year
  • ·         Editor’s Choice

 

About ExaGrid Systems, Inc.:
With more than 7,000 deployments worldwide, ExaGrid Systems is relied on by thousands of customers to solve their backup problems, effectively and permanently. ExaGrid's disk based, scale-out GRID architecture constantly adjusts to incessant growing data backup demands, and is the only solution that combines compute with capacity to permanently shorten backup windows and eliminate expensive forklift upgrades. ExaGrid is also the only solution to offer a landing zone retaining the most recent backups in their full un-deduplicated format for fast restores, fast offsite tape copies and fast instant VM recoveries. Read hundreds of published ExaGrid customer success stories and learn more atwww.exagrid.com.


For more information, contact ExaGrid at 800-868-6985 or visit www.exagrid.com. Visit “ExaGrid’s Eye on Deduplication” blog: http://blog.exagrid.com/.

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