2015 Tech Innovator Award Winners


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Cloud Solutions
Winner:
Google Cloud Platform: Google Container Engine
Runners-Up:
F5 Networks: F5 Silverline
RingCentral: RingCentral Office 7.3
SkyKick: SkyKick Cloud Management Platform
Data Center Infrastructure
Winner:
SimpliVity: OmniCube CN-1200
Runners-Up:
Hewlett Packard Enterprise: HP Integrity Superdome X
OpenLegacy: OpenLegacy eSuite Integration Platform
Schneider Electric: Smart Bunker CX
Display: LCD/Signage/Projection/GPU
Winner:
Raritan, Inc.: Raritan AV-over-IP (RAV-IP) distribution system
Runners-Up:
Dell: Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor (U3415W)
Epson America, Inc.: Epson PowerLite 1985WU
ViewSonic Corp.: CDE7060T 70-Inch 10-Point Touch Interactive Commercial Display
Internet of Things
Winner:
KISI Inc.: KISI keyless access control for offices
Managed Services
Winner:
AVG Business: AVG Business Managed Workplace 9.2
Runners-Up:
SolarWinds N-able: N-central 10
Mobile Devices
Winner:
Dell: Venue 8 7000 Series
Runners-Up:
AVer Information Inc.: AVerCharge L12i
Spectralink: PIVOT:S
Mobile Software and Solutions
Winner:
IBM Corporation: IBM MobileFirst Protect Threat Management
Runners-Up:
Google: Android for Work
Zebra Technologies: RhoMobile Suite 5.1
Networking: Enterprise
Winner:
Opengear: Resilience Gateway
Runners-Up:
Big Switch Networks: Big Cloud Fabric 3.0
Cumulus Networks: Cumulus VX
Networking: Voice/Data/UC
Winner:
Nectar Services Corp.: Nectar UCMP for Skype for Business
Runners-Up:
AVer Information, Inc.: AVer VC520
Logitech: Logitech ConferenceCam Connect
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America: Panasonic KX-NS700 - Compact Hybrid Communication Platform
Networking: Wireless
Winner:
Xirrus: Easy Pass Personal Wi-Fi
Runners-Up:
Aruba Networks, An HP company: Aruba 7000 series Cloud Services Controllers
Relay2: RA200 Service-Ready Access Point
Ruckus Wireless: SmartZone Software
PC: Laptops/Convertibles
Winner:
Dell: Dell XPS 13
Runners-Up:
Acer America Corporation: Acer Aspire Switch 10 (SEW5-015)
Lenovo: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Panasonic: Panasonic 3E

Award Winners

This year CRN's Test Center's Tech Innovator Awards program scrutinized products within 19 categories of IT and evaluated each based on their ability to increase worker productivity and reduce cost and complexity for solution providers, IT departments and end users through innovation and technical advancement. Click on any product below for more information, or review all the nominees in our databank.

PC: Servers
Winner:
Hewlett Packard Enterprise: HP Apollo 2000 System
Runners-Up:
Dell: Dell PowerEdge FX2
IBM: IBM Power Systems S824L server with GPU accelerators
PC: Workstations/Desktops
Winner:
Lenovo: Lenovo ThinkCentre Chromebox Tiny
Printing & Imaging
Winner:
Epson America, Inc.: Epson WorkForce Pro WF-R8590 Network Multifunction Color Printer
Runners-Up:
Epson America Inc.: Epson TM-m10 POS Receipt Printer
Fujitsu Computer Products of America: fi-6400
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America: Panasonic KV-S1057C & KV-S1027C Workgroup Document Scanners
Security
Winner:
Hexis Cyber Solutions: HawkEye G 3.0
Runners-Up:
Lieberman Software Corporation: Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM) v5.0.1
Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks Traps
SentinelOne: SentinelOne Endpoint Protection Platform
Software: Enterprise Management
Winner:
Catalogic Software: Catalogic ECX
Runners-Up:
Infor: Infor Configure Price Quote (CPQ)
Metalogix Software, Inc.: Essentials for Office 365
Schneider Electric: Data Center Operation: Cooling Optimize
Software: Productivity
Winner:
3CX: 3CX WebMeeting 8
Runners-Up:
Fujitsu Computer Products of America: PaperStream Capture Pro
InsideView: InsideView Platform
Trifacta: Trifacta v2
Storage
Winner:
Infinio Systems, Inc.: Infinio Accelerator (Version 2)
Runners-Up:
Dell: Dell Storage SC4020 with Triple Level Cell all-flash drives
IBM: IBM FlashSystem V9000
Scality, Inc.: Scality RING
Virtualization
Winner:
PernixData: PernixData Architect
Runners-Up:
ExtraHop Networks: The ExtraHop Citrix Module
IBM Corporation: IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM Spectrum Virtualize software
nGenx: nFinity nWorkspace


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