NEC HYDRAstor® HS Series Wins Top 2016 Award at 11th Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Award in Storage Solutions

NEC's High Performance Grid Storage System Takes Gold Award for Third Consecutive Year at Network Products Guide's IT Best Products Event

IRVING, Texas--()--NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator of advanced IT, communications and networking solutions, today announced that its HYDRAstor HS Series deduplication storage solution won the Gold Award in the Storage Solutions category of Network Products Guide’s 11th Annual 2016 Hot Companies and Best Product Awards. These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognition in every facet of the IT industry. Winners will be honored June 27 during the annual dinner and presentations in San Francisco.

NEC's HYDRAstor solution is widely recognized as the most scalable target dedupe appliance. The scale-out grid storage platform with inline global deduplication, can scale linearly up to 165 nodes solving present and future challenges for long-term data. The HYDRAstor grid architecture provides scalability of both performance and capacity, capacity optimization, advanced erasure-coded data protection, high availability with node-level resiliency, and in-place technology refresh with new generations of technology.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology. The HYDRAstor HS Series storage solution was recognized as the Storage Solutions Gold Award winner for its market-leading scale-out performance, advanced enterprise functionality, and investment protection.

"Consistency is an accurate measure of top performance, and we are honored to have HYDRAstor once again be recognized for the top award in the storage solutions category," said Hide Senta, VP of strategic business, NEC Corporation of America. "Since the 4.4 release, HYDRAstor further extended its lead as the top performance solution available in the market when we debuted our 5.0 release in November 2015. Our selection as the best storage solution of the year is a testament to our continued efforts to deliver further innovations and enhancements, extending the value we deliver to our customers."

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NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced its HYDRAstor HS Series storage solution won the Gold Award in the Storage Solutions category of Network Products Guide’s Best Product Awards


NEC Corporation of America
Frank Puglia, 214-262-3767