Imation DataGuard Data Protection Appliance Announced as Winner of
2012 Tekne Award
OAKDALE, Minn. -- (Business Wire)
Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a global scalable storage and data security
company, was presented with a 2012 Tekne
Award in the Computer Hardware and Electronic Devices category
recognizing the Imation
DataGuard™ Data Protection Appliance. Imation
RDX® Media Secure was also nominated as a finalist.The 2012 Tekne Awards honor Minnesota companies and individuals
for technology innovation and leadership.
“Data storage demands continue to evolve as IT professionals are now
managing more digital content while also addressing security, business
continuity and regulatory compliance. We often hear from our technology
and channel partners that only Imation can deliver solutions to address
the distinct storage needs of SMBs at a cost-effective price point,”
said James DePuydt, Ph.D., executive director, Scalable Storage RD&E,
Imation. “We are thrilled to be a 2012 Tekne Award recipient as this win
recognizes Imation’s continued innovation, a credit to our dedicated
Leveraging its deep technology and engineering experience and rich
insight into the data storage requirements of small and medium
businesses (SMBs), Imation continues to lead the industry forward by
launching new secure storage products and enhancing tested technology,
such as RDX media, to deliver greater value to customers. Positioned at
the intersection of storage and security, Imation product design teams
develop and market solutions that enable businesses to tackle rapid data
growth while ensuring that data is secure and accessible.
DataGuard Data Protection Appliance, a purpose-built backup
appliance, is designed to enable SMBs to safeguard their valuable
information with multiple levels of data protection from a single backup
infrastructure. DataGuard appliances utilize hard drives, removable RDX
disk cartridges, replication and cloud storage to deliver four
layers of data protection. Imation’s Tekne Award win reinforces the
value of the DataGuard appliance, a solution that offers all businesses
enterprise-strength data protection at a cost-efficient price point and
facilitates a practical way to leverage cloud storage.
Presented by the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA), the Tekne
Awards honor talented Minnesota businesses that discover new
technologies that improve the lifestyle of people living in the state.
The Award has been presented to companies over the past thirteen years.
Imation won a 2011 Tekne Award in the Software category for its secure
mobile device management solution.
Imation is a global scalable storage and data security company. Our
portfolio includes tiered storage and security offerings for business,
and products designed to manage audio and video information in the home.
Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful
global distribution network and well recognized brands. For more
information please visit www.imation.com.
Imation, the Imation logo and DataGuard are trademarks of Imation
Corp and its subsidiaries. RDX is a registered trademark of Tandberg
Data. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Mary Rawlings-Taylor, 651-704-6796
MSL for Imation
Ross Levanto, 781-684-0770
Source: Imation Corp.
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