Cloud Computing Awards

Cloud Computing: Skyhigh Networks Selected as SC Magazine 2016 Excellence and Trust Awards Finalist

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Skyhigh Networks, the Cloud Security and Enablement Company, announced the Skyhigh Cloud Security Manager has been recognized as both an Excellence Award and Trust Award finalist in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution and Best Enterprise Security Solution categories, respectively, for the 2016 SC Awards.

Finalists for the Excellence Awards are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry. Finalists for the Trust Awards are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco...

XO Communications receives 2015 Cloud Computing Backup and Disaster Recovery Award

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XO Communications (XO) has received a 2015 Cloud Computing Backup and Disaster Recovery Award presented by TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine for its Fixed Wireless Access service. XO Fixed Wireless Access offers last-mile and metro-area network connections that are suitable for primary and backup use. The solution supports a wide range of voice and data services for businesses at bandwidths ranging from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps. XO Fixed Wireless Access was recognized by TMC for its use as a key network component in supporting connectivity to cloud services in the event of a disaster.
”Fixed Wireless Access leverages our licensed, carrier-grade LMDS spectrum that covers 74 major metropolitan markets across the nation,” said Jake Heinz, senior vice president, marketing and product, at XO Communications. “Customers are looking for alternative connectivity solutions they can rely on when traditional fiber connections may not be available. Our LMDS-based Fixed Wireless Access offers a true and diverse route from fiber connections that satisfies such requirements. XO is honored to receive this award from TMC.”...

Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere Receives 2015 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award

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Hitachi Data Systems announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere as a 2015 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award winner, presented by TMC's Cloud Computing Magazine. The Cloud Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions. The award honors vendors who provide unsurpassed cloud storage, as well as storage efficiency for their customer base.

"Congratulations to Hitachi Data Systems for its ability to show maturity and expansion of the cloud storage market through innovation and product quality," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We are pleased to present HCP Anywhere with a Cloud Storage Excellence Award for its commitment to advancing cloud storage solutions."...

Zentera Systems Honored As A Top 20 Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Company

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In the initial years of the Cloud, Gartner observed that "organizations are switching from company-owned hardware and software assets to per-use service-based models" so that the "projected shift to computing ... will result in dramatic growth in IT products in some areas and significant reductions in other areas."

However, according to Dr. Jaushin Lee, founder and CEO of Zentera Systems, "The public cloud vendors have evolved disparate infrastructures, which operate as segregated Cloud Islands. The solution for cloud ecosystems is CoIP, or Cloud over IP. Like VoIP before it, CoIP overlays on top of IP networks, leading to deployments in days rather than weeks or months."...

Logicalis US Ranked Among Top 100 Cloud Service Providers

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Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (, is proud to announce it has been listed among the world’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), according to Penton’s fifth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 report. The Top 100 CSPs generated more than $30 billion in combined cloud services revenues in 2014, up nearly 29 percent over what they reported the previous year. The full report is available now by visiting

Logicalis assists clients in determining the right cloud solution for their specific business needs, offering options ranging from private and hybrid cloud to public cloud offerings. The solution provider also offers task-specific cloud services including disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), Cloud Storage for Backup, and backup as a service (BUaaS), as well as a Multi-Cloud Management Portal that allows IT pros to see, upload and control all of their cloud resources from a single point of view...

Cloudways Named Among 20 Most Valuable Cloud Computing Companies by InsightSuccess Magazine

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IT magazine InsightSuccess has listed Cloudways Cloud Web Hosting Platform among the Top 20 Most Valuable Cloud Computing Companies for 2015. Cloudways has been ranked among the best Cloud Computing companies after going through a rigorous evaluation process.

Headquartered in Malta, the Cloudways Platform has grown over the years into a solid cloud hosting industry presence. Being ranked in the Top 20 for Cloud Computing is a result of the consistently positive client feedback, and frequent technical improvements to the Cloudways Platform. InsightSuccess recognized this trend of enhancements by recommending Cloudways as a premium managed cloud web hosting solution...

Perspecsys Receives 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

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Perspecsys, a leader in enterprise cloud data protection solutions recently acquired by Blue Coat Systems, Inc., announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Perspecsys Cloud Data Protection Platform a 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner.

The Cloud Computing Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market. "We are thrilled TMC has honored us with The Cloud Computing Excellence Award," said David Canellos, CEO of Perspecsys. "As demand for strong data security and regulatory compliance in the cloud has surged, we have been laser focused on delivering the best enterprise-class capabilities for encryption and tokenization in public cloud environments. To have our efforts and success recognized with this award is a significant achievement for our entire team."...

Hitachi Data Systems wins cloud award

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Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has been named a winner of the TMC 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Awards for its advanced Hitachi Content Platform portfolio, including Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere and Hitachi Data Ingestor. Presented by Cloud Computing magazine, the Cloud Computing Excellence Awards recognise companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.

The Hitachi Content Platform portfolio is the only portfolio that offers integrated solutions and a single architecture for private and hybrid cloud, OpenStack support, cost-effective erasure-coded dense storage, elastic cloud gateways, file sync and share, and mobile access to enterprise NAS file shares...

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ProtectWise Named A Gartner 2015 "Cool Vendor" In Cloud Security Services

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ProtectWise, the provider of the Cloud Network DVR for enterprise security, has been included in the Gartner, Inc. report: "Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services, 2015."[i] The report notes, "Gartner's Cool Vendors in cloud security services offer highly innovative technologies that address an organization's demand for agile, responsive and cost-effective solutions."

"We believe inclusion in the Gartner 'Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services' report validates the value of our disruptive cloud approach to enterprise network security," said Scott Chasin, CEO and co-founder of ProtectWise.  "By leveraging the cloud, we give enterprises a level of visibility and detection of network security events, both in real time and retrospectively, that just isn't possible using traditional, on-premises hardware solutions. This is imperative in a post-prevention world where network breaches go undetected for an average of more than six months."...

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Interop Winners Announced, JumpCloud Takes Grand Prize

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The organizers of Interop's annual IT trade fair announced the winners of the 2015 Best of Interop Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday. There was one winner chosen from three finalists in each of 10 categories.
The 2015 Best of Interop winners were:

Grand Prize & Winner in the Applications Category: JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service

JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service lets organizations stop managing directory services locally, and enables them to move to a cloud Relevant Products/Services-based alternative. It can act as an extension or a replacement for existing AD or LDAP directories, and allows users to extend access to SaaS applications...