Should an Awards Shortlist Influence Your Vendor Shortlist?

The trouble with flagship products is that, typically, you need a complete set of solutions – and there’s no point in having one element that’s awesome in an array of mediocre products.  Like the suit that has a beautifully tailored jacket but pants that have one leg longer than the other, the weaker parts devalue the stronger.

POY_2015_finalist_logo_siteThat’s why we’re so pleased to find out that SearchStorage has selected products from across the continuum of the EMC Core Technologies portfolio as finalists in this year’s Product of the Year Awards.  With shortlistings for XtremIO for flash, VMAX for enterprise storage and Data Domain for data protection, EMC customers can pick from industry-leading products across the spectrum of their storage needs.

All the details on the SearchStorage Product of the Year Awards can be found on the TechTarget website.  Along with the reasons why they chose to shortlist three products from EMC:

So, if you’re looking for a complete data storage solution, why choose point products that might not integrate simply, or portfolio solutions where a flagship product is dragged down by less-able elements, when you can find industry-leading products all from one vendor?

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