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Legitimate entrants in this Best of VMworld 2014 Awards' category are products in the previously listed categories that have not shipped, but were on display at the show and will be available by the end of 2014.
Winner: DataGravity; DataGravity Discovery Series
What the judges said: "Unique approach that uses a passive engine to do real-time scanning to deal with compliance questions and data usage. They solve a very specific problem, but solve it well."
Finalist: Platform9 Systems; Platform9 Beta