SOURCE: Network Storage Conference

May 05, 2006 09:00 ET

2006 Network Storage Conference Presents Annual STOR(SM) Awards

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 5, 2006 -- The Network Storage Conference was held May 2 and 3, 2006 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. In the afternoon on May 3, 2006 the Conference Awards Committee announced the winners of the 2006 Network Storage Conference Annual STOR(SM) Awards. The panel of judges included experts from Sun Microsystems; Coughlin Associates, Research Development Consultants; Mesabi Group, and Peripheral Concepts.

Awards were presented in each of five categories:

In the category of Innovative Systems, the Pillar Data Axiom Storage System was the award winner. The other finalists were the CopperEye Greenwich and the Sun Titanium 10000 Tape Drive.

In the category of Complete Systems, the Sun StorEdge 6920 was the award winner. The other finalists were the Nimbus Breeze Unified IP Storage Systems and the Exanet Exastor.

In the category of Management Software, the CentrePath Magellan DataPath Manager was the award winner. The other finalists were the NTP Software Storage M&A and the Onaro SANscreen Replication Assurance.

In the category of Interconnects, the RELDATA IP Storage Gateway 9200 was the award winner. The other finalists were the Riverbed Technologies Steelhead Appliances, McData Ultranet and the Fujitsu XG 10GB Ethernet Switches (XG1200 and XG700).

In the category of Data Protection, the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006 was the award winner. The other finalists were the Acronis True Image Enterprise Server and the XOSoft Assured Recovery.

"We are pleased to recognize the contributions of these fine companies and their products to the Digital Storage Market. We had many fine products submitted for each award category, selection of STOR(SM) award finalists and winners was difficult," said Tom Coughlin, co-organizer of the Network Storage Conference.

Network Storage Conference information is available on-line at www.networkstorageconference.com.

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