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TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com Announces “Best of VMworld” 2014 Award Winners

Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTGT) announced the winners of the “Best of VMworld” 2014 Awards at the VMworld® 2014 conference being held this week in San Francisco and sponsored by VMware, Inc.

As the official media partner for the VMworld Awards for the seventh year in a row, TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com™ staff appointed a team of experts and editors that selected winning products from more than 200 entries. The team judged the products according to their innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

The awards cover the following nine categories of the virtualization market: Storage and Backup for Virtualized Environments; Security & Compliance and Virtualization; Virtualization Management; Networking and Virtualization; Desktop Virtualization and End-User Computing; Private Cloud Computing Technologies; Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies; New Technology; and Best of Show.

The Best of Show award was presented to DataGravity. The full list of winners was announced on SearchServerVirtualization.com along with short videos from the show and extensive conference coverage.

Only products currently available for purchase were considered for categories other than the New Technology category. Products being demonstrated, but not available for purchase, were considered only for the New Technology category.

The Winners

Category: Storage and Backup for virtualized environments
Winner: Atlantis Computing, Atlantis USX 2.0
Finalist: Vision Solutions, Double-Take Availability 7.0.1

Category: Security and Compliance for Virtualization
Winner: Vormetric, Vormetric Data Security Platform 5.2.1
Finalist: Thycotic, Secret Server 8.7

Category: Virtualization Management
Winner: SaltStack, SaltStack Enterprise
Finalist: VMTurbo, VMTurbo Operations Manager 4.6

Category: Networking and Virtualization
Winner: Silver Peak, Unity
Finalist: Anuta Networks, NCX 4.0

Category: Desktop Virtualization and End-User Computing
Winner: NVIDIA, GRID vGPU
Finalist: RES Software, RES IT Store 2014
Finalist: Login VSI, Login VSI 4.1

Category: Private Cloud Computing Technologies
Winner: AMAX, CloudMax Converged Cloud
Finalist: Red Hat, Red Hat CloudForms 3.1

Category: Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies
Winner: HotLink, Hybrid Express 4.0
Finalist: AirVM, AirSembly

Category: New Technology
Winner: DataGravity, DataGravity Discovery Series
Finalist: Platform9 Systems, Platform9 Beta

Category: Best of Show
Winner: DataGravity, DataGravity Discovery Series

Judges’ Choice - informal award recognizing a product that was not nominated for the Best of VMworld 2014 Awards
Winner: Ravello Systems

About SearchServerVirtualization.com

SearchServerVirtualization.com is an enterprise virtualization-focused website providing IT professionals and the community with the latest server virtualization news, articles, tips, and expert advice. Other virtualization information includes webcasts and industry white papers covering all areas of server virtualization, such as virtualization platforms, server hardware, managing virtual environments, virtualization architectures and strategies, application issues and more.

Its sister site, SearchVMware.com, is dedicated to helping IT organizations evaluate products, services and business strategies that can lead them to successful implementations of virtualization technologies in VMware environments. Another sister site, SearchVirtualDesktop.com is the premier source for information on desktop virtualization, application virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure.

About TechTarget

TechTarget (NASDAQ: TTGT) is the Web’s leading destination for serious technology buyers researching and making enterprise technology decisions. Our extensive global network of online and social media, powered by TechTarget’s Activity Intelligence™ platform, allows technology sales and marketing teams to leverage real-time purchase intent data to more intelligently engage technology buyers and prioritize follow-up based on active projects, technical priorities and business needs. With more than 120 highly targeted technology-specific websites and a wide selection of custom advertising, branding, lead generation and sales enablement solutions, TechTarget delivers unparalleled reach and innovative opportunities to drive technology sales and marketing success around the world.

TechTarget has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Cincinnati, London, Munich, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore and Sydney.

To learn how you can engage with serious technology buyers worldwide, visit techtarget.com and follow us @TechTarget.

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