Finalists Announced for 2013 Best of Interop
Interop Las Vegas & Network Computing Recognize Leading Technology Brands in
Seven Award Categories
SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Computing, a leading
resource delivering in-depth content on key enterprise technologies for
architecture decision-makers, and Interop, the industry's premier technology
event series, today announced the 2013 Best of Interop finalists. Best of
Interop Award winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 7 at 5:30 pm at the
Interop Theater on the Expo Floor during Interop Las Vegas, taking place at
the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information on Best of Interop
"The Best of Interop awards program supports Interop's goal of fostering
innovation and showcasing the latest products from leading technology solution
providers," said Jennifer Jessup, Interop General Manager. "We're pleased to
acknowledge the accomplishments and innovations of the companies at the
forefront of the industry, truly making unique contributions to our
Best of Interop recognizes some of the world's most innovative technologies
across seven major categories. Nearly 150 companies' submitted products for
consideration and judges selected finalists based on the products they believe
have the greatest potential to impact and advance business technology
efficiencies. The Best of Interop Judging Committee is comprised of 16
award-winning IT editors and analysts.
"The Best of Interop Awards acknowledge innovative products and services in
business technology," said Andrew Conry-Murray, editor of Network Computing.
"At Interop, attendees can see these products on the show floor and have the
opportunity to interact first hand with the latest advancements. The selected
finalists for 2013 have put forth the most compelling offerings and we
congratulate each of the Best of Interop finalists."
The finalists selected for each category include:
Cloud Computing & Virtualization
Brocade Software Networking Solution – Brocade
ExtraHop for Amazon Web Services (AWS) – ExtraHop Networks
Next Generation ADC Technology – Riverbed Technology
Data Center & Storage
Dell Networking S5000 – Dell
HP 3PAR StoreServ 7000 Storage – HP
ZD-XL SQL Accelerator – OCZ Technology
Management & Monitoring
AppQoS – iTrinegy
EH8000 – ExtraHop Networks
ScienceLogic EM7 v7.3 – ScienceLogic
Network as-a-Service (NaaS) – Aryaka Networks, Inc.
New 7000-series Data Center Switch – Arista Networks
nGenius 3900 series packet flow switch – NetScout Systems, Inc.
Performance Optimization & Testing
APN 3.0 Operating Software – Talari Networks
PathSolutions Network Performance Manager, Release 4.3 – PathSolutions
Unstructured Data Accelerator (UDA) Version 3.1 – Mellanox Technologies Inc.
Application Delivery Firewall – F5 Networks
HackRack – The Hacker Academy
Solera DeepSee Virtual Appliance – Solera Networks
Wireless, Mobility & BYOD Support
Adaptive Radio Modules for the 3600 Access Point – Cisco
Solstice – Mersive
The Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle – Citrix
In addition to the seven category winners, there will be special awards
presented from Interop including: "Best of Interop" Award which is the overall
grand prize and will be determined by the judges from the pool of category
winners; "Best StartUp" which selects a vendor that has existed as an
independent company for two years or less; and for the first time, an
"Audience Choice Award" which will be determined by attendees of the keynote
address on the morning of Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
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demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet
program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and
solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event
held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual
international events in Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and
partners. For more information about these events visit www.interop.com.
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