Hedvig Shortlisted in 2018-19 Cloud Awards

Hedvig’s Distributed Storage Platform Named a Finalist for Best Hybrid Cloud Solution

SANTA CLARA, CA – December 20, 2018 – Hedvig, the company modernizing storage and accelerating enterprise adoption of private and hybrid clouds, has been declared a finalist in the 2018-2019 Cloud Awards Program in the “Best Hybrid Cloud Solution” category. The cloud computing awards program celebrates success and innovation in the cloud computing industry. The awarding body accepts applications from organizations of any size worldwide, from start-ups to established multinationals.

Hedvig provides software-defined storage for enterprises building private, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments.  Unlike other distributed storage approaches, Hedvig’s Distributed Storage Platform provides unprecedented flexibility ideal for a wide range of uses, primarily hybrid-cloud environments where automation and flexibility are key. Hedvig is an ideal solution for multiple industries, sites and clouds, providing ideal scaling and economics for storage large amounts of data. The company has customers in airlines, defense, financial services, higher education industries.

“Being shortlisted in the Best Hybrid Cloud Solution category is a clear sign of our continued dedication to excellence and recognized innovation in the industry,” said Avinash Lakshman, CEO and founder of Hedvig. “As more and more companies expand into multi-cloud storage, Hedvig will continue to support hybrid cloud storage needs and manage data between cloud providers and containers,”

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “As we reach the end of 2018 and the Cloud becomes an increasingly common currency, with its key importance in leveraging business goals becoming synonymous with business software and services itself, we have seen submissions from countless vertical industries alongside cloud-specific infrastructure and security applications. Each entrant was worthy of a place on the shortlist, so making this cut signifies considerable focus on innovation and success.”

Hundreds of organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, covering the Americas, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. You can view the full shortlist here: https://www.cloud-awards.com/2019-shortlist.

Final winners will be announced on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.

The Cloud Awards will return with a new program in late 2019 to continue its recognition of excellence in cloud computing.

For more information on Hedvig, visit www.hedvig.io.

About Hedvig
Hedvig provides software-defined storage for enterprises building private, hybrid, or multi-cloud environments. The Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform is the only solution designed for both primary and secondary data, making it ideal for legacy, modern, and backup workloads. It consolidates block, file, and object into a single, API-driven platform that keeps pace with ever-growing data needs. Hedvig’s patented Universal Data Plane technology forms a distributed, scale-out cluster that transforms commodity servers or cloud computing into a flexible foundation for bare metal, hypervisor, and container infrastructure. Customers like GE, Scania, State of North Carolina, and LKAB rely on Hedvig as a fundamental enabler of digital business. For more information about Hedvig, visit www.hedvig.io.

About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2019 and beyond. Categories include Most Promising Start-Up, Best SaaS, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.

Hedvig Media Contact:
Lisa Cravens
Lumina Communications for Hedvig
[email protected]

Cloud Awards Media Contact:
James Williams – marketing
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