SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxta(TM) flagship product, Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP(TM)), a hypervisor-agnostic implementation of enterprise-class storage, has been selected as one of 12 finalists for Product of the Year 2013 award in the Enterprise Storage System Software category.
The 12 finalists in this category of Storage magazine's/SearchStorage.com's 2013 Products of the Year competition span a wide range of technologies, including flash-based caching, storage virtualization, software-defined storage, cloud storage and performance optimization.
The judges highlighted, "Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP) 1.5 eliminates the need for external storage arrays (SAN and NAS) by creating a global namespace and aggregating storage resources on commodity servers completely in software into a shared storage pool available to virtual servers. The software dramatically simplifies IT by delivering a VM-centric storage platform and supports all enterprise-class storage data services such as snapshots, clones, replication, thin provisioning, compression and deduplication, and can leverage flash for read and write-back caching."
"We are honored to be selected as a finalist in the very competitive enterprise storage system software category," said Yoram Novick, Maxta founder, president and CEO. "MxSP gives IT organizations a viable alternative to storage arrays and at the same time reduces complexity and cost. It enables our customers to integrate storage and compute on industry standard servers for a virtual data center."
The Product of the Year awards are judged by Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com editorial staff in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts and analysts. The awards honor the best storage products for use by the enterprise and are based on innovation, performance, ease of integration, ease of use and management and value.
Maxta is redefining enterprise storage by delivering a storage platform that is simple, agile and cost efficient for virtualized environments as well as supporting a wide spectrum of enterprise-class data services and capacity optimization capabilities.
SOURCE Maxta Inc.