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Products of the Year 2010:

The winners of's 2010 Data Center Products of the Year are exemplified by innovation, performance and value. We've narrowed down dozens of submissions to bring you three finalists in each product category: Data center infrastructure products (power distribution and measurement, energy-efficient cooling, and facility monitoring and management), enterprise server hardware and systems management tools.

In this down economy, data center managers are dealing with shrinking budgets and staff. These products are designed to ease that burden and help IT managers deliver more with less.

We requested submissions from vendors and users. The winning products come from all corners of the data center industry, from well-established companies to companies you may have never heard of.

Our independent judges scored products based on the following criteria:

  • Ease of integration into existing environments
  • Functionality
  • Innovation
  • Manageability
  • Performance
  • Value
Congratulations to all the winners.

How we selected the winners