The 2013 Tech Innovator Awards

Cloud Solutions

Highly innovative software products crowded entries for the Cloud Solutions category. But this year, the award went to hardware. With support for up to 520 virtual servers in a single box, IBM's zEnterprise BC12 packs an enormous amount of cloud into a very small footprint -- and does so economically. Accepting for IBM was Deon Newman, vice president of marketing for System Z, and Jacqueline Woods, vice president of marketing for systems software and growth solutions.

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