Permabit’s Data Optimization Software Named Finalist by Network Products Guide

2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards honors Albireo in Storage Solutions category

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— April 12, 2011 — Permabit Technology Corporation, the leader in the development and delivery of Data Optimized Storage, today announced that Network Products Guide, industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Albireo High Performance Software a finalist for the 6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Storage Solutions category. These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 during the 6th annual dinner and presentations.

Permabit launched Albireo High Performance Data Optimization Software in June of 2010 as the industry’s first OEM embedded primary data optimization software. Albireo enables OEMs to deploy sub-file deduplication technology that does not negatively impact storage performance, and continues to deploy full feature sets and ensuring data integrity is not impacted. In October of 2010, the company announced its next generation version of Albireo with new GX technology providing breakthrough performance and scalability for the industry’s first and only OEM embedded data optimization solution delivering real-time primary data deduplication. In a test environment, the technology sustained dedupe throughput at an industry leading rate of 77 GB/second in a grid configuration.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

“Managing data growth is amongst the biggest problems businesses are dealing with from an IT perspective so being nominated for this award is great recognition of our success and technological advancements in real-time primary data deduplication. Every year, Network Products Guide honors the most innovative technologies and admirable achievements in every facet of the industry and we’re thrilled to be among this year’s finalists. ” said Mike Ivanov, VP of Marketing at Permabit.

About Permabit

Permabit is the leader in the development and delivery of Data Optimized Storage. It delivers Albireo; the only embedded high performance OEM data optimization software, as well as integrated solutions in the Permabit Enterprise Archive and Cloud Storage offerings. Permabit’s Albireo High Performance Data Optimization Software enables OEMs to leverage their R&D investments, increase margin and accelerate time to market for next–generation unified storage platforms. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit:

About Network Products Guide Awards

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