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Data Dynamics Named Product of the Year Finalist in 2013 SVC Awards

Technology Awards Program Recognizes Data Dynamics for Advanced Storage Migration Capabilities

TEANECK, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 -- Data Dynamics, Inc., a leader in solutions for the discovery, reporting, migration, and management of file-based storage, today announced that StorageX 7.0 was named a finalist in the 2013 Storage, Virtualization & Cloud (SVC) Awards. Judges recognized StorageX 7.0 for new migration project management capabilities that streamline tech refresh and file storage optimization projects as well as enhanced phased migration, archival migration, and DFS management capabilities.

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The Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards reward the products, projects and services as well as honor companies and teams operating in the cloud, virtualization and storage sectors. Nominated products are first selected as finalists by a panel of IT publication editors and analysts, which are then submitted to an open vote of IT end users. The awards recognize the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors alike for achievements in information technology. The SVC Awards editorial staff will select the winners at a gala evening event in November 2013 in London.

StorageX is a multi-faceted file storage management software solution that speeds the transition to advanced hardware and new technologies by up to 50% when compared with manual processes. The StorageX solution increases unstructured file data mobility and mitigates risk during migrations by automating processes prone to human error. StorageX 7.0 leverages patented technology that integrates discovery, a policy-based rules engine, and CIFS and NFS data movers to limit business disruptions caused by storage migrations. StorageX also uses a project-based approach to ensure that all CIFS shares, NFS exports, security permissions, and file attributes are migrated correctly.

The Data Dynamics StorageX platform is the engine behind Data Dynamics' storage infrastructure management, unstructured file data management, and private cloud data management solutions. StorageX is an out-of-band, software-based storage management platform designed for enterprise file lifecycle management. StorageX simplifies the migration, consolidation, and archiving of file data in large, complex, multi-vendor file storage environments. The software centralizes the management of network file storage environments and streamlines workflows when adding, consolidating, or refreshing Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Windows storage.

"Storage professionals struggle to cost-effectively manage their existing structure. Past experience with prior migrations that took too long, cost too much, and worst of all, caused outages, means that many CIOs and storage teams are hesitant to migrate to advanced hardware and new technologies. Business units also fear disruption," said Piyush Mehta, CEO, Data Dynamics, Inc. "StorageX 7.0 helps alleviate migration risks and control migration costs through the use of migration project automation and policy-based data movement. This approach reduces cutover windows, helps storage teams restructure and optimize their file data during tech refresh cycles, reduces overall project timelines, and helps avoid costly outages and roll-backs."

Pricing and Availability
StorageX version 7.0 is available immediately and priced starting at $500 per migrated TB.

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About the StorageX Platform
Acting as the engine behind Data Dynamics' storage infrastructure management, unstructured file data management, and private cloud data management solutions, StorageX enables aggregation and centralized management of networked file storage. This makes it possible for storage professionals to add, consolidate, migrate, and failover Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Windows storage systems. The solution allows for data accessibility through the use of a unified data view, regardless of where the data is stored. Using an automated, policy-based storage management approach, StorageX maximizes business user data access and minimizes user downtime.

About Data Dynamics
Data Dynamics is a leader in solutions for the discovery, reporting, migration and management of file-based storage. Its award-winning StorageX product suite, which was originally developed by NuView, Inc. and later acquired by Brocade, has been adopted by hundreds of enterprise customers, Fortune 500 companies, and large municipal governments as a solution for the full lifecycle management of their file-based storage infrastructure. Today, Data Dynamics is focused on developing future generations of StorageX as the industry's leading policy-based file data management solution. For more information, please visit: www.datadynamicsinc.com.

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