SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious product of the year award in the Enterprise Storage Systems category.
In selecting Skyera's skyHawk, the judges noted, "The skyHawk all-flash array squeezes 44 TB of usable capacity into a half-depth 1U form factor before data reduction for $2.99 per gigabyte. Its operating system handles snapshots, clones, and a unified block and file infrastructure." This category of the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2013 Products of the Year awards competition include a variety of products from the largest storage systems providers and covers Fibre Channel/iSCSI SAN, network-attached storage (NAS) and multiprotocol systems, DAS, hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state storage, disk controllers, caching appliances, storage virtualization appliances and cloud gateway appliances.
"We are honored to be selected as a finalist among the largest and most respected vendors in the business in the very competitive enterprise storage system category," said Radoslav Danilak, Skyera CEO. "skyHawk is a major advancement in cost-effective solid-state storage that meets the price point, performance and density requirements for a large number of enterprise data center environments."
The Product of the Year awards are judged by Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com editorial staff in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts and analysts. The awards honor the best storage products for use by the enterprise and are based on innovation, performance, ease of integration, ease of use and management and value.
Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit skyera.com.
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