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Virtustream Recognized as an Innovation Leader in the Best in Biz Awards 2012

Virtustream, Inc., the leading enterprise class cloud solution provider, has been named a bronze winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2012 – Enterprise Product of the Year category. Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

Virtustream has been recognized for its innovation in the enterprise cloud market with xStream, an enterprise class cloud solution for private, virtual private, public and hybrid clouds. Designed with Virtustream’s Micro-VM (µVMTM) technology, xStream meets the highest level of cloud standards, delivering enterprise-grade security and compliance, multi-tenant efficiency, application performance SLAs and consumption-based pricing for mission-critical legacy and web-scale applications. The Best in Biz Awards has honored Virtustream for its outstanding technology and distinctive approach that enables enterprises to run mission-critical applications in the cloud.

More than 400 entries were received in this year’s awards program, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and regions in the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz Awards 2012 honors were presented in more than 50 categories, including Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Executive of the Year and Best New Product of the Year.

“We are honored that top industry journalists and analysts have chosen to recognize Virtustream as an innovation leader in this year’s Best in Biz Awards,” said Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream. “This acknowledgment further validates Virtustream’s strong market position as we continue expanding our secure, high-performance cloud software and services tailored to the needs of enterprise customers.”

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2012 were determined by an independent panel of 32 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as ABC, Businessweek, Computerworld, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Examiner, Financial Times, Forbes, FOX News, Hartford Business Journal, IDG Ventures, IEEE Institute, Inc., Insight Media, King Features Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Network World, The News and Observer, PC Magazine, ReadWriteWeb, South Florida Business Journal, Tech-Gaming, Techtalk, Upstart Business Journal, USA Today and ZDNet.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2012, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2012-winners.

About Virtustream

Virtustream is a leading cloud innovator offering enterprise class cloud solutions for enterprises, governments and service providers. Virtustream simplifies moving complex IT to the cloud - whether private, public or hybrid – while delivering the full economic and business benefits of the cloud. Virtustream offers xStream: a secure, high availability, enterprise class hybrid cloud software solution, delivering application level SLAs for mission critical applications (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and thousands more). xStream is available as software for existing data centers and as a managed service from Virtustream's cloud – all backed by professional services to design, migrate, and manage clouds. Virtustream offers xStream worldwide; owns data centers in the U.S. and EMEA; operates an international Cloud Exchange; has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Toronto, Dublin, Dubai and Saudi Arabia and has partners in Asia and China.

About Best in Biz Awards

Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by independent panels of members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs during the calendar year: U.S. and Canada, EMEA, and International. Any organization from any industry boasting demonstrated success in the awards program’s region can enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. Entries for Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA are being accepted from all companies based in or operating in Europe, Middle East and Africa until January 17, 2013. For more information about the entry process and categories in all three programs, please visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.

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