Milpitas, CA – March 31, 2004 – Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading developer of high-density, high-performance servers announced that eWEEK magazine has selected the company's Appro HyperBlade Cluster solution as one of three finalists in the Server Hardware Category of the Fourth Annual Excellence Awards.
This year’s eWEEK Excellence Awards finalists reflect the efforts of both established industry leaders and emerging innovators. The awards program honors the most innovative and relevant enterprise hardware, software, and services announced in 2003, and provides enterprise IT professionals with a comprehensive assessment of best-in-class product and service innovations that create efficiencies, enhance performance and provide competitive edge. The finalists were selected from among hundreds of entries; the winners in each category will be announced on April 5, 2004.
“We are very pleased Appro HyperBlade Cluster Solutions has been recognized by eWEEK judges as one of the best-in-class product,” said Daniel Kim, CEO of Appro. “Today, Customers demand innovative server architecture with the performance and investment protection to scale across the enterprise. Appro HyperBlade Cluster solutions addresses today's business needs.”
“The field of entries for this year’s program, our fourth, was especially impressive,” said Eric Lundquist, Editor-in-Chief, eWEEK. “The entries overwhelmingly represent products that recognize and serve core enterprise IT needs.”
About the eWEEK Excellence Awards
The Excellence Awards Program provides IT professionals with a comprehensive assessment of best-in-class product and service innovations that create efficiencies, enhance performance and provide competitive edge. Vendors nominate new and forthcoming enterprise-class products and services, which are judged for innovation, suitability to task, interoperability, extensibility and security. Excellence Awards judges are eWEEK Labs analysts and eWEEK Corporate Partners, whose real-world experience and technical expertise will direct organizations to the products and services that will allow them to establish and maintain technology leadership while making the most effective use of corporate resources. Read more about the eWeek Excellence Awards at http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1552264,00.asp.
Appro’s headquarters is in Milpitas, CA. Appro has an R&D and manufacturing center in Asia and currently plans to expand its US presence. APPRO enables a variety of network computing applications by developing powerful, scalable, and reliable clusters, servers, storage subsystems and high-end workstations for the high-performance computing (HPC), Internet computing and cluster market. http://ww