Permabit Named Finalist for Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards in the Storage and Archiving Category

Leading Data Efficiency Technology Provider Recognized for Its Innovative Albireo And Albireo VDO Data Optimization Software

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – January 11, 2012— Permabit Technology Corporation, a recognized leader in data efficiency technology, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named both Permabit Albireo Data Optimization Software and the enhanced Albireo Virtual Data Optimization (VDO) Software, finalists in the 2012 Global Excellence Awards in the Storage and Archiving Excellence category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technology. Winners will be announced during the RSA Conference in San Francisco on February 29, 2012.

Permabit Albireo Data Optimization Software is a portable software library that massively improves performance and efficiency of data creation, transmission and storage. Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Albireo is the result of more than a decade of development and includes 27 patented technologies including data deduplication, cloud storage, data protection and archive. Albireo VDO is a complete data efficiency application for Linux including data deduplication, compression and indirection layer, enabling OEMs to continue leveraging all of their storage solutions’ existing features, including existing Linux file systems, virtualization features, and data protection capabilities.

“Putting data to work and leveraging Big Data is a major enterprise objective. Albireo deduplication brings Big Data down to size.  Thanks to Info Security for recognizing the power of this technology and including Albireo as one of the highest impact technologies in IT.” ~ Tom Cook, President and CEO, Permabit Technology Corporation


About Permabit

Permabit is a recognized leader in data efficiency technology, enabling OEMs to leverage their R&D investment, increase margin, accelerate time to market and achieve competitive advantage. Permabit Albireo software massively improves performance and efficiency of data creation, transmission and storage. Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Our partners include Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), LSI, and StoneFly. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit: www.permabit.com.


About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.


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