Cisco, Brocade, Riverbed, HP among Best of Interop finalists

Annual networking conference recognizes top products in cloud, data center management and more

Nearly two dozen products have been selected as Best of Interop finalists, with winners set to be announced on May 7 during the annual Interop Las Vegas conference.


The awards are judged by a panel of IT editors and analysts, who pored through submissions from about 150 companies.

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The finalists selected for each category include:

Cloud Computing & Virtualization

Brocade Software Networking Solution - Brocade

ExtraHop for Amazon Web Services (AWS) - ExtraHop Networks

Next Generation ADC Technology - Riverbed Technology

Data Center & Storage

Dell Networking S5000 - Dell

HP 3PAR StoreServ 7000 Storage - HP

ZD-XL SQL Accelerator - OCZ Technology

Management & Monitoring

AppQoS - iTrinegy

EH8000 - ExtraHop Networks

ScienceLogic EM7 v7.3 - ScienceLogic


Network as-a-Service (NaaS) - Aryaka Networks, Inc.

New 7000-series Data Center Switch - Arista Networks

nGenius 3900 series packet flow switch - NetScout Systems, Inc.

Performance Optimization & Testing

APN 3.0 Operating Software - Talari Networks

PathSolutions Network Performance Manager, Release 4.3 - PathSolutions

Unstructured Data Accelerator (UDA) Version 3.1 - Mellanox Technologies Inc.


Application Delivery Firewall - F5 Networks

HackRack - The Hacker Academy

Solera DeepSee Virtual Appliance - Solera Networks

Wireless, Mobility & BYOD Support

Adaptive Radio Modules for the 3600 Access Point - Cisco

Solstice - Mersive

The Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Citrix

An overall grand prize will also be given, as will a Best StartUp award and an Audience Choice Award.

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