3. Best IT Product, Service, and Solutions Awards

Why enter? This section honors IT product or service in the categories listed below.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  1. Product/ Service/ Solution Model Name
  2. Version # that is being nominated
  3. Company (that provides the nominated product, service, or solution)
  4. City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  5. An essay of up to 650 words – describe the nominated product, service, or solution. Optional but recommended – also include in the essay (a) Year in which this product, service, or solution was first introduced to the market, (b) Year in which this product, service, or solution was last upgraded or revised, and (c) Approximate number of users of this product/ service worldwide.
  6. Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition
  7. Optional (but recommended) – supporting website URLs and/or supporting file attachments may be upload to support your entry (please do not password protect anything otherwise the judges will not be able to view)

Nominate the Product, Service, or Solution in one or more of the following categories

  • Access Solutions & Management 
  • Accessories (Everything, printers, mouse, cables…) 
  • Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) 
  • Application Delivery 
  • Application Monitoring and Management 
  • Application Programming Interfaces (API) Management 
  • Application Release Automation (ARA) 
  • Application Security Testing (AST) 
  • Apps 
  • Asset Management 
  • Bandwidth Optimization 
  • Best IT Hardware (New or Upgrade version) 
  • Best IT Services (New or Upgrade version) 
  • Best IT Software (New or Upgrade version) 
  • Business Analytics Services (BAS) 
  • Business Continuity Management Planning 
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics 
  • Business Process Management (BPM) 
  • Business Transaction Management 
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) 
  • Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) 
  • Cloud Computing/SaaS 
  • Cloud Infrastructure 
  • Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 
  • Cloud Security 
  • Cloud Single Sign-On – NEW CATEGORY
  • Cloud-Based Financial Management 
  • Communications as a Service 
  • Communications Solutions (voice, data and video) 
  • Compliance Data Center 
  • Configure Price Quote (CPQ) 
  • Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) 
  • Contact Center Infrastructure
  • Content Collaboration 
  • Content Services Platforms 
  • Corporate Performance Management 
  • Customer Communications Management (CCM) 
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) & Customer Experience 
  • Data Center Backup and Recovery 
  • Data Center Infrastructure Management 
  • Data Center Networking 
  • Data Integration Tools 
  • Data Quality Tools 
  • Data Science Platforms 
  • Digital Commerce 
  • Digital Experience Platforms 
  • Digital Marketing Analytics & Optimization 
  • Disaster Recovery as a Service 
  • Distributed File Systems and Object Storage 
  • Email, Security and Management 
  • Endpoint Security 
  • Enterprise 2.0 
  • Enterprise Agile Planning Tools 
  • Enterprise Architecture Tools 
  • Enterprise Data Loss Prevention 
  • Enterprise Information Archiving 
  • Enterprise Mobility Management (includes High-Security Mobility Management) 
  • Enterprise Network Firewalls 
  • Enterprise Video Content Management 
  • Field Service Management 
  • Financial Corporate Performance Management 
  • Firewalls 
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance 
  • Green IT 
  • Group Video Systems 
  • Human Capital Management (HCM) 
  • Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) 
  • Identity Governance, Administration, & Management
  • Information Security and Risk Management 
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) 
  • Innovations in Enterprise 2.0 
  • Innovations in IT (Information Technology) 
  • Innovations in Mobile and Wireless 
  • Innovations in Unified Communications 
  • Innovations in Video 
  • Insider Threat Detection and Solutions 
  • Insight Engines 
  • Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis 
  • Integrated Revenue and Customer Management (IRCM) 
  • Integrated Risk Management 
  • Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS)
  • Intelligent Business Process Management 
  • Internet of Things (IoT) 
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention 
  • IT Products & Services for Agriculture 
  • IT Products & Services for Critical Infrastructure
  • IT Products & Services for Education 
  • IT Products & Services for Enterprise (Large) 
  • IT Products & Services for Enterprise (Medium) 
  • IT Products & Services for Finance, Banking and Insurance 
  • IT Products & Services for Government 
  • IT Products & Services for Healthcare 
  • IT Products & Services for Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure 
  • IT Products & Services for Manufacturing 
  • IT Products & Services for Media and Entertainment 
  • IT Products & Services for Retail 
  • IT Products & Services for Service Delivery 
  • IT Products & Services for Small Business, SOHO and Consumers 
  • IT Products & Services for Telecommunications 
  • IT Products & Services for Transportation 
  • IT Products and Services for Utilities 
  • IT Products & Services for Web and Online 
  • IT Project and Portfolio Management 
  • IT Risk Management 
  • IT Service Management 
  • IT Services 
  • Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems 
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Managed Services 
  • Managed Hosting 
  • Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting 
  • Managed Mobility Services 
  • Managed Security Services 
  • Managed Workplace Services 
  • Marketing Resource Management 
  • Master Data Management (MDM) Solutions 
  • Merchandise Assortment Planning & Management 
  • Metadata Management Solutions 
  • Meter Data Management 
  • Mission-Critical Servers 
  • Mobile and Wireless Solutions 
  • Mobile App Development Solutions
  • Modular Servers 
  • Monitoring and Testing 
  • Most Innovative IT Hardware 
  • Most Innovative IT Service 
  • Most Innovative IT Software 
  • Multichannel Marketing-Campaign Management 
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) 
  • Network Intelligence 
  • Network Management 
  • Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics 
  • Network Services 
  • Networking 
  • Object-Based Storage 
  • Operational Database Management Systems 
  • Operations Support Systems 
  • Oracle Application Services 
  • Payroll Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) 
  • Performance Optimization 
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) 
  • Policy Management 
  • Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Solutions 
  • Products and Services for Asia-Pacific 
  • Products and Services for Canada 
  • Products and Services for EMEA 
  • Products and Services for Latin-America 
  • Products and Services for USA 
  • Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance Management 
  • Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 
  • Public Cloud Storage Services 
  • Retail Core Banking Solutions 
  • Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation (SOD) 
  • Sales Force Automation 
  • Sales Performance Management 
  • SAP Application Services 
  • Scale-Out File Storage 
  • Secure Web Gateways 
  • Security Awareness Computer-Based Training 
  • Security Hardware (New or Upgrade version) 
  • Security Information and Event Management 
  • Security Services (New or Upgrade version) 
  • Security Software (New or Upgrade version) 
  • Small Cell Network 
  • Social Media, Networking or Collaboration Solutions 
  • Software Asset Management Tools 
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) 
  • Software Test Automation 
  • Solid-State Arrays 
  • Storage Arrays 
  • Storage Solutions 
  • Strategic Corporate Performance Management Solutions 
  • Strategic Sourcing Application Solutions 
  • Structured Data Archiving (SDA) 
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM) 
  • Talent Management System (TMS) 
  • Telecommuting 
  • Training, Awareness and Educational Programs (any type of
  • training or awareness) 
  • Transportation Management Systems (TMS) 
  • Unified Communications 
  • Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) 
  • Unified or Integrated Security 
  • Vendor Risk Management 
  • Video Solutions and Video Conferencing 
  • Virtualization 
  • Voice over IP and Unified Communications 
  • Web (Application, Gateway, Security, etc.) 
  • Web Application Firewalls 
  • Web Conferencing 
  • Web Content Management 
  • Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure 
  • Workforce Engagement Management