March 18, 2008 08:00 ET

APTARE's StorageConsole 6.5 Named CODiE Awards Finalist by Software & Information Industry Association

Web 2.0-Based Storage Reporting and Management Application Selected as One of the Best in the Software and Information Industry

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - APTARE®, Inc. announced today that its Web 2.0-based StorageConsole® 6.5 platform has been named a CODiE Awards finalist in the Best Storage Software Solution category by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). The CODiE Awards celebrate achievement and vision in software, education technology and digital content. The awards are given to companies that excel in delivering the finest products and services. APTARE's StorageConsole 6.5 platform was selected as a finalist from over 1,000 nominations, submitted by more than 600 companies representing hundreds of high-caliber products, all hoping to be named one of the "best of the best."

"The CODiE Awards are the only peer-reviewed honor in the software and information industry, so to be selected as a finalist is truly a mark of distinction for APTARE," said Richard Clark, president and CEO of APTARE. "Being evaluated by our peers and given industry accolades is a testament to the value that we place on our customers' voice in developing storage reporting solutions that map to their business needs."

"Competition is tough this year, and that makes selection as a CODiE finalist a real achievement," said Ken Wash, SIIA president. "All the companies on this year's list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition."

APTARE StorageConsole 6.5 is a cost-effective, agent-less platform leveraging all of the interactive, customizable benefits of Web 2.0 technologies. The platform supports all of APTARE's products, integrating backup reporting and storage capacity management into a single Web console to deliver comprehensive, end-to-end storage management and reporting.

APTARE StorageConsole Capacity Manager, the latest addition under the company's StorageConsole 6.5 platform, delivers a 360-degree view of storage capacity utilization into SAN environments from the applications, hosts and storage arrays. This is achieved by harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and AJAX technologies to develop rich, collaborative and customized reports.

APTARE also upgraded its APTARE StorageConsole Backup Manager, providing the industry's most in-depth backup reporting capabilities for the following environments: VERITAS NetBackup, Symantec Backup Exec, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, EMC Legato NetWorker and HP Data Protector.

APTARE will advance to the next round of the selection process where the company's StorageConsole 6.5 will be evaluated by additional SIIA members who will select winners in each of the 68 categories. The winners of the CODiE Awards will be announced at the SIIA Gala event on May 20, 2008 in San Francisco, California. This will be the 23rd year that SIIA's CODiE Awards have been presented.

For additional information on APTARE's StorageConsole 6.5, visit


Headquartered in Campbell, California, APTARE is a provider of Web 2.0 storage reporting and management products that simplify the optimization of complex enterprise storage environments. APTARE StorageConsole products include APTARE StorageConsole Backup Manager for backup reporting and APTARE StorageConsole Capacity Manager for SAN storage capacity reporting. APTARE StorageConsole®, the company's application platform, is a Web 2.0 platform that gives IT administrators and executives a centralized, real-time view of their storage environment through out-of-the-box dashboards. Using APTARE StorageConsole applications, companies like Novell, Calamos Investments, Eprod and York University have increased management effectiveness, maximized storage utilization, and reduced costs. The software is sold direct and through resellers and managed services providers. For more information, please visit

APTARE and APTARE StorageConsole are registered trademarks of APTARE, Inc. All other trade names, trademarks, and service marks are the rightful property of their respective owners.

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