DENVER, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtela, the world's largest independent managed network, security and cloud services company, announced today that it has been named a finalist for the second consecutive year in the 6th Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Awards by the Network Products Guide, industry's leading technology research and advisory guide.
Virtela was recognized in the Best Service category for its cloud-based application acceleration service, in the Best Deployment category for its customer implementation of cloud-based application acceleration, and in the Innovative IT Company of the Year category.
Virtela offers a full suite of managed network, security and cloud services powered by its multi-carrier overlay network model and the world's first open platform for cloud IT services – the Virtela Enterprise Services Cloud (ESC). The company's unique architecture leverages the latest technologies to give customers and partners a competitive edge while delivering the most value out of every information technology dollar they invest.
An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.
"It's an honor to be recognized for this esteemed industry and peer award," said Virtela CEO B.V. Jagadeesh. "This further validates Virtela's leadership in the emerging cloud network services market, delivering highly innovative managed solutions for enterprise networking, application acceleration, security and mobility that deliver an order of magnitude savings over traditional approaches."
Winners will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 during the 6th annual dinner and presentations.
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Virtela Technology Services Incorporated is the world's largest independent managed network, security and cloud services company. Virtela offers an award-winning suite of services – including managed networks, security, application acceleration and proactive infrastructure management – to mid-market and Fortune 500 customers around the world. Virtela offers unparalleled geographic reach to more than 190 countries through its partnerships with more than 500 carriers.
Virtela is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with globally distributed Network Operations Centers in the U.S., India and the Philippines. For more information, please call +1 (720) 475-4000 or visit www.virtela.net.