2015 Best of Interop Awards: JumpCloud Takes Grand Prize

Interop Las Vegas Announces Winners of Prestigious IT Industry Awards

Apr 29, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Tech, honors JumpCloud as the grand prize winner of the Best of Interop Awards, selected from the winners of nine technology categories. The awards recognize innovation and technological advancements across the IT industry, and were announced from Interop Las Vegas 2015, taking place this week (April 27-May 1) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, visit: interop.com/lasvegas/special-events/best-of-interop-awards.php.

Interop Las Vegas 2015's Best of Interop Awards recognize innovation and technological advancements in nine technology categories.

The Best of Interop awards program celebrates the unique solutions advancing business technology. Within each segment, Interop credits award recipients with making the most significant impact on the IT industry. After a round of in-depth briefings and product demos, the Best of Interop judging panel selected the winners from a group of exhibitors previously shortlisted as finalists.

The 2015 Best of Interop category winners include:

  • Applications & Grand Prize: JumpCloud – JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service
  • Cloud/Virtualization: FixStream, Inc. – FixStream Operational Analytics and Visualization Platform
  • Data Center: Cisco – Cisco ITD (Intelligent Traffic Director)
  • Mobility/Wireless: Cisco – Cisco Hyperlocation Module
  • Networking: ALE – Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Intelligent Fabric
  • Performance/Management/Monitoring: VMware – vRealize Operations 6
  • SDN: Cisco – Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
  • Security: Dell, Inc. – Dell Sonic Wall Secure Remote Access
  • Storage: NEC – Hydrastor HS8-4000

Best Startup Award:

In addition to the category awards, Best of Interop judges named VeloCloud as the Best Startup for the company's innovation in WAN networking.

Audience Choice Award:

Following the announcement of category winners Tuesday evening, Interop will poll the audience at Thursday's keynote presentation to name their favorite overall technology.

"We congratulate all of our Best of Interop awards winners for pioneering the future of IT, especially JumpCloud for taking home the Grand Prize," said Interop General Manager Jennifer Jessup. "After much deliberation and evaluation of all the competitive entries, our judges believe JumpCloud has the potential to change the game when it comes to extending access to SaaS and premises applications from a variety of device types."

All Best of Interop winners and finalists are exhibiting this week at Interop Las Vegas. The Expo hosts 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.

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About Interop®

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.

About UBM Tech

UBM Tech engages technology professionals live and online through its world-class brands, including Black Hat, InformationWeek, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Dark Reading, HDI, GTEC, Network Computing and Interop. We're dedicated to fostering real engagement by creating environments where the technology industry can make connections, share insights, and network effectively. UBM Tech is the only media company that delivers large-scale industry events, leading online brands and content marketing services serving the Enterprise IT, Information Security, Game Development, Enterprise Communications and Technical Services and Support communities. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com.

Interop Las Vegas - April 27 - May 1 - Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

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