TwinStrata Selected as Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium’s Innovation Showcase
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 24, 2012 – /PRNewswire/ — The 9th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced TwinStrata, Inc ., the leading innovator of cloud-based data storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions, as one in all 10 finalists for the 2012 Innovation Showcase as its TwinStrata CloudArray ® represents a cutting-edge B2B solution that mixes the strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. TwinStrata will receive key exposure to some of the world’s most creative and influential IT executives on the Symposium May 22.
After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase judges, which includes MIT faculty, entrepreneurs and early-stage investors, chose TwinStrata because it:
- is selling B2B enterprise IT solutions to CIOs
- shows innovation, in addition to potential impact, at the top and bottom lines
“We’re pleased to be named many of the top innovators in enterprise IT and selected to wait the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium as an Innovation Showcase finalist,” said Nicos Vekiarides, Chief Executive Officer at TwinStrata. “We glance forward to showcasing our CloudArray enterprise-class data storage products and the numerous advantages of innovative hybrid cloud storage solutions to an audience of highly esteemed executives at this year’s Symposium.”
CloudArray virtual or physical appliances take minutes to configure and integrate public cloud, private cloud and native or remote storage devices into flexible “Cloud SANs” that supply unlimited storage, continuous data protection, tapeless offsite backup, instant disaster recovery, and branch office storage consolidation. CloudArray appliances are available in from TwinStrata with software appliances available for instant free download at www.twinstrata.com/CloudArray-download .
“We’re very impressed with these Top 10 Innovation Showcase finalists, as their technologies demonstrate incredible state-of-the-art thinking to today and tomorrow’s challenges,” said David L. Verrill, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and the Co-chair of the Innovation Showcase. “The Innovation Showcase provides a very good one-of-a-kind opportunity for these startups to achieve a bigger visibility in front of IT executives, key stakeholders and venture capitalists.”
For an entire list of Innovation Showcase finalists visit http://www.mitcio.com/innov.php .
The Innovation Showcase will occur at 6:20 p.m. inside the Kresge Courtyard tent on Tuesday, May 22, at MIT, in Cambridge, Mass. The overall agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is on the market at www.mitcio.com/agenda .
About TwinStrata, Inc.
TwinStrata is an innovator in enterprise-class data storage, data protection and disaster recovery/business continuity solutions using cloud storage. With TwinStrata CloudArray®, companies of all sizes can simply and economically leverage the scalability and efficiency of cloud storage while maintaining the supply, performance and security of local storage. CloudArray software and hardware solutions support all file and operating systems, and deliver substantial advantages over traditional off-site storage solutions, including a pay-as-you-go model, unlimited elastic capacity, local performance, in-cloud snapshots and disaster recovery, dynamic caching, automated policies, AES256 encryption, and continuous access to data. For additional information visit TwinStrata.com or call 508-651-0199.
About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business leaders. In a single day, CIOs and senior IT executives receive actionable information that permits them to satisfy the challenges of today’s changing global economy. The yearly event offers an afternoon of interactive learning and thought-provoking discourse at the way forward for technology, best practices, and business that isn’t available anywhere else. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by a team from the MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, the MIT Center for Digital Business and the Boston Chapter of the Society for info Management. Visit 4 www.mitcio.com 4 for additional info and registration.
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