SOURCE: IceWEB, Inc.

IceWEB, Inc.

May 24, 2012 09:25 ET

IceWEB Wins DataCentre Storage Hardware Product of the Year Award

STERLING, VA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - IceWEB, Inc.™ (OTCBB: IWEB), www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage systems for cloud and virtual environments, announced that it has won Storage Hardware Product of the Year Award in the 2012 Data Centre Solutions Awards.

In a competitive selection process spanning a record number of entries, IceWEB nudged out all other storage providers and 7 other finalists to receive first place in this year's competition. At the awards ceremony held at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel & Conference Centre London Kensington, DCS Awards Ceremony host Paul Trowbridge announced IceWEB as the winner.

IceWEB's nomination was initially evaluated by an expert team of judges, passing IceWEB and 7 other storage vendors along to the finalist level. Finalists were then voted on by the IT community in a strict voting process limited to businesses with knowledge and familiarity of the data storage industry.

Winning the DataCentre Storage Product of the Year Award is the latest in a rapid series of industry accolades IceWEB has received this year. Others include:

  • Named Best in Class for Replication by DCIG
  • CRN Magazine Editor Joseph Kovar review of the IceWEB 7000 System: "... scalability and redundancy for use in enterprise and remote cloud storage environments."
  • Industry Analyst Firm Taneja Group validation by analyst Jeff Boles: "IceWEB seems to have some clear differentiators including an enterprise-grade storage subsystem and a user interface that is more user-friendly than many we've seen."
  • Industry Analyst Firm Storage Switzerland validation by analyst George Crump: "What impressed us most about the universal unified storage solutions from IceWEB was the extensive feature set, especially given their extremely competitive prices. With the release of IceSTORM, the company is proving its products are more than just 'me too' storage systems and is certainly worthy of consideration for any sized data center looking to reduce its storage management burden."

"Our message of unified data storage systems with scalability, usability, and an affordable enterprise feature set is rapidly spreading throughout the mid-enterprise marketplace," said Steven Toole, Chief Marketing Officer at IceWEB. "An undisputable string of industry expert reviews has now been echoed by the data storage user community at large, choosing IceWEB among all others as the DataCentre Storage Product of the Year."

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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