StorSimple Named Best of VMworld 2011 Finalist
VMworld 2011 was a great event and the cloud was center stage.
StorSimple was named "Best of VMworld 2011 Finalist in the Business Continuity and Data Protection" category and was the only Storage System finalist showing the ever growing importance of cloud storage.
Guru Pangal, Co-founder and President received the award on stage and is pictured here:
The award looked at:
- Use and Manageability
- Filling a Market Gap
The submission described the product as follows:
The appliance instantly integrates into an existing environment and can be used for VMware Ready Enterprise Cloud Storage as follows:
- Backup - Instant Restore with Cloud Data Protection
- Disaster Recovery - Replace Tape with Cloud DR from any Location
- Primary Storage - SSD Performance with the Cloud-as-a-Tier
- Automatic Archival - Live Archives with Cloud Elasticity
Specific VMware deduplication optimization reduces storage requirements by up to 90% and the appliance integrates directly to storage vMotion.
More can be read about the product at our new VMware resources page:
Customer validation was a key part of the submission. StorSimple hosted a customer dinner at the event and the latest customer video of Dan Streufert, IT Director, MedPlast can be seen at:
If you are interested in seeing a demo of the VMware Ready Enterprise Cloud Storage just go to:
Thanks to the VMworld community for your overwhelming support and thanks to TechTarget and SearchServerVirtualization.com for this honor.