Two of EMC Corporation’s networked storage systems have been named 2006 Readers’ Choice Award winners by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro magazine for excellence in the Windows market. 

More than 5 200 readers were asked to vote from among more than 750 products and services in 12 broad technology categories.
In the Best Storage Products category, the EMC Clariion CX family of networked storage systems won Best SAN Array, and in the Best Disaster Prevention/Recovery Tools category, the EMC Centera(tm) series of content addressed storage (CAS) platforms won Best Enterprise Backup/Recovery/Archive Hardware.
“We are truly honoured that the readers of Windows IT Pro consider Clariion and Centera the best products in their respective categories,” says Frank Touwen, CEO of EMC South Africa. “These awards are further proof of EMC’s ongoing commitment to offering our customers and partners solutions that provide a unique combination of leading information infrastructure technology and advanced service capabilities for Microsoft environments.”