Tintri, Inc., the leader in purpose-built, VM-aware storage solutions, today announced that it won the Gold level award in the hardware for virtualization category as part of the TechTarget “Best of VMworld 2012” awards. The judges recognized Tintri’s VMstore T540 storage platform, which enables organizations to overcome storage-centric bottlenecks and extend the benefits of virtualization from the server side to storage, as the top hardware product for virtual environments. Tintri was recognized in an awards ceremony at VMworld 2012 in San Francisco.
The Best of VMworld 2012 awards winners were selected by an independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization based on innovation, performance, ease of integration into environment, ease of use and manageability, functionality, value and whether the solution was able to fill a market gap. TechTarget received over 200 nominees for the contest, which is in its sixth year.
“Tintri won the hardware for virtualization category because it provides end-to-end monitoring that provides IT administrators with visibility into their environment so they know what to fix,” said the SearchServerVirtualization.com editors in an official statement.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized as a ‘Best of VMworld’ winner this year,” said Kieran Harty, Tintri CEO. “We’ve seen great customer response ever since we launched almost 18 months ago, and it’s clear that the market requires storage that is VM-aware. This award is a strong validation to our status as first movers in the VM-aware storage space along with the innovation and tremendous value that we’ve brought to the market.”
Tintri VMstore is the first and only production proven VM-aware storage platform that provides enterprises simplified and intelligent storage for virtual environments. Designed from the ground up to address virtualization storage challenges, Tintri brings intuitive VM-level manageability, simplicity, and flash performance at the industry’s lowest cost per VM workload. The unique approach has allowed the company to grow at an average quarterly rate of 100% since launching in March 2011. Tintri VMstore has helped over 100 enterprise customers in more than a dozen countries run a wide range of virtualized production enterprise applications, including databases, analytics and reporting software, Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint and virtual desktops.
Tintri Wins “Best of VMworld 2012” Gold Award in Hardware for Virtualization Category