SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Tech, today announced the finalists for its 2015 Best of Interop Awards. The awards recognize innovation and technological advancements in nine technology categories. Award winners will be announced at Interop Las Vegas 2015, which takes place April 27-May 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, visit: interop.com/lasvegas/special-events/best-of-interop-awards.php.
The industry's premier technology event, Interop Las Vegas highlights the present and future innovations driving the IT community forward. Further, the Best of Interop Awards honor exhibitors who have made a significant impact on enterprise technology.
The 2015 Best of Interop category finalists include:
- Hiperwall – Hiperwall 4.0
- JumpCloud – JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service
- Redbooth – Redbooth Private Cloud
- CloudVelox – CloudVelox One Hybrid Cloud(TM) Platform for Pilot Light DR
- FixStream, Inc. – FixStream Operational Analytics and Visualization Platform
- Tonomi – Tonomi
- Cisco – Cisco ITD (Intelligent Traffic Director)
- Cisco – Cisco UCS Mini
- Fiber Mountain – Glass Core
- Cisco – Cisco Hyperlocation Module
- Citrix – XenMobile
- EnGenius Technologies, Inc. – EZMaster Distributed Network Management System
- ALE – Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Intelligent Fabric
- CloudGenix – CloudGenix ION
- IP Infusion – OcNOS
- ExtraHop Networks – ExtraHop EH9100
- WildPackets – Omnipliance WiFi
- VMware – vRealize Operations 6
- Big Switch Networks – Big Cloud Fabric 2.5
- Cisco – Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
- VMware – VMware NSX 6.1
- Dell, Inc. – Dell Sonic Wall Secure Remote Access
- ESET – ESET Remote Administrator
- Tufin – Tufin Orchestration Suite R 15-1
- AIC – SB122-PH
- AirWatch by VMware – AirWatch Content Locker
- NEC – Hydrastor HS8-4000
"We extend a big congratulations to all Best of Interop finalists on the success of their new products and positive impact on business efficiency," said Interop General Manager Jennifer Jessup. "These are the types of advancements that define the future of IT, and we're excited for Interop attendees to be able to experience them firsthand in this year's Expo."
The 2015 Best of Interop judges, comprised of 20 IT practitioners, analysts and award-winning IT editors, shortlisted these finalists from a highly competitive pool of entries. The judges will select category winners based on in-depth briefings, product demos and business cases.
Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30 pm in the Interop Theater on the Expo Floor. In addition to the nine category winners, special honors will be awarded, including an overall Best of Interop Grand Prize and the Best Startup. Interop attendees will select an Audience Choice Award winner the next day on the keynote stage.
Interop Las Vegas hosts an Expo of more than 300 solution providers, offering attendees a convenient way to see next-gen technologies all in one place. For more information about the Expo and a full list of exhibiting companies, visit: interop.com/lasvegas/expo.
Interop is the leading independent IT industry event dedicated to providing technology professionals with the unbiased information they need to thrive as new technologies continue to transform the enterprise. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Interop connects all levels of the IT community by showcasing the latest innovations and technologies while providing unique opportunities for networking and career advancement. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop allows attendees to gain insight into the future of technology, the outlook for the IT industry, and the possibilities of what it means to be in IT. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with annual international events in India, London and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and partners. For more information about these events, visit interop.com.
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