The heated battle for the SDS vendor of the year award between the tech giant IBM and the storage market disruptor, StorPool, has ended with a well-deserved victory for the innovative scale-up company. IBM took the place of runner-up for the category and this showed us that modern business has become more accepting in the adoption of new-age technologies. Storage Awards is a yearly event that recognizes the leaders in the storage market and determines the future shifts in storage adoption technologies and the businesses searching for highly available solutions for data management. This year’s ceremony took place virtually on the 26th of November 2020 and StorPool was nominated in two categories: “Storage Innovation of the Year” and “Software Defined Storage (SDS) Vendor of the Year”.
StorPool’s award “Software Defined Storage (SDS) Vendor of the Year” on the 2020 Storage Awards is a reward for all the efforts the company has madе and the perseverance and courage that they have shown over the past decade. This success is a result of the high recognition of StorPool’s customers for their services which would make StorPool even more eager to keep upgrading their unique software-defined storage product and offering even more sophisticated storage services globally.
“StorPool’s team is proud to be awarded as a Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Vendor of the Year in 2020. This award comes as a recognition for our long-term commitment to deliver the best-of-breed new-age storage solution to the market, powered by innovation and backed up with exceptional customer care. We are grateful to our customers, partners, and team for the trust in us! StorPool’s plans for the future are to continue to grow and gain positions in the global market by building the name of our brand and team.” said Boyan Ivanov, CEO, StorPool.
In the past 9 years, the innovative company has managed to scale successfully onto the global market, gaining the trust of many customers. To this day it provides quality storage services powered by SDS solution to millions of end-users around the world. StorPool has become the fastest software-defined block storage on the market, used by public and private cloud builders, enterprises, MSPs, SaaS, hosting and cloud providers. It comes as software, plus a fully-managed data storage service that transforms commodity hardware into a fast, highly available and scalable shared-storage system.
StorPool is flexible and integrates with many software stacks and higher-level cloud management systems. Besides OpenStack, CloudStack, OnApp, and OpenNebula it is also compatible with almost all technologies in the Linux stack. StorPool also have integrations/support for Xen, XenServer, LVM, Docker, Kubernetes, LXC, libvirt, Proxmox, to name the more common ones.
At StorPool they have always believed that a storage solution of such scale is not a product of ordinary people and ordinary decisions. They are aiming to be the best at what they do and build a global innovation in-house, refining the exceptional potential of the ingenious and unique StorPool team. The individual approach for each project they undertake and the amazing expertise of StorPool’s team help them achieve even better results and gain the trust of the companies they work with.