SOURCE: Storage Visions Conference

Storage Visions Conference

January 05, 2011 11:00 ET

2011 Storage Visions Conference Announces Storage Visions Award Winners

Record Attendance for 10th Anniversary Conference

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - The Tenth Annual Storage Visions Conference (partner program to the 2011 International CES) awards were presented before a record 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 Fifth 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 2011 Art of Storage award was Hitachi LG's LifeStudio Mobile Plus portable hard disk drive
  •  A special Founders Award for Meritorious Service was given to Mr. Andy Marken of Marken Communications for his tireless support of the Storage Visions Conferences.

Visionary Products Category:

  • NVELO's Dataplex software was awarded the Mobile Consumer Electronics Storage award
  • The Home Consumer Electronics Storage award was won by the Micron Real SSD C400.
  • The award for Home Entertainment and Access went to Western Digital for their TV Live-Hub
  • The new Enabling Storage Component Award was won by Intel for their Solid State Drive 310.
  • The award for Professional Media and Entertainment System went to the Silverdraft Mobileviz (with Micron Technology)
  • The award for Professional Media and Entertainment Storage was given to the XenData X1500 LTO-5 Video Archive System. 

Visionary Company Awards:

  • SanDisk was given the Visionary Mobile Consumer Electronics Company award for innovative storage for storage and products for consumer applications.
  • Toshiba was given the Visionary Home Consumer Electronics Company award for storage intensive consumer applications and storage.
  • The award for Visionary Media and Entertainment Company went to Imation for storage RDX external storage cartridge products supporting professional media and entertainment applications.

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the 2011 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 number and excellent quality of the submissions.

Storage Visions 2011 -- the premier event focusing on digital storage and the entertainment content value chain took place at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center January 4 & 5, 2011. Complete details on the 2011 conference are available on the conference website, or call 408-978-8184.

Contact Information

    Tom Coughlin
    Coughlin Associates
    (408) 871-8808
    Email Contact

    Andy Marken
    Marken Communications
    (408) 986-0100
    Email Contact