Industry Awards and Certifications

September 16, 2013 – Gravic Wins Gold Stevie® Award for Best New Product at the 2013 American Business Awards!

Gravic won the Gold Stevie Award in the category for New Product or Service of the Year – Software – International Data Protection Solution at the 11th Annual American Business Awards. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Monday, September 16 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. Mstevie-award-for-best-new-product-2013-american-business-awardsore than 250 nominees and their guests attended. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

The award-winning case study involved HPE Integrity NonStop NS1200 servers running Gravic Shadowbase software to establish a fault-tolerant architecture for a banking customer located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, which experiences frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity. With an active/active data replication solution in place, critical banking applications remain active and reachable even in the event of natural disasters that take out an entire datacenter. Gravic’s HPE and Intel based infrastructure allows the bank to avoid application downtime, both for planned and unplanned outages, as well as dramatically improves failover time. Please see the full list of the New Product Award Winners and for more information on the Stevie Awards.


December 3, 2012 – Gravic Announced Winner of 2012 Mission-Critical Innovation Award

gravic-shadowbase-best-new-application-winner-2012-mission-critical-innovation-award.HPE and Intel announced Gravic, Inc. as the winner of the 2012 Mission-Critical Innovation Award at the Mission-Critical Awards Celebration event held at Steinberger Frankfurter Hof in Frankfurt, Germany, on the day prior to the start of HPE Discover 2012. The award named the Gravic Shadowbase submission on its active/active data replication solution as the best in the New Application category. The awards are a worldwide competition recognizing organizations that utilize HPE and Intel technologies to execute leading-edge mission-critical solutions to address their data-intensive, large-scale applications. Gravic was honored for addressing mission-critical computing challenges while attaining new levels of availability, scalability and reliability for compleGravic Wins HPE-Intel 2012 Mission-Critical Innovation Awardx workloads.

An independent panel of judges from leading nonprofit and professional organizations, as well as research institutions including CERN openlab, Enderle Group, Pyalla Technologies and Secure64 Software reviewed the submission. Criteria considered by the judges included difficulty of the IT challenge, originality of the solution and results achieved. The judges awarded Gravic’s ground-breaking work in new software solutions that enable enterprises to improve the performance, flexibility and cost associated with mission-critical environments. Ric Lewis, Vice President and Interim General Manager of HPE’s Business Cri  tical Systems Group, and Pauline Nist, Intel’s General Manager of Enterprise Software Strategy, presented the 2012 Mission-Critical Innovation awards.

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The award-winning case study involved HPE Integrity NonStop NS1200 servers running Gravic Shadowbase software to establish a fault-tolerant architecture for a banking customer located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, which experiences frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity. With an active/active data replication solution in place, critical banking applications remain active and reachable even in the event of natural disasters. Gravic’s HPE and Intel based infrastructure allows the bank to avoid application downtime, both for planned and unplanned outages, as well as dramatically improves failover time.


November 30, 2011 – Gravic Announced Winner of 2011 Mission-Critical Innovation Award

pauline-nist-of-intel-and-rick-lewis-of-hp-with-bill-holensteinMission-Critical Data Award Winner-Lo ResGravic, Inc. was honored to learn that it had received the 2011 Mission-Critical Innovation Award at the Mission-Critical Awards Celebration event held at Hotel Imperial in Vienna, on the day prior to the start of HPE Discover 2011. The award, announced by HPE and Intel, named the Gravic Shadowbase® submission as the best in the Mission-Critical Data category. The Gravic submission was reviewed by an independent panel of judges and was awarded for Gravic’s ground-breaking work developing a solution for mission-critical computing. This category recognizes organizations’ successful delivery of implementing a database, data warehousing, or line-of-business solution that took advantage of the dependability and performance of Itanium-based platforms while producing impactful results. Please click here for more information on the award.

A large Canadian bank selected the Shadowbase product suite from Gravic to provide its data replication and data integration solutions. The bank took a major step towards providing improved service to its customers by modernizing its active/backup data center architecture and reengineering it into an active/active network. This improvement resulted in planned outages for system upgrades being reduced from hours to minutes, and recovery from an unplanned outage resulting from a system failure or a data center disaster being reduced by more than 95%, from hours or even days to a few minutes.


john-hoffman-manager-of-shadowbase-nonstop-development-accepts-the-award-at-hp-discover-2011June 3, 2011 – Gravic Wins 2011 HPE AllianceONE Partner of the Year Award

The HPE AllianceONE program team is pleased to announce that Gravic, Inc. was selected for the 2011 AllianceONE Partner of the Year Award in the category of: Innovative Award Winner: Converged Infrastructure Solutions. The HPE AllianceONE Partner of the Year Awards are presented to an exclusive set of HPE alliance partners in recognition of their outstanding mission-critical-innovation-awards-mission-critical-data-winner-plaqueaccomplishments in the development and delivery of innovative solutions that achieve standard-setting levels for business excellence and client satisfaction. Gravic based its application on how it dramatically improved a large Canadian bank’s availability by deploying a Shadowbase architecture, and HPE agreed that it was an award-deserving caliber project. Read a case study on the large Canadian bank. HPE states, “The superb quality of the award entries and the challenge in selecting the winners serve to highlight the commitment Gravic has made to our mutual goal of delivering innovative, high-quality solutions that drive meaningful business results for our shared customers. We congratulate the Gravic team for your excellent achievement.”


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Gravic’s efforts demonstrate its expertise in delivering solutions that are CI compliant, making it easy for customers to deploy its Shadowbase solutions with confidence. The CI Ready testing and validation procedures leverage HPE’s best practices and extensive experience in delivering secure, best-in-class applications and solutions.satug-nisus-award-for-outstanding-contribution

club-nsaa-nonstop-advanced-architecture-club-memberGravic, an HPE NonStop solution partner and a member of Club NSAA, utilizes program benefits for validating application software for the NonStop Advanced Architecture (NSAA) running on the HPE Integrity NonStop servers.

The NISUS Award is a discretionary award, presented by the Southern African Technology User Group (SATUG) board to individual companies that have made an outstanding contribution to SATUG.


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