2017 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards

Last updated:October 2016

Editor's note

The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize the top products, technologies and services in the essential areas of technology that Modern Infrastructure covers. The award-winning tools help run enterprise businesses with efficiency and insight -- whether they're used inside the data center or out. 

1Best Converged/Hyper-Converged Product

Entrants in the Best Converged/Hyper-Converged Product category offer compute, memory and storage hardware that is significantly improved with software. The finalists are Atlantis HyperScale CX-4, Cohesity DataPlatform, HPE Hyper Converged 380, NetApp FlexPod, Nimble Storage SmartStack, Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, Pivot 3 vSTAC SLX.

2Best DevOps Product

Entrants in the Best DevOps Product category offer a service, platform or tool that enables organizations to deliver and manage their IT operations in an agile, DevOps fashion. The finalists are PagerDuty, Rancher, SignalFx and VictorOPs.

3Best Private/Hybrid Cloud Management Tool

Entrants in the Best Private/Hybrid Cloud Management category offer software or services that create or manage private and hybrid cloud infrastructure. The finalists are ClearSky Data Global Storage Network, Commack Data Center, Densify.com, Embotics vCommander, HotLink Hybrid Express, New Relic, RightScale, Scalr, Zerto.

4Best Public Cloud Migration Tool

Entrants in the Best Public Cloud Migration Tool category provide software or services that enable organization to efficiently move and run its IT operations on a public cloud service provider. The finalists are Avere Systems, Cloudability, Cloud Cruiser, CloudHealth, Cloudyn, New Relic, RightScale, RiverMeadow, Scalr, Velostrata.

5Best Software-Defined Infrastructure Product

Entrants in the Best Software-Defined Infrastructure Product category are software-only products that provide advanced infrastructure capabilities to commodity data center hardware. The finalists are ADTRAN MOSAIC Cloud Platform, Coho DataStream 2.8, Cumulus Linux 3.1, Cypherpath Infrastructure Container System, Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform 2.0, Mesosphere DC/OS, Tintri VM Scale-out software, Weaveworks Weave Net.

6Best Systems Management Tool

Entrants in the Best Systems Management Tool category offer a service, platform or tool that enables organizations to manage and optimize their IT infrastructure. The finalists are Blue Medora SelectStar, Continuity Software AvailabilityGuard, Datadog APM Solution, DriveScale System, HPE OneView, Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017, LogicMonitor, Virtual Instruments Virtual Wisdom NAS Performance Probe.