CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinio, inventor of downloadable storage performance, is honored to have been named one of two finalists for a "Best of VMworld 2013" award in the category of "Best New Technology." Winners were selected by TechTarget's SearchServerVirtualization.com staff-appointed team of experts and editors from among 175 nominations in nine categories.
"We're especially excited about this win since this was our first appearance at VMworld," commented Arun Agarwal, Infinio co-founder and CEO. "To have won an award our first year out is a great testament to the value our product offers to virtualization and storage admins. Best New Technology is a broad category, and we're thrilled to be in the top three."
Infinio Accelerator is a NAS offload engine that makes efficient use of existing NFS storage and ESX server resources to solve the problem of storage performance in growing virtualized environments. The software-only product can be installed and evaluated in just 30 minutes, with no reboots and no new hardware.
"Best of VMworld" nominees were evaluated by a team of experts and editors for their innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use. The "New Technology" category is reserved for products being demonstrated at VMworld 2013 but not yet generally available.
Infinio Accelerator is now in beta, and those who are interested in seeing it before general availability can register at www.infinio.com.
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Infinio Systems, Inc. is building solutions that improve the NAS data storage performance of virtualized environments. Based in Cambridge, Mass., the company enjoys strong financial backing from tier-one venture capitalists including Highland Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Infinio is an Elite-level member of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner program. More information is available at www.infinio.com.