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GridIron Systems

August 28, 2012 08:00 ET

GridIron Systems Named as Finalist in the 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for Made in the USA

Winners Will Be Honored at The Golden Bridge Awards Dinner and Presentation in San Francisco on October 2, 2012

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 28, 2012) - GridIron Systems, Inc. has been recognized as a finalist in the Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for its TurboCharger™ Solid State Disk (SSD)-based storage acceleration appliance. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, case studies and successful deployments, public relations and marketing campaigns, product management, websites, blogs, white-papers, videos, advertisements, creativity, partner programs, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 during the 4th annual awards dinner and presentations.

GridIron's TurboCharger transparently solves performance and scalability problems associated with handling data-intensive application environments -- as typically encountered in multi-terabyte databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server, and large virtualized/consolidated installations. Combining patent-pending Set-Ranking™ technology and SSD technology, TurboCharger is the only solution on the market that speeds up access to stored data with zero changes to server, storage, application software or operational practices. It can speed up existing storage performance by up to 100 times, enabling applications to run up to ten times faster.

"It's an honor to be named a finalist by Golden Bridge Awards for this esteemed industry and peer recognition," said Franklyn Jones, Vice President of Marketing at GridIron Systems. "These awards are a testament to GridIron's commitment to solving the global challenges associated with accelerating data access using state of the art American engineering skills and ingenuity."

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Globee Awards from Silicon Valley are conferred in four programs: The Info Security's Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide's World Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, innovations, public relations and marketing. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at

About GridIron Systems
GridIron Systems, based in Sunnyvale, California, was formed by a team of networking, storage and SAN innovators. The company has focused on bringing the benefits of new technologies like solid state disk to improve data center performance and costs with the LEAST amount of operational disruption. GridIron has 24 patents pending in areas related to big data storage, access-behavior analysis and management. GridIron offers the most comprehensive solutions to speed up multi-terabyte databases including clustered and virtualized environments at a fraction of the cost of alternatives. Additional information is available at Follow GridIron on Twitter: @gridironsystems and blog:

GridIron, OneAppliance, RackPack, iNode, FlashCube, TurboCharger and Set-Ranking are registered or claimed trademarks of GridIron Systems, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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