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Tarmin Receives CIO 100 Award for Innovation in Information Technology

Tarmin Inc., a global pioneer of Data Defined Storage solutions, today announced that it has been honored by IDG's CIO magazine as a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

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"For 27 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & Events. "Our 2014 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."

Tarmin received the recognition for its Data Defined Storage technology. This technology provides massive scalability, comprehensive data management, end-to-end data protection and security, and a distributed metadata repository that enables enterprise search and discovery, as well as data-in-place analytics to help organizations realize value from unstructured data.

“We are thrilled to be honored as a CIO 100 recipient,” said Shahbaz Ali, president and CEO of Tarmin. “In a competitive market, its imperative for Tarmin to provide its customers with the latest technology that delivers cost savings and operational agility. Our innovative Data Defined Storage solution creates genuine business value by transforming large unstructured datasets into knowledge that translates into actionable insights, giving organizations the substantial competitive advantage they need to succeed.”

Tarmin GridBank Data Management Platform, the premier Data Defined Storage solution, provides a unified approach for consistent data management, storage, retention, security, search and analytics for unstructured datasets, and delivers high availability and secure access to data, whenever and wherever it is needed. It also offers organizations a transparent and non-disruptive way to transition traditional storage infrastructures into application-aware private, public or hybrid scale-out cloud storage.

Executives from the winning companies will be recognized at the CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony, to be held Tuesday evening, August 19, 2014 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

The recipients of this year's CIO 100 award were selected through a three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a team of judges reviewed the applications in depth, looking for unique practices and substantial results. Finally, CIO editors reviewed the judges' recommendations and voted on the final 100.

Complete coverage of the 2014 CIO 100 awards will be online at http://www.cio100.com/ on August 1, 2014 and in the August 1st issue of CIO magazine.

Additional Resources
Learn more about GridBank 4.0
Learn more about GridBank for Unstructured Data Management
Learn more about Tarmin Championing Data Defined Storage for the Big Data Era by IDC

About Tarmin

Tarmin Inc. is the leading pioneer of Data Defined Storage solutions, which unlock the value of data as a strategic business enabler, delivering a massively scalable, transparent and unified approach for consistent data management, storage, retention, security and search across cloud and traditional storage infrastructure. Tarmin GridBank empowers organizations to store, control and understand the value of data as a competitive business asset, no matter its size, location or cost by uniting application, information and storage tiers into a single, integrated data centric management architecture.

About CIO Magazine

CIO is the premier content and community resource for information technology executives and leaders thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of IT transformation in the enterprise. The award-winning CIO portfolio—CIO.com, CIO magazine (launched in 1987), CIO executive programs, CIO custom solutions, CIO Forum on LinkedIn, CIO Executive Council and CIO primary research—provides business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT’s role in achieving business goals. Additionally, CIO provides opportunities for IT solution providers to reach this executive IT audience. The CIO Executive Council is a professional organization of CIOs created to serve as an unbiased and trusted peer advisory group. CIO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at http://www.idgenterprise.com/.

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