Published on : 17, Dec 2013

Software-Defined Storage Company is a Finalist for “Best Cloud Infrastructure” and “Best Cloud Reseller / Reseller Program” Awards

Cupertino, Calif., December 17, 2013 : CloudByte, the first company to guarantee quality of service (QoS) to every application from a shared storage platform, announced today that it has been shortlisted in the 2013-2014 Cloud Awards Program in the “Best Cloud Infrastructure” and “Best Cloud Reseller / Reseller Program” categories.

“We are delighted to be recognized for our work in the cloud market,” said Greg Goelz, chief executive officer of CloudByte. “We have a transformative storage software approach that combines VMware-like controls with Amazon ease. Our customers – worldwide cloud service providers – are leveraging our products to offer guaranteed storage performance that will help them compete against AWS and host performance-sensitive applications in the cloud for their customers. Also, our worldwide channel partners are taking advantage of our software-based approach, which gives them the flexibility and cost benefits they need for their customers’ environments.”

“Every year, we think we must have met the ceiling on how high the standard of entries will get,” said Larry Johnson, Cloud Awards organizer. “Every year, those expectations are smashed, as a new wave of cloud pioneers and innovators shows us their successes – and more importantly, their drive for success. Cloud technologies are like no other, showing a remarkable ability to act as a catalyst for scalable, intuitive, hardworking solutions for business and modern life. We are lucky enough to be able to showcase some of the brightest and best.”

More than 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, including Europe, the U.S., Canada, Australia and the Middle East. To see the list of finalists, go to: www.cloud-awards.com/previous-winners/2014-shortlist/. The winners will be announced on January 28, 2014.

About CloudByte

Targeted to the needs of cloud service providers – public and private – CloudByte’s patent-pending storage software solutions deliver dynamically selectable performance for each application or tenant. By providing unified block, file, and direct attached storage, CloudByte eliminates inefficient and costly storage silos and enables scaling from a single site to distributed cloud environments without disruption. Established in 2010 and managed by technology executives from companies such as Cisco, HP, IBM, NetApp, Novell, and SanDisk, CloudByte is venture-backed by Fidelity Worldwide Investment, Nexus Venture Partners and Kae Capital. For more information, visit www.cloudbyte.com or follow @cloudbyteinc.

About the Cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is an international program, which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the cloud as we move into 2014 and beyond. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards, please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.