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360incentives Shortlisted for 2013-14 Cloud Awards Program

International Cloud Computing Program Announces Shortlist

LIGHTNING RELEASES: Whitby, ON (12/17/2013) – 360incentives.com has been shortlisted in the 2013-2014 Cloud Awards Program in the category Most Promising Start-Up.

Identifying and celebrating excellence in the field of cloud computing, the cloud computing awards program encourages entries from across the entire globe – the US, Canada, Australasia and EMEA regions. Entrants can be from organizations of any size, including start-ups.

Categories this year included Best Cloud Infrastructure, Data Innovation of the Year, “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution, Most Promising Start-Up and Best Software as a Service.

Jason Atkins, CEO & Founder, 360incentives said: “For 360 to be shortlisted in the “Most Promising Start-Up” category of the 2013-14 Cloud Awards program is a special honour, and we are delighted to be recognized among the other nominees.”

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “Every year, we think we must have met the ceiling on how high the standard of entries will get. Every year those expectations are smashed, as a new wave of Cloud pioneers and innovators shows us their successes – and more importantly, their drive for success.

“Cloud technologies are like no other, showing a remarkable ability to act as a catalyst for scalable, intuitive, hardworking solutions for business and modern life. We are lucky enough to be able to showcase some of the brightest and best.

“We’re seeing entries from Europe and the UK, from Canada, from the Middle East – and they’re matching pace with US offerings. It’s always sad for those who can’t make the final shortlist, even after splitting awards into geographic regions where necessary, but I can say that every single entry would have been worthy of a place in the final list.

“We have no idea what the 2014-15 Cloud Awards program will bring next year, but it looks like the only way is up.”

Over 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, including Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and the Middle East.

Final winners will be announced on Tuesday 28 January 2014.

The Cloud Awards (http://www.cloud-awards.com/) will return in 2014-15 for a fresh awards program seeking excellence in cloud computing.

Full shortlist

Best Cloud Infrastructure

  • JobDiva
  • Voxeo
  • CloudByte
  • DocuSign
  • Abacus Group LLC
  • Strikeiron
  • Cbeyond
  • DOSarrest Internet Security

Best Platform as a Service / Cloud Middleware

  • MessageSolution, Inc
  • DocuSign
  • Abacus Group, LLC
  • OpenShift by Red Hat
  • Eccentex
  • MuleSoft
  • VASCO Data Security
  • Mendix, Inc

B2B Customer Strategy

  • Panasonic / Marketo
  • TechQuarters
  • Identified
  • Cbeyond, Inc.
  • Unitrends
  • TOA Technologies
  • TeamSupport.com

Security Innovation of the Year

  • Accellion
  • Intralinks
  • CloudPassage
  • HOB GmbH & Co KG
  • PerspecSys, Inc.
  • AccelOps
  • Prolexic Technologies
  • Zscaler
  • Duo Security

Best Cloud Consultancy or Systems Integrator

  • Appirio
  • Simplion Technologies India Private Ltd.
  • TechQuarters
  • 2nd Watch
  • Idealist Consulting
  • Blue Wolf Group LLC

Best Cloud Payment, Chargeback or Billing Solution

  • PEX Card
  • Magnaquest Technologies Ltd
  • Ensim Corporation

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

  • Anaplan
  • Identified
  • FirstRain
  • InsightSquared
  • Glassbeam
  • Birst
  • Alteryx Inc
  • XRS Corporation

Best Cloud Hosting Provider

  • FireHost
  • MessageSolution, Inc
  • Abacus Group LLC
  • GreenQloud
  • AirWatch
  • iWeb
  • Infinitely Virtual
  • PEER 1 Hosting

Most Innovative Use of “Big Data in the Cloud”

  • Identified
  • MapR Technologies

“Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution

  • AppFolio
  • MyMusicCloud
  • Cbeyond, Inc
  • Workshare
  • ServiceMax
  • Broadview Networks
  • Brainshark, Inc
  • Citrix / Citrix Sharefile
  • HOB GmbH & Co KG
  • MyCase
  • Perfecto Mobile, Inc
  • AirWatch

Best Software as a Service (US)

  • ShopVisible, LLC
  • QuickSchools School Management System
  • Cvent Inc
  • Securimate
  • iCIMS, Inc
  • NetSuite, Inc
  • Talent Rover
  • Citrix Podio
  • etfile
  • Protech Associates, Inc
  • RiverMeadow Software

Best Software as a Service (outside US)

  • BeGlobal – SDL (UK)
  • HRBoss (Singapore)
  • ECmanaged (Spain)
  • Xero (NZ, Aus, US, UK)
  • Workshare (UK)

Data Innovation of the Year

  • Identified
  • DocuSign
  • StrikeIron
  • MuleSoft

Best Cloud Accounting/Payroll/HR Solution

  • SurePayroll Inc
  • Thomsons Online Benefits
  • FinancialForce.com

Best Hybrid Cloud Solution

  • Voxeo, an Aspect company
  • University of Derby, UK
  • TechQuarters
  • Quorum
  • CloudSigma
  • iWeb
  • Radware, Inc

Cloud CRM Solution of the Year

  • Enrollment Rx
  • Veeva Systems
  • NetSuite, Inc

Best Cloud Reseller / Reseller Program

  • NetSuite, Inc
  • Infinitely Virtual
  • CloudByte
  • PEER 1 Hosting

Most Promising Start-Up

  • ITinvolve
  • UberConference
  • Contract Room, Inc
  • Identified
  • Talent Rover
  • GreenQloud
  • 360incentives

Cloud ITSM (IT Service Management) Solution of the Year

  • SysAid Technologies
  • FrontRange HEAT
  • Supportworks – myservicedesk.com

Best Cloud Automation Solution

  • Juju – Canonical / Ubuntu
  • QualiSystems
  • Ensim Corporation

Web Services Excellence

  • StrikeIron
  • GreenQloud
  • UberConference
ATTACHED: Photo of 360incentives’ founder/CEO Jason Atkins

Contact details

360incentives
Christina O’Reilly
Marketing Director
coreilly@360incentives.com
888-665-4927 x142

For the Cloud Awards
Larry Johnson – 2013-14 organizer
www.cloud-awards.com
larry@cloud-awards.com

Notes for editors

About the Cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2014 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.