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Gridstore Named Product of the Year Finalist for Storage Magazine’s Product of the Year

Gridstore Named Product of the Year Finalist for Storage Magazine’s Product of the Year

Storage Leader’s HyperConverged Appliance Challenges Industry Veterans in 12th Annual Awards

Mountain View, Calif. – January 13, 2015, Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, today announced it has been chosen as a finalist for TechTarget’s Product of the Year in the enterprise hard disk/hybrid storage systems category. Products eligible for the hybrid-storage systems category include hybrid flash arrays, Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI SAN, NAS, multiprotocol systems, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure products, DAS, hard disk drives, disk controllers, caching appliances, storage virtualization appliances and cloud-integrated storage. In the storage landscape, there are six finalists in the enterprise hard disk/hybrids storage systems category.


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According to Victoria Grey, Gridstore Chief Marketing Officer, “We are proud to be a finalist in this prestigious award from Storage Magazine. We believe our HyperConverged Appliances are better positioned to address the most critical IT organizational challenges as they

deliver tunable, auto-optimized compute and storage resources together in a single system and improve operational and application performance and yield dramatic savings on both OpEx and CapEx.”


With their HyperConverged Appliance, Gridstore has added a new implementation option for customers that meets the rapidly growing need of IT organizations for simple, easy-to-deploy solutions that allows highly elastic independently scalable compute and storage. Gridstore’s innovative offering integrates seamlessly with Microsoft System Center and is a key component for enabling the Cloud Data Center. HyperConverged Appliances complement the existing Gridstore Storage Nodes which already provide the greatest scalability and optimized price/performance storage for Hyper-V available today.


For an in-depth analysis and demonstration of the Gridstore solution set, join Symon Perriman and Kelly Murphy, Gridstore Founder and CTO on their webinar to learn more about the benefits of deploying a Windows Server environment on an All-Flash HyperConverged Infrastructure and managing it with System Center and Azure Pack in a software-defined datacenter. Find out how the first affordable All-Flash Hyper-Converged Infrastructure that is purpose built for Microsoft Cloud environments can reduce infrastructure costs by 4-8X while radically simplifying the environment to lower management costs by as much as 10X.

The webinar will be held Thursday, January 22nd at 8am PST / 11am EST / 4pm GMT / 5pm CET. Register here:
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Gridstore™ is the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built for Microsoft workloads and designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure is the industry’s first all flash version of HyperConverged Appliances that include both compute and storage in a single system, and Storage Nodes that provide external storage and work with any Windows servers and the HyperConverged Appliance, all driven by Gridstore’s patented software. Gridstore software architecture delivers native Windows integration, per-VM I/O control, and elastic and independent scaling of resources. Benefits include easy deployment, predictable and controllable high performance, scaling that fits your needs, and up to 50% lower TCO. Headquartered in Mountain View, CA. its products and services are available through a global network of value-added resellers. For more information, please visit:


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