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TechTarget Names Actifio Best of VMworld 2016 Awards Finalist for Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

August 31, 2016

BOSTON, August 31, 2016 – Actifio, the copy data virtualization company, is a finalist in TechTarget’s annual Best of VMworld 2016 Awards at VMworld in Las Vegas. Actifio Sky was selected as one of the top Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure products this year.

The Best of VMworld 2016 Awards recognize the most outstanding products at VMware’s annual user conference. A team of expert judges — consisting of editors, independent analysts, consultants and users — evaluate products and select winners.

“We are delighted that TechTarget and VMware have recognized what over 1,500 delighted enterprises already have: Actifio Sky as the best-in-class data virtualization solution,” said Ash Ashutosh, CEO and Founder of Actifio. “Over 7 years ago, we recognized that Data was the next big thing in virtualization. This award reflects the incredible depth and breadth of technology that our team has developed to deliver the world’s first and only enterprise-class data virtualization platform, virtualizing data in much the same way VMware itself virtualizes compute.”

Actifio Sky is a virtual appliance built on Actifio’s patented Virtual Data Pipeline™ (VDP) technology that powers the data center appliance Actifio CDS™. As a virtual appliance, Actifio Sky can be deployed in minutes at any site across an organization’s locations and environments.

Read more about Actifio Sky here.


About Actifio

Actifio virtualizes the data that’s the lifeblood of businesses in more than 30 countries around the world. Its Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology enables businesses to protect, access, and move their data faster, more efficiently, and more simply by decoupling data from physical storage, much the same way a hypervisor decouples compute from physical servers. For enterprise-class backup modernization, self-serve instant data access, or service provider business transformation, Actifio is the first and only choice for radically simple copy data virtualization. For more, visit or follow us on Twitter @Actifio.