AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2013 — Caringo, the leading provider of object storage software, today announced it has been named a finalist in the Datacentre Solutions (DCS) awards in the category of Storage Software Product of the Year. Voting is now open to the public.

End users, technology vendors, and IT resellers submitted a record number of nominations from which an expert panel selected finalists. Caringo was selected for its key distinguishing features, impact on the market, differentiation among primary competitors, and value to customers and partners.

“The nomination by DCS Europe and DCS UK demonstrates the foundational position object storage software takes in the data center and the value delivered to data center managers,” said Mark Goros, CEO of Caringo. “We appreciate the recognition and the opportunity to compete for this award with such a distinguished list of contenders.”

DCS awards recognize the products, projects and services as well as honor companies and teams operating in the data center space. Winners will be announced at a gala evening event in May 2013 in London.

Caringo object storage software enables data center managers to cost effectively store any volume of data while keeping it online and instantly accessible. Caringo’s focus on ease of management and continuous data protection enables plug-and-play scale from terabytes to petabytes with the ability to meet any storage SLA. Built in power conservation technology and unrivaled efficiency can reduce power and cooling by 35%, data center footprint by 3X and provide up to 98% hard drive utilization for data.

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About Caringo

Caringo provides smart storage software that combines ease of management, intelligent automation and elastic content protection transforming commodity servers into massively scalable, fault tolerant object storage that preserves your data in addition to your resources and time. Caringo gives you control over the volume, velocity and variability of unstructured information associated with active archives, big data, and cloud storage.