2015 Storage Visions® Awards
The 2015 Awards Winners
Art of Storage Award, recognizing a product for its best-in-class aesthetics, ease of use and industrial design. The winner of the 2015 Art of Storage award was the ULLtraDIMM Implementation by Diablo Technologies and SanDisk.
Visionary Products Awards
Visionary Company Awards:
Visionary End User Awards:
The 2015 Awards Finalists
Finalists for Visionary Products Awards (including the Art of Storage Award):
Finalists for Visionary Company Awards:
Finalists for End User Awards:
Visionary Products Awards
CONSUMER STORAGE: Mobile personal storage and systems utilizing
onboard digital storage featuring small packaging, shock resistance,
remote access and low-power usage.
HOME CONSUMER STORAGE: Advanced development of digital storage devices and media used in domestic consumer electronics systems.
ENABLING STORAGE TECHNOLOGY: Visionary components and software technology enabling next generation consumer and media devices.
HOME ENTERTAINMENT: Innovative use of digital storage in the home environment or to support home access to personal or commercial content.
PROFESSIONAL CLASS SYSTEMS: Systems using digital storage technologies supporting the media and entertainment industry.
PROFESSIONAL CLASS STORAGE: Advanced development of digital storage technologies, devices and media used by the media and entertainment industry.
Visionary End User Awards
These awards recognize end users with innovative storage solutions for real world problems. These solutions can be for any purpose where digital content is created, distributed, preserved or archived including transaction and database processing, medical image storage, content delivery, post production, content capture and archiving and digital preservation and other uses. There are three awards:
1) Visionary High Performance Storage Application
This award recognizes the innovative use of storage solutions for high performance applications.
2) Visionary Content Storage Application
This award recognizes the innovative use of storage solutions for storing large amounts of content, either locally or in the cloud.
3) Visionary Archiving or Digital Preservation Application
This award recognizes the innovative use of storage solutions for digitizing and preserving content and/or for long term archiving.
Visionary Company Awards
A special award in three categories will be presented to firms that have shown extraordinary dedication to the development and support of the show theme:
“Advancing the state of the art in storage technologies utilized in consumer electronics, enterprise applications, and to service firms that support those businesses.”
Categories for this most coveted award include:
1. CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
2. PROFESSIONAL AND ENTERPRISE
3. SERVICES AND SUPPORT
The Art of Storage Award
The Art of Storage -This
award recognizes innovations in design for customer ease of use and good
industrial design in digital storage applications, storage media and
digital storage devices. The award also recognizes appealing and clever
aesthetic features in digital storage applications, devices and media.
Important Information concerning the Awards
The Storage Visions Conference Awards are presented to firms that advance the state of the art in storage technologies utilized in consumer electronics, and in the media and entertainment industries, and to service firms that support those businesses. For consideration as an award finalist company, if not a sponsor or exhibitor, at least one person from a finalist company must be a paid participant in Storage Visions® 2015.
The awards presentation for SVC 2015 will be conducted in the Riviera Convention Center next to the Las Vegas Riviera Hotel on the evening of Sunday, January 4, 2015.
A panel of industry experts and journalists will serve as judges. For each product category, the judges will give priority to the product/service or company’s role in fulfilling the vision of a digitally-connected universe of products and services. For complex products, judges may require access to physically inspect and review a demonstration by a company representative or designee. When possible, samples of products are useful for the judging.
Finalists will be notified via e-mail no later than December 21, 2014. Winners will not be notified prior to the official awards ceremony and press conference. During the ceremony the evening of January 4, 2015, winners will receive their awards.
We will only consider products
and services for which we have received nominations through the admissions
process. Products submitted for submission should be shipping or announced
as products by January 2015.
Entries for SVC Awards 2015 will be open through November 14, 2014. In addition to peer nominations, companies and their representatives are welcome to nominate their own products or services. Late entries may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the judges.
Nominations must conform to the submission guidelines below.
For product awards consideration, vendors are requested to coordinate the shipping of demo products with Storage Visions. Contact Storage Visions at (408) 978-8184 or Tom@TomCoughlin.com.
All nominations of products and services for SVC Awards 2015 must be submitted directly online using the form below.
Should you have questions about the awards program,
please contact Tom Coughlin at Storage Visions (408) 978-8184 or Tom@TomCoughlin.com.
The prior year Awards: