Cloud-Core NAS (C2N) Wins Bronze in Disk and Hybrid Storage Systems Category for its Ability to Create Cloud-Enabled Infrastructure

PITTSBURGH, PA – February 15, 2016 — / — Avere Systems, a leading provider of hybrid cloud enablement solutions, announced today that it was named a winner of Storage Magazine/ 2016 Product of the Year awards, earning the bronze designation in the disk and hybrid storage systems category for its Cloud-Core NAS (C2N) system. The annual competition recognizes the year’s best data storage products that have been introduced or undergone a significant upgrade within the past year.

Winners of the 15th annual Storage Magazine/ Product of the Year awards were evaluated by a panel comprised of users, analysts, consultants and editors. Judges noted that Avere’s C2N system is an “interesting move to finally produce an on-prem product to complement the caching FXT.” Additionally, they praised C2N as “highly innovative” and “a major release,” calling it “a high performance scale-out NAS, cloud integrated storage, global file system, high performance AFA or hybrid, and more.”

Announced in 2016, Avere C2N is the only storage solution to combine the simplicity of NAS and the efficiency of object storage to deliver cloud-enabled infrastructure to the enterprise. Transforming traditional storage environments into cloud infrastructure that scales from 120 terabytes to more than five petabytes, Avere C2N provides an easy and economical path to the cloud.

“Avere is honored to be named as one of the Products of the Year by Storage Magazine and,” said Rebecca Thompson, VP Marketing at Avere Systems. “As organizations are increasingly looking to adopt the cloud, C2N helps transform existing environments into cloud-aware infrastructure, offering enterprises a stepping stone to object storage.”

Avere is pleased to add the Storage Magazine/ Product of the Year awards to its growing number of industry honors. Avere’s FXT Edge filers won silver for the category of Enterprise Product of the Year in the 2016 Best in Biz Awards and was named Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Top workplaces for the third consecutive year in 2016. Additionally, Avere was named a finalist in the 2017 TechTarget Impact Awards, Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50 Awards and Computing Vendor Excellence Awards in 2016.

About Avere Systems
Avere is radically changing the economics of data storage. Avere’s hybrid cloud solutions give companies — for the first time — the ability to end the rising cost and complexity of data storage and compute via the freedom to store and access files anywhere in the cloud or on premises, without sacrificing the performance, availability, or security of enterprise data. Based in Pittsburgh, Avere is led by veterans and thought leaders in the data storage industry and is backed by investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Tenaya Capital, and Western Digital Capital. For more information, visit

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