2011 IT World Awards Winners

6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Awards

BEST PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WINNERS
Application Delivery
Array Networks for APV9650 Application Delivery Controller

Asset Management
QAD for QAD Enterprise Asset Management

Bandwidth Optimization
Sycamore Networks, Inc. for IQstream Adaptive Content Optimization for the Radio Access Network
Vantrix for Vantrix Bandwidth Optimizer

Business Transaction Management
OpTier for OpTier BTM 4

Cloud Computing/SaaS
Astaro for Astaro Mail Archiving

Compliance
Dyadem for Stature

Data Center
Wedge Networks Inc. for Wedge BeSecure 2080

Governance, Risk and Compliance
Wipro Technologies for Integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance Solution (iGRC)

Green IT
VYCON for VYCON VDC-XE

Information Security and Risk Management
BeyondTrust for PowerBroker Suite

Infrastructure and Enterprise 2.0
YouSendIt, Inc. for Enterprise Management Services (EMS)

IT Hardware (New or Upgrade version)
SMART Technologies for SMART Board™ 885ix interactive whiteboard

IT Software and Services (New or Upgrade version)
Plixer International, Inc. for Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer v8.0

Mobile Solutions
SECNAP Network Security for Rule18 Email Encryption

Monitoring and Testing
AlertSite for DéjàClick

Network Management/Intelligence
Netformx for Netformx DesignXpert

Networking Solutions
Emulex Corporation for OneConnect Universal Converged Network Adapters

Performance Optimization and Service Delivery
Uptime Software for up.time v5

Policy Management
nCircle for nCircle Suite360

Security Hardware (New or Upgrade version)
Emulex Corporation for OneSecure

Security Services and Solutions for Finance, Banking and Insurance
iovation Inc. for iovation ReputationManager 360

Security Software (New or Upgrade version)
Qosmos for Qosmos ixEngine

Solutions for Enterprise (Large)
Kronos Inc. for Kronos Next Generation User Interface

Solutions for Enterprise (Medium)
Epicor Software Corporation for Epicor ERP

Solutions for Manufacturing
QAD for QAD Shop Floor Planning and Scheduling Workbenches

Solutions for Retail, Small Business, SOHO, Consumers
iCIMS for Talent Platform

Solutions for Telecommunications
Actiontec Electronics for 4GRN-DLV 4G LTE Router

Social Media and Entertainment, Networking or Collaboration Solutions
Spigit for Spigit S3

Storage Solutions
FileTek, Inc. for StorHouse for Life Sciences

Virtualization
Virtensys, Inc. for VIO-4004 I/O Virtualization appliance

VoIP and Unified Communication
MegaPath Inc. for Hosted Voice

Wireless Solutions
Meraki Inc. for Meraki Cloud-Controlled Enterprise Wireless LAN

New Products
Aquantia Corporation

HOT COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS (MULTIPLE WINNERS)
2011 Hot Companies
Abiquo, Inc.
ANXeBusiness
Cloud.com
Clustrix
Gale Technologies
MANDIANT
NetWitness Corporation
Telx
Trovus
Vineyard Networks

Best New IT (Software) Company of the Year
Vineyard Networks

Business Expansion of the Year
Lieberman Software

Innovative IT Company of the Year
Permabit Technology Corporation

Best Overall IT Company of the Year
Xceedium

Fastest-Growing IT Company of the Year
Netwitness Corporation

Corporate Social/Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year
Autonomic Software, Inc.

HOT TECHNOLOGIES (MULTIPLE WINNERS)
Adaptive Planning for Adaptive Planning 7.0 technologies for U.S.A.
ANXeBusiness for TruComply technologies for U.S.A.
Array Networks for SpeedCore™ Application Delivery Networking Platform technologies for U.S.A.
Automation Anywhere for Automation Anywhere Server technologies for U.S.A.
Imprivata for OneSign Secure Walk-Away™ technologies for U.S.A.
Moxie Software, Inc. for Employee Engagement Spaces technologies for U.S.A.
NetWrix Corporation for NetWrix Change Reporter Suite technologies for U.S.A.
NetScout Systems for Adaptive Session Intelligence (ASI) technologies for U.S.A.
Savant Protection for Application Whitelisting technologies for U.S.A.
Streamcore for StreamGroomers technologies for EMEA

BEST DEPLOYMENTS (MULTIPLE WINNERS)
ADTRAN, Inc. for Pembina Trails School – Canada’s fastest educational network deploys the industry leading unified communications system in Education
ATEN for Arrow Electronics Automates its Product Test Center Operations with ATEN’s Panel Array Mode Functionality in Manufacturing
Emerson Network Power for Temple University and Health Systems Campus Data Center Expansion / Collaboration in Data Center
Faronics for Faronics Anti-Virus & Deep Freeze and Ballston Spa Central School District in Education
Foreground Security for Foreground Security Team Elevates Security Posture for the Department of Health and Human Services in Governance, Risk and Compliance
Learning Tree International for The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Other Government Agencies Implement Learning Tree International’s FAC-P/PM Curriculum, Quickly Improving Performance in Government
NCP Engineering, Inc. for American Hospice Salvages Mobile Health Initiative in Healthcare
Plex Systems for Aerospace Manufacturer Adds Value With Integrated Manufacturing System in Aerospace
SOA Software for State of California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in Government
Virtela for Global Manufacturing Company Speeds Up Business Via Cloud Application Acceleration in Application Delivery

WHITE PAPERS, TECHNOLOGY WRITE-UPS AND BLOGS (MULTIPLE WINNERS)
ActionPacked! Networks for Is Your Network Ready for the Cloud? For Best White Papers
Black Box Network Services for A Beginner’s Guide to Cybercrime For Best White Papers
Black Box Network Services for CAT 6a F/UTP vs. UTP: What You Need to Know For Best White Papers
Black Box Network Services for The Basics of NAC—Network Access Control For Best White Papers
Emulex Corporation for Management Mind Meld: What Network Administrators Need to Know About Storage Management for Best Technology Write-Ups
FleetMind Solutions Inc. for Waste Fleet Safety: Tips and Tools to Ensure Safe Driving For Best White Papers
NCP Engineering, Inc. for VPN Haus for Best Blogs
Pure Storage for The Storage Performance Crisis For Best White Papers
QAD for Serialization and ePedigree: New Opportunities for Life Sciences Manufacturers For Best White Papers
Wedge Networks Inc. for Meeting the Organizational Security Needs of Tomorrow For Best White Papers

CIO-IT EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
Mike Booke, Vice President of Global Information Technology for Capital Safety (nominated by QAD)

EXECUTIVES AND TEAMS
Executive of the Year (e.g. CEO, President, VP, Director, etc.)
Paul Pluschkell, CEO of Spigit

Pioneer Award
Late Ken Olsen (founder of DEC)

CTO of the Year
Tim Belcher, Chief Technology Officer of NetWitness

Entrepreneur/Founder Of The Year
Pete Malcolm, CEO of Abiquo, Inc.

Management Team of the Year
MTN Satellite Communications

Finance Executive of the Year
Kelly Bodnar Battles, CFO of Host Analytics

Women Professionals in IT Industry
Eva Bunker, Co-Founder and CIO of Critical Watch

R&D Professional of the Year
Mary Ann Guthrie, Director of Research & Development, Customer Management for QAD

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING CATEGORIES
Product Management/Marketing Initiative or Program of the Year
Actiontec Electronics for CrossTalk

SUPPORT AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CATEGORIES
Best Support Initiative or Program of the Year
Astaro

Best Support Team of the Year
Coyote Point Systems for Equalizer E650GX with VLB Advanced

Best Customer Satisfaction of the Year
Avenda Systems Customer Assurance Team

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING CATEGORIES
IT Campaign of the Year (by a PR agency or In-House)
Madison Alexander PR for Lieberman Software Maximum Exposure Campaign

Social Media Campaign of the Year (by a PR agency or In-House)
Ventana New Media for Queplix Rapidly Escalate Internet Visibility Through Content-Driven SEO in Social Media

PR Agency of the Year for IT Companies
March Communications for Helping Zeus Stand Out from Large U.S. Rivals

Product Launch Campaign
Vantage Communications for Not Just another App – Vantage Communications Breaks through the Static