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TechTarget SearchStorage.com and Storage Magazine Announce 2006 “Products of the Year” Editors Select Best-in-Class Enterprise IT Storage Products

March 3, 2012 Jon 0 Comments

Needham, MA (PRWEB) February 5, 2007

The editors of TechTarget’s Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com today announced the winners of its annual “Products of the Year” Awards. The Awards span five product categories — Storage Management Software, Backup Hardware, Backup and Disaster Recovery Software, Disk and Disk Subsystems, and Networking Equipment — and single out 15 new or enhanced products that enterprise IT professionals should consider adding to their “A” lists of products to evaluate.

The products were judged by the editors of the Web site and publication in conjunction with teams of users, industry experts, analysts, and consultants. Judges evaluated more than 200 products introduced, upgraded, and shipped between October 27, 2005 and November 3, 2006. The judging panel selected Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners within each product category.

The selection of winning products was based on six criteria:



Ease of integration into existing environments




Category: Storage Management Software

Gold: Abrevity Inc. — Abrevity FileData Classifier 2.7

Silver: EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) — EMC Infoscape

Bronze: Onaro Inc. — Onaro SANscreen Replication Assurance

Category: Backup Hardware

Gold: IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) — IBM System Storage TS1120 tape drive model E05

Silver: Sepaton Inc. — Sepaton S2100-ES2 Virtual Tape Appliance

Bronze: Data Domain Inc. — Data Domain DDX Array Series

Category: Backup and Disaster Recovery Software

Gold: Signiant Inc. — Signiant Mobilize for Remote Data Protection

Silver: UltraBac Software — UltraBac Software UBDR Gold Version 3.0

Bronze: Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) — Symantec Backup Exec 11d

Category: Disk and Disk Subsystems

Gold: ONStor Inc. — ONStor Pantera Series Clustered NAS

Silver: Seagate Technology LLC (NYSE: STX) — Seagate Cheetah 15K.5 300GB enterprise hard drive

Bronze: BlueArc Corp. — BlueArc Titan 2200 Storage System

Category: Networking Equipment

Gold: Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) Brocade SilkWorm 48000 Director

Silver: QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC) — QLogic SANbox 9000

Bronze: Riverbed Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: RVBD) — Steelhead Appliances

About Storage

TechTarget’s Storage is the only monthly publication that provides information technology (IT) executives, managers, and staff with in-depth analysis and forward-looking guidance on managing, storing, networking, and safeguarding the data at the core of large organizations. TechTarget distributes the magazine to a controlled, qualified circulation of 50,000 storage-focused IT professionals. Storage has received numerous awards, including the ASBPE Awards for Editorial Excellence and the Folio: Show “Ozzie” and “Eddie” Awards. In addition, the editorial staff of Storage has been named a finalist for the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Awards for Excellence in Business Journalism.

About SearchStorage.com

TechTarget’s SearchStorage.com is the number-one online destination for IT professionals charged with purchasing, implementing, and managing storage systems at the core of large- and medium-sized businesses. More than 400,000 storage-focused IT executives, managers, and staff rely on SearchStorage.com for the information they need to do their jobs. SearchStorage.com content includes original editorial features, news, expert storage advice, Webcasts, and white papers. More information can be found at http://www.SearchStorage.com

About TechTarget

TechTarget publishes integrated media that enable information-technology (IT) marketers to reach targeted communities of IT professionals and executives across the globe. Through 35 industry-leading Web sites, magazines and conferences, TechTarget delivers measurable results that help IT marketers generate qualified sales leads, shorten sales cycles and grow revenues. TechTarget’s over 1,000 active advertisers include the leading IT companies in the world, among them, IBM, Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Intel. TechTarget has won dozens of awards for its innovation and industry leadership, including numerous awards for editorial excellence. In 2004, TechTarget was named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States in the company’s first year of eligibility. More information about TechTarget is available at http://www.techtarget.com.


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