OREANDA-NEWS. June 29, 2016. The editors of TechTarget Inc.s (NASDAQ: TTGT) SearchServerVirtualization.com have officially announced the opening of submissions for the Best of VMworld 2016 Awards. The winners will be selected from the product entrants at the VMworld 2016 US conference, which takes place August 28 through September 1 in Las Vegas and is sponsored by VMware, Inc. The deadline for submissions is July 27, 2016. Products must be generally available and have shipped between September 2015 and August 2016.

For the tenth straight year, TechTarget is the official media partner for the VMworld Awards. An independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization.com and its sister sites, SearchVMware.com and SearchVirtualDesktop.com, will review and evaluate the products according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

Judges will visit contenders' booths at VMworld 2016, and winners will be announced at the VMworld 2016 US show on Tuesday, August 30th. Products must be from a company exhibiting at VMworld 2016. In addition to the other awards, a single Best of Show award will be given at the judges' discretion.

The awards span 9 technology categories:

  • Workload Management and Migration
  • Agility and Automation
  • Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure
  • Networking and Virtualization
  • Data Protection
  • Security
  • Desktop and Application Delivery
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Best of Show: Chosen among the winners in the above categories

Only products currently available for purchase will be considered for all categories.

The full Best of VMworld 2016 Awards criteria and category descriptions can be found by clicking here.

Nomination forms can be found by clicking here. If you receive an error in submitting your nomination, email your entry to bestofvmworld@techtarget.com in a Word document with the desired category in the subject line.

About SearchServerVirtualization.com

SearchServerVirtualization.com is an enterprise virtualization-focused website providing IT professionals and the community with the latest server virtualization news, articles, tips, and expert advice. Other virtualization information includes webcasts and industry white papers covering all areas of server virtualization, such as virtualization platforms, server hardware, managing virtual environments, virtualization architectures and strategies, application issues and more.

Its sister site, SearchVMware.com, is dedicated to helping IT organizations evaluate products, services and business strategies that can lead them to successful implementations of virtualization technologies in VMware environments. Another sister site, SearchVirtualDesktop.com is the premier source for information on desktop virtualization, application virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure.

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