ExaGrid named best disk-based product for SMEs at Annual Storage Awards 2014

ExaGrid has taken home the gong as best disk-based product of the year for small and mid-range businesses at London’s Annual Storage Awards 2014.

The ceremony, which took place on 12 June, saw ExaGrid crowned winner after a vote from the general public recognised its lead at the head of the disk-based backup with deduplication market.

“We would like to thank everyone who voted for ExaGrid this year. To be acknowledged by the industry as the ‘Disk-Based Product of the Year’ reflects our ongoing efforts to deliver a scalable and cost-effective backup solution”, said Andy Palmer, Vice President of International Sales – EMEA & APAC, ExaGrid Systems, Inc. “This shows how ExaGrid’s unique architecture enables faster backup and restore performance with a consistent backup window regardless of data growth.”

ExaGrid has been installed on over 7,000 systems worldwide and there are hundreds of testimonials on ExaGrid’s website that laud its success in the small to mid-range business sector.

The latest award means that ExaGrid has been handed down an award at the Annual Storage Awards for four successive years and the other categories in which it was a finalist in 2014 are:

  • Storage Magazine “One to Watch” Award – Product
  • Storage Magazine “One to Watch” Award – Company
  • Backup & DR Hardware Product of the Year
  • Storage Innovators Award
  • Storage Product of the Year
  • Storage Company of the Year
  • Editor’s Choice

“Anyone who is thinking about moving to disk backup with deduplication should consider ExaGrid as it is the best solution for any mid-market or small enterprise organisation needing a seamless, cost-effective, and scalable backup solution,” Palmer added.

Some of the organisations that have already taken on ExaGrid’s systems include Bird & Bird, Celestica-Valencia, Concur, Conwy & Denbighshire NHS Trust [UK National Health Service], CIPD [Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development], Dublin City University, the Salvation Army, and many more.