Cloud Computing Awards

Cloud Computing: Red Hat Honors Outstanding Open Source Advancement with Eighth Annual Red Hat Innovation Awards

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the finalists for the eighth annual Red Hat Innovation Awards. The awards program recognizes customers, partners and communities for their outstanding use, innovation, and extension of Red Hat technology.

The Red Hat Innovation Awards finalists are recognized in five separate categories with category winners being selected by a panel of experts and ranked based on the uniqueness, complexity, and magnitude of their Red Hat implementation. The panel of experts included: Lee Congdon, CIO, Red Hat; Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift, Red Hat; Carl Lehmann, research manager, Enterprise Architecture, Integration & Business Process Management, 451 Research; Laurent Lachal, cloud computing research lead, Ovum; Sean Michael Kerner, senior editor, eWEEK; and Fredric Paul, blogger, Network World and contributor, CIO, IT World, InfoWorld, and other publications...

TMC Announces the 2014 Cloud Computing Desktop-as-a-Service Award Call for Entries

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The Cloud Computing Desktop-as-a-Service Awards, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, will honor products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features, and noteworthy developments toward improving virtualized office technologies. The Cloud Computing Desktop-as-a-Service Award is not granted to the best-selling products, but instead to those representing a significant contribution to the industry.

Learn more and apply. The early bird deadline is April 17, 2014. Final application deadline is April 30, 2014. Results will be published in the 3rd Quarter edition of Cloud Computing magazine and on the Cloud Computing website. Winners of this exclusive award will be provided with an award press kit to begin their award marketing campaigns. The press kit includes a customizable press release to announce the achievement and the award logo in multiple formats to be placed on sales and marketing collateral...

Cloud Computing: Best of Interop 2014 Finalists Announced

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Organizers of Interop Las Vegas have announced their finalists for the 2014 Best of Interop awards competition. The list includes a variety of business-technology products and services with a focus on computer networking, interoperability, mobility, cloud computing, and security. Technology companies that exhibit at Interop's IT Conference & Expo are allowed to self-nominate their products and services.

Judges ultimately chose 27 finalists from some 130 submissions, across 9 different categories. This year's categories include cloud computing, data center solutions, mobility solutions, network management, networking infrastructure, network performance, software defined networking or SDN, security solutions, and storage solutions...

Cyber Defense Magazine Names CipherPoint Eclipse Most Innovative Cloud Security Solution of 2014

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CipherPoint, the leader in data security solutions for structured and unstructured content in file sharing and collaboration platforms like Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint Online, today announced its selection as the Most Innovative Cloud Security Solution of 2014 in Cyber Defense Magazine’s inaugural New InfoSec Technologies Awards.

“With the ongoing boom in both unstructured data and the use of cloud platforms, organizations need to adopt solutions that are innovative and agile enough to respond to the changing data security landscape,” said Mike Fleck, CEO of CipherPoint. “With CipherPoint Eclipse, organizations are able to protect sensitive and regulated data both on-premises and in the cloud. This award from Cyber Defense Magazine highlights our continuous efforts to develop technology that helps customers overcome their data security and encryption challenges.”...

Cloud Computing: GreenPages-LogicsOne Named One of World's Top Managed Service Providers

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GreenPages-LogicsOne, a leading systems integrator and cloud services company, today announced it has been named to Nine Lives Media's MSPmentor 501 Global list and report identifying the world's top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs). MSPmentor 501 rankings are based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed. GreenPages-LogicsOne placed #79 globally.

GreenPages-LogicsOne has also been named to CRN's MSP Elite 150 list (part of CRN's MSP500 list) ranking large data center-focused solution providers with a strong mix of on-premiseprofessional servicesas well as off-premise services. The annual list recognizes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose cutting-edge approach to managed services puts end-user customers in the best position to improve efficiencies, cut costs and speed time to market for their own products and services...

NaviSite Named to CRN's "Top 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors" List

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NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, has announced it has received two leading industry awards from CRN: the Data Center 100 list, which recognizes the top 100 data centers, and the Top 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list, which recognizes the top 100 most innovative and creative cloud vendors. These awards cement NaviSite’s position as a leader in delivering secure cloud-based storage technology and solutions, as well as in developing innovative and creative solutions to help customers and partners maximize the flexibility, scalability and cost savings possible through cloud technology.

“We are honored to be recognized by CRN for the innovation and depth of offerings we have delivered in the Cloud arena,” said Craig Sandman, senior director of NaviSite’s channel program. “We have a demonstrated track record of enabling our channel partners to position themselves strategically with their end-customers, unlocking efficiency and innovation by leveraging our comprehensive and personalized portfolio of cloud-based solutions.”...

SC Magazine Honors Juniper for Best Cloud Security Solution, Best NAC Solution and Best UTM Security Solution in 2014 SC Awards

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Juniper Networks, the industry leader in network innovation, is honored to announce it was selected as a Reader Trust award winner in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution, Best Network Access Control Solution and Best Unified Threat Management Security Solution categories at the 2014 SC Awards. Juniper Networks® Firefly Host, Juniper Networks Unified Access Control and Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateway for the Branch were selected from a group of finalists representing the best the information security industry has to offer.

The Juniper Networks solutions were recognized by a panel of readers, representing the audience of SC Magazine, as the top product in the Reader Trust award competition. The announcement was made Feb. 25, 2014 at the SC Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco...

Avalara Named to CRN's Top 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors List

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Avalara Inc., (, a leading provider of sales tax and compliance automation services in the cloud, today announced it has been named as one of the top 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors of 2014 by CRN. The annual list recognizes the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions tailored to address the channel industry’s unique needs. Avalara was honored for its SaaS-based end-to-end compliance platform, AvaTax.

Each year, CRN honors the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors in an effort to help solution providers navigate the growing cloud marketplace and identify the best solutions to support the IT channel. Winners are named across five major cloud categories including platforms and tools, infrastructure, storage, security and software, based on data and information gathered from both solution provider nominations and the CRN editorial team. Within the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list, Avalara was named to the 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors category...

Attunity CloudBeam Earns Company 'Coolest Cloud Vendor' Recognition by CRN Magazine

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Attunity Ltd., a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that it has been named one of the top 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors of 2014 by CRN Magazine. The annual list recognizes the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions tailored to address the industry's unique needs. The list also helps solution providers navigate the growing cloud marketplace and identify the best solutions to support the IT channel. Winners are named across five major cloud categories, including platforms and tools, infrastructure, storage, security, and software. Attunity and its Attunity CloudBeam software were featured in the 'Cloud Storage Vendor' category.

"The adoption of cloud computing solutions is showing no signs of slowing down as solution providers look to offer their clients the scalability, flexibility and cost benefits necessary to compete in today's business environment," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company- publishers of CRN Magazine. "Each vendor on this list was carefully selected based on its ability to help organizations capitalize on those opportunities."...

Cloud Computing: Cbeyond Wins Best in Show Award at ITExpo Miami 2014

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Cbeyond, Inc., the technology ally to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced its TotalCloud Foundation (TCF) cloud computing service platform won the Best in Show (Best Development Tool) Award at ITExpo Miami, held January 28-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Fla. Top products and solutions on display at the show were recognized for their raw innovation and creativity in categories ranging from service provider and cloud solutions to enterprise and open source platforms.

Launched in December 2013, Cbeyond's TotalCloud Foundation (TCF) is a customizable, robust and secure service platform that allows businesses and managed service providers (MSPs) greater flexibility and control of cloud computing through a fully managed or full self-service model...