Skyera Wins Best of Breed Award at VMworld 2013

Company named Best Storage Virtualization by Virtualization Review

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, was named a Best of Breed Award winner by editors and contributors of Virtualization Review based on the company's showing at VMworld 2013.

The second annual Best of Breed Awards were created to honor the "best and brightest" companies among the hundreds of exhibitors showcasing their products at the recently concluded virtualization and cloud computing-focused show. Skyera was recognized in the Best Storage Virtualization category for "outstanding work in [its] field of endeavor."

Skyera exhibited its skyHawk series of enterprise solid-state storage systems, which continue to receive industry acclaim as a visionary and innovative product line, substantiating Skyera's approach to mainstream enterprise solid-state storage. Its SeOS™ solid-state operating system combines hardware, storage and data management into a unified solution that provides top performance, cost and power consumption attributes.

"We are pleased that the editors of Virtualization Review recognized the differentiation in our all-Flash approach to storage virtualization, which provides the reliability, performance and capacity to handle mission-critical data center applications while maintaining price parity with legacy disk-based arrays," said Radoslav Danilak, CEO and co-founder of Skyera. "Skyera and our skyHawk storage systems have received a great deal of recognition and acclaim from industry-leading publications and organizations since our launch last year. However, we are not ones to rest on our laurels and will continue to introduce innovation to the industry that will further set us apart from competitive offerings."

Virtualization Review is the independent guide to the products, vendors, issues and techniques that are transforming IT through virtualization. Virtualization Review leads the industry as the only print publication specifically targeting IT professionals embracing virtualization technology. The publication reaches 40,000 senior-level IT management and C-suite executives in large U.S. organizations, many of whom are key decision drivers when implementing leading-edge business technologies. Virtualization Review is available online at

About Skyera

Skyera Inc. is a disruptive provider of enterprise solid-state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications with extraordinarily high performance, exceptionally lower power consumption and cost effectiveness relative to existing enterprise storage systems. Founded by the executives who previously developed the world's most-advanced flash memory controller, Skyera is backed by key technology and financial partnerships designed to position it at the forefront of the hyper growth in the solid-state storage sector. The company was chosen by Flash Memory Summit as a Best of Show award winner for 2012 in the category of Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application. For more information about the company, visit


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