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Products of the Year 2007:

Best virtualization products of 2007 staff

What a difference a year makes. Over the course of 2007, virtualization went from being an emerging hot technology to a mainstay of enterprise IT shops. And in that time, a thriving ecosystem of vendors emerged to enhance and complement those platforms.

Now, is announcing the winners of its first annual Products of the Year awards, spanning four categories: Virtualization Platforms, Hardware for Virtualization, Systems Management and Data Protection. Winners were selected from a pool of products announced and shipped in 2007, and were submitted by the vendors themselves, or users. Awards were granted based on innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

For the record, our awards are based on the following criteria:

  • Ease of integration into existing environments
  • Functionality
  • Innovation
  • Manageability
  • Performance
  • Value

    Congratulations to all the winners.

    To read our news director's write up on the winners, please read SearchServerVirtualization announces 2007 Products of the Year.

  • How we selected the winners