Overland Customers Recognized for Outstanding Technology Achievements by IDG's Computerworld Honors Program
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC, Ocean Alliance and Girl Scouts of the USA Receive Prestigious Honors for Visionary Implementations of Information Technology
For more than two decades, Computerworld Honors has acknowledged those individuals and organizations that have used information technology to benefit society. Overland's award-winning customers were acknowledged for their highly innovative data protection solutions, which encompassed Overland's disk, tape and NAS products.
Preserving Rock History in NYC with Snap Server NAS
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC is an experiential, technologically
advanced exhibition that focuses on the greatest moments in rock history. As
an adjunct location to the
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC leverages its unified security and storage solution to thoroughly monitor activity in its 25,000 square-foot facility while retaining data-intensive video footage for up to a month. The ability to manage the system remotely enables staffers to ensure the highest levels of safety for visitors as well as an extra measure of protection for irreplaceable artifacts.
"We are extremely pleased to be recognized by the Computerworld Honors
program for the work we've done to preserve irreplaceable pieces of rock &
roll history," says
Overland's second award recipient is Ocean Alliance, a non-profit organization that collects a broad spectrum of data on whales and ocean life relating to toxicology, behavior, bioacoustics and genetics. As part of its research, Ocean Alliance scientists take unique samples of environmental conditions and mammals for research and study, which require special precautions to ensure long-term data integrity and viability.
By relying on Overland's REO(R) SERIES disk-based and NEO(R) SERIES tape-based backup and recovery appliances, Ocean Alliance can consolidate and archive data in the most efficient, reliable and cost-effective manner possible. As a result, the alliance is better positioned to be the foremost expert on whales and ocean life, with a wealth of data and samples from around the world--all of which have been stored, correlated and protected in order to support a wide range of scientific research endeavors.
"It's an honor to receive an award for the measures Ocean Alliance has
taken to ensure that crucial scientific data is readily available and secure,"
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"We are proud to receive the renowned Computerworld Honors award for our
implementation of Overland's REO and NEO backup and recovery appliances," says
According to Ravi Pendekanti, vice president of worldwide marketing for
The program's Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 chairmen/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations from around the world whose visionary applications of information technology promote positive social and economic progress. Nominations are evaluated by an independent board of CIO-level judges who select laureates, finalists and award recipients in 10 industry-related categories, to be honored at a Laureate Medal Ceremony.
"Each year, the Computerworld Honors Program seeks to recognize
organizations, from a variety of sectors, for their ongoing efforts to utilize
technology in order to benefit society," said
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