REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, The #1 Gamification Platform, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners for the second consecutive year. Inclusion in the OnDemand Top 100 signifies leadership among peers and recognizes game-changing approaches and technologies likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Badgeville was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team as a top SaaS and Cloud Computing company on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
Badgeville and the OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnDemand event on May 20, 2013, at Hewlett-Packard's Executive Briefing Center in Palo Alto, California. This two-day exclusive event treats attendees to a high-level debate and discourse on top trends and opportunities in the SaaS, cloud, on-demand and mobile enterprise sectors.
"The world of the cloud is beginning to live up to its promise of expanding and enhancing almost every sector of the technology world. Public, private and hybrid – the cloud infrastructure companies that can provide the most robust, always-on performance are the ones that are propelling us into a completely new digital age," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's OnDemand Top 100 winners represent the companies that are not only providing the space to develop daring, indispensable applications for a growing and increasingly mobile universe, they're also making sure that everyone has their information, data, media, and apps whenever and wherever they happen to be."
The OnDemand Top 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.
Badgeville offers world-class businesses a cloud platform to measure and influence user behavior across their web, mobile and enterprise applications. The company provides its platform to hundreds of companies across the globe. Badgeville clients typically experience a 20 percent or greater lift in key business objectives, from driving participation in an online community to increasing engagement within strategic IT investments such as Sharepoint and Salesforce.com.
"The demand for driving user engagement across cloud applications is exploding, and Badgeville is at the forefront of this market growth," said Chandar Pattabhiram, vice president of worldwide marketing for Badgeville. "The initial success of Cloud and SaaS providers was fuelled by compelling ergonomics and economics; the next phase of success will be driven by meaningful user engagement across these apps. It's an honor to be named a 2013 AlwaysOn OnDemand Top 100 winner alongside other innovative technology companies that are driving innovation in cloud and SaaS technologies."
A full list of all the OnDemand Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://aonetwork.com/announcing-the-2013-ondemand-100-top-private-companies/.
Badgeville, the #1 gamification and behavior management platform, enables companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior. World-class businesses in more than 20 countries use Badgeville's Behavior Platform, an award-winning Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, to increase customer loyalty, user engagement, and employee performance across an organization's websites, mobile apps, and enterprise applications. With over 200 customers, Badgeville brings Game Mechanics, Reputation Mechanics, and Social Mechanics to industry leaders and innovators including Deloitte, EMC, Oracle, Autodesk, Bell Media, NBC, Universal Music, VMware, and more. Founded in 2010, Badgeville is based in Redwood City, Calif. and has offices in New York and Europe. (To learn more follow @Badgeville or visit www.badgeville.com.)
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins, in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers and advertisers like no other media brand.