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Crossroads Systems Supports DDN MEDIAScaler, Solution Wins Prestigious Media and Entertainment Award
DDN receives NewBay Media's Best of Show Award at 2015 NAB Show where both companies showcased joint solution combining DDN MEDIAScaler and Crossroads StrongBox NAS
PR Newswire

AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) announced today that DDN's MEDIAScaler solution, which offers the Crossroads StrongBox NAS as an integrated, low-cost, LTFS archive tier, was awarded NewBay Media's Best of Show Award at this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas.

DDN MEDIAScaler offers high-performance, file-based storage for today's large-scale rich media workflows, providing the media and entertainment (M&E) industry with concurrent access to content across hundreds of global users while accelerating transcode and reducing hardware footprint. StrongBox provides DDN's MEDIAScaler customers with scalable file storage using a tape-based tier, lowering overall storage cost while delivering data protection. The joint Crossroads StrongBox/DDN MEDIAScaler solution masters the complexity of data preservation by providing highly available access to information, simple data management, and complete protection at the lowest cost/GB. 

The Best of Show Award honors a select group of industry-leading M&E products exhibited at the show. DDN MEDIAScaler was chosen from a pool of hundreds of competing new products. DDN and Crossroads' collaboration was announced at the NAB Show last week, attracting hundreds of potential customers who need the performance of MEDIAScaler paired with the cost-effectiveness of StrongBox.

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About Crossroads Systems
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) is a global provider of data storage solutions. Through the innovative use of new technologies, Crossroads delivers customer-driven solutions that enable proactive data security, advanced data archiving, optimized performance and significant cost-savings. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, TX, Crossroads has been awarded more than 100 patents and has been honored with numerous industry awards for data archiving, storage and protection. Visit

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Crossroads Systems 

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Crossroads Systems 

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