SAN JOSE, Calif., July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that its DXi6900 deduplication appliance was named "Disk Based Product of the Year: Enterprise" at The Storage Awards 2015. Also known as The Storries and now in their 12th year, the awards are presented by the UK's Storage Magazine and give readers a chance to recognize and reward outstanding industry products, services and professionals.

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Representing the next generation of disk-based data protection for the enterprise, the DXi6900 is powered by DXi® software with Quantum's StorNext 5 technology at its core, thereby optimizing performance, scalability and manageability. DXi6900 was designed to meet the challenge of evermore demanding and fluid workflows, providing faster backups, restores and replication while easing the strain on network bandwidth and reducing overall operating expenses. Other benefits include capacity-on-demand licensing, enabling customers to scale from 17TB to 510TB (usable) via a simple licensing key, and easier multisite data protection through simple setup configuration wizards, detailed resource utilization reporting and chargeback information. In addition, when combined with Quantum's Q-Cloud™ Protect services, the DXi6900 allows users to build data protection workflows that extend across sites and to the cloud.

For this year's Storage Awards, more than 50,000 votes were cast in total by more than 10,000 readers, setting a new record.

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"We appreciate this recognition from the storage user community, which echoes the strong adoption of DXi6900 that we've seen in the market," said Eric Bassier, senior director of product marketing at Quantum. "By providing industry-leading performance, capacity-on-demand scalability and cloud-ready capabilities, the DXi6900 enables data center customers to move beyond legacy backup models that are broken and meet today's evolving workflow demands."

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Quantum Corp.
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