Storage Visions' Visionary Awards finalists announced
December 29, 2011

Storage Visions' Visionary Awards finalists announced

SAN JOSE, CA — The Eleventh Annual Storage Visions Conference ( will be held at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas on January 8 and 9, 2012. The conference will feature sessions on media and entertainment technology, consumer electronics, computer applications and all aspects of digital storage with the theme of “Heavy Storage for Thin Clients.” 

The finalist products and companies for the annual Storage Visions Visionary Awards are listed below. The award winner announcements and trophy presentations will be done at a conference reception on the evening of January 8, 2012 in the exhibit hall of the conference. In addition to the award presentation there will be door prizes from sponsors and exhibitors.

Finalists for Visionary Products Awards:  

Mobile Consumer Electronics Storage
- Kingston Technology Wi-Drive
- SanDisk and Asus Customized SSD Form Factor
- Hitachi Global Storage Technology G-Connect

Home Consumer Electronics Storage 
- Digistore Solutions Centurion DiscHub Blu-ray
- Netgear ReadyNAS Duo V2 and NV+v2
- Samsung Semiconductor USB SE 2088W-Smartlink

Consumer Storage Device
- Millenniata M-DISC
- OCZ Technology RevoDrive Hybrid
- Other World Computing Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G SSD

Enabling Consumer Storage Technology
- Datalight Reliance Nitro
- Micron RealSSD C400 Self Encrypted Drive
- Lexar Media Crutial Cache Solution

Enabling Professional Storage Technology
- DataDirect Networks Web Object Scalar
- Hitachi Data Systems Content Platform
- Alacritech ANX 1500 NFS Acceleration Appliance

Media and Entertainment System 
- Rorke Data Aurora with HyperFS
- Nuvel NDT
- CET Universe Constellation VCM with Archive Station

Media and Entertainment Storage 
- Amplidata Amplistor
- SeaChange Universal Media Library
- Thought Equity Motion T3 Library Manager

Finalists for Visionary Company Awards:

Visionary Home Consumer Electronics Company 
- OCZ Technology
- SanDisk

Visionary Mobile Consumer Electronics Company
- Samsung
- Intel

Visionary Media and Entertainment Company 
- Violin Memory

Finalists for Art of Storage Award:
- Hitachi Global Storage Technology 8 TB G-RAID with Thunderbolt
- iTwin Plug and Play USB Device
- Kingston Technology Wi-Drive

Conference registration is open until December 30, 2011 at:  After December 30, 2011 conference registration is available at the conference registration area at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center on January 8 and 9, 2012.