Interop Las Vegas 2016 Announces Leading IT Services Across 10 Categories as Best of Interop Award Finalists

Finalists Include Exhibitors Advancing Cloud, Mobility, Networking, Security & More

Award Winners to be Revealed at the Interop Expo on May 4

Apr 7, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Americas, today announced 30 finalists for the 2016 Best of Interop Awards. The awards recognize the event's exhibitors that have made significant technological advancements in core areas of IT. Within each category, one innovative product will be named as having the biggest impact on enterprise technology. The winners will be announced on the Expo floor at Interop Las Vegas 2016, taking place on May 2-6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Interop Las Vegas 2016 Announces Leading IT Services Across 10 Categories as Best of Interop Award Finalists

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Interop Las Vegas is the industry's most-respected independent technology conference and expo for modern IT and networking professionals. Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Interop continues to honor the products and services driving the community forward with the Best of Interop Awards.

The 2016 Best of Interop category finalists include:


  • CollabNet TeamForge
  • JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service for Google Apps
  • VMware Workspace ONE™

Best Startup

  • AppFormix
  • LiquidPlanner
  • Uila Virtual Infrastructure Performance Management


  • AppFormix
  • Veeam Cloud Connect Replication for Service Providers
  • Cloud On-Ramp as a Service with VeloCloud Gateways

Data Center

  • Cisco Nexus Fabric Manager
  • CrossCage Plus
  • Puppet Enterprise 2015.3


  • Cisco Flexible Radio Assignment
  • Agile Distributed Wi-Fi Solution
  • PrinterLogic Mobile Printing


  • Cisco Enterprise Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • ExtraHop Discover 1100 Appliance
  • VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN


  • Pluribus VCF Insight Analytics
  • ExtraHop Explore Appliance
  • Uila Virtual Infrastructure Performance Management


  • Cisco APIC-EM Release 1.1
  • VMware NSX 6.2
  • Aryaka SD-WAN Ultra


  • Cisco FirePower next-generation firewall
  • Somansa Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • VMware Identity Manager


  • Ambedded Distributed Storage Platform - Mars 200
  • Druva inSync 5.6
  • VMware Virtual SAN

"The finalists we've selected for each category of the Best of Interop Awards represent some of the industry's most visionary solutions. We would like to extend congratulations to all finalists and thank them for their contributions to the industry. We invite all attendees to interact with these new products first-hand at the Expo," said Interop General Manager Jennifer Jessup.

The Best of Interop Awards are judged by an expert panel consisting of 20 influential IT practitioners, analysts and professionals. Each category is assigned two judges who select the winner based on a range of briefings, demos and business cases.

Winners of the Best of Interop Awards will be announced on May 4,12:00-12:45pm on the Expo floor.

The Interop Las Vegas Expo offers attendees a convenient way to see and experience next-gen technologies all in one place. For more information about the Expo and a full list of exhibiting companies, visit:

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About Interop

Interop is the leading global IT infrastructure event series, offering in-depth education alongside a showcase of emerging technologies in an independent, vendor-neutral environment. For 30 years, Interop has brought the IT community together to explore the latest in network infrastructure, encouraging collaboration, and interoperability. Through dynamic conference programs, Interop helps professionals at all career levels leverage the network, systems and applications that enable business innovation. The Interop Expo and InteropNet Demo Lab provide immersive, hands-on experiences, while connecting enterprise IT buyers with leading suppliers. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with an annual event in Tokyo and Cloud Connect China in Shanghai. For more information, visit Interop is organized by UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc (UBM.L), an Events First marketing and communications services business. For more information, visit

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