2014 International winners news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the July 23, 2014 winners announcement.

AdTheorent Wins Gold and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“AdTheorent’s RTLM has made data-driven marketing more effective by allowing marketers to harness vast amounts of data to inform targeting and deliver higher engagement beyond the click, and ultimately, far superior ROI for the advertiser,” said Anthony Iacovone, CEO and Co-Founder of AdTheorent. “We are honored to win two Best in Biz 2014 International awards.”

AgreeYa’s SocialXtend Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We are truly honored by this prestigious recognition,” says AgreeYa Solutions Managing Partner, Ajay Kaul. “It’s great to be acknowledged on an international level for the product, which enables engagement and collaboration across today’s highly mobile and global organizations. SocialXtend truly represents enterprise social collaboration at its best.”

Best in Biz names John Marshall Executive of the Year

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“Over the past year, Marshall has achieved significant milestones for AirWatch — namely, the decision to join VMware’s End User Computing division in February 2014. AirWatch products complement VMware’s desktop portfolio, providing a comprehensive EMM platform that seamlessly and securely connects enterprise resources and mobile devices. VMware also brings scale – with more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners around the world.”

BlackBerry Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“The BlackBerry Z30 is an outstanding device for users who demand to stay hyper connected, productive and always in control,” said Ron Louks, President of Devices and Emerging Solutions, BlackBerry. “Being honored with a gold Best in Biz Award is a testament to our strategy to develop and deliver innovative technologies that empower professionals.”
“Este no es cualquier premio…! Para la entrega de premios del año 2014, se recibieron todas las inscripciones provenientes de un amplio rango de empresas públicas y privadas de todos los tamaños, y pertenecientes a varias industrias y regiones dentro de los Estados Unidos y Canadá.”

BlackLine Systems Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“Ms. Tucker’s passion, persistence and effort have paid off with BlackLine ranking No. 15 on the 2012 list of the ’50 Fastest’ Women-Owned/Led Companies in North America, as reported in The Wall St. Journal. In addition, BlackLine recently made the Software 500 list of the “largest and best performing software and service providers in the world” for the third year in a row and also has made the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 for the past six years, joining the ranks of such companies as Jamba Juice, Microsoft and Patagonia.”

Boston-Based Boost Software Receives International Award For Customer Service

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Co-founders Peter Dunbar and Amit Mehta entered the PC optimization software niche in part because of customer service issues they encountered. “Even the companies with good software didn’t provide adequate support,” says Dunbar. “We knew we could stand out just by providing adequate support. But we wanted more than that—we wanted to be exceptional.”

Cloudera Honored in Two Categories by Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“We are honored to receive recognition as a leadership team- the recognition belongs to the collective company which is continually focused on transforming all businesses to derive value from data, especially data that has the power to transform and change the world. Our entire company believes strongly in our mission and it’s due to the collective nature that has allowed us to achieve this level of successful thus far,” said Tom Reilly, chief executive officer, Cloudera.

Dell One Identity Manager wins Gold in the Best in Biz International Awards

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“We just found out that Dell One Identity Manager has won GOLD in the “Enterprise Product of the Year – Software” category for the Best of Biz International Awards!
The Best in Biz Awards program is judged by members of the press and industry analysts from around the world.”

GetResponse Email Marketing Wins Double Honors in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“This has been a rewarding year for the company,” said GetResponse Founder and CEO Simon Grabowski. “We’re pleased to be honored by a judging panel of analysts and reporters who keep a close eye on industry.”

Information Builders Wins Best in Biz International Award 2014

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“Having access to high-performing BI tools is only half the battle in gleaning meaningful business insights; helpful, efficient support services are also vital to ensure that the solutions are used to their full potential and that users are enjoying their complete benefits,” said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. “Information Builders prides itself not only on our top-of-the-line offerings, but also on the unwavering global customer and technical support that comes with them. Being honored with a Best in Biz International Award speaks to our ongoing dedication to support services and the recognition of their importance for our users.”

iTalent Wins Best in Biz 2014 International Gold Award as Most Innovative Service of the Year

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“Hundreds of high-profile companies seek to be recognized and honored at the Best in Biz Awards,” said Renée La Londe, CEO of iTalent. “It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized by the industry for pioneering the development of the SKM discipline and consulting practice area.”

IT University Online Wins 4 Best in Biz Awards International for 2014

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As ITU’s CEO, Brandon Smith, explained: “Winning these awards validates our company’s passion and continuous innovation in this space. Since our inception, we have been extremely focused on differentiating ourselves from the others in this market and building technologies that are proprietary, useful and engaging to deliver our high quality content. ITU will continue to be relentless in adding new and innovative features to our courses and in turn, continue to provide the market with the best training courses available.”

Leddar™ Sensing Module Wins Gold for Best New Product of the Year at Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“We are honored to have won gold in the Best New Product of the Year — Enterprise category, as we strongly believe that our technology brings something new and truly useful to the market, and the modules themselves meet a tangible need for easy-to-integrate sensing capabilities,” mentioned Charles Boulanger, Acting CEO at LeddarTech. “This award demonstrates the innovative character of our technology and the great potential it represents for applications in a variety of industries,” adds Mr. Boulanger.

MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop Wins Gold at Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“We are honored to receive this award because it validates our approach to empower business users with the tools to easily derive valuable insights from their data,” said Paul Zolfaghari, President, MicroStrategy Incorporated. “The culture shift to becoming a data-driven organization starts with individual business users on the ‘front line’ incorporating analytics into their daily operations.”

Monitise wins 6 international awards

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Commenting on the award wins, Monitise President EMEA & AP Peter Radcliffe said: “We’re immensely proud of what we achieve with our partners, and to have our work for BKM and Royal Bank of Scotland Group recognised by three major international programmes is a great reflection of the growing importance of Mobile Money and Monitise’s place at the heart of this ecosystem. To also win awards for our own achievements as a company, in competition with businesses across the world, is a credit to the work of our talented staff and speaks to our growth and development in the last year – and what we plan to achieve over the years to come.”

MWW’s Njeda “Stronger than the Storm” Campaign Among Highest Recognized Programs in History of Public Relations with more than Twenty Major PR Industry Awards

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“New Jersey is home for many MWW team members and this campaign holds special significance for so many of us,” said Michael W. Kempner, president and CEO of MWW.”

NQ Mobile IR Update for July 29th, 2014

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“In other news, NQ Mobile has picked up some more awards. NQ Mobile has received three separate honors from the 2014 Best in Biz International awards:
Gold: Business Development Department / Team of the Year
Silver: Fastest-Growing Company of the Year – Medium
Silver: Enterprise Service of the Year (NQ Sky)”

OrthoGraph wins gold trophy as the best App in 2014

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“We are very proud of what we have achieved. It is a honor for us that we were selected as gold and silver medalists in such a prestigious contest, especially because there were such prominent participants in Product category like Dell, Epson, Blackberry, Toshiba, Lenovo etc…”

Quovantis: Best place to work in the world

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“Within a month of joining the company, the talent management team (fondly called as HR erstwhile – we are not resources, you see! ahem…) calls the entire office in the common area and announces “we are the Bronze winner in Best Place to Work category in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International”.

During the open house session in the common area the talent management team’s introduction on “what, when and why” and ended with “we congratulate you”.”

SDL Wins Most Innovative Company of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“We are tremendously honored to see SDL receive recognition from a respected organization for the work we’re doing in providing an innovative solution to help brands deliver stellar customer experiences,” said Lancaster. “SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud delivers on our vision that every marketer can meet the expectations of their global customer base while remaining connected and responsive throughout the entire buying journey.”

ThreatMetrix Recognized as a Winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“It’s quite a feat to not only be recognized among other major providers of cybersecurity solutions, but amongst companies of varying industries and scope around the world,” said Reed Taussig, CEO, ThreatMetrix. “Our TrustDefender™ Cybercrime Protection Platform enables us to differentiate ourselves from other providers of security and fraud prevention solutions as well as other global companies in the enterprise software industry. Through the platform, we can quickly identify threats and protect our enterprise customers and businesses across industries in real time.”

Torrey Hills and Hengli Win Silver in Most Innovative Product of the Year – Enterprise category in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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“It was a pleasure to collaborate with Hengli on this important solution,” said Ken Kuang, President and CEO of THT. “We are honored to be named as Silver winner for the 2014 Best in Biz Awards, and we are confident about the positive impact of this technology on environment.”

Toshiba distinguida com Ouro nos “Best in Biz Awards 2014 International”

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“Não podíamos deixar de estar honrados com o prémio Ouro na categoria de Produto Mais Inovador do Ano” refere Andreas Kleinschmidt, Senior Manager da Toshiba TEC. “Ao longo do tempo temos vindo a desenvolver MFPs sempre com preocupações ambientais. Com o desenvolvimento da e-STUDIO306LP/RD30 foi criado um sistema que permite reutilizar recursos importantes que ajudam na redução de emissões CO2. Este prémio vem suportar a nossa eco-estratégia e dá-nos coragem para continuar a desenvolver sistemas e soluções que ajudem a criar um futuro mais verde.”

VIIVIIVII Deals a Winning Hand in 2014

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Upon hearing the news, CEO Ken Collis himself reported, “Congrats to the most amazing team in the world. Much love.” An employee adds, “All the hard work pays off and we still stand as one of the Top 10 Firms in the nation.”

Virtela, An NTT Communications Company, Wins Gold Award For Most Customer-Friendly Company Of The Year

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“Virtela and NTT Com foster a culture of partnership with our customers to offer the highest quality service delivery and support,” said Ted Studwell, Virtela’s senior vice president of engineering and operations. “We’re pleased to be recognized by Best in Biz for our dedication to developing meaningful, trusted relationships with our customers through personalized and proactive support that gives customers the peace of mind to focus on their core business.”

Yealands wins gold in International Best in Biz Awards

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Founder, Peter Yealands is pleased to add another international award to the trophy cabinet. “We continually strive to improve our sustainable practices. For us sustainability is about using resources in a smarter way, which guarantees future supply and our profitability. We’re conscious that our commitment needs to be tangible; being green is an integral part of who we are, and for us it is essential to producing world-class wines.” he says.

Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

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Over 200 entries were received in this year’s awards program from an impressive array of public and private companies representing more than 30 countries and a variety of industries and sectors.

“The quality of entries was very high in sectors that are critical to the future of the economy,” said Damon Kitney, business editor at The Australian. “In the end, my choice came down to which business will have the most transformative impact, and it was hard to split them because they all are doing this in different ways.”

Gold and multiple award winners this year include: ACE Enterprise (Slovakia), Adido (United Kingdom), AdTheorent, Airpush, AirWatch, Bambooee, Bankrate, BlackBerry, BlackLine Systems, BlueCat Networks (Canada), Cloudera, Creative Lodging Solutions, Dell, Epson, DHL (New Zealand), Hadera Paper (Israel), Idea Grove, Implix (Poland), iTalent Corporation, IT University Online, Language Connect, LeadBolt (Australia), LeddarTech (Canada), Lenovo, Maras Group (Australia), MicroStrategy, Monitise (United Kingdom), MWW Group, NQ Mobile, OrthoGraph (Hungary), Quality Systems, RetailNext, the Royal Bank of Scotland (United Kingdom), SDL (United Kingdom), Toshiba, USANA, ViiViiVii, Virtela and Yealands Estate Wines (New Zealand).

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