2016 IT World Awards Winners

11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards

New Products and Services

New Products and Services – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Talari (San Jose, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Talari Aware 2.0
Silver Winner
Opengear (Sandy, UT USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Resilience Gateway v1
Exabeam (San Mateo, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Threat Hunter v1.0
Veriflow (Oakland, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Veriflow v1.0
Bronze Winners
AgileCraft (Georgetown, TX USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for AgileCraft v9.0
Azul Systems (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Zulu Embedded
mroads LLC (Irving, TX USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for mroads interview platform Paññã v1.5
Talari (San Jose, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Talari APN 5.0
Thycotic (Washington, DC USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Thycotic Secret Server 9.0

New Products and Services – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
SIOS Technology Corp. (San Mateo, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for SIOS iQ version 3.4
Silver Winner
Host Analytics (Redwood City, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Host Analytics Modeling
ThreatTrack Security (Clearwater, FL USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ThreatSecure Network v1
Bronze Winners
Druva (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Druva Phoenix version Winter 2016
eG Innovations, Inc. (Iselin, NJ USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for eG Enterprise 6.1
Netformx (San Jose, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Netformx SalesXpert v1.0
OpenMarket Inc. (Seattle, WA USA – 100 – 499 Employee) for OpenMarket’s Global SMS API
Seismic (Solana Beach, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Seismic for Outlook

New Products and Services – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
Nimble Storage (San Jose, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Nimble AF9000 All Flash array
Silver Winner
NETGEAR (San Jose, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Business Central 2.0
Inphi Corporation (Santa Clara, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for ColorZ™ v1
Bronze Winners
BI WORLDWIDE (Minneapolis, MN USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for BUZZ v1
Information Builders (New York, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Omni-Gen
Radware, Inc. (Mahwah, NJ, USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Alteon VA for NFV

New Products and Services – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winner
Samsung Electronics (Seoul, South Korea – 2,500 or more Employees) for Samsung Portable SSD T3 (250GB: MU-PT250B 500GB: MU-PT500B 1TB: MU-PT1T0B 2TB: MU-PT2T0B)
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords v1
Epicor Software Corporation (Austin, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Epicor® FFL Compliance Manager™ v1.0
Bronze Winners
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell SonicWALL Capture Advanced Threat Protection Service
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell SonicWALL Secure Mobile Access (SMA) v11.4
Quest Diagnostics (Madison, NJ USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Data Diagnostics™ v1

Best Products and Services

Accessories (Everything, printers, mouse, cables…)
Gold Winner
Epson America, Inc. (Long Beach, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 with Replaceable Ink Pack System

Apps
Gold Winner
Ceridian (Minneapolis, MN USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for TeamRelate™ v2.2.2
Silver Winner
Broadview Networks (Rye Brook, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MyOfficeSuite™ Mobile App v2.0

Best IT Hardware (New or Upgrade version)
Gold Winner
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for FUJITSU N7100 v1.0

Best IT Services (New or Upgrade version)
Gold Winner
Ceridian (Minneapolis, MN USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for TeamRelate™ v2.2.2

Best IT Software (New or Upgrade version) – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Numerify (Cupertino, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Numerify v2.0

Best IT Software (New or Upgrade version) – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
MapR Technologies (San Jose, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for MapR Converged Data Platform version 5.1
Silver Winner
Aternity Inc (Westborough, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Aternity Version 9
Bronze Winner
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for PaperStream Capture Pro v1.2

Best IT Software (New or Upgrade version) – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
Information Builders (New York, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for WebFOCUS 8
Silver Winner
Accellion (Palo Alto, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for kiteworks version kw2016.01.03

Best IT Software (New or Upgrade version) – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winner
Eaton (Dublin, Ireland – 2,500 or more Employees) for Intelligent Power Manager™ software v1.52
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Recovery Manager for Active Directory 8.7

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
Gold Winner
Globalscape (San Antonio, TX USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Enhanced File Transfer (EFT) Workspaces v1
Silver Winner
Apperian (Boston, MA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Apperian EASE
Bronze Winners
CTERA Networks (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for CTERA version 5.0
HOB GmbH & Co. KG (Cadolzburg, Bavaria, Germany – 100 – 499 Employees) for HOBLink Mobile v2.3

Cloud Computing/SaaS – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Iron.io (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Iron.io Job Processing Platform version Iron.io solutions: Iron.io for data processing, Iron.io for file processing, and Iron.io for ETL (extract, transform, load)

Cloud Computing/SaaS – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Zyme (Redwood Shores, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Zyme Channel Data Management Platform v3.0
Silver Winner
Jobvite (San Mateo, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Jobvite Platform
Bronze Winners
AppFolio Inc (Goleta, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for AppFolio Property Manager
AppFolio Inc (Goleta, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for MyCase
Code42 (Minneapolis, MN USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Code42 CrashPlan v5.0
Showpad (San Francisco, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Showpad

Cloud Computing/SaaS – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
iCIMS, Inc. (Matawan, NJ USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for iCIMS Talent Platform v16.1
Silver Winner
Linkbynet (Saint-Denis, Ile-de-France, France – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for SelfDeploy

Cloud Computing/SaaS – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winner
Kronos Incorporated (Chelmsford, MA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Kronos Workforce Central 8
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell Cloud Manager v11

Cloud Security
Gold Winner
Alert Logic (Houston, TX USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Alert Logic Cloud Defender
Silver Winner
Netskope, Inc. (Los Altos, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Netskope Secure Cloud v1.0
Bronze Winners
Accellion (Palo Alto, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for kiteworks v5.8.0
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell One Identity Cloud Access Manager 8.1
ZENEDGE (Los Angeles, CA USA – Los Angeles) for ZENEDGE

Communications Solutions (voice, data and video)
Gold Winner
TelStrat (Allen, TX USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Engage WFO™ (Release 5)

Communications as a Service
Gold Winner
Vonage Holdings Corp. (Holmdel, NJ USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for gUnify Middleware Product

Email, Security and Management
Gold Winner
Barracuda Networks (Campbell, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Barracuda Email Security Service v2.8.9
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell Administrator for Office 365 v1
Bronze Winner
Globalscape (San Antonio, TX USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Mail Express® v4.2

Firewalls
Gold Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell SonicWALL TZ600 Firewall Series

Governance, Risk and Compliance
Gold Winner
BRIDGE Energy Group (Marlboro, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for NERC CIP v5/Cybersecurity Health Check
Silver Winner
Bloomberg BNA Software (Arlington, VA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for BNA Fixed Assets Web version 2016.0
Bronze Winners
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell One Identity Manager 7.0
Globalscape (San Antonio, TX USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Enhanced File Transfer (EFT) v7.2
Lynx Technology Partners (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Lynx Risk and Compliance Management Solution

Information Security and Risk Management
Gold Winner
RiskSense, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for RiskSense Platform v5.1

Innovations in IT (Information Technology)
Gold Winner
Syncsort (Woodcliff Lake, NJ USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Apache Spark Mainframe Connector Version 1 (1.0.0)
Silver Winner
General Communication Inc. (Anchorage, AK USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for GCI 1 GIG Internet Service v1

Innovations in Mobile and Wireless
Gold Winner
NetMotion Wireless (Seattle, WA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Mobility v10.7
Silver Winner
Actiontec Electronics (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ScreenBeam Continuum Edition v1
Bronze Winner
NetMotion Wireless (Seattle, WA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Diagnostics v3.2

Innovations in Unified Communications
Gold Winner
Fonality (Plano, TX USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Heads Up Display™
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell Unified Communications Command Suite 8.2
Bronze Winner
Broadview Networks (Rye Brook, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MyOfficeSuite™ v2.0
Masergy Communications, Inc. (Plano, TX USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Masergy WebRTC Suite

Insider Threat Detection and Solutions
Gold Winner
DataGravity (Nashua, NH USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Discovery Series v2.2
Silver Winner
Niara (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Niara
Bronze Winner
Attivo Networks (Fremont, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Attivo BOTsink® Solution v2.0
Exabeam (San Mateo, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Exabeam User Behavior Intelligence Platform v2.0
Varonis Systems, Inc. (New York, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Varonis DatAlert (Version 6.2.5 of the Varonis Metadata Framework)

Internet of Things (IoT)
Gold Winner
Wistron NeWeb Corp. (Hsinchu, Taiwan – 2,500 or more Employees) for 24GHz radar system

IT Products and Services for Education
Gold Winner
Accellion (Palo Alto, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for kiteworks v5.8.0

IT Products and Services for Enterprise (Large)
Gold Winner
Code42 (Minneapolis, MN USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Code42 CrashPlan v5.0
Silver Winner
Cradlepoint (Boise, ID USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for COR IBR1100 with Enterprise Cloud Manager
Bronze Winner
Accellion (Palo Alto, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for kiteworks v5.8.0
ADTRAN Inc. (Huntsville, AL USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ProCloud for Switches
Netwrix Corporation (Irvine, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Netwrix Auditor v7.1

IT Products and Services for Enterprise (Medium)
Gold Winner
PagerDuty (San Francisco, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for PagerDuty

IT Products and Services for Finance, Banking and Insurance
Gold Winner
Arxan Technologies (Bethesda, MD USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Arxan Application Protection for Host Card Emulation (HCE) v 7.2
Silver Winner
Accellion (Palo Alto, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for kiteworks v5.8.0

IT Products and Services for Government
Gold Winner
Acendre (Arlington, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Acendre People Analytics
Silver Winner
Accellion (Palo Alto, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for kiteworks v5.8.0

IT Products and Services for Healthcare
Gold Winner
Quest Diagnostics (Madison, NJ USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Data Diagnostics™ v1

IT Products and Services for Manufacturing
Gold Winner
MSC Software Corporation (Newport Beach, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MSC Apex – Next Generation Engineering Simulation Software

IT Products and Services for Service Delivery
Gold Winner
CTERA Networks (New York, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for CTERA version 5.0

IT Products and Services for Small Business, SOHO and Consumers
Gold Winner
AppFolio Inc (Goleta, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for MyCase
Silver Winner
AppFolio Inc (Goleta, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for AppFolio Property Manager

IT Products and Services for Telecommunications
Gold Winner
InfoVista (Paris, Île-de-France, France – 100 – 499 Employees) for VistaNEO v2.0
Silver Winner
Corero Network Security 9Hudson, VA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for SmartWall Threat Defense System (TDS) v8.13
Bronze Winner
Viettel Group (Ha Noi, Viet Nam – 2,500 or more Employees) for Viettel – Antispam v2.0
Viettel Group (Ha Noi, Viet Nam – 2,500 or more Employees) for Viettel Billing & Customer Care System v2.0

IT Products and Services for Transportation
Gold Winner
Teletrac Navman (Garden Grove, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Teletrac Navman DIRECTOR
Silver Winner
Geotab (Oakville, Ontario, Canada – 100 – 499 Employees) for Geotab GO7 version GO7 + Active Tracking and GOTALK
Bronze Winner
SkyBitz, Inc. (Herndon, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for SkyBitz Falcon GXT3000 (version GXT3100B)

Mobile and Wireless Solutions
Gold Winner
Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (San Diego, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 processer
Silver Winner
VAI (Ronkonkoma, NY USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for S2K Mobile version 5.0
Bronze Winner
Actiontec Electronics (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ScreenBeam Continuum Edition v1

Most Innovative IT Software – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Pivot3 (Austin, TX USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Pivot3 Hyper-converged Infrastructure v7

Most Innovative IT Software – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
HOB GmbH & Co. KG (Cadolzburg, Bavaria, Germany – 100 – 499 Employees) for HOB RD VPN v2.1
Silver Winner
ZL Technologies (Milpitas, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ZL Enterprise Analytics (part of ZL Unified Archive 8.0.3)
Bronze Winners
Catalogic Software (Woodcliff Lake, NJ USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ECX v2.3
Lattice Engines (San Mateo, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Buyer Insights
Syncsort (Woodcliff Lake, NJ USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Ironstream v2

Most Innovative IT Software – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
MSC Software Corporation (Newport Beach, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MSC Apex – Next Generation Engineering Simulation Software

Network Management
Gold Winner
Ipswitch (Lexington, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold version 16.4
Silver Winner
ScienceLogic (Reston, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ScienceLogic Hybrid IT Monitoring Platform v7.8
Bronze Winner
Flowmon Networks (Brno, Czech Republic – 11 – 99 Employees) for Flowmon 8.0

Networking
Gold Winner
Aryaka Networks (Milpitas, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for SD-WAN ULTRA

Performance Optimization
Gold Winner
SAP (Walldorf, Germany – 2,500 or more Employees) for PreFlight solution v2

Products and Services for USA
Gold Winner
General Communication Inc. (Anchorage, AK USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for GCI 1 GIG Internet Service v1

Security Hardware (New or Upgrade version)
Gold Winner
Savvius (Walnut Creek, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Savvius Vigil v2.0
Silver Winner
WatchGuard Technologies (Seattle, WA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for WatchGuard Firebox M5600 (running Fireware 11.10.7 firmware)
Bronze Winners
Ixia (Calabasa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for ThreatARMOR
Ixia (Calabasa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Vision ONE

Security Services (New or Upgrade version)
Gold Winner
Arbor Networks (Burlington, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Arbor Cloud v2.0
Silver Winner
EventTracker (Columbia, MD USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for EventTracker Security Center v8.1
Bronze Winners
iovation (Portland, OR USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Device-Based Authentication v1
Lynx Technology Partners (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Lynx Risk and Compliance Management Solution
Radware, Inc. (Mahwah, NJ, USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Attack Mitigation Service

Security Software (New or Upgrade version) 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Prevoty (Menlo Park, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Application Security Monitoring (ASM) v1
Silver Winner
RiskSense, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for RiskSense Platform v5.1

Security Software (New or Upgrade version) 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Netskope, Inc. (Los Altos, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Netskope Active Platform v3.0
Silver Winner
Somansa (San Jose, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Privacy-i SaaS Endpoint DLP v2.0
Bronze Winners
Darktrace (Cambridge, UK – 100 – 499 Employees) for Enterprise Immune System v2.5
HOB GmbH & Co. KG (Cadolzburg, Bavaria, Germany – 100 – 499 Employees) for HOB RD VPN v2.1
LookingGlass Cyber Solution, Inc. (Reston, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for ScoutPrime v1.0

Social Media, Networking or Collaboration Solutions
Gold Winner
Jive Software (Palo Alto, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Jive-n Intractive Internet version 2016.1
Silver Winner
Ceridian (Minneapolis, MN USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for TeamRelate™ v2.2.2

Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Gold Winner
Versa Networks (Santa Clara, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Versa Networks for Service Providers v1.0

Storage Solutions – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Pivot3 (Austin, TX USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for NexGen QoS Manager for vCenter Server 6 v3.5

Storage Solutions – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Kaminario (Needham, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Kaminario K2 v5.5 All-Flash Array v5.5
Silver Winner
SolidFire (Boulder, CO USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for SolidFire Platform, Element Operating System, Oxygen v8
Bronze Winner
DataGravity (Nashua, NH USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Discovery Series v2.2

Storage Solutions – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
NEC (Santa Clara, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for HYDRAstor HS Series (HYDRAstor HS8-5000)
Silver Winner
Nimble Storage (San Jose, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for CS700 Storage Array
Bronze Winners
Barracuda Networks (Campbell, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Barracuda Backup v6.2
Nimble Storage (San Jose, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for InfoSight version 2016.02

Storage Solutions – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winners
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Ridgefield Park, NJ USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for PM863
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Ridgefield Park, NJ USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for SM863
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell Data Protection | Rapid Recovery v1

Training, Awareness and Educational Programs (any type of training or awareness)
Gold Winner
Global Learning Systems (Clarksville, MD USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Security Awareness Training Program: “Strengthening Your Human Firewall™

Unified or Integrated Security
Gold Winner
WatchGuard Technologies (Seattle, WA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for WatchGuard Firebox T50-W (running Fireware 11.10.7 firmware)
Silver Winner
Happiest Minds Technologies (Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for iSaaS – Integrated Security-as-a-Service v1.5

Video Solutions and Video Conferencing
Gold Winner
Broadview Networks (Rye Brook, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for OfficeSuite HD Meeting® v3.7

Virtualization
Gold Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Dell Appliance for Wyse – vWorkspace

Voice over IP and Unified Communications
Gold Winner
Broadview Networks (Rye Brook, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for OfficeSuite® Phone v7.1

Hot Companies
Gold Winners (Alphabetically)
Exabeam (San Mateo, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
FinancialForce (San Francisco, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)
Iron.io (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Masergy Communications, Inc. (Plano, TX USA – 100 – 499 Employees)
MediaPro Holdings, LLC (Bothell, WA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Motive Interactive (San Diego, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Startup of the Year – 2011
Gold Winner
DoubleDutch (San Francisco, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) January 2011
Silver Winner
Showpad (San Francisco, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) May 2011
Bronze Winner
Happiest Minds Technologies (Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 500 – 2,499 Employees) August 2011

Startup of the Year – 2012
Gold Winner
The Sixth Flag, Inc. (Raleigh, NC USA – 1 – 10 Employees) August 2012
Silver Winner
Versa Networks (Santa Clara, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for September 2012
Bronze Winners
Cashpundit Inc (Valley Cottage, NY USA – 1 – 10 Employees) August 2012
IPVanish (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees) February 2012
Numerify (Cupertino, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) September 2012

Startup of the Year – 2013
Gold Winner
Evident.io (Dublin, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) September 2013
Silver Winner
Robin Systems (San Jose, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) May 2013
Bronze Winners
Exabeam (San Mateo, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) July 2013
Kore (Orlando, FL USA – 100 – 499 Employees) September 2013
Niara (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) October 2013
Teridion (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) August 2013
Vix Solutions Ltd (London, UK – 11 – 99 Employees) March 2013

Startup of the Year – 2014
Gold Winner
Kentik (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) March 2014
Silver Winner
SCADAfence (Be’er Sheva, Israel – 11 – 99 Employees) September 2014
Bronze Winners
Allbound (Phoenix, AZ USA – 1 – 10 Employees) August 2014
Deep Instinct (Tel Aviv, Israel – 11 – 99 Employees) December 2014
Red Canary (Denver, CO USA – 11 – 99 Employees) February 2014
SECDO (Raanana, Israel – 11 – 99 Employees) June 2014
Verodin (Reston, Virginia, USA – 11 – 99 Employees) January 2014

Startup of the Year – 2015
Gold Winner
Tasytt (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – 1 – 10 Employees) January 2015

Best Overall IT Company of the Year (11 – 99 Employees)
Gold Winner
Nextivity (San Diego, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
MediaPro Holdings, LLC (Bothell, WA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Best Overall IT Company of the Year (100 – 499 Employees)
Gold Winner
LookingGlass Cyber Solution, Inc. (Reston, VA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)
Silver Winner
Arbor Networks (Burlington, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Best Overall IT Company of the Year (500 – 2,499 Employees)
Gold Winner
Cloudera (Palo Alto, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)
Silver Winner
Ixia (Calabasa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)

Best IT Company of the Year (Services)
Gold Winner
Xavient Information Systems (Simi Valley, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees)
Silver Winner
MediaPro Holdings, LLC (Bothell, WA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Best IT Company of the Year (Software) – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
MediaPro Holdings, LLC (Bothell, WA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
Exabeam (San Mateo, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Bronze Winner
Pivot3 (Austin, TX USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Best IT Company of the Year (Software) – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Darktrace (Cambridge, UK – 100 – 499 Employees)
Silver Winner
Virtustream (Bethesda, MD USA – 100 – 499 Employees)
Bronze Winners
AppFolio Inc (Goleta, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)
RES (Radnor, PA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Best IT Company of the Year (Software) – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
Trianz (Santa Clara, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)
Silver Winner
SYSPRO USA (Costa Mesa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)

Company Growth of the Year (e.g. new products, new offices, new employees, etc.)
Gold Winner
JDL Technologies, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees)
Silver Winner
SimpliVity (Westborough, MA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)
Bronze Winner
Motive Interactive (San Diego, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy – Company of the Year
Gold Winner
Dubai Police (Dubai – 2,500 or more Employees)

Innovative Company of the Year (Information Technology)
Gold Winner
Exabeam (San Mateo, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees)

Hot Technologies
Suitable for Asia-Pacific
Gold Winner
MSC Software Corporation (Newport Beach, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MSC Apex – Next Generation Engineering Simulation Software

Suitable for Canada
Gold Winner
TradeRev (Toronto, Ontario, Canada – 100 – 499 Employees) for TradeRev

Suitable for EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa)
Gold Winner
MSC Software Corporation (Newport Beach, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MSC Apex – Next Generation Engineering Simulation Software

Suitable for USA – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Teridion (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Teridion Global Cloud Network
Silver Winner
Fasetto (Superior, WI USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Link
Bronze Winners
Evident.io (Dublin, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for Evident Security Platform (ESP)
JDL Technologies, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale, FL USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for HIPAA Security Fast Track
MediaPro Holdings, LLC (Bothell, WA USA – 11 – 99 Employees) for The Adaptive Awareness Framework

Suitable for USA – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Kore (Orlando, FL USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Kore
Silver Winner
Aryaka Networks (Milpitas, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Software Defined Network Platform

Suitable for USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
BI WORLDWIDE (Minneapolis, MN USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Chameleon 3.0
Silver Winner
MSC Software Corporation (Newport Beach, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for MSC Apex – Next Generation Engineering Simulation Software

Suitable for USA – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winner
Paychex, Inc. (Rochester, NY USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Paychex Flex Enterprise

Best Apps
Gold Winner
Showpad (San Francisco, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Showpad (SmartPhone, Tablets, Others)
Silver Winner
Radware, Inc. (Mahwah, NJ, USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Radware Connect (SmartPhone, Tablets)

Blog of the Year
Gold Winner
Radware, Inc. (Mahwah, NJ, USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Radware Blog

Corporate Collateral and Publication of the Year – Best Newsletter or House Organ/Publication – Online/Digital
Gold Winner
Actiontec Electronics (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for CrossTalk newsletter

Live Events – Brand Experience Event
Gold Winner
Globoforce (Southborough, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Globoforce’s 2015 WorkHuman Conference

Live Events – Exhibition Display, Stand or Feature
Gold Winner
Globoforce (Southborough, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Globoforce’s Candy Booth at the 2015 SHRM Conference

Social Media Impact – Facebook
Gold Winner
General Communication Inc. (Anchorage, AK USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for GCI Alaska Wildfire Support – Social Media: Facebook

Video of the Year
Gold Winner
Comtrend (Irvine, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for Reaching Farther: The WAP-PC1750W

Websites, Design, and Content – Best Overall Web Design
Gold Winner
Actiontec Electronics (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Websites, Design, and Content – Best Product/Service Site
Gold Winner
Actiontec Electronics (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Best White-Paper or Report of the Year
Gold Winner
Radware, Inc. (Mahwah, NJ, USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for 2015-2016 Global Application & Network Security Report

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year – 11 – 99 Employees
Gold Winner
Brendan Smith, CEO & Founder – Motive Interactive (San Diego, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Services)
Silver Winner
Ellen Rubin, CEO and co-founder – ClearSky Data (Boston, MA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Services)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Rodney Rogers, CEO and Co-Founder – Virtustream (Bethesda, MD USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)
Silver Winners
Al Monserrat, CEO – RES (Radnor, PA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software)
Dave Kellogg, CEO – Host Analytics (Redwood City, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
Bethany Mayer, CEO – Ixia (Calabasa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees – Industry: Security Hardware)
Silver Winner
Gray Hall, CEO – Alert Logic (Houston, TX USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees – Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of the Year
Gold Winner
Tracey Mustacchio, Chief Marketing Officer – RES (Radnor, PA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software)

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Year
Gold Winner
Yoram Mizrachi, CTO – Perfecto Mobile (Woburn, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)
Silver Winner
Travis Reeder, CTO & Co-founder – Iron.io (San Francisco, CA USA – 11 – 99 Employees – Industry: Cloud Computing/SaaS)

Management Team of the Year – Security Services
Gold Winner
Aric Perminter, Founder and Chairman – Lynx Technology Partners (New York, NY USA – 11 – 99 Employees) Team members include: Bobby Dominguez CSSO, Gina Mahin COO, Rich Hlavka CEO, Steve Brewer CTO.

Best Deployments and Case Studies

Suitable for Asia-Pacific
Gold Winner
Viettel Group (Ha Noi, Viet Nam – 2,500 or more Employees) for Viettel Financial Inclusion Service

Suitable for USA
Gold Winner
SolidFire (Boulder, CO USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for The California Public Utilities Commission: Achieving near-total virtualization
Silver Winner
Dell Inc. (Round Rock, TX USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for AgreeYa deploys VDIXtend based on Dell Wyse vWorkspace to thousands
Bronze Winner
Xavient Information Systems (Simi Valley, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Vendor upgrades user experience; cuts NextGen App provider’s storage costs.

Information Technology Marketing Awards

IT Marketing Professional of the Year
Gold Winner
Marie Hattar, CMO – Ixia (Calabasa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)

IT Marketing Team of the Year
Gold Winner
Hila Nir, Vice President of Marketing & Product – ZoomInfo (Waltham, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) Team Members Include: Anna Fisher, Lauren Barber, Noelle Mahoney, Rachel Martinez, Ashley Shultz, TJ Beard, Chrissy Winske, Sarah Slapak, Nicole Messier, Robert Yu, Ryan Hadfield, Molly Clarke, Jonathan Pace

IT Marketing Department of the Year
Gold Winner
Tracey Mustacchio, Chief Marketing Officer – RES (Radnor, PA USA – 100 – 499 Employees – Industry: Information Technology Software)

IT Marketing Achievement of the Year
Gold Winner
ZoomInfo (Waltham, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) for How ZoomInfo Improved Their Lead Generation Through a Targeted Webinar Strategy

CIO of the Year, IT Project, and IT Department of the Year Awards

CIO/IT Executive of the Year
Gold Winners
Alaeddin Al Badawna, CIO – Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company – ADMA-OPCO (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 2,500 or more Employees)
Steve Townsend, CIO – Transport for London (London, UK – 2,500 or more Employees)

IT Project of the Year
Gold Winner
Duncan Whitney, GCI Vice President Product Management – General Communication Inc. (Anchorage, AK USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for GCI 1 GIG Red – Project members include: Brandy Goss – Director Product Management and Development, Eric Trollson, GCI – Principal Architect, Product, Steve Madsen – Manager Core IT Access, Kate Slyker – Vice President Consumer Marketing, Tim Fitzpatrick – Contractor with Fitzpatrick Communications, BJ Jones – GCI IT and Product Management, Dave Smith, GCI – Engineer Design Fiber, Gary Haines – GCI VP OSP Design Construction and Maintenance
Silver Winner
Robert Hallahan, Vice President of Solution Architecture – Xavient Information Systems (Simi Valley, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Migration of Application Integration Platform – Project members include: Gaurav Krishna, Shiraz Mehdi
Bronze Winners
Chuck Churchill – Director IT – Cisco Systems, Inc. (Research Triangle Park, NC USA – 2,500 or more Employees) for Workload Mobility – Project members include: Karunakaran Duraikannu, Sanjeev Babbar, Chris Taylor, Jeff Hemric, Hugh Flanagan, A V Bala
Mansoor Alrazooqi, Director of The Virtual Technology Center – Dubai Police (Dubai – 2,500 or more Employees) for Special Weapons And Tactics Simulation (SWAT) Simulation – Project members include: Khalid Alrazooqi, Ahmed Bin Subaih, Dawood Mohammed, Ahmed Al Bedwawi, Slymain Ahmed
Peter Francome, Head of Test, Quality and Delivery Innovation – Virgin Media (Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom – 2,500 or more Employees) for Mobile Transformation Programme – Project members include: Beverley Wells, Heather Cumming

IT Department of the Year
Gold Winner
Peter Francome, Head of Test, Quality and Delivery Innovation – Virgin Media (Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom – 2,500 or more Employees) – Key department members include: Beverley Wells, Heather Cumming

Information Technology Public Relations Awards (In-house or Agency)

Heightening IT Awareness Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
FinancialForce (San Francisco, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Beware of the ERP FrankenCloud

IT Service Launch Campaign of the Year
Gold Winner
Happiest Minds Technologies (Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 500 – 2,499 Employees) for Omnichannel Retail Campaign

Customer Service Awards

Customer Service Team of the Year – 1 – 10 Employees
Gold Winner
Susan Tukel, President – LECMPA (Southfield, MI USA – 1 – 10 Employees) – Team members include Christine Brayanis, Melissa Davis, Ryan Partyka, Carol Dudas, Pamela Heidel, Andrew Benoit, Theresa Shari, Mishia Hunwick

Customer Service Team of the Year – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Ryan Hoskin, Director of Customer Success and Support – PagerDuty (San Francisco, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) – Team members include: Kat Gaines, Alexis Chu, Matt Collins, Jonathan Curry, Nick Snyder, Lisa Thompson, Shaina Vu, Max Shrieve-Don, Viona Louie
Silver Winner
Chris French, Vice President of Customer Success – Globoforce (Southborough, MA USA – 100 – 499 Employees) – Team members include: Management Team: Alice Ferguson – Director of Customer Success, Amy Martin – Team Leader Customer Success, Meghan Honan – Team Leader, Chris Depietro – Team Leader – Josephine Ryan; Customer Success Director

Customer Service Team of the Year – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winner
Sue Lindquist, Vice President, GCI Customer Service – General Communication Inc. (Anchorage, AK USA – 2,500 or more Employees) – Team members include: Senior Manager Kim Fox, Managers Diana Wall, Nicci Crawford, Jerrie Oxholm, Bruce Terry, Jennifer Stout, Matt Kliemann

Customer Service Department of the Year – 100 – 499 Employees
Gold Winner
Glenn Wood, Vice President, Service and Logistics – Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)
Silver Winner
Clarence Foster, Director, Global Support and Services – NetMotion Wireless (Seattle, WA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Customer Service Department of the Year – 500 – 2,499 Employees
Gold Winner
Joey Benadretti, President – SYSPRO USA (Costa Mesa, CA USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)
Silver Winner
Daniel Ortolani, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Customer Support Services – Information Builders (New York, NY USA – 500 – 2,499 Employees)

Customer Service Department of the Year – 2,500 or more Employees
Gold Winner
Julie Dodd, Chief Services Officer – Ultimate Software (Weston, FL USA – 2,500 or more Employees)

Support Awards

Best Support Professional of the Year
Gold Winner
Ashley Phillips, Senior Product Support Specialist – TMP Worldwide (Atlanta, GA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)

Best Support Team of the Year
Gold Winner
Chuck Churchill – Director IT – Cisco Systems, Inc. (Research Triangle Park, NC USA – 2,500 or more Employees) Key team members include: Corey Hatch, Sanjeev Babbar, Jeff kidd

Best Support Department of the Year
Gold Winner
Stephen Liem, IT Director – Cisco Systems, Inc. (San Jose, CA USA – 2,500 or more Employees) Department includes: George John, Mike Matthews, Raman Prabhakaran, Rammesh Rajagopal, Sujata Joshi, Satyaprasad Kiran, Mark Broughton, Jeff Lawless, Ajith Subramoni, Sal Pearce, Chandra Sekaran Sethuraman, Fredrick Antony, Kiranmayi Kallepalli, Madhurima Panigrahi, Sabina Balachandran, Satyaprasad Kiran, Tomasz Marciniak
Silver Winner
Clarence Foster, Director, Global Support and Services – NetMotion Wireless (Seattle, WA USA – 100 – 499 Employees)