NEWARK, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tegile Systems, a pioneer in primary storage de-duplication in virtualized server and desktop environments, was named the winner of Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com's 2012 Products of the Year competition with the Gold designation in the enterprise storage systems category (http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/feature/Tegile-Zebi-HA2800-Storage-Array).
Tegile bested 14 competing finalists' products, including Avere Systems, Nimble Storage and Tintri, in the enterprise storage system category. Others included Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs, network attached storage, multiprotocol systems, direct-attached storage, hard disk drives, solid-state storage, disk controllers, caching appliances, storage virtualization appliances and cloud storage gateway appliances. Products were judged by a panel of users, analysts, consultants, and Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com editors. Products were rated based on innovation, performance, ease of integration into environment, ease of use and manageability, functionality and value.
Judges gave the Zebi HA 2800 high marks for innovation and value, with one judge calling the system, "One of the more complete hybrid unified storage products – full storage array functionality and excellent performance at a reasonable price." Another judge noted that the HA 2800's "inline dedupe and hybrid disk, and snapshot and replication make for a comprehensive feature set."
"We are very pleased to be recognized with the Gold designation in the most competitive category of this year's Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com's Product of the Year awards," said Rob Commins, vice president of marketing, Tegile Systems. "Our arrays uniquely address the major issues that enterprises face today including protocol flexibility, latency, IO storms and the major challenge of maintaining a rational cost structure. This goal was validated by the panel of judges in this year's Product of the Year competition who understood the importance of innovation and value combined in a complete storage solution."
The Tegile Zebi HA2800 Storage Array is considerably faster than legacy HDD arrays and significantly less expensive than all solid-state disk-based arrays. Featuring both NAS and SAN connectivity, the HA2800 is easy-to-use, fully redundant and highly scalable. Additionally, it comes complete with built-in snapshot, replication, near-instant recovery and virtualization management features. Additional information about the HA2800 is available online at http://www.tegile.com/products/zebi-storage-arrays
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About Tegile Systems
Tegile Systems is pioneering a new generation of enterprise storage arrays that balance performance, capacity, features and price for virtualization, file services and database applications. With Tegile's Zebi line of hybrid storage arrays, the company is redefining the traditional approach to storage by providing a family of arrays that is significantly faster than all hard disk-based arrays and significantly less expensive than all solid-state disk-based arrays.
Tegile's patent-pending MASS technology accelerates the Zebi's performance and enables on-the-fly de-duplication and compression of data so each Zebi has a usable capacity far greater than its raw capacity. Tegile's award-winning technology solutions enable customers to better address the requirements of server virtualization, virtual desktop integration and database integration than other offerings. Featuring both NAS and SAN connectivity, Tegile arrays are easy-to-use, fully redundant, and highly scalable. They come complete with built-in auto-snapshot, auto-replication, near-instant recovery, onsite or offsite failover, and virtualization management features. Additional information is available at www.tegile.com. Follow Tegile on Twitter @tegile.
Dan Miller, JPR Communications
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