X-IO Wins Double Gold in Penton Technology Group's 2012 Editor's Best Awards for Second Consecutive Year
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, Nov 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Storage industry innovator X-IO today announced that its advanced
Intelligent Storage system Hyper ISE has won two gold medals in the
Penton Technology Group's 2012 Editor's Best Awards. For the second
year in a row, both Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro have awarded
the product highest honors in the "Best Hardware: Storage" category.
"For our 2012 Editors' Best Awards, we've leveraged the industry
expertise of our editors and authors to bring additional recognition
to great products in today's market," said Jason Bovberg, senior
editor, Windows IT Pro. "We're proud to now share this invaluable
information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro communities.
The 2012 winners should be extremely proud of this recognition from
our editorial experts."
Editors' Best awards are given to products that Windows IT Pro and
SQL Server Pro editors believe are the best of breed products in
their respective categories. Products and services are evaluated for
their strategic importance to the market, competitive advantages, and
value to the customer.
"It is truly an honor to receive these accolades from Windows IT Pro
and SQL Server Pro, two of the most respected IT publications on the
market," said Rick Nelson, VP, X-IO. "We are gratified that the
editors have once again recognized Hyper ISE's superior reliability,
energy efficiency and price/performance value, all backed by our
unprecedented five-year warranty."
X-IO designed its Intelligent Storage Elements and architecture from
the ground up to accelerate enterprise applications and drive
unmatched storage price/performance, even for big data needs. Each
X-IO ISE unit is a completely self-contained storage building block.
The Hyper ISE version features clustered on-board controllers that
manage a performance pool comprised of both HDDs and SSDs.
Exceptionally high throughput performance is achieved by X-IO's
Continuous Adaptive Data Placement (CADP) software, which monitors
I/Os in real-time, ensuring that high demand data hotspots reside on
the faster SSD. ISE is uniquely designed to scale so that no matter
how many ISE units are added to increase capacity, full storage
performance is maintained. ISE units from X-IO are major
environmental upgrades to a data center due to their low energy
consumption and low HVAC loads.
X-IO is a recognized innovator in the storage industry
due to its award-winning Intelligent Storage systems, which leverage
over two decades of expertise to deliver unmatched price/performance
for enterprise applications. The company's plug-and-perform
Intelligent Storage solutions are customer proven to accelerate
transactional, reporting and business intelligence applications by a
factor of 3X or more. While dramatically reducing storage costs and
footprint, X-IO Intelligent Storage drives extreme performance for
virtual desktop and server infrastructures. X-IO solutions have been
recognized as SQL Server Magazine and Windows IT Pro's 2012 Editors'
Best Gold Medal winners, the 2012 Best of TechEd "Hardware and
Storage Product" and "Attendees' Pick" Awards, and inclusion in CRN's
2012 Data Center 100 List.
Fusion PR for X-IO
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