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2022 Tech Innovators Awards

To help solution providers identify products that are truly innovative and offer value for their customers, the 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards showcase IT vendor offerings that provide significant advances in IT – and partner growth opportunities – across a broad range of technology categories including cloud, networking, security, storage and software. The awards spotlight innovative products across 38 categories. The winners and finalists were chosen by CRN staff from among 263 applicants.

Tech Innovator Award Winners >>

A closer look at our award winning products - ones that offer ground-breaking functionality, differentiation and partner opportunity.

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Complete details on all our Tech Innovators Awards Entrants

Winners and Finalists:

Application Development & DevOps
Winner:
GitLab Inc.: GitLab 15
Finalists:
Cycode: Next-gen SCA featuring Full Pipeline Composition Analysis
Katalon: Katalon Visual Testing
Octopus Deploy: Octopus Deploy
Opsera Inc: DevOps Orchestration and Intelligence Platform for SDLC and SaaS
Automation
Winner:
Red Hat: Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform
Finalists:
Aisera: Aisera AI Service Experience Platform
Gluware: Gluware 4.3 - Network RPA and Intelligent Network Automation
Resolve Systems: Resolve Actions Express - SaaS Version
UiPath: UiPath Platform 2022.4
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Winner:
Domino Data Lab: Domino 5.0
Finalists:
Ahana: Ahana Cloud for Presto
Incorta: Incorta Analytics Data Hub for Finance
TIBCO Software Inc.: TIBCO Spotfire
Business Software
Winner:
Intuit QuickBooks: QuickBooks Payroll
Cloud Tools /Management
Winner:
Cisco: Cisco AppDynamics Cloud
Finalists:
Extreme Networks: ExtremeCloud IQ CoPilot
Nerdio: Nerdio Manager for MSP integration with Microsoft Endpoint Manager
Nirmata: Nirmata Cloud Native Policy Management platform
Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks Prisma Cloud Infrastructure as Code
Data and Information Management
Winner:
Aparavi: Aparavi Data Intelligence and Automation Platform 2.0
Finalists:
Aerospike: Aerospike Database 6
Cribl: Cribl Edge
M-Files: M-Files Smart Migration
SolarWinds: Database Performance Analyzer
Yugabyte: YugabyteDB 2.15
Data Protection Software
Winner:
Infinidat: InfiniSafe
Finalists:
Asigra: Tigris Data Protection
HYCU, Inc.: HYCU Protege for AWS
Veeam Software: Veeam Backup & Replication v11a
Veritas Technologies: NetBackup 10
Zerto: Zerto 9.5
Displays
Winner:
Samsung Electronics America: The Wall All-in-One (IAB)
Finalists:
ViewSonic Corp.: ViewSonic OMNI VX1755 Portable Monitor
Edge Computing
Winner:
Scale Computing: SC//Fleet Manager
Finalists:
F5 Inc.: F5 Distributed Cloud Platform
Red Hat: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
Stratus Technologies: Second generation ztC Edge
Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure
Winner:
Red Hat: Red Hat OpenShift Platform Plus
Finalists:
Cisco: Cisco Nexus 9800 Series Modular Switches
F5 Inc.: F5 Distributed Cloud Platform
Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Winner:
Dell Technologies: Dell VxRail satellite and dynamic nodes
Internet of Things
Winner:
Amazon Web Services (AWS): AWS IoT ExpressLink
Finalists:
Forescout: Forescout Continuum Platform
Ooma: Ooma AirDial
Viakoo: Viakoo Action Platform
IT Infrastructure Monitoring
Winner:
Cisco: ThousandEyes Internet Insights: Application Outages
Finalists:
GoTo: GoTo Resolve
New Relic: New Relic Infrastructure Monitoring
Laptops and Mobile Devices
Winner:
Panasonic Connect: TOUGHBOOK 40
Finalists:
Acer: Chromebook R753T
Zebra Technologies: ET4x-HC Series Tablets
MSP RMM Platforms
Winner:
ConnectWise: ConnectWise RMM
Multifunction Printers
Winner:
HP: HP LaserJet Managed E800/E700 series
Finalists:
Epson America, Inc.: Epson SureColor T7770D
Sharp Electronics Corporation: Sharp BP Advanced and Essentials Color Multifunction Printer Series
Networking - Enterprise
Winner:
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company: Aruba CX 10000 Series
Finalists:
Cisco: Cloud Monitoring for Catalyst
Fortinet: Fortinet LAN Edge Solution
Prosimo: Prosimo AXI Platform for Autonomous Multi-Cloud Networking
Networking - SMB
Winner:
Cytracom: ControlOne
Finalists:
SonicWall: SonicWave 600 Series Access Points
TP-Link: TL-SG3210XHP-M2 JetStream 8-Port 2.5GBase-T and 2-Port 10GE SFP+ L2+ Managed Switch with 8-Port PoE+
TP-Link: ER605v2 Omada Gigabit VPN Router
Networking - Wireless
Winner:
Cisco: WiFi 6E Access Points
Finalists:
Cradlepoint: Cradlepoint Cellular Intelligence
Power Protection and Management
Winner:
Eaton: 5PX G2 UPS
Finalists:
CyberPower: CP1500PFCRM2U PFC Sinewave UPS System
Janitza LP: GridVis 8.0
Schneider Electric: Smart UPS Ultra
Vertiv: Vertiv™ Liebert GXT5 Lithium-Ion, Model GXT5LI-1500LVRT2UXL
Processors
Winner:
Intel Corporation: Intel™ Xeon D-2700 and D-1700 Processors
SD-WAN
Winner:
Fortinet: Fortinet Secure SD-WAN
Finalists:
Aryaka Networks: Aryaka Unified SASE with SD-WAN
Palo Alto Networks: Prisma SD-WAN
Security: Cloud Security
Winner:
CrowdStrike, Inc.: CrowdStrike Cloud Security (CNAPP)
Finalists:
Aviatrix: Aviatrix ThreatIQ with ThreatGuard
Check Point Software Technologies: Check Point CloudGuard CNAPP
Cisco: Cisco Umbrella SIG Advantage
Fortinet: FortiCNP
Illumio: Illumio CloudSecure
Wiz: Wiz Cloud Detection and Response
Security: Data Security
Winner:
Salt Security: Salt Security API Protection Platform Summer 2022 release
Finalists:
Deep Instinct: Deep Instinct Prevention for Applications
Keeper Security: One-Time Share
Security: Email Security
Winner:
Check Point Software Technologies: Check Point Harmony Email & Collaboration (Avanan)
Finalists:
INKY Technology: INKY Advanced Attachment Analysis
Trustifi: Trustifi "Smart Indexing" Archiving Solution
Security: Endpoint Protection
Winner:
Xcitium: Xcitium ZeroDwell Containment
Finalists:
Beachhead Solutions: BeachheadSecure for MSPs
Cisco: Cisco Secure Client
Ivanti: Ivanti Neurons for Patch Management
Sophos: Sophos Intercept X
Security: Identity and Access Management
Winner:
CyberArk: CyberArk Identity Secure Web Sessions
Finalists:
Keeper Security: Keeper Connection Manager
Saviynt: Healthcare Identity Cloud
Security: Managed Detection and Response
Winner:
eSentire: eSentire MDR for Microsoft -365 Defender and Sentinel
Finalists:
Barracuda MSP: Barracuda XDR
Cynet: Cynet 360 AutoXDR
Fortinet: FortiXDR
Palo Alto Networks: Unit 42 Managed Detection and Response
SentinelOne: SentinelOne XDR Ingest
Security: Network Security - Enterprise
Winner:
SonicWall: SonicWall Network Security Appliance (NSa) 5700 - Next Generation Firewall
Finalists:
Check Point Software Technologies: Check Point Quantum Lightspeed Security Gateways
Fortinet: Fortinet Work-From-Anywhere Security
Infoblox: Infoblox, Infoblox 3.0
Netenrich: Resolution Intelligence Cloud
Security: Network Security - SMB
Winner:
Sophos: Sophos Firewall
Finalists:
Check Point Software Technologies: Quantum Spark
Timus Networks: Timus Networks
WatchGuard Technologies: WatchGuard Firebox M290, M390, M590, M690
Security: Security Management
Winner:
Tenable: Tenable.asm
Finalists:
Hunters: Hunters SOC Platform
ThreatQuotient: ThreatQ Platform
Tufin: Tufin Orchestration Suite
Vulcan Cyber: Vulcan Cyber Risk Management Platform
Security: Security Service Edge
Winner:
Axis Security: Axis Atmos Security Service Edge (SSE) platform
Finalists:
Barracuda Networks: Barracuda CloudGen WAN
Cisco: Cisco+ Secure Connect
Lookout: The Lookout Cloud Security Platform
Windstream Enterprise: Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) from Windstream Enterprise
Storage - Cloud
Winner:
Qumulo: Qumulo on Azure
Finalists:
DataCore Software: DataCore Bolt 1.0
Lightbits Labs: Lightbits
Nasuni Corporation: Nasuni File Data Platform
Storage - Enterprise
Winner:
Pure Storage: Pure Storage, FlashBlade//S
Finalists:
Dell Technologies: Dell Next-Generation Dell PowerMax
Infinidat: InfiniBox SSA II
NetApp, Inc: FAS9500
StorCentric: Nexsan Unity NV10000
Storage - SMB
Winner:
StorCentric: Nexsan EZ-NAS
Finalists:
Dell Technologies: Dell PowerVault
Unified Communications & Collaboration Hardware
Winner:
Poly: Poly X70
Finalists:
DTEN: DTEN ONboard
Owl Labs: Meeting Owl 3
Unified Communications & Collaboration Software
Winner:
8x8, Inc.: 8x8 Conversation IQ
Finalists:
Amazon Web Services (AWS): Amazon Connect
Cisco: Webex Go
GoTo: GoTo Connect
Zoom Video Communications, Inc: Zoom Whiteboard
Virtualization/Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
Winner:
IGEL: IGEL OS
Finalists:
ATSG: ATSG Hosted Virtual Desktop
Stratodesk: Stratodesk NoTouch OS

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