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ExaGrid Named ‘Disk Based Product of the Year’ at Annual Storage Awards 2013

ExaGrid Named ‘Disk Based Product of the Year’ at Annual Storage Awards 2013

ExaGrid named ‘Disk Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange’ and nominated in several other categories at annual awards ceremony

London – June 12, 2013 – ExaGrid Systems, Inc. (, the leader in scalable and cost-effective disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, announced today that it has been named ‘Disk Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange’ at the Annual Storage Awards 2013 ceremony on June 6th 2013 in London, reinforcing its world class technology and performance. Winners were determined by a public vote, proving that the industry recognises the performance and scalability of ExaGrid’s solution. This award follows the issuance of a U.S. patent for ExaGrid’s unique zone-level deduplication technology as well as publication of a review by Enterprise Strategy Group, showing the ExaGrid-Veeam integration has transformed the recovery of VMs thanks to ExaGrid’s unique landing zone technology.

“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: Small/Midrange’ is a clear endorsement that ExaGrid has the right product and strategy for the mid-market to small enterprise,” said Andy Palmer, Sales Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, ExaGrid Systems, Inc. “We are delighted that those who voted for ExaGrid in this category truly recognise how ExaGrid’s unique architecture enables faster backup and restore performance and seamless, cost-effective scalability. It shows that if anyone is thinking about moving to disk backup with deduplication, they should always include ExaGrid in their due diligence review.”

Customer Praise for the ExaGrid System

ExaGrid, with more than 6000 systems installed across more than 1,700 customers worldwide, has over 320 real-world customer success stories detailing customers’ first-hand experiences with the ExaGrid disk backup system. The success stories are available via the ExaGrid website and include case studies from leaders across different industries like Bird & Bird, Celestica-Valencia, Concur, Conwy & Denbighshire NHS Trust (UK National Health Service), Dublin City University, Four Seasons Resort, Ipswich BC, International SOS, Moto, Kingston Technology, Konica Minolta, Prestige Brands, the Salvation Army, and Schibsted IT.The award for the ‘Disk Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange’ category extended ExaGrid’s 3-year winning streak in the Annual Storage Awards competition. ExaGrid was also a finalist in the following categories in 2013:

  • Editor’s Choice
  • Storage Magazine “One to Watch” Award – Product
  • Storage Magazine “One to Watch” Award – Company
  • Storage Magazine “Value for Money” Award

About ExaGrid Systems, Inc.:
ExaGrid offers the only disk-based backup appliance with data deduplication purpose-built for backup that leverages a unique architecture optimised for performance, scalability and price. ExaGrid is the only solution that combines compute with capacity and a unique landing zone to permanently shorten backup windows, eliminate expensive forklift upgrades, achieve the fastest full system restores and tape copies, and rapidly restore files, VMs and objects in minutes. With offices and distribution worldwide, ExaGrid has more than 6,000 systems installed at more than 1,700 customers, and more than 320 published customer success stories.

For more information, contact ExaGrid at 800-868-6985 or visit Visit “ExaGrid’s Eye on Deduplication” blog:


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