Data Dynamics StorageX Named Storage Management Product of the Year Finalist in 2013 SVC Awards

Technology Awards Program Recognizes Data Dynamics StorageX for Advanced Storage Migration Capabilities

TEANECK, N.J. – October 16, 2013 – Data Dynamics, Inc., a leader in solutions for the discovery, reporting, migration, and management of file-based storage, today announced that StorageX 7.0 was named a finalist in the 2013 Storage, Virtualization & Cloud (SVC) Awards. Judges recognized StorageX 7.0 for new migration project management capabilities that streamline tech refresh and file storage optimization projects as well as enhanced phased migration, archival migration, and DFS management capabilities.

The Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards recognize outstanding achievements by vendors, channel partners, and end users operating in the cloud, virtualization and storage sectors. Nominated products are first selected as finalists by a panel of IT publication editors and analysts and then submitted to an open vote of IT end users. The SVC Awards editorial staff will announce the winners at a gala evening event in November 2013 in London.

StorageX is a multi-faceted file storage management software solution that speeds the transition to advanced hardware and new technologies by up to 50% when compared with manual processes. The StorageX solution increases unstructured file data mobility and mitigates risk during migrations by automating processes prone to human error. StorageX 7.0 leverages patented technology that integrates discovery, a policy-based rules engine, and CIFS and NFS data movers to limit business disruptions caused by storage migrations. StorageX also uses a project-based approach to ensure that all CIFS shares, NFS exports, security permissions, and file attributes are migrated correctly.

The Data Dynamics StorageX platform is the engine behind Data Dynamics’ storage infrastructure management, unstructured file data management, and private cloud data management solutions. StorageX is an out-of-band, software-based storage management platform designed for enterprise file lifecycle management. StorageX simplifies the migration, consolidation, and archiving of file data in large, complex, multivendor file storage environments. The software and centralizes the management of network file storage environments and streamlines workflows when adding, consolidating, or refreshing Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Windows storage.

“Today’s storage professionals face many challenges when trying to find ways to centrally and cost-effectively manage the explosive growth of mixed multi-vendor file storage environments,” said Piyush Mehta, CEO, Data Dynamics, Inc. “In response to these challenges, Data Dynamics designed StorageX 7.0 to efficiently aggregate and centralize the management of file storage environments, streamlining workflows when adding, consolidating, or refreshing Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Windows storage systems. We are honored that StorageX has been shortlisted for the SVC Storage Management Product of the Year award as it validates our efforts and the investments we have made to meet the needs of storage professionals.”

Pricing and Availability

StorageX version 7.0 is available immediately and priced starting at $500 per migrated TB.

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About the StorageX Platform

Acting as the engine behind Data Dynamics’ storage infrastructure management, unstructured file data management, and private cloud data managementsolutions, StorageX enables aggregation and centralized management of networked file storage. This makes it possible for storage professionals to add, consolidate, migrate, and failover Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Windows storage systems. The solution allows for data accessibility through the use of a unified data view, regardless of where the data is stored. Using an automated, policy-based storage management approach, StorageX maximizes business user data access and minimizes user downtime.

About Data Dynamics

Data Dynamics is a leader in solutions for the discovery, reporting, migration and management of file-based storage. Its award-winning StorageX product suite, which was originally developed by NuView, Inc. and later acquired by Brocade, has been adopted by hundreds of enterprise customers, Fortune 500 companies, and large municipal governments as a solution for the full lifecycle management of their file-based storage infrastructure. Today, Data Dynamics is focused on developing future generations of StorageX as the industry’s leading policy-based file data management solution. For more information, please visit www.datadynamicsinc.com.

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