Zerto Wins Best of Show VMworld 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV—(Marketwire — Sep 1, 2011) — Zerto announced today that Zerto Virtual Replication, the company’s hypervisor-based virtual replication solution, received both the Best of Show and Gold Award for Business Continuity and Data Protection at the 2011 VMworld Conference. Voted on by a panel of industry experts, consultants and the editors of SearchServerVirtualization.com, Zerto was selected from a field of more than 250 competing products and was judged based on innovation, product value, performance, reliability and overall ease of use.

“We were so impressed with this product, there was literally no debate about this company winning Best of Show at VMworld 2011,” said TechTarget Executive Editor Jo Maitland. Other VMworld judges also praised the solution as “the most innovative virtual machine replication product on the market today.”

“We are honored to have been chosen for Best of Show VMworld awards, as they validate the need for a solution that supports the migration of mission-critical enterprise applications to virtualized environments,” said Ziv Kedem, co-founder and CEO of Zerto. “Zerto’s virtual replication technology addresses this requirement, and we look forward to aiding businesses as they seek to fully reap the benefits of moving to the cloud.”

Zerto recently announced the commercial availability of its virtual replication solution, as well as new funding from initial venture capital partners Battery Ventures, Greylock Partners and new venture capital investors U.S. Venture Partners. The company was founded by Ziv and Oded Kedem, the entrepreneurs behind Kashya. Acquired by EMC in 2006, Kashya’s product is now the basis for EMC’s RecoverPoint, currently one of the world’s leading replication solutions.

About Zerto
Founded by a team of storage industry veterans, Zerto provides enterprise-class business continuity and disaster recovery solutions for virtualized infrastructure and the cloud. Zerto is the first hypervisor-based, virtual -aware, data replication software solution specifically designed for tier-one applications deployed on virtualized IT environments. It replaces traditional array-based BC/DR solutions that were not built to deal with the virtual paradigm. Backed by U.S. Venture Partners, Battery Ventures and Greylock Partners, Zerto is headquartered in Israel and the United States. For more information, please visit: zerto.com

About SearchServerVirtualization.com
SearchServer Virtualization is an enterprise virtualization-focused website providing IT professionals and the community with the latest server virtualizations news, articles, tips and expert advice. Other virtualization information includes webcasts and industry white papers covering all areas of server virtualization, such as virtualization platforms, server hardware, managing virtual environments, virtualization architecture and strategies, application issues, and more. Its sister site SearchVMWare.com is dedicated to helping IT organizations evaluate products, services and business strategies that can lead them to successfully implementations of virtualization technologies in VMWare environments. And sister site SearchVirtualDesktop.com is the premier source for information on desktop virtualization application virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure.

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