2016 Tech Innovator Award Winners


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Business Intelligence and Analytics
Winner:
Oracle: Big Data Discovery Cloud
Finalists:
Cisco: Cisco Tetration Analytics
Information Builders: WebFOCUS Business User Edition
Snowflake Computing: Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse
Cloud Applications
Winner:
Velostrata: Velostrata 2.0
Finalists:
Agiloft: Agiloft Contract Management Suite
Egenera: Xterity Cloud Console
IBM: WebSphere Application Server on Cloud
Cloud Backup/Disaster Recovery
Winner:
Datto: SIRIS 3 X1 (S3X1)
Finalists:
Axcient: Fusion
Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda: Barracuda Backup -- Intronis MSP Edition Virtual Appliance
Zerto: Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) 4.5
Cloud Orchestration and Automation
Winner:
BitTitan: MSPComplete
Finalists:
Cisco: Cisco CloudCenter
IBM: IBM Cloud VMware Solutions
Cloud Security
Winner:
Zscaler: Zscaler Private Access
Finalists:
Dome9: Dome9 Compliance Engine
GuardiCore: GuardiCore's Centra Security Platform
Thycotic: Thycotic Secret Server Cloud
Container Technology
Winner:
Docker: Docker Datacenter (DDC)
Data Center Infrastructure
Winner:
Hewlett Packard Enterprise: HC 380
Finalists:
Cisco Systems: Cisco HyperFlex Systems
Dell EMC: VxRail Appliance
SimpliVity: OmniStack 3.0
Tintri: Tintri VM Scale-out
Data Security
Winner:
vArmour: vArmour DSS Deception
Finalists:
Barracuda Networks: Barracuda Essentials for Office 365
Distil Networks: API Security
ExtraHop: ExtraHop Ransomware Solution
Display -- LCD/Signage/Projection/GPU
Winner:
LG Electronics USA: 55-Inch Dual-View Flat OLED Display
Finalists:
Epson America: Epson Pro L1405U
Endpoint Security
Winner:
CrowdStrike: CrowdStrike Falcon
Finalists:
FireEye: HX 3.1 with Exploit Guard
illusive networks: llusive 3.1 with Attacker ViewTM
Symantec: Symantec Advanced Threat Protection
Internet of Things
Winner:
Zebra Technologies: 3600 Series Ultra-Rugged Scanners
Managed Services
Winner:
ADTRAN: ProCloud Subscription Services
Mobile Devices
Winner:
HP: HP Elite x3
Finalists:
Samsung Electronics America: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S
Mobile Security
Winner:
Samsung Electronics America: Samsung Knox 2.6
Finalists:
IBM: IBM MaaS360 Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)
Mobile Software
Winner:
Kony, In.c: Kony MobileFabric 7
Finalists:
ProntoForms: ProntoForms Enterprise

The 2016 Tech Innovator Awards honor vendors in 28 categories, with the winners and finalists chosen from among 230 applicants in areas ranging from cloud to security to networking to mobile.

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LookingGlass Cyber Solutions: ScoutPrime
SafeBreach: SafeBreach Continuous Security Validation Platform

Network Security
Winner:
Sophos: Sophos Synchronized Security
Finalists:
Cryptzone: AppGate XDP
ForeScout Technologies: ForeScout CounterACT
ProtectWise: The ProtectWise Grid
SonicWALL: SonicWALL Capture Advanced Threat Protection
Networking -- Enterprise
Winner:
Viptela: Viptela vEdge 100
Finalists:
Cisco: APIC EM (Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module)
Cumulus Networks: Cumulus Linux 3.0
VeloCloud: VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN (Release 2.0)
Versa Networks: Vera FlexVNF
Networking -- Voice/Data/UC
Winner:
Cisco: Cisco Spark
Finalists:
Logitech: Logitech GROUP
Nectar Services: Nectar Perspective as a Service
ShoreTel: ShoreTel Connect HYBRID Sites
Networking -- Wireless
Winner:
Mist: Mist Wireless Platform
Finalists:
Aerohive Networks: SD-LAN solution from Aerohive
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company: Aruba Clarity
Extreme Networks: ExtremeCloud
PC -- Laptops/Convertibles
Winner:
Dell: Latitude 7370
Finalists:
Panasonic: Toughbook 20
PC -- Servers
Winner:
IBM: IBM Power System S822LC
PC -- Workstations/Desktops
Winner:
IGEL North America: IGEL UD3-LX and UD3-W7+ Thin Clients
Finalists:
Dell: Precision 5510
Intel: Intel® Core™ M vPro™ Processor Compute Stick
Printing & Imaging
Winner:
HP: HP PageWide Pro 577dw MFP
Software -- Enterprise Management
Winner:
Stratoscale: Stratoscale Symphony
Finalists:
Archive360: Archive2Anywhere
Hewlett Packard Enterprise: OneView 3.0
Metalogix: Metalogix Essentials for Office 365
Software -- Productivity
Winner:
Workato: Workbot
Finalists:
Alfresco: Alfresco Platform
Fujitsu Computer Products of America: PaperStream Server
Intel: Intel® Unite™
Storage
Winner:
Nimble Storage: Nimble Predictive All-Flash Arrays AF1000
Finalists:
Hedvig: Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform v1.6
IBM: IBM FlashSystem A9000
Veeam: Veeam Availability Suite v9
Virtualization
Winner:
IBM: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V7.7
Finalists:
Verizon Enterprise Solutions: Managed Software Defined Wide Area Network (Managed SD WAN)


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