CloudVolumes Named as Winner of 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” Award at TiEcon 2013

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CloudVolumes, the Instant Workload Management (IWM) company, has announced today that it has been named Winner of 2013 TiE50 “Top Startup” Award at TiEcon 2013, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. CloudVolumes was amongst 50 winners honored on May 18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

“We are honored to be named a TiE50 award winner and recognized for our IWM solution to virtualize everything above the OS, allowing organizations to focus on the deployment and management of workloads,” said Raj Parekh, president and CEO of CloudVolumes. “CloudVolumes is passionate about solving the needs of today’s datacenters and the cloud, and winning this award reinforces our goal to continue addressing these challenges.”

Speaking to a global audience at the awards ceremony during TiEcon 2013, the conference Chairman and President of TiE Silicon Valley, Mr. Venkatesh Shukla, said that “the TiE50 program screened 1142 companies from 24 countries and 50 best-of-breed companies were announced winners.”

“Over the past four years, the TiE50 program gained global acclaim attracting startups from all over the world. TiE50 as a brand has gained much recognition amongst the VC and Angel communities – particularly in the Silicon Valley. About 110 finalists and winners had successful exits,” said Program Chair Ram K. Reddy.

About CloudVolumes
Formerly known as SnapVolumes, CloudVolumes was founded in early 2011 by virtualization, security and datacenter luminaries from VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Symantec, RSA, Sun (Oracle) and Virident to provide IT with new enterprise class solutions for instant-workload management that takes full advantage of virtualization, supports legacy applications, eliminates the need for re-architecting or rewriting existing software, and works with existing policies and management solutions in datacenter and clouds by virtualizing everything above the OS. The company is headquartered in Los Altos, California. For more information, visit

About TiE50
TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology startups worldwide. Awards are announced at TiEcon, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE provides a platform for mentoring, networking and education for technology entrepreneurs worldwide. Our global network of 54 chapters located in most major North American, Asian and European countries and cities with more than 14,000 members across 13 countries.

About TiEcon
TiEcon is the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with loyal participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global service providers. TiEcon 2013 attracted 3,700+ attendees from across the world — including CEOs of established companies to first-time entrepreneurs creating new companies, to leading investment professionals and corporate executives. TiEcon was listed by Worth Magazine in their September 2011 issue to be among the 10 Best Conferences for Ideas and Entrepreneurship along with TED and the World Economic Forum. For more information on TiEcon, visit

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