Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTGT) announced the winners of the “Best of VMworld” 2012 Awards at the VMworld® 2012 conference being held this week in San Francisco and sponsored by VMware, Inc.
As the official media partner for the VMworld Awards for the sixth year in a row, TechTarget’s
™ 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: business continuity & data protection; security/compliance and virtualization; virtualization management; hardware for virtualization; desktop virtualization; private cloud computing technologies; public/hybrid cloud computing technologies; New Technology; and Best of Show.
The Best of Show award was presented to HotLink for their HotLink Hybrid Express solution. The full list of winners was announced on
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.
Business Continuity and Data Protection
EMC Avamar 6.1, EMC Corp.
Symantec NetBackup 5220, Symantec Corp.
FalconStor RecoverTrac 2.5, FalconStor Software
Security/Compliance and Virtualization
Layer 7 API Portal, Layer 7 Technologies
: Control Console 7.1, Cirba Inc.
Puppet Enterprise 2.5, Puppet Labs
HotLink Hybrid Express, HotLink
Hardware for Virtualization
Nutanix Complete Cluster, Nutanix
Zebi Storage Arrays, Tegile Systems
Tintri VMstore T540 with Tintri OS 1.4, Tintri, Inc.
SysTrack MarketPlace, 6.1, Lakeside Software
HP t410 All-in-One Zero Client, Hewlett-Packard Co.
Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI, Atlantis Computing Inc.
Private Cloud Computing Technologies
Enterprise Virtualization Management Suite, Version 4, ManageIQ
: Embotics V-Commander, Version 4.5, Embotics
Piston Enterprise OpenStack, Version 1, Piston Cloud Computing Inc.
Public and Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies
Skytap Cloud, Skytap, Inc.
DynamicOps Cloud Suite 4.5, DynamicOps by VMware
EqualLogic Storage Blade Array, Dell
: XtremIO Flash Array, Version 1.1, XtremIO, an EMC company
Intigua Systems Management Virtualization, 1.0, Intigua
Best of Show
HotLink Hybrid Express, HotLink
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