NATICK, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Nasuni™, creator of the industry's first cloud storage gateway for primary storage, has been selected as a winner in the 7th Annual MITX Technology Awards in the Cloud Computing category. The program kicked off New England Innovation Month by lauding local development and implementation of technologies in the digital industry. Winners were announced in eleven categories, in addition to several "Best of" awards and PricewaterhouseCoopers Promise Awards, at the ceremony attended by more than 350 industry professionals held on June 2nd at the Marriott Copley Plaza in Boston.
Nasuni's Storage-as-a-Service technology, coupled with unlimited cloud capacity, allows companies to use and pay for only what they need, when they need it. Included in the Nasuni solution are advanced caching, snapshot and deduplication technologies as well as key management to simplify file access, storage and protection, while eliminating hardware acquisition and installation.
"We appreciate this recognition of our all-in-one approach to data storage and protection with its usability, value, and simplicity," said Andres Rodriguez, CEO and co-founder of Nasuni. "As longtime residents of New England, with deep roots in EMC we appreciate the depth of talent in this region and understand what an achievement this award represents."
"The Finalists and Winners of the MITX Technology Awards are some of the most dynamic, creative thinking companies in the digital space, introducing solutions and advancements that embody what the Mass Tech Hub stands for – a hub of technology excellence, innovation and collaboration," said Kiki Mills, president of MITX. "MITX advocates for their recognition and growth, as they are a vital contributor to the region's economy and clout in the technology industry."
The MITX Technology Awards program is sponsored through the generous support of: The Atom Group, Compete, DLA Piper, LEWIS PR, Onward Search, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Creative and Supporting partners also included: Command Identity and Brand Design, Corey Machanic, Height&Hands, massAV, and VentureFizz.
For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the MITX Awards Web site.
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Nasuni delivers the leading cloud storage gateway that makes storage as a service into a practical business solution. The Nasuni Filer is a virtual NAS file server that runs on VMware and leverages the resources of the cloud to simplify file storage and protection. Targeting the mid-market, Nasuni's solution eliminates the need for incremental storage hardware, and the resulting capital expense to manage unstructured file growth. The company is backed by North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma Partners.
To download the Nasuni Filer, or for more information, visit www.nasuni.com.
Established in 1996, The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is the region's premier professional organization for the Internet business and marketing industry. Reaching more than 7,500 professionals in New England, MITX is the community for thought leadership, building business relationships and professional training and development. Members of the MITX community take advantage of events, sponsorships, speaking opportunities and networking to make business connections and exchange ideas. With more than 60 events annually, MITX provides its members with the opportunity to promote their companies to targeted audiences and provides a valuable forum for networking with other likeminded peers to source potential business leads, partnerships, ideas, and funding. MITX is headquartered in Cambridge, MA. Visit us at www.mitx.org.