AccountantsWorld Shortlisted for 2015-16 Cloud Awards Program

International Cloud Computing Program Announces Shortlist

Dec 17, 2015, 12:12 ET from AccountantsWorld

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AccountantsWorld is a finalist in the 2015-2016 Cloud Awards Program in the category Best HR / Payroll Solution.

With awards for excellence and innovation in cloud computing, the Cloud Computing awards program accepts entries from across the globe, including the US, Canada, Australasia and EMEA. Entries are accepted from organizations of any size and include start-ups and government bodies. The program is now in its fifth year.

"It's a special honor for AccountantsWorld to be recognized in the 2015-16 Cloud Awards. To make the shortlist against such competition illustrates the level of service and commitment to our customers we strive for and achieve," said Dr. Chandra Bhansali, AccountantsWorld CEO and co-founder. "We are excited to continue to support the accounting profession by providing accountants with innovative tools and resources to better serve their clients and make their practices more rewarding and profitable."

"In our fifth year of recognizing the best of the best – not just the monoliths within the space, but all of the cloud organizations which offer real innovation and value to their users – we are still delighted to find new names pushing hard, and established names responding by pushing the envelope still harder," said Larry Johnson, Cloud Awards organizer. "The Cloud is all about adding value in a lean, cost-effective way, utilizing the latest technologies and methodologies to benefit the end user. That's what we were continuing to see in 2015."

"What's even more exciting is that we're still seeing more applicants in 2015 from beyond the USAEurope, Canada, the UK, Australia, and Asia. It's an exciting time - as one of the oldest and best-established recognition platforms for innovation and excellence in the cloud, this is the place to be. We have a tireless quest to throw light on best-of-breed cloud performers. Watch this space to see who our judges have selected as the winners, but know that every organization on the shortlist is worthy of your time," said Larry Johnson, Cloud Awards organizer.

Over 300 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, covering the Americas, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.

Final winners will be announced on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

The Cloud Awards ( will return with a new program in 2016 to continue its recognition of excellence in cloud computing.

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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 2016 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

About AccountantsWorld

At AccountantsWorld, we put accountants first. Our focus is on supporting accountants and revitalizing the accounting profession to make accounting practices more rewarding and profitable. Unlike most solution providers to accountants, we never compete with accountants by selling products or services directly to their clients. To help accountants capitalize on the billions of dollars' worth of opportunities created by the cloud, we've created a complete suite of seven highly innovative cloud solutions for accountants. These solutions have changed the landscape of two core services - payroll and accounting. We put accountants back in the driver's seat to regain control of client accounting and work collaboratively with their clients. Our breakthrough model benefits both accountants and their clients, enabling accountants to better serve their clients while raising their own practices' bottom line. Visit to learn more.

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