LONG BEACH, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jeda Networks (www.jedanetworks.com) today announced that it has been named winner of the 2013 UP-START Cloud Award for the category “Best Cloud Storage Solution.” The company was recognized for its flagship Fabric Network Controller (FNC), a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) approach to storage that solves the cost, complexity and scalability issues inherent in many of today’s storage networks. The UP-START Awards are part of the UP Cloud Computing Conference and honor disruptive, next-generation cloud computing companies who are defining key elements of cloud technology.
Jeda Networks was selected from ten other companies by cloud industry experts during a two-stage open vote on the Up Cloud Computing Conference website and LinkedIn. Conference attendees accounted for the third and final round of voting, selecting the most outstanding cloud solution as measured by technical innovation, marketability and likelihood to be a market leader.
“We are thrilled to receive the UP-START Cloud Award,” said Jeda Networks CEO Stuart Berman. “It’s another validation for the need to simplify and lower the cost of storage networks. Storage networks are the last part of the data center infrastructure to virtualize and Jeda’s FNC is a key enabler leading to substantial savings in both capital and operational expenses.”
For more information on Jeda Networks, please visit www.jedanetworks.com.
About Jeda Networks
Jeda Networks is transforming the way applications connect with storage in the Cloud era. Jeda Networks created the Software Defined Storage Network to combat complex, costly and inflexible storage networks. Early test and beta shipments are underway with Jeda Networks customers and partners.
About the UP-START Cloud Awards
The UP-Start 2013 cloud awards - part of the UP 2013 cloud computing conference take place December 3rd 2013 in Santa Clara. Full details on the event and the awards can be found at www.up-con.com. The UP-START Cloud Awards are established in the cloud community as the de-facto recognition platform to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of cloud computing to the business and technology community. The UP-START Cloud Awards were founded in 2010 by Cloudcor, Inc.®, to recognize extraordinary achievements in the cloud industry. These prestigious awards are defined as a result of voting by people at the heart of the cloud community, including Cloudcor’s significant LinkedIn cloud user group, comprising 250,000+ cloud professionals. Click here to join our community. For more information about the UP-START Cloud Awards, visit http://up-con.com/cloud-awards.