TechTarget’s Announces “Best of VMworld” 2021 Award Winners


NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global technology media and purchase intent data and services company TechTarget, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTGT) announced the winners of the “Best of VMworld” 2021 Awards during the VMworld® 2021 virtual conference this week and sponsored by VMware, Inc.

As the official media partner for the VMworld Awards for the fifteenth year in a row, TechTarget’s™ staff appointed a team of experts and editors that selected winning products. The team judged the products according to their innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

The awards cover the following three categories of the virtualization market: Business continuity and Data Protection, Multi-cloud and App Modernization, and Security, Networking and Edge.

The Best of Show award was presented to NVIDIA. The full list of winners was announced on along with extensive conference coverage.

Only products currently available for purchase were considered.

The Winners

Category: Business continuity and Data Protection

Winner: Veeam, Veeam Backup and Replication V11

Finalist: Rubrik, Rubrik Cloud Data Management Platform

Category: Multi-cloud and App Modernization

Winner: NVIDIA, Cloud XR

Finalist: ControlUp, ControlUp

Category: Security, Networking and Edge

Winner: NVIDIA, vSAN RDMA over NVIDIA’s ConnectX-4 Lx SmartNIC

Finalist: HPE, HPE SimpliVity

Disruptive Technology:

Winner: NVIDIA, AI Enterprise

Best of Show

Winner: NVIDIA, vSAN RDMA over NVIDIA’s ConnectX-4 Lx SmartNIC

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