DataCore Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization software, has once again scooped one of the UK's top networking awards by winning the Storage Product of the Year Award at the prestigious 2010 Network Computing Awards dinner held recently at the Tower Hotel in London. DataCore's SANmelody™ beat out tough category competition from finalists EMC, Compellent, LSI, CA, among others.

Keith Joseph, Regional Manager, Northern Europe, DataCore Software, commented, "It's tremendous recognition from the UK's network managers and administrators who nominated and voted for SANmelody in force. In total, over 7,000 votes were cast for the Awards, so it is a real honor in light of the stiff competition we were facing."

The Storage Product of the Year Award signifies the readers' appreciation of SANmelody and how it easily and cost-effectively it converts physical Intel/AMD servers or virtual machines (VMs) into fully-capable, virtual storage servers that are able to optimize, protect and manage storage over existing networks to fulfill the needs of application servers.

In addition, SANsymphony™, the enterprise version of SANmelody, came in runner up as Data Center Solution of the Year.

The Network Computing Awards were established in 2004 to recognize best-in-breed, easy-to-use solutions that make the working lives of network managers easier and more effective.

About DataCore Software
DataCore Software develops the storage virtualization software needed to get the highest availability, fastest performance and maximum utilization from storage resources in physical and virtual IT environments. It provides the critical 3rd dimension on which the success of server and desktop virtualization projects hinge, regardless of the models and brands of storage devices used. For more information, call 877-780-5111 or visit