SAN JOSE, CA – October 14, 2014 — / — Skyera Inc., the leader in highest density, all-flash, arrays (AFA) that maximize data center efficiency, received top honors at the IT Innovation Forum 4 in the Storage and Virtualization category for its Skyera skyHawk solid-state enterprise storage solution.

The IT Innovation Forum is organized by ITIForums and sponsored by CRiP, the French association for IT directors and CIOs, and allows attendees to discover technological innovations in big data, cloud, energy, datacenter efficiency, mobility and more. Award winners were selected from among the solutions presented at the event by a technical program committee of enterprise IT leaders, as well as the audience of attendees, including end users, IT press and venture capitalists.

Skyera was represented at the IT Innovation Forum by Tersedia, the company’s first reseller in France, which successfully showcased the skyHawk to the jury. Skyera skyHawk is a groundbreaking new storage platform that combines affordability and performance in the only viable all-Flash array to break the price barrier for mainstream enterprise storage. skyHawk’s vertically integrated hardware and software solution combines the attributes of a purpose-built flash storage array, designed to maximize flash performance, with a rich feature set of storage software tools.

“While having launched Skyera in France only three months ago, we have seen tremendous interest in the marketplace from enterprises eager to adopt all-flash storage systems that provide application performance boosts without breaking the bank,” said Julien Mouton, Associate Director in charge of Sales at Tersedia. “Having the skyHawk named as the most-innovative storage and virtualization product at the IT Innovation Forum further validates the customer response we have seen when presenting Skyera solutions to customers. Skyera solutions have proven to be a valuable addition to our product portfolio.”

“We are pleased at the recognition for skyHawk’s unparalleled performance, capacity and substantial OPEX savings as part of the IT Innovation Forum awards,” said Timm Hoyt, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Skyera. “And we are appreciative of the efforts of our partners at Tersedia for demonstrating the value of this solution to attendees of the event. It is a combination of winning technology and the people backing it that provides the ultimate value to enterprise customers who are looking to utilize solid-state technology as part of their mainstream storage environments.”

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