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CloudSigma Shortlisted for 2012-13 Cloud Awards Program

CloudSigma’s Flexible, Customer-Centric IaaS Solution Recognized by the Cloud Awards for the Second Year in a Row

Palo Alto, CA - 13 December 2012 - CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, has been shortlisted in the 2012-2013 Cloud Awards Program in the category of Best Cloud Infrastructure.

The Cloud Awards identify and celebrate excellence in the field of cloud computing, with categories including Best Cloud Infrastructure, Data Innovation of the Year, Developer of the Year, Most Promising Start-Up, Web Services Excellence and Best Software as a Service. The cloud computing awards program accepts entries from organizations of any size – from enterprises to start-ups – in the U.S. and internationally.

CloudSigma CTO and co-founder Robert Jenkins said: “Being shortlisted in the Cloud Award’s Best Cloud Infrastructure category for the second year in a row is an honor. CloudSigma’s mission has always been to offer the most innovative, customer-centric public cloud on the market. Our second Cloud Awards nomination not only boosts our credibility as the most flexible, cost-efficient cloud on the market, but truly sets us apart from the competition as one of the most innovative public cloud IaaS platforms.”

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “The standard of entries this year was truly incredible – and we’re still scratching the surface of what the cloud is capable of. Efficiency, agility and an ability to leverage all of the positive attributes of cloud technologies are what set the organizations in this shortlist apart from any other.”

Nearly 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe and including Europe, the U.S. and Middle East. Final winners will be announced on Tuesday, January 15.

The Cloud Awards (http://www.cloud-awards.com/) will return in 2012-13 for a fresh program seeking excellence in the field of cloud computing.

Full shortlist

Developer of the Year

  • Wedge Martin, CTO and Co-Founder of Badgeville
  • Dermot Doherty, iSpaces inc
  • Michael Gould, CTO, Anaplan

Most Promising Start-Up

  • Social iQ Networks
  • Tango Card
  • ÜberConference

Best Cloud Infrastructure

  • CloudSigma
  • Sonian
  • DocuSign
  • HWG / Interoute
  • LiveOps
  • SolidFire

Best Platform as a Service

  • Red Hat, Inc.
  • Apprenda
  • Eccentex Corporation
  • Infusionsoft
  • Pegasystems
  • CloudBees

Web Services Excellence

  • Riverbed Technology
  • DocuSign
  • Sonian
  • StrikeIron

B2B Customer Strategy

  • School Improvement Network
  • CloudSense
  • Badgeville, Inc.
  • Cvent, Inc
  • TOA Technologies

Data Innovation of the Year

  • ReachForce
  • DocuSign
  • KXEN, Inc.
  • MuleSoft
  • Coveo

Best Software as a Service

  • Synergy Marketing, Inc.
  • Jobscience
  • iCIMS, Inc.
  • E2Open
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Bill.com
  • Fraunhofer Innovation Cluster
  • Socialtext
  • Citrix
  • River Meadow

Security Innovation of the Year

  • FireHost
  • CloudPassage
  • HOB GmbH & Co. KG
  • Ping Identity

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About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is a premier international cloud computing awards program which recognizes and honours industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations, to find and celebrate the pioneers that will shape the future of the industry as we move into 2013 and beyond. Categories range from the Software as a Service award to Most Promising Start-Up. Finalists were selected by a panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.

About CloudSigma
CloudSigma is a pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider that offers highly-available, flexible, enterprise-class cloud servers and cloud hosting solutions, both in Europe and the U.S. CloudSigma is the most customizable cloud provider on the market, giving customers full control over their cloud and eliminating restrictions on how users deploy their computing resources. With CloudSigma, customers can provision processing, storage, networks and other fundamental computing resources as they please, as well as easily deploy any operating system or application with full root/administrative access. The result is the highest-performing cloud at the most efficient price possible.

With infrastructure in Interxion’s European Cloud Hubs and SwitchNap’s Las Vegas data center campus, CloudSigma selects the highest-quality facilities to support its innovative infrastructure. CloudSigma is increasingly being recognized for its advancement of the cloud IaaS industry and was chosen as one of Europe’s top 25 cloud companies in 2010. For more information, please visit http://www.cloudsigma.com/ or visit the company on Twitter @CloudSigma, Facebook and Google+.

CloudSigma
Meredith L. Eaton
March Communications
617-960-9877
cloudsigma@marchpr.com

Cloud Awards
Larry Johnson – 2012-13 organizer
http://www.cloud-awards.com/
larry@cloud-awards.com