Best of Show and Best New Technology: Veeam Backup and Replication 5.0 Enterprise Edition
What the judges said: The Best of VMworld 2010 Awards judges selected the Best of Show winner from among all of the individual category winners.
Public/hybrid cloud computing: Terremark Enterprise Cloud
What the judges said: Terremark Enterprise Cloud is a trusted public cloud computing platform. Its credibility, especially around security and compliance, is an important factor when choosing a public cloud provider.
Private Cloud Computing: newScale 9
What the judges said: An innovative “app store for the enterprise,” newScale 9 has a user-friendly interface that lets you order, receive and deploy applications in your private cloud infrastructure.
Desktop Virtualization: Kaviza VDI-in-a-box 3.0
What the judges said: Kaviza VDI-in-a-box 3.0 takes the complexity out of desktop virtualization projects. It is easy to install and configures settings based on an analysis of your environment.
Hardware for Virtualization: Cisco Nexus 7000 Overlay Transport Virtualization
What the judges said: Cisco Nexus 7000 Overlay Transport Virtualization lets you extend data networks across data centers, which has tremendous benefits for multi-site disaster recovery.
Virtualization management: VKernel Capacity Management Suite
What the judges said: VKernel Capacity Management Suite is easy to install and use, which is crucial for a management platform. It is business-critical software that integrates with all of VKernel’s free management tools.
Security and virtualization: VMware vShield
What the judges said: VMware vShield marks a major improvement in VMware’s security efforts. It includes many essential features for virtualization security, and the ability to isolate traffic for different port groups is a highlight.
Business continuity and data protection: Symantec NetBackup 7
What the judges said: Symantec NetBackup 7 is a trusted product that lets you restore to multiple hypervisors and storage platforms, both on premise and in the cloud. It’s easy to use, always works and has strong hypervisor integration.