With a 30-year history of technical leadership, Bridgeworks Ltd (UK) is a global provider of connectivity solutions for the Data Storage market and is the developer of the SANSlide product. They design, manufacture, and market products for all major storage manfacturers. In the past as an OEM, Bridgeworks focused on bridging compatibility between legacy storage systems and state of the art servers without disruption and with minimal additional investment. In addition to their storage bridging products, they have also developed the SANSlide product to focus on accelerating transport of data over vast distances using TCP/IP. The Bridgeworks SANSlide product has been recognized by industry experts – it was a finalist for the 2011 British Engineering Product of the Year, received “Highly Commended” as a finalist for the 2011 IET Innovators Award, and is a finalist for the 2012 Storage Awards Connectivity Solution Product of the Year. David Trossell, Bridgeworks CEO, has over 30 years experience in storage technologies and has implemented Bridgeworks’ innovative bridging solutions in Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa. He has authored or co-authored 10 international patents and is committed to the highest levels of performance, reliability, flexibility and unmatched value.