|By Marketwired .||
|November 26, 2012 03:00 AM EST||
ASHAWAY, RI -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 -- GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of cloud-scale IO-offload solutions that enable organizations to meet desktop virtualization performance requirements using their existing architecture, today announced that the company has been shortlisted as a Virtualization Trailblazer in the 2012 Tech Trailblazers Awards. The first-annual Tech Trailblazers Awards, designed to recognize and reward startup innovation in enterprise technology from around the world, have named GreenBytes as a finalist in the Virtualization Trailblazer category in recognition of the company's IO Offload Engine, a purpose-built, cloud-scale desktop virtualization solution that enables organizations to reliably and cost-effectively meet demanding virtualization performance requirements using their existing storage architecture.
"We are pleased to be named a finalist in the Virtualization Trailblazer category for the Tech Trailblazers Awards," said Brett Johnson, Senior Vice President, Global Sales at GreenBytes. "This recognition further validates the IO Offload Engine as a disruptive and innovative desktop virtualization solution in an increasingly competitive and thriving market."
As current storage architectures fail to meet IO (input/output) loads needed for cloud-scale VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) deployments, customers struggle to scale desktop virtualization IO within their existing environments. This IO management challenge is delaying adoption and driving up the costs of large-scale VDI. A small footprint plug-and-play network device, the IO Offload Engine delivers enterprise-scale desktop virtualization performance to meet demanding virtualization use cases while enabling organizations to minimize costs, deliver custom per-session settings, all while retaining their existing storage architectures.
Voting for the Tech Trailblazers Awards is currently live through December 14 and votes may be registered via GreenBytes' Virtualization Trailblazer nomination page: http://tinyurl.com/bwjjvm7. The winners of the 2012 Tech Trailblazers Awards will be determined by the voting public and the judging panel and will be announced via Twitter (@Techtrailblazer) on December 18, 2012.
About GreenBytes, Inc.
GreenBytes, Inc. is a provider of cloud-scale IO-Offload solutions that enable organizations to reliably and cost-effectively meet desktop virtualization performance requirements using their existing architecture. Designed for high availability (HA), high-intensity virtualization environments, GreenBytes solutions are purpose-built to enable rapid and affordable desktop virtualization adoption. GreenBytes was founded in 2007 and is based in Ashaway, Rhode Island, USA. For more information, visit: www.getgreenbytes.com.
About the Tech Trailblazers Awards
Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are less than five years old and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from VCs and leading CTOs as well as an estimated prize fund worth in excess of $1m. The awards seek to recognize true innovators in enterprise technology and other areas including Big Data, Cloud, Emerging Markets, Mobile Technology, Networking, Security, Storage, Sustainable IT and Virtualization. For more information, visit www.techtrailblazers.com.
GreenBytes and the GreenBytes logo are registered trademarks of GreenBytes, Inc. All other product names and trademarks are the property of their respective firms.
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