ExaGrid becomes a finalist of the Network Computing Awards 2021 | Business


MARLBOROUGH, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – August 24, 2021–

ExaGrid®, the industry’s only tiered backup storage solution, announced today that it has been nominated in nine categories for the 2021 Network Computing Awards. ExaGrid is a finalist for Company of the Year award and the special award for performance during the pandemic, newly added this year. Additionally, ExaGrid’s largest appliance, the EX84, was nominated for several awards including Data Center Product of the Year, Data Protection Product of the Year, Hardware Product of the Year, Product of the Year, Stock Product of the Year and The ROI Award (determined by voters), as well as bench tested Product of the Year (determined by the judges after independent review of the product ). Voting to determine the winner of each category is ongoing and ends October 13. This year’s award winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in London on October 21, 2021.

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Earlier this year, ExaGrid launched a new line of tiered backup storage appliances, including its largest appliance to date, the EX84. The largest ExaGrid system, consisting of 32 EX84 appliances, can support up to 2.69PB of full backup with 43PB of logical data, making it the largest system in the industry offering aggressive data deduplication. In addition to the increased storage capacity, the new EX84 is 33% more rack efficient than the previous model EX63000E. The new devices can be mixed and matched with any of ExaGrid’s previous device models in the same scalable system, thus preserving the life of past customer investments and eliminating product obsolescence.

“It is an honor to be nominated for so many awards, and we are especially proud to be finalists for the Special Award for Performance During The Pandemic, as we recognize how tumultuous it has been for our industry. and for everyone around the world, ”said Bill Andrews, CEO and President of ExaGrid. “ExaGrid is the only company fully dedicated to backup storage and it is an honor that our continuous innovations in backup functionality and functionality have enabled ExaGrid to be recognized among other industry leaders. “

ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage – Designed for Backup

ExaGrid provides tiered backup storage with a front-end disk cache landing zone, performance tier, which writes data directly to disk for the fastest backups and restores directly from disk for restores and backups. fastest virtual machine starts. Long-term retention data is prioritized into a deduplicated data store, the retention level, to reduce the amount of retention storage and the resulting cost. This two-tiered approach delivers the fastest backup and restore performance with storage efficiency at the lowest cost.

Additionally, ExaGrid provides a scalable architecture where appliances are simply added as data grows. Each appliance includes a processor, memory, and network ports, so as the data grows, all the necessary resources are available to maintain a fixed-length backup window. This scalable storage approach eliminates costly forklift upgrades and allows devices of different sizes and models to be mixed in the same scalable system, eliminating product obsolescence while protecting IT investments upstream and over time. time.

About ExaGrid

ExaGrid provides tiered backup storage with a single disk cache landing zone, long-term retention repository, and scalable architecture. ExaGrid’s Landing Zone enables the fastest VM backups, restores and instant recoveries. The retention repository offers the lowest cost for long term retention. ExaGrid’s scalable architecture includes full appliances and ensures a fixed-length backup window as data grows, eliminating costly forklift upgrades and product obsolescence. ExaGrid offers the only two tier backup storage approach with non-network oriented tier, delayed deletions, and immutable objects to recover from ransomware attacks. Visit us on exagrid.com or connect with us on LinkedIn. Find out what our customers have to say about their own ExaGrid experiences and find out why they are now spending much less time backing up in our customer stories.

ExaGrid is a registered trademark of ExaGrid Systems, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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