Data Dynamics, Inc. has announced that the company has been named a finalist in the 2014 DCS Awards presented by Data Centre Solutions Magazine. Judges recognized StorageX 7.1 for automated file storage migration, consolidation and archiving featuring advanced project planning, OS-specific security filtering and detailed reporting.

The Data Centre Solutions Awards reward the successful delivery of products and services by companies and teams that have made a significant contribution to an organizations' IT environment. Finalists for the The Data Centre Awards 2014 were carefully selected by a panel of industry experts with decades of IT experience. The category of Storage Software Product of the Year recognizes software products/solutions in the IT storage market sector with a demonstrated competitive advantage and a measurable ROI for the users of the product. The winners in each category will be selected by the readership of the Angel Business Communications stable of publications. Voting will take place from April 1, 2014 – May 1, 2014. To cast your vote, visit:

StorageX 7.1 is a multi-faceted file storage management software solution that speeds the transition to advanced hardware and new technologies by up to 50% when compared with manual processes. The software is production hardened through years of enterprise use and increases unstructured file data mobility while mitigating risks during migrations, consolidations and archiving. StorageX 7.1 leverages patented technology that integrates a policy-based rules engine, discovery, and CIFS and NFS data movers to limit business disruptions caused by manual storage migration processes. StorageX also uses a project-based approach to ensure that all CIFS shares, NFS exports, security permissions, and file attributes are migrated correctly.

Data Dynamics StorageX 7.1 is the engine behind Data Dynamics’ storage infrastructure, management, unstructured file data management, and private cloud data management solutions. The software is an out-of-band storage management platform designed for enterprise file lifecycle management. StorageX 7.1 simplifies the migration, consolidation, and archiving of file data in large, complex, multi-vendor file storage environments and centralizes the management of network file storage environments when updating Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Windows storage.

“We are pleased to be recognized as a finalist for these awards as our software helps storage professionals manage their file storage infrastructure with greater efficiency and security than ever before,” said Piyush Mehta, CEO, Data Dynamics, Inc. “StorageX is the ideal solution for enterprises that demand greater accountability and clarity during these complex processes and our unique ability to alleviate migration risks and control costs is being received favorably by customers, partners and the industry as a whole.”