GoGrid Selected as a Finalist for LinuxWorld 2008 Product Excellence Award

San Francisco, CA (Vocus) July 30, 2008

GoGrid, the leading Cloud Computing service provider of Linux and Windows Cloud Servers, today announced that it has been chosen as a finalist by IDG World Expo and LinuxWorld.com, for the Product Excellence Award of Best Virtualization Solution. This highly regarded and competitive honor will be awarded at the LinuxWorld 2008 Conference and Expo, which is occurring August 4th through August 7th, 2008 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.

ServePath, the creators of GoGrid, won the coveted Product Excellence Award at LinuxWorld 2007 for best Grid Computing Solution last year. Capitalizing on this experience and honor, ServePath’s new flagship Cloud Computing offering, GoGrid, builds on last year’s virtual server success with fast scaling and portal GUI control of instant servers.

GoGrid is a Cloud Computing service that enables users to quickly and easily create, deploy, load balance and manage Linux and Windows cloud servers within minutes. GoGrid offers true “control in the cloud” with its unique web-based, Graphical User Interface (GUI) which allows for “point and click” deployment of complex network infrastructures.

System Administrators, Developers and Resellers who partner with GoGrid enjoy GoGrid’s REST-like Application Programming Interface (API) that allows for programmatic control of the customer-facing GoGrid infrastructure using clearly documented commands. The GoGrid API provides the ability to create interactive GoGrid management applications, allows resellers to logo and skin their own GoGrid portals and enables the scripting and chaining of various GoGrid commands for automation.

“ServePath was honored by receiving the LinuxWorld Product Excellence Award at last year’s Expo,” said GoGrid/ServePath’s CEO John Keagy. “GoGrid’s unique and rich user interface, coupled with its ground-breaking and revolutionary virtualization technology and infrastructure make it truly outstanding and a leader within the world of Cloud Computing.”

GoGrid is an exhibitor at LinuxWorld 2008 and will be at booth #900. Final winners of the Product Excellence Award will be announced at the LinuxWorld Expo next week.

About GoGrid

GoGrid is the new Cloud Computing hosted, Internet service that delivers true “Control in the Cloud.” GoGrid enables system administrators, developers and IT professionals to create, deploy, and control servers instantly. Furthermore, in minutes GoGrid delivers load balanced cloud servers and complex hosted virtual server networks with full root access and administrative server control via a unique web control panel or API. GoGrid delivers portal controlled servers for Windows, multiple Linux operating systems (Red Hat Enterprise and CentOS) and supports application environments like Ruby on Rails. Free f5 hardware load balancing and other features are intended to give users the control of a familiar server environment with the flexibility and scalability of the cloud. GoGrid is nominated for Best Virtualization Solution for the LinuxWorld 2008’s Product Excellence Awards.

About ServePath

ServePath is San Francisco’s leading managed server provider, delivering custom solutions and managed services to businesses that need powerful Internet hosting platforms. Thousands of companies worldwide look to ServePath for its reliability, customization, and speed. ServePath has a Keynote-rated A+ network that is SAS70 audited and compliant and guarantees uptime, backed by a 100% uptime, 10,000% guaranteed Service Level Agreement. The employee-owned company has been in business for six years and operates its own San Francisco data center. ServePath also provides colocation services through its ColoServe division.

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HRBoss Named as Finalist in 2013-14 Cloud Awards Program

Singapore (PRWEB) December 18, 2013

HRBoss, Asias pioneering Human Capital technology firm, has today been announced as a finalist in the 2013-14 Cloud Awards Program in the category of Best Software-as-a-Service (outside of US).

Identifying and celebrating excellence in the field of cloud computing, the cloud computing awards program encourages entries from across the entire globe the US, Canada, Australasia and EMEA regions. Entrants can be from organizations of any size, including start-ups and global corporations. This is the first time that an Asia-based company has made the shortlist of the Cloud Awards.

HRBoss qualifies as one of five international finalists in the category of Best Software-as-a-Service (outside US). Other categories this year included Best Cloud Infrastructure, Data Innovation of the Year, Best in Mobile Cloud Solution and Most Promising Start-Up.

Bernie Schiemer, HRBoss Founder and CEO commented: “For HRBoss to be shortlisted in the Best Software-as-a-Service category of this year’s Cloud Awards program is an honour, especially as we’re featured in such a competitive category of international talent. 2013 has been an incredible year of expansion for all of us here at HRBoss. We’ve grown our suite of solutions beyond our flagship applicant tracking system, HiringBoss, to take on HR Big Data with our workforce analytics platform, EmployeeBoss. In September we launched our CRM for recruiting firms, StaffingBoss, which will be a key driver in our launch into the US market in 2014.”

“Our goal has always been not to just take a lead from the amazing pace of Cloud innovations happening in the US, but to build Cloud solutions that genuinely meet the needs of and delight our customers here in Asia. To receive recognition for this on a global platform of excellence such as The Cloud Awards marks a great end to 2013 and is a sign of things to expect from HRBoss in 2014.”

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “Every year, we think we must have met the ceiling on how high the standard of entries will get. Every year those expectations are smashed, as a new wave of Cloud pioneers and innovators shows us their successes and more importantly, their drive for success.”

“Cloud technologies are like no other, showing a remarkable ability to act as a catalyst for scalable, intuitive, hardworking solutions for business and modern life. We are lucky enough to be able to showcase some of the brightest and best.”

“Were seeing entries from Europe and the UK, from Canada, from the Middle East and theyre matching pace with US offerings. Its always sad for those who cant make the final shortlist, even after splitting awards into geographic regions where necessary, but I can say that every single entry would have been worthy of a place in the final list.”

Over 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, including the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Canada, Australia and the Middle East.

Final winners will be announced on Tuesday, 28 January 2014.

The full shortlist of all categories can be found here. HRBoss has been named alongside the following finalists in their category:

Best Software as a Service (outside US)

LiquidFrameworks, Inc. Named a 2013 UP-START Cloud Awards Finalist

Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 02, 2013

LiquidFrameworks, a leading provider of mobile field operations management solutions for companies in the oilfield, industrial, and environmental industries, today announced that it was named as one of three finalists for the 2013 UP-START Cloud Award for the Best Mobile Solution category. LiquidFrameworks was recognized for changing the way companies in the oil and gas, industrial, and environmental services industries manage their mobile field operations. Their FieldFX product suite is a complete mobile field operations management solution that empowers companies with the ability to organize and manage jobs, quotes, field tickets, equipment, contracts, price books, and labor, along with customer-specific electronic forms.

The UP-START Award finalists are disruptive and next-generation cloud computing companies, who are defining cloud technology and were selected by cloud industry experts during a 2-stage open vote, will present their solutions to attendees of the UP Cloud Computing Conference in Santa Clara on December 3, 2013, where the final round of voting will commence.

Winners will be announced after on-site attendees vote for the most outstanding cloud solution, measured by technical innovation, marketability and likelihood to be a market leader.

We are excited to have been selected as a finalist in the 2013 UP-START Cloud awards. Cloud computing is getting pervasive, with employees using a mix of web, virtual and physical applications, and accessing them from a variety of different devices. IT desperately needs a way to determine the most effective delivery vehicles, and make it easy and fast for users to get their applications and content. This is exactly what our solutions make possible, said Dave Levitt, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at LiquidFrameworks. Were thrilled that, like the many businesses that have adopted our solution, the UP Cloud community recognizes the value of our unique approach.


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About the UP-START Cloud Awards

The UP-Start 2013 cloud awards – part of the UP 2013 cloud computing conference take place December 3rd 2013 in Santa Clara. Full details on the event and the awards can be found at http://www.up-con.com. The UP-START Cloud Awards are established in the cloud community as the de-facto recognition platform to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of cloud computing to the business and technology community. The UP-START Cloud Awards were founded in 2010 by Cloudcor, Inc.

TraceLink Business Cloud Finalist for MassTLC Innovative Technology Award, Drives New Levels of Life Science Supply Network Performance

Woburn, MA (PRWEB) August 23, 2012

TraceLink Inc., helping businesses securely supply every global market opportunity on-time and in-full, announced today that the TraceLink Business Cloud is a finalist for the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Councils Innovative Technology of the Year: Cloud Computing award. This nomination is the latest in a string of awards won by TraceLink for its innovative cloud-based application platform designed to improve global supply network performance, enhance external supply planning and ensure product traceability and serialization compliance for pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, CMO/CPOs, wholesale distributors, pharmacies and other participants across the supply chain.

The TraceLink Business Cloud was selected for its innovative application of cloud-computing technology, social networking principles pulled from Facebook and LinkedIn and integrate-once, interoperate-with-everyone transaction translation platform that, combined with extensive supply chain management capabilities, drive better visibility, collaboration and performance across supply, manufacturing and distribution operations.

TraceLink enables Life Sciences companies and other businesses to maximize revenue growth from global markets and cost savings from global outsourcing through better visibility, collaboration and oversight across all supply network relationships, said Shabbir Dahod, President and CEO of TraceLink. We are honored to be recognized for the customer value we have created by providing executives, planners, operational leaders and IT teams with the information and insights they need to meet growing demand, access new markets, streamline business operations and prepare for emerging track and trace regulatory compliance requirements.

The TraceLink Business Cloud is a cloud-based application platform that creates a global, collaborative business network connecting business transactions, partner networks and professional relationships across company and functional boundaries. Built on the Amazon AWS cloud computing platform, the TraceLink Business Cloud enables:

GoGrid Named Finalist in UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards

San Francisco, CA (Vocus) November 2, 2010

GoGrid, a leading Cloud Infrastructure and Hybrid Hosting Provider, has been recognized as a Finalist in the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards program in the Efficiency in Technology Award category. The UP 2010 conference, produced by Cloudcor, is a hybrid conference held both physically and virtually that covers the latest trends and innovation in the world of cloud computing.

As a finalist, GoGrid CEO and co-founder, John Keagy, will be presenting an overview of GoGrids impressive leadership in the Cloud Infrastructure Hosting marketplace. GoGrid has been a pioneer in Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service industry introducing powerful cloud computing market-firsts such cloud-based Windows Server 2003 and 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server as well as being the first provider to offer hybrid hosting solutions within the same environment.

We are honored to be a finalist in this important category along with such a fine list of industry front-runners, says John Keagy, This recognition is further confirmation of GoGrids technology and product innovation leadership. GoGrid is committed to providing the highest level cloud infrastructure solutions to the thousands of global customers that choose GoGrid every day.

With over 10 years experience hosting business complex infrastructure, GoGrid has skyrocketed in popularity, making it one of the top Cloud Infrastructure Service providers in the world. Tens of thousands of GoGrid customers worldwide have successfully and easily deployed robust customized cloud infrastructures leveraging the multifaceted features and services that make up the GoGrid cloud. Customers can deploy cloud servers, on-demand dedicated servers, F5 hardware-based load balancers, and cloud storage — all using the award-winning GoGrid portal, REST-like API or iPhone application.

The UP 2010 Cloud Computing Awards recognition event will be held November 15, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Airport Hotel; San Francisco on the first day of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Conference.

The full list of UP 2010 Cloud Award finalists can be viewed at http://www.up-con.com/awards

About UP 2010 Cloud Awards

The UP 2010 Cloud Awards part of the UP 2010 Cloud Computing Conference Produced by Cloudcor (and Sponsored by PwC), is an event which will showcase the leading technology innovators in cloud computing, providing a forum for business and technology leaders to learn more about how cloud computing can enable growth and innovation for companies across all industries. The UP 2010 Cloud Awards takes place on November 15th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Burlingame, California USA. Full details on the UP 2010 Cloud Awards can be located at http://www.up-con.com/awards

About UP 2010

UP 2010 (15 – 19 November 2010), is the world’s first truly “hybrid” cloud computing conference for business leaders, IT professionals and investors. UP 2010 is an affordable “hybrid” conference with both physical locations and full virtual deployment. The conference agenda can be viewed at http://www.up-con.com/agenda. Full details about UP 2010 can be viewed at http://www.up-con.com.

About GoGrid

Thousands of leading IT experts choose and rely on GoGrids Cloud infrastructure services. GoGrid enables sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals to create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control. GoGrids industry standard specifications and robust service offerings are powering thousands of businesses globally to achieve previously unrealized efficiencies. Deploying a GoGrid infrastructure solution using a Standard or Partner Server Image, free hardware F5 load balancing, Cloud Storage, private VLANs and much more takes minutes via a web interface, API, or iPhone application. GoGrid provides users the control and advanced capabilities of a data center environment with the flexibility and immediate scalability of the cloud. http://www.GoGrid.com


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TeamSupport Named a Finalist in Two Categories in the 5th Annual Golden Bridge Awards

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2013

TeamSupport.com, one of the industrys best customer support software solutions, has been selected as a finalist in two categories in the Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards, an annual recognition program honoring the best technology innovators and leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond.

TeamSupport was singled out as one of the best software products in the Cloud Computing/SaaS Innovations category. TeamSupport CEO Robert C. Johnson was also selected as a finalist in the Executive of the Year category. Winners will be announced at the 5th annual awards dinner and presentation on Sept. 30, 2013 in San Francisco.

TeamSupport is a SaaS-based customer support suite that facilitates solving customer issues by focusing on communication, collaboration, and knowledge sharing between internal support team members and other constituents within the company. Since TeamSupports debut in 2009, TeamSupport CEO Robert C. Johnson has developed this software-as-a-service (SaaS) into one of the best collaborative help desk software solutions on the market.

We are honored to be named a finalist by Golden Bridge Awards for this esteemed industry recognition, said Robert C. Johnson, CEO of TeamSupport. These awards are a testament to TeamSupports commitment to developing leading-edge, award-winning technologies that allow companies to be more efficient and to serve their customers better.

Learn more about TeamSupport and its many innovative features by visiting http://www.TeamSupport.com.

About TeamSupport

TeamSupport.com, based in Dallas, Texas, is a Web-based help desk and service desk application built specifically for customer-facing support. Built by a team of veteran software company executives, TeamSupport has won many industry awards and is a trusted software provider to prominent business clients around the globe. Learn more about why TeamSupport is one of the best help desk software solutions today by visiting http://www.TeamSupport.com.

About Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Awards is an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at http://www.goldenbridgeawards.com.

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SoftCom Named Finalist for Parallels Presidents Award

Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 22, 2013

SoftCom has been selected as a finalist for the Presidents Award by Parallels, the hosting and cloud services enablement leader.

The Parallels Presidents Award recognizes a partner that has demonstrated a strong and longstanding commitment to delivering Parallels products and services to customers. They have distinguished themselves amongst the Parallels Partner community by successfully delivering high levels of sales growth, customer satisfaction, innovation, adding new customers, and creating significant business impact.

The other distinguished nominees in this category are GoDaddy.com and SoftLayer.

“We take great pride in being nominated for this important distinction,” said Celal Ulgen, Chief Marketing Officer at SoftCom. This has been a tremendous year of achievements for SoftCom and being recognized for our leadership and outstanding work alongside companies we greatly respect is an honour and another important page in our ongoing success story.”

A Parallels Platinum Service Provider, SoftCom is among the elite Parallels partners worldwide. Previously, SoftCom was recognized as the recipient of the prestigious Parallels Excellence in Messaging & Collaboration Services and Parallels Automation award. The award recognizes a partner that has demonstrated a strong commitment to Parallels Automation technology through the success and creativity in their Messaging & Collaboration Services.

“We congratulate SoftCom on their nomination for the Parallels Presidents Award. The competitors in this category are among the most successful hosts and service providers in the cloud,” said John Zanni, Vice President of Marketing and Alliances at Parallels. “These companies show a true commitment to growing their business in partnership with Parallels to deliver increased customer sales, revenue and efficiency.”

Winners will be officially announced and recognized at Parallels Summit 2013, February 4-6, 2013, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

About SoftCom

Founded in 1997, SoftCom Inc. is an industry leading provider of cloud hosting and business communication services to more than 2.5 million users in 140 countries worldwide with support in 26 languages. SoftCom also manages the myhosting.com and mail2web.com brands. The company is a Parallels Platinum Service Provider Partner, Microsoft Silver Partner and member of Research in Motion (RIM) Blackberry Alliance program and was recently selected as the winner in the Hosting Partner of the Year category of the 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards.

About Parallels

Parallels is a worldwide leader in hosting and cloud service enablement and desktop virtualization. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with more than 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Replicon Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist for Best Human Capital and Talent Management Solution

(PRWEB) March 21, 2013

Replicon, the global leader in cloud-based time and expense tracking, today announced that TimeAttend with CloudClock was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for the Best Human Capital/Talent Management Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years.

This year, there were expanded software categories, including 12 new and updated categories that reflect the continued growth and evolution of cloud computing, mobile, big data, and video. Winners will be announced during a special awards luncheon on May 9 in San Francisco during the industry’s most comprehensive ISV conference, All About the Cloud.

Replicon TimeAttend is a cloud-based human resource management software solution that makes it easy to collect attendance and time off data to process payroll accurately, manage overtime and ensure labor compliance for all types of employees. Replicon CloudClock is a cloud-powered “smart” time clock software which combines full-color, multi-touch tablet display with TimeAttend software to deliver a simple, yet powerful time tracking solution that ensures accuracy and reduces times theft. Replicon’s advanced time tracking capabilities and convenient, easy-to-use features help businesses address the challenges and costs of maintaining a productive workforce. Replicon research shows that with its cloud-based TimeAttend solution, compliance for submitting completed employee timesheets increased 85 percent within three months. Additionally, payroll error rates declined from as high as 8 percent to 1.9 percent within one year of implementing Replicon solutions.

“Today many companies are grappling with an ever-changing workforce, with full-time, part-time, flex-time employees and seasonal consultants, making it increasingly challenging to manage time and attendance and time off while staying compliant,” said Raj Narayanaswamy, co-founder and co-CEO of Replicon. “Replicon is changing the game by helping businesses of all sizes improve the accuracy and efficiency of their time tracking practices to increase visibility into workforce data and enhance overall workforce productivity.”

“The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year, and all of the finalists should be commended for their innovative products and services,” said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. “We look forward to honoring the winners at our awards program in May at All About the Cloud.”

Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2013/finalists.asp.

About SIIA

SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit http://www.siia.net/software.

About Replicon

Replicon is the leading provider of cloud-based time sheet software with over 1.5 million users in 70 countries. For over 15 years, Replicon has empowered thousands of companies of all sizes to increase their productivity and profitability by providing hassle-free time and expense management capabilities and superior customer service. Our growing suite of fully-integrated applications provides a complete solution for any time tracking need including professional services, IT chargebacks, project costing, time & attendance, time off and more.

Replicon’s clients include Celestica, Cornell University, Health Canada, Shell, Verizon, Ferrari and Amazon. For more information about Replicon’s products and services, contact Replicon at 1-877-662-2519 (US/Canada only) or send an email to info(at)replicon(dot)com.

Awards for uptime software Keep Coming as it is Named a Best Systems Management Solution Finalist in the 2011 CODiE Awards

Toronto (PRWEB) April 14, 2011

uptime software, a leader in IT systems management software designed for enterprise and midmarket organizations, today announced its product, up.time, has been named a Best Systems Management Solution finalist by the 2011 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). The SIIA is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, and this represents its 26th annual CODiE Awards. Underscoring its complete suite for performance and availability monitoring of the hybrid datacenter (a datacenter with a mix of physical, virtual, and cloud servers, applications or services), uptime software has seen strong momentum in the customer, partner and now the industry award front, earning three major product and company accolades in the past 30 days.

We are honored to be acknowledged by the prestigious SIIA judging committee as offering one of the best IT systems management solutions on the market, said Phil Didaskalou, CEO at uptime software. This award further validates what our customers say about up.time and the deep performance and availability management it provides, regardless of platforms, on- or off-premise resources or geographic challenges. Hybrid-datacenter monitoring represents an entirely new model of computing, and uptime software is excited to be leading the charge.

With only a small percentage of the 395 total nominations selected as finalists, the 2011 edition has proved to be the most hotly contested CODiE Awards competition to date. Every category underwent intense review by subject matter experts, analysts and journalists who selected finalists based on company achievement and product innovation. Winners will be announced Wednesday, May 25, at the CODiE Awards luncheon, to be held as part of the SIIA All About the Cloud conference.

We are pleased to have such a diverse range of companies and products as finalists this year, said Rhianna Collier, vice president of the SIIA Software Division. The competition is always tough, and it reflects the level of innovation across a wide range of companies in this industry. The growth in participation certainly mirrors what we are seeing as priorities in the business software market especially the need for effective integration of applications and demand for powerful security solutions.

The Software Publishers Association (SPA), now SIIA, established the CODiE Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, in 1986 so that pioneers of the then nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose, to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

up.time is deep, complete, easy-to-use and affordable IT systems management software designed for mid-enterprises that simplifies the performance and availability management of physical, virtual, and cloud servers and applications from a single dashboard. up.time provides visibility and manageability across an organizations entire IT infrastructure and application stack with real-time, role-based dashboards. up.time includes deep-dive virtual and physical server monitoring software across Windows server monitoring, VMware monitoring (ESX hosts & guests, including vSphere and ESX 4), IBM AIX monitoring (LPARs & Entitlements), Solaris monitoring (Containers), and more as well as application, service and SLA monitoring and reporting.

A complete list of the finalists may be reviewed at http://www.siia.net/codies/2011/finalists.asp

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies. For more information, visit http://www.siia.net.

About uptime software

uptime software inc. is a privately held corporation founded in 2001 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada. With over 850 clients in 32 countries, uptime is a premier provider of systems management software for virtual server monitoring, physical server monitoring, capacity planning, and service and application monitoring. Visit us online at http://www.uptimesoftware.com.

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CloudOne Named Finalist for 2013 Startup of the Year


CloudOne (http://OnCloudOne.com), the world leader in cloud delivery of IBM Software as a Service (SaaS), announced today that it has been named a finalist for the 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards in the category of Startup of the Year.

TechPoint Mira Awards recognize excellence and innovation through the achievement of Indianas outstanding technology industry performers and contributors, and focuses attention on the broader issue of the important role technology plays in Indianas economy. This years finalists criss-cross the marketplace from established corporations and major research universities to fledgling startups, and from creative agencies to cutting edge mobile and emerging technologies.

The winner in each category will be revealed at an energy-infused, black-tie, Oscars-style award ceremony, dinner and afterparty being held Saturday, April 20, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis.

Indianas tech sector and startup communities have grown and evolved into powerful economic forces that extend well beyond our state borders, and they are drawing national attention ranging from IPOs and acquisitions to a recent White House visit, said Mike Langellier, president and CEO of TechPoint. The Mira Awards celebrate these achievements and in doing so have helped past recipients in material ways, such as delivering $ 1 million in new revenue and opening the door to new Fortune 500 clients.

The entire CloudOne team shares in the pride of this recognition, said John McDonald, Chief Executive Officer of CloudOne. Weve worked hard to build a strong business in the cloud computing space, and are proud to say that Indiana is our home. Our finalist status shows that our hard work has been recognized by the local technology business community.

About CloudOne

CloudOne created partner-delivered Software-as-a-Service and Virtual Private Clouds for IBM software tools. Today they are the world leader in cloud-based managed software tool services for IBM. They help organizations of all sizes, all over the world, make their infrastructure work on-demand.

They speed the deployment of IBM technologies with no up-front capital, so you pay as you go on a monthly subscription. You save money on infrastructure, staffing and configuration costs, create a dynamic, elastic environment, and facilitate global collaboration, visibility and consistency.

Do what you do best. We’ll do the rest.