LONDON, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a trusted supplier of innovative enterprise-class storage systems, won the prestigious Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Industry Award for its world-class excellence in performance, flexibility and technology.

"We are delighted to be the winners of the prestigious SVC Industry award this year and it reflects our continuing ability to provide our customers with best in breed solutions when it comes to performance and reliability," said Dana Kammersgard, president and CEO of Dot Hill Systems.

The prize was awarded was following a two-stage judging process. Following a tight selection process, a panel of industry experts announced the 'shortlist' in October and opened the voting stage. The candidates were then subject to public vote and the winners were announced at a gala evening event in London. Dot Hill was also a finalist in the SSD/Flash Storage Product of the Year category with the Dot Hill's Ultra48™ AssuredSAN ®.

Jason Holloway, Director of IT Publishing at Angel Business Communications, says, "Each year, as part of the SVC Awards, Angel Business Communications presents the prestigious SVC Industry Award which recognises a significant contribution to or outstanding achievement in the industry – unlike the other awards, this award is not voted for by the readers of the publications but based on the publisher's and editorial staff's opinions. The special SVC Industry Award for 2014 was presented to Dot Hill Systems, in recognition of Dot Hill's achievement of celebrating 30 years at the heart of the storage industry and having deployed more than 650,000 storage systems worldwide storing, sharing, protecting and managing data for organisations around the globe – Angel and the SVC team are proud to make them the recipient of this year's SVC industry award."

About the SVC Awards

The Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards reward the products, projects and services as well as honour companies and teams operating in the cloud, virtualization and storage sectors

About Dot Hill

Leveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill solves many of today's most challenging storage problems – helping IT to improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce costs. Dot Hill's solutions combine breakthrough software with the industry's most flexible and extensive hardware platform and automated management to deliver best-in-class solutions. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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