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CloudByte Wins the 2012 Tech Trailblazer Award

December 24, 2012

BANGALORE, December 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

– International Judging Panel Votes CloudByte as the Best Enterprise Technology
Startup

We’re thrilled to announce that CloudByte, the technology leader in enterprise
storage, has won the 2012 Tech Trailblazer award from emerging markets. We thank all our
delighted customers and the judging panel – including eminent technologists from
enterprises such as VMWare and Colt, and thought leaders from standard bodies such as SNIA
and Cloud Security Alliance – for this honor.

“We believe CloudByte has been leading the technology revolution in storage
[http://blog.cloudbyte.com/?p=72 ], making it a lot more intelligent
[http://blog.cloudbyte.com/?p=100 ], software-defined [http://blog.cloudbyte.com/?p=169 ],
and grid-like. In this context, it is extremely satisfying to be identified as the most
innovative technology startup by an esteemed panel of judges at Tech Trailblazer,” said
Felix Xavier, CTO and founder, CloudByte. “ElastiStor 1.0 is just the beginning of our
exciting journey and we look forward to enabling more groundbreaking technologies such as
data mobility in our future releases.”

CloudByte ElastiStor [http://www.cloudbyte.com/products_elastistor.aspx ] 1.0 is
architected from the ground up for virtualized environments, enabling thousands of
applications to be hosted on a single extensible storage platform while delivering
tailored storage performance (IOPS, throughput and latency) to each application.
CloudByte’s fully shared storage allows enterprises and CSPs to reduce their storage costs
by 80-90% and drastically lowers their management overhead with on-demand provisioning.
CloudByte ElastiStor 1.0 has been recently certified Citrix Ready
[http://blog.cloudbyte.com/?p=178 ] for Xen Server 6.0 and CloudPlatform 2.x and 3.x.

“On behalf of the international judging panel [http://techtrailblazers.com/judges ], I
would like to congratulate all the winners of the first-annual Tech Trailblazers Awards.
We were truly impressed by the ingenuity shown in the entries, Prezis and YouTube videos,”
said Rose Ross, Chief Trailblazer. “Winners of this year’s Tech Trailblazers Awards are
some of the most inventive and visionary enterprise tech startups in the world today. I’m
sure we will be hearing more from them all in the future.”

About Tech Trailblazers

Tech Trailblazers (http://www.techtrailblazers.com) is a new concept in awards,
designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are less than five years old
and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that
not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their
businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development as well as an estimated
prize fund worth in excess of $1m. For more information, please email
innovate@techtrailblazers.com or follow on Twitter @techtrailblaze
[https://twitter.com/#%21/techtrailblaze ].

About CloudByte

CloudByte Inc. is a next-generation storage product company developing solutions for
the new-age datacenter demands. Architected from the ground-up for virtualized
environments, CloudByte ElastiStor helps replace fragmented storage islands in datacenters
with a single extensible shared storage platform, while delivering tailored storage
performance to all applications. An industry first, this capability allows customers to
drastically cut down their storage capex and opex, while lowering their management
overhead. CloudByte ElastiStor is software-defined and runs on industry standard hardware,
thereby allowing cloud service providers and enterprises to custom build their storage
infrastructure free from any proprietary lock-in. For more information, visit
http://www.cloudbyte.com, http://www.blog.cloudbyte.com, or follow on Twitter
@CloudByteInc [http://www.twitter.com/CloudByteInc ].

Prasanth MLNPP: prasanth.mlnpp@cloudbyte.com

SOURCE CloudByte Inc


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