2012 IT World Awards Winners

7th Annual 2012 Hot Companies and Best Awards

BEST PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Access
ForeScout Technologies for ForeScout CounterACT

Application Delivery
Coyote Point Systems for Equalizer E650GX Application Delivery Controller

Apps
Brainshark, Inc. for SlideShark

Asset Management
NetWorth Services for ePortfolio Manager

Bandwidth Optimization
Talari Networks for Mercury T510

Best IT Hardware (New or Upgrade version)
Visual Network Systems for Visual Performance Manager Xpress™ 10G

Best IT Services (New or Upgrade version)
Aspera GmbH for LaaS – License management as a Service

Best IT Software (New or Upgrade version)
BMC Software for Remedyforce

Business Transaction Management
OpTier for Always-on APM v. 4.5

Cloud Computing/SaaS
KineticD for KineticCloud

Cloud Security
Wedge Networks for WedgeOS Platform

Compliance
Reflexion Networks, Inc. for Reflexion Compliance Suite™

Data Center
TransLattice for TransLattice Application Platform 2.0

Email, Security and Management
Barracuda Networks Inc. for Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Vx

Enterprise 2.0
Eloqua for Eloqua10

Firewalls
Fortinet for FortiGate-5140B

Governance, Risk and Compliance
SEEBURGER AG for SEEBURGER Managed File Transfer (SEE MFT)

Green IT
CommScope, Inc. for OneBase InSite® Connect

Information Security and Risk Management
ThreatMetrix Inc. for ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform

Infrastructure
FileTek, Inc. for StorHouse

Innovations in Enterprise 2.0
SkyDox for SkyDox Solutions

Innovations in Mobile and Wireless
Qosmos for Qosmos ixEngine

Innovations in Unified Communications
InfoVista for Unified Communications Assurance Solution

Innovations in Video
Kontiki, Inc. for Enterprise Video Platform (EVP)

IT Products and Services for Education
Barracuda Networks Inc. for Barracuda Web Filter

IT Products and Services for Enterprise (Large)
Kronos Incorporated for Kronos® InTouch™

IT Products and Services for Enterprise (Medium)
Broadcom Corporation for Broadcom NetXtreme™ Ethernet Solutions

IT Products and Services for Finance, Banking and Insurance
Actiance, Inc. for Vantage

IT Products and Services for Government
TeleCommunication Systems for Next Generation 9-1-1 Solutions (NG 9-1-1)

IT Products and Services for Manufacturing
Ipswitch, Inc. for WhatsUp Gold

IT Products and Services for Retail
iCIMS, Inc. for The Talent Platform

IT Products and Services for Service Delivery
Serena Software, Inc. for Serena Service Manager

IT Products and Services for Small Business, SOHO and Consumers
Eaton Corporation for Eaton 3S UPS

IT Products and Services for Telecommunications
Anue Systems for Anue 5273 Net Tool Optimizer

IT Products and Services for Transportation
Qualcomm Incorporated for Vehicle Inspection Report

Mobile and Wireless Solutions
Redpine Signals for Maxi-Fi BEAM450

Monitoring and Testing
Tektronix for Sentry

Most Innovative IT Hardware
Opengear, Inc. for ACM5504-5-G-I RIM Gateway

Network Intelligence
Gigamon for GigaVUE HD4

Network Management
ActionPacked! Networks for LiveAction 2.3 All-In-One QoS Software

Networking
Infineta Systems, Inc. for Data Mobility Switch (DMS)

Performance Optimization
VeloBit, Inc. for VeloBit HyperCache

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
CloudBees, Inc. for CloudBees Platform as a Service

Products and Services for USA
SCALABLE Network Technologies, Inc. for EXata/cyber

Security Hardware (New or Upgrade version)
WatchGuard Technologies for WatchGuard NGFW XTM 8

Security Services (New or Upgrade version)
Cenzic, Inc. for ClickToSecure Managed

Security Software (New or Upgrade version)
HOB for HOB RD VPN

Social Media, Networking or Collaboration Solutions
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. for GlobalSCAPE Wide Area File Services (WAFS)

Storage Solutions
NexGen Storage for NexGen n5 Storage System

Training, Awareness and Educational Programs (any type of training or awareness)
PhishMe, Inc. for PhishMe.com

Unified or Integrated Security
Fortinet for FortiGate-1000C

Video Solutions and Video Conferencing
Dimension Data for Managed Service for Visual Communications (MSVC)

Virtualization
Virsto Software for Virsto for VDI, vSphere Edition

Voice over IP and Unified Communications
Jabra for Jabra PRO 9450

New Products
Broadcom Corporation for 5G WiFi family of chips

HOT COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Hot Companies
Basho Technologies
Bayshore Networks
Epicor Software Corporation
GroupLogic, Inc.
MonetizeDigital

Best New Information Technology Company of the Year (Service)
AppNeta

Company Growth of the Year (e.g. new products, new offices, new employees, etc.)
Epicor Software Corporation

Innovative Company of the Year (Information Technology)
SYSPRO

HOT TECHNOLOGIES
Suitable for Asia-Pacific
Memjet for Memjet technologies

Suitable for EMEA
Protegrity for Protegrity Tokenization

Suitable for Latin-America
GlobeNet for GlobeNet’s ultra-low latency trading connection to Brazil

Suitable for USA
Fulton Innovation for eCoupled Printed Wireless Power
SECNAP Network Security for CloudJacket Security
Snaptracs, Inc. for Tagg – The Pet Tracker
TraceLink Inc. for TraceLink Business Cloud

BEST OF WEB
Best White Papers
SOA Software for Ready to Use SOA Governance for IBM

Best Technology Write-Ups
BeyondTrust for Preventing Good People from Doing Bad Things

Best Website of the Year
Emulex for The Emulex Implementer’s Lab Website: An Online Technical Resource for Deploying Today’s Leading Storage and Server Solutions

Best IT Blog
SecureState for SecureState’s blog

PEOPLE AND TEAMS
Executive of the Year
Roy Dimoff, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for ViaWest

Business Development Professional of the Year
Brian Henrichs, Chief Business Development Officer of Actiontec Electronics

CTO of the Year
Jered Floyd – CTO and Founder of Permabit Technology Corporation

Entrepreneur/Founder Of The Year
Robert Hull, Founder, President and CFO of Adaptive Planning

Finance Executive of the Year
Robert Hull, Founder, President and CFO of Adaptive Planning

Outstanding Leader of the Decade (in Information Technology Industry)
Dr. Parag Pruthi – Founder, Chairman, CEO for NIKSUN, Inc.

Women Executives in Information Technology Industry
Margie Evashenk, Chief Development Executive of Emulex

Product Management Team of the Year
Telx For Telx InterConnection Product Development and Management Team (Glenn Calafati, Vice President of InterConnection Services)

BEST DEPLOYMENTS AND CASE STUDIES
Suitable for Asia-Pacific
Firetide, Inc. for Seoul Subway Deployment

Suitable for USA
BP Logix for BP Logix Process Director Increases Compliance and Accountability in IT Procurement Processes at NIMH
Medisys Health Communications for ISIS™ Scientific Platform Development and Deployment Process
Solutionary for Solutionary’s design and implementation of security monitoring and management services with ActiveGuard delivers effective and efficient solution to client business issues

CIO OF THE YEAR and PROJECT OF THE YEAR
CIO of the Year
Lonnie Mahrt, CIO and Senior Vice President of Operations – CSG International (Solutionary)

Project of the Year
Josh Garcia, IT Manager for CheckSpring Bank (NETGEAR, Inc.)

PR AND MARKETING CAMPAIGNS
Heightening Information Technology Awareness Campaign of the Year
Blue Trumpet Group for No Wires? No Worries. Making Wireless Power the Next Cool Technology

Information Technology Product Launch (Software) Campaign of the Year
Nadel Phelan, Inc. for Nadel Phelan’s strategies to support Abacas’s business goals

Outbound Messaging Campaign of the Year
ON24, Inc. for Virtual Events User Experience: Hitting an Outbound Messaging Home Run

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
Best Customer Satisfaction Program of the Year
Virtela Technology Services Incorporated for Virtela Global Operations Center