Now entering its eighth year, the cloud computing awards program celebrates excellence and innovation in the rapid-growth cloud computing market. The awards program accepts entries from organizations of any size, across the globe.
In 2017-18, categories include Best Software as a Service from the US, Best Software as a Service from outside the US, Most Innovative Use of Data, "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution and Most Promising Start-Up.
Ranny Nachmias CEO said: "Alcide is honored to be recognized as the most promising startup in the Cloud Computing space. Alcide is bringing a new kind of security to cloud-native data centers, which have become challenging to secure, with its unique visibility and advanced threat protection capabilities. We are excited about our developing contribution to the space."
Alcide provides enterprises with a data center security platform that is designed to meet the complex needs of the modern data center, including hybrid, multi-compute and multi-cloud data environments. From service-mesh and infrastructure visibility to advanced threat protection capabilities, Alcide secures the cloud-native infrastructure of the organization.
Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: "What was a difficult task narrowing down the submissions to arrive at the final shortlist becomes a truly daunting challenge by the time we have to arrive at the list of ultimate winners. Entrants showed unique strengths and the ever-important commitment to innovation while leveraging cloud technologies - whether or not they found a place on our shortlist.
"Today's bleeding-edge technology is tomorrow's legacy infrastructure, services and user interface. As ever, a balance has to be struck between this innovation and driving adoption – that's what we are increasingly seeing in this fast-paced environment.
"Again, this year, the many entrants for the Software-as-a-Service category have been particularly strong, and we would encourage everyone to keep their eyes on the upcoming SaaS Awards, catering specifically to this area of cloud computing, which will continue to accept entries for 2018 until the spring."
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Alcide delivers a cloud workload protection platform designed for any combination of container, VM and bare metal data centers operated by multiple orchestration systems. Alcide empowers DevOps, Security and Engineering teams with simplified and autonomous control to manage and secure the evolving data center and hybrid cloud, at any scale. Offering real-time, aerial visibility and granular perspectives of both infrastructure and applications, Alcide secures the data center against cyber attacks, including malicious internal activity and data exfiltration. For more information visit www.alcide.io
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. Categories include Most Promising Start-Up, Best SaaS, 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/.
The Software as a Service Awards is a sister program to the Cloud Awards, which specifically recognizes excellence in software solutions. The SaaS Awards program is currently open for entries, with a pending deadline at the end of May 2018: https://www.cloud-awards.com/software-as-a-service-awards/