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Storage Visions Conference

January 07, 2010 10:26 ET

2010 Storage Visions Conference Announces Storage Visions Award Winners

Record Attendance at 9th Annual Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - The Ninth Annual Storage Visions Conference (partner program to the 2010 International CES) awards were presented before a large and enthusiastic crowd at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The awards recognized companies advancing the state of the art in storage technologies utilized in consumer electronics, the media and entertainment industries, and visionary products for the digital content value chain.

--  The awards included the Fourth Storage Visions Art of Storage award,
    recognizing a product for its best-in-class aesthetics, ease of use and
    industrial design.  The winner of the 2010 Art of Storage award was
    Verbatim's Insight portable hard disk drive

Visionary Products Category:

--  Toshiba's 64 Gb SDXC Memory card was awarded the Mobile Consumer
    Electronics Storage award.
--  The Home Consumer Electronics Storage award was won by the Micron RealSSD
--  The award for Integrated Home Entertainment went to Seagate Technology
    for their FreeAgend Theater+.
--  The award for Professional Media and Entertainment System went to the
    Nethra Fastpipe Server Storage IO System.
--  The award for Professional Media and Entertainment Storage was given to
    Spectra Logic T-Finity storage series.

Visionary Company Awards:

--  Intel was given the Visionary Mobile Consumer Electronics Company award
    for low cost storage for storage products used in mobile computer
--  Marvell was given the Visionary Home Consumer Electronics Company award
    for the Plug Computing Initiative.
--  The award for Visionary Media and Entertainment Company went to Avid for
    storage products supporting professional media and entertainment
--  The Visionary Service and Support Company award went to IoSafe for Novel
    Disaster Recovery Solutions.

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the 2010 Storage Visions Awards and thanks to all the companies that submitted products, as well as the award judges. The choice of winners of the various awards was difficult due to the excellent quality of the submissions.

Storage Visions 2010 -- the premier event focusing on digital storage and the entertainment content value chain -- took place at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center January 5 & 6, 2010. Complete details on the 2010 conference are available on the conference website, or call 408-978-8184.

Contact Information

    Tom Coughlin
    Coughlin Associates
    (408) 871-8808
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    Andy Marken
    Marken Communications
    (408) 986-0100
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