San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – April 17, 2006 –
Finalists have been announced for the Network Storage Conference (NSC06), May 2 and 3, 2006 at the Tuscany Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to the Network Storage Conference, it has been in existence for the last 12 years and pioneered the first conference dedicated to storage networking which led to the development of SNIA.
The finalists were chosen from nominations and the winners for the five award categories will be chosen after interviews at the 2006 conference on May 3.
The five conference award categories and the product finalists are as follows:
— CopperEye Greenwich
— Pillar Data Axiom Storage System
— Sun Titanium 10000.Tape Drive
Complete System Award
— Nimbus Breeze Unified IP Storage Systems
— Sun StorEdge 6920 — Exanet Exastor
Storage Management Software Award
— CentrePath Magellan DataPath Manager
— NTP Software Storage M and A
— Onaro SANscreen Replication Assurance
— Fujitsu XG 10GB Ethernet Switches (XG1200 and XG700)
— McData Ultranet
— Riverbed Technologies Steelhead Appliances
— RELDATA IP Storage Gateway 9200
Data Protection Award
— Acronis True Image Enterprise Server — Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006
— XOSoft Assured Recovery
The six judges for the 2006 Network Storage Conference awards are Farid Neema, Peripheral Concepts; Chris Wood, Sun; David Hill, Masabi Group; Mario Apicella, InfoWorld; Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates; and Ron Dennison, Research Development Consultants.
To learn more about the 2006 Network Storage Conference, please visit: www.networkstorageconference.com.