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Nimbus Wins Gold for Midrange Storage Hardware from Tech Awards Circle

S-Class Enterprise Flash Storage Systems Chosen First among Top IT Products for 2010

San Francisco, CA, July 13, 2010 – Nimbus Data Systems, developer of Sustainable Storage systems and software, today announced that its S-Class enterprise flash storage systems were selected first by the Tech Awards Circle, taking Gold in the Midrange Hardware category. Winners were selected by an independent circle of publication reviewers and journalists from nominations based on a broad range of achievementsfrom product and technology innovations to executive leadership and engineering pioneers.

“Despite overwhelmingly strong competition, Nimbus Data exhibited true industry excellence to be recognized at the top of the Tech Awards Circle midrange hardware category,” said Kevin Anderson, awards program coordinator. “Our judges were pleased at the level of submissions from all the vendors entering this year’s competition, so to be named a winner of this prestigious award is a testament to quality and innovation unrivaled in the high tech community.” Tech Awards Circle celebrates the products, services, vendors and individuals making a difference in the industry today. The winners represent a broad range of achievements, from hardware to software to services in consumer/SOHO, SMB, midrange, and enterprise markets. Gold, silver and bronze awards were given out in each category.

“We are delighted to have earned this top award for our pioneering S-Class line and Sustainable Storage vision,” stated Thomas Isakovich, CEO of Nimbus. “This game-changing technology delivers performance and power efficiency well beyond traditional disk arrays, enabling greener, more reliable, and more responsive datacenters.”

The winning product, the S-Class, features redundant NAND flash blades and Nimbus’ comprehensive HALO storage operating system. As a next-generation alternative to traditional disk-based arrays, the S-Class offers 95% lower energy costs, 24x greater IO performance, and on-demand scalability for IO-intensive applications like virtualization, databases, and HPC. The Nimbus S-Class offers industry-standard 10 GbE and GbE connectivity, unified iSCSI, NFS, and CIFS support, and proven data protection software.

About Tech Awards Circle

In its second year, Tech Awards Circle was established to truly honor the ‘best of the best’ in technology. Tech Awards Circle is not affiliated with an analyst firm or a media company, both of which are directly supported by tech vendors through consulting relationships or advertising sales, so it is uniquely unbiased and immune to conflicts of interest. Entries are judged by an independent circle of journalists, including product reviewers, each with at least a decade of experience covering technology from consumer electronics to enterprise-class computing. For more information or to be added to the mailing list please visit

About Nimbus Data Systems

Nimbus Data Systems, Inc. develops Sustainable Storage™ systems that redefine datacenter economics: 10x greater performance, 90% lower operating costs, superior availability, and unparalleled simplicity. Nimbus’ intelligent software and flash memory hardware provide the optimal foundation for virtualization, databases, cloud computing, and IO-intensive applications. For more information, visit or follow Nimbus at