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Products of the Year submission form

Think your product is the best of 2004? Submit your best for the 2004 Products of the Year.

Best storage products of the Year

Compiled by the Editors of Storage magazine &

You are invited to submit your company's product(s) to be reviewed for the 2004 Products of the Year feature. Winning products will be highlighted in the January 2005 issue of Storage and on

Storage and editors and other storage industry experts will judge the entries. Your product(s) qualify for submission if they have been announced and shipped after October 24, 2003. They must fit into one of the following categories for consideration:

1) Disk and Disk Subsystems (SAN, NAS, DAS, primary drives, disk controllers)

2) Networking Equipment (switches, HBAs)

3) Backup Hardware (libraries, drives for backup, media, backup arrays)

4) Backup and Disaster Recovery Software and Services (backup, recovery, snapshot and replication, electronic vaulting)

5) Management Tools (SRM and SAN management software, performance monitoring, file systems, volume management, virtualization, security, etc. Can be software or software bundled as an "appliance."

Given tight budgets, short staffs and ever-increasing data volumes, we decided on the following criteria as being most critical:

  • Innovation
  • Performance
  • Ease of integration into environment
  • Ease of use and manageability
  • Functionality
  • Value

    Submit your product right now.

    The deadline for submissions is October 25, 2004.

    Good luck!

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