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PROMISE Technology's SmartStor Cloud Wins Best Choice Award at Computex 2012

Innovative Hybrid Cloud Storage Solution for Instant Sharing and Robust Data Security (May 29, 2012)

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/29/12 -- Building on its success of winning the 'Best Choice Award' for its VessRAID system in 2011, PROMISE Technology, a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions for the rich media market and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ enabled devices, proudly announced today it has again been honored with the prestigious Best Choice Award from the Taipei Computer Association for its hybrid cloud storage solution, 'SmartStor Cloud'. This marks the second year in a row that PROMISE's diverse array of vertically integrated storage solutions has been recognized with the Computex Best Choice award, proving PROMISE's position as a storage solutions innovator.

The 'Computex Best Choice Award' has been organized by the Taipei Computer Association and the Foreign Trade Association since 2002. The awards aim to encourage technological innovation within the Taiwan ICT industry and to assist manufacturers to expand overseas market opportunities. 425 products competed for the Computex 2012 Best Choice Awards in nine different categories, with only 37 of the best products winning the prestigious award. The 'Computer & System' category that PROMISE participated in was the most competitive with only 6 products out of 85 applicants winning the final award, a mere 7% winning rate. SmartStor Cloud won the Best Choice Award based on its outstanding functionality, innovation and marketing potential.

The award winning SmartStor Cloud from PROMISE is designed especially for SMBs, schools, governments, and similar data environments. SmartStor Cloud takes data backup and adds data synchronization to create a new concept which ensures the user's content is safe, synchronized and available whenever it is needed. The most optimized hybrid cloud solution for today's cloud application trends, SmartStor Cloud, allows users to conveniently and easily share data while at the same time providing reliable and secure storage. Additionally, SmartStor Cloud features instant data synchronization, version management, system copy, simple three step set up, and mobile Apps for your Android and iOS devices.

"PROMISE Technology is entering the 24th year since it was founded, and throughout our history we have not only developed disk array storage systems that have been adopted and loved by a huge range of customers around the globe, but we also saw the potential that the cloud platform represented," said Alice Chang, CMO, PROMISE Technology. "PROMISE has been developing cloud storage solutions for several years now, and provides a rich portfolio of storage cloud solutions from public cloud for data centers, private cloud and hybrid cloud solutions for enterprise, and much more to meet the unique needs of a wide range of customers across different industries. Winning the Best Choice Award for the SmartStor Cloud proves the strength of the cloud solutions we have developed and reinforces our commitment to continue to provide our customers with the best cloud storage solutions with outstanding scalability and reliability."

  • PROMISE Technology "Computex Taipei 2012" Booth Details : NanGang Exhibition Hall/ 1F K0610
  • For more information on the award winning SmartStor Cloud, please visit the PROMISE website:

About PROMISE Technology, Inc.
PROMISE Technology has been a recognized global leader in the storage industry and the leading innovator in RAID technology for more than 23 years. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise level RAID storage architecture and is committed to providing a complete range of vertically integrated storage solutions, including cloud storage solutions, surveillance storage solutions, rich media solutions and much more. Additionally, PROMISE has developed a complete line of FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems, including rack mounted storage systems for NAS and DAS applications, NAS/DAS network storage systems, RAID ASIC and many more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with sales teams and operations throughout Europe, the US and Asia providing unparalleled support and service to customers around the globe. For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at

© 2012 PROMISE Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PROMISE, the PROMISE logo, VTrak, SmartStor, SuperTrak, FastTrak, VessRAID, Vess, PerfectPATH, PerfectRAID, SATA150, ULTRA133 VTrak S3000, BackTrak, HyperCache, HyperCache-R, HyperCache-W, DeltaScan, GreenRAID, Pegasus and SANLink are registered or pending trademarks of PROMISE Technology, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding PROMISE Technology, Inc. and any of its offerings or services, please contact your local PROMISE office or the corporate headquarters. Visit for more information on PROMISE products.

"Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries."

Media Contacts
The Americas
Douglas W. Gruehl
PROMISE Technology
(1) 408 228 1432

Sophie Sun
PROMISE Technology
+31 (0) 40 235 2604

Asia Pac
PROMISE Technology, Inc. Taiwan
(03) 5782395 ext. 8836 or
(02) 23514168

Ushio Koida
PROMISE Technology, Inc.
(03) 6801-8064

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