SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 28 /-/ -- Brocade(R) (Nasdaq: BRCD), a leader in data center networking solutions that help enterprises connect and manage their information, today announced that its industry-leading file virtualization and management solution, Brocade StorageX, was selected by the editors of TechTarget's Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com as a finalist in its annual "Storage Products of the Year" awards program. Brocade StorageX was selected as a finalist in the storage management software category. Winners will be announced on February 5, 2008.
"Brocade is honored to be included among the elite list of award finalists in TechTarget's annual 'Storage Products of the Year' awards program," said Tom Buiocchi, Brocade Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. "Brocade StorageX is ideally suited for organizations interested in improving file data availability while keeping administrative costs down. As companies generate increasing amounts of file data across their extended enterprises, they look for Brocade to provide the solutions that help them solve their most critical file data management needs."
TechTarget's annual "Storage Products of the Year" awards program identifies the top technologies impacting the storage marketplace in 2007. This year, a record number of storage-related products -- more than 200 -- were submitted for consideration. Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com editors narrowed the finalists down to a list of 45 products across five categories: backup and disaster recovery software, backup hardware, disk and disk subsystems, storage networking equipment, and storage management software. "Storage Products of the Year" winners will be announced on SearchStorage.com on February 5 and in the February issue of Storage magazine.
About Brocade StorageX
Brocade StorageX is an integrated suite of applications designed to logically aggregate distributed file data across heterogeneous environments and across CIFS- and NFS-based file systems while providing administrators with policies to automate data management. Brocade StorageX supports tasks in key areas such as:
-- Data migration and consolidation
-- Disaster recovery and business continuity
-- Branch office data management
-- Data lifecycle management
-- Storage optimization
-- Data classification and reporting
Brocade StorageX provides administrators with powerful policies to efficiently manage distributed file data for the enterprise. Moreover, it directly addresses the needs of both administrators and users by increasing data availability, optimizing storage utilization, and simplifying storage management -- all leading to significantly lower costs for enterprise data infrastructures. For more information about Brocade StorageX, visit the Brocade Web site at http://www.brocade.com/products/fan/storagex.jsp.
Brocade is a leading provider of data center networking solutions that help organizations connect, share, and manage their information in the most efficient manner. Organizations that use Brocade products and services are better able to optimize their IT infrastructures and ensure compliant data management. For more information, visit the Brocade Web site at http://www.brocade.com or contact the company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Storage Magazine
TechTarget's Storage provides Information Technology (IT) executives, managers, and staff with in-depth analysis and forward-looking guidance on managing, storing, networking, and safeguarding the data at the core of large organizations. TechTarget distributes the magazine to a controlled, qualified circulation of 50,000 storage-focused IT professionals. Storage has received numerous awards, including the ASBPE Awards for Editorial Excellence and the Folio: Show "Ozzie" and "Eddie" Awards. In addition, the editorial staff of Storage has been named a finalist for the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Awards for Excellence in Business Journalism.
TechTarget's SearchStorage.com is a leading online destination for IT professionals charged with purchasing, implementing, and managing storage systems at the core of large- and medium-sized businesses. More than 600,000 storage-focused IT executives, managers, and staff rely on SearchStorage.com for the information they need to do their jobs. SearchStorage.com content includes original editorial features, news, expert storage advice, Webcasts, and white papers. More information can be found at http://www.SearchStorage.com.
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