SOURCE: IceWEB, Inc.

IceWEB, Inc.

March 30, 2012 12:01 ET

IceWEB Named Datacentre Storage Hardware Product of the Year Finalist in 2012 Data Centre Solutions Awards

STERLING, VA--(Marketwire - Mar 30, 2012) - IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage systems for cloud and virtual environments, announced that its Unified Storage Systems have been chosen as a Finalist in the Storage Hardware Product of the Year category in the 2012 Data Centre Solutions Awards.

Chosen among a record number of entries by an independent panel of experts, IceWEB earned its debut along with just 8 other finalists due to IceWEB's unique combination of enterprise features and performance for Unified Storage Systems with ease of use and affordability for mid-sized organizations.

Voting to determine the winner is open from April 2 until May 7, and is strictly limited to business users only. To vote for the 2012 Data Centre Storage Hardware Product of the Year, visit http://www.dcsawards.com/voting.

Robust features contributing to IceWEB's recognition as a Datacentre Storage Hardware Product of the Year finalist include:

  • Unified storage platform capable of storing both file and block level data over any network protocol, dramatically simplifying otherwise unnecessarily complex data center environments and enabling Big Data managability
  • High efficiency storage management capabilities via IceWEB's IceSTORM Operating System, including thin provisioning, automated storage tiering, deduplication and compression
  • Hybrid disk pooling, enabling organizations to optimize storage spending with the most appropriate types of disk storage for various data center requirements, including tier 1 mission critical applications, secondary storage for data protection, virtualization, and more
  • Fault tolerant data protection with unlimited snapshots, the highest levels of RAID protection, hot swappable redundant power, cooling, and disk components, clustering, as well as replication to cloud storage environments for disaster recovery, high availability and continuity of operations.

"Receiving today's independent, expert recognition as one of the industry's best data center storage solutions provides further third-party validation to the unique value IceWEB brings to today's marketplace," said Steven Toole, Chief Marketing Officer at IceWEB. "As more independent organizations discover IceWEB's superiority, we are certain that additional positive acknowledgements are to come."

IceWEB's award-winning unified data storage systems are available to public sector and commercial customers through IceWEB's network of channel partners throughout North America. To find a partner for pricing and a live web demonstration, visit www.iceweb.com.

About IceWEB, Inc.
Headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., IceWEB manufactures award-winning, high performance unified data storage appliances with enterprise storage management capabilities at a fraction of the price of traditional providers. Through thin provisioning, target deduplication and inline compression, IceWEB's unified storage arrays enable standardization, consolidation and optimized storage utilization for virtual and cloud environments, saving up to 90% of storage costs, while reducing space, power and cooling requirements and simplifying storage management. For more information please call 800-465-4637 or visit www.iceweb.com.

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