Nimbus Data's Gemini Flash Memory Array Wins, Takes Home Multiple Product of the Year Awards

Outguns the all-flash storage competition, affirming industry leadership and end-user endorsement

03 Apr, 2013, 09:34 ET from Nimbus Data Systems, Inc.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbus Data Systems, Inc., the leader in Sustainable Storage®, today announced that in the past month it has received four industry awards for Gemini, its third-generation all-flash memory storage system.  Gemini outgunned the all-flash competition in Storage Magazine's Product of the Year awards, receiving Bronze for Enterprise Storage Systems. Gemini also received recognition in the European market, taking home Silver in Best in Biz's EMEA Most Innovative Product award, as well as two Network Computing Magazine Product of the Year awards.

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Storage Magazine
The Storage – SearchStorage.com editorial staff, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants, selected Nimbus Data's Gemini as the Bronze winner of the Product of the Year Award for Enterprise Storage Systems. Gemini was honored for its patent-pending architecture, comprehensive software platform, and support for more than 1 petabyte of weekly data writes for up to 10 years using economical multi-level cell (MLC) flash.

Best in Biz EMEA
Gemini also received recognition from Best in Biz EMEA, the only independent business awards program in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, judged by a team of press and industry analysts. Competing against 100 public and private companies from more than 17 countries, Gemini ultimately took home the Silver Award for its industry leading efficiency, record-setting performance, and purpose-built hardware optimized for flash memory.

Network Computing Magazine
At the Network Computing Awards Ceremony in London, the Gemini flash array received two awards for Storage and Technology Product of the Year. With over 6,000 end-users and readers of Network Computing participating in the vote, the UK's longest established magazine dedicated to network management, Nimbus Data was the only all-flash systems company to be honored.

"We are delighted at the industry recognition that Nimbus Data's Gemini all-flash array has garnered from end-users and industry experts alike," stated Thomas Isakovich, CEO and founder of Nimbus Data. "Coupled with a rapidly growing customer base and momentous sales wins, these awards further affirm Nimbus' industry leadership in intelligent, purpose-built flash memory systems."

About Nimbus Data Systems
Nimbus Data develops award-winning Sustainable Storage® systems, the most intelligent, efficient and fault-tolerant solid state storage platform engineered for server and desktop virtualization, databases, HPC, and next-generation cloud infrastructure. Combining low-latency flash memory hardware, comprehensive data management and protection software, and highly-scalable multiprotocol storage features, Nimbus systems deliver dramatically greater performance at a significantly lower operating cost than conventional disk-based primary storage arrays, all at a comparable acquisition cost. For more information, visit www.nimbusdata.com. Follow Nimbus on Twitter: twitter.com/nimbusdata.

About TechTarget's Storage Media
TechTarget's SearchStorage.com is the No. 1 online destination for IT professionals charged with purchasing, implementing, and managing storage systems at the core of large- and medium-sized businesses. More than 600,000 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. TechTarget's Storage magazine is the only monthly resource 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. For more information, visit www.SearchStorage.com.

About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate annual programs: the U.S. and Canada, EMEA, and International. For more information, visit http://www.bestinbizawards.com.

About Network Computing Awards
The Network Computing awards were set up to recognise the solutions and companies which have been most impressive in helping organisations function better through getting the best out of their networks. Since the very beginning (the Awards of 2007) the organisers have relied on an on-line nominating and on-line voting model to determine the finalists and ultimately the winners in almost all of the categories. Over the years the results from this democratic process have provided valuable information for users, purchasers and vendors. For more information, visit http://www.networkcomputingawards.co.uk.

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