2016 International winners news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the August 24, 2016 winners announcement.

AdTheorent Wins Gold and Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International

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“Barometric’s ability to provide a clear view of how digital media affects engagements and purchases across all conversion environments has been a driving force in AdTheorent’s ongoing success and impressive company growth,” said Matt Fusco, Vice President of Barometric. “We were thrilled to make Barometric available as a licensable solution this year and we’re honored to be awarded two Best in Biz International Awards.”

CallidusCloud Wins Big at Prestigious Awards Programs

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“We have won over 70 awards this year, highlighting the incredible power of our Lead to Money suite and the amazing success it delivers to our customers,” said Leslie Stretch, president and CEO of CallidusCloud. “These prestigious awards are great recognition of the incredible momentum in our business and the tireless efforts of the team at CallidusCloud who help our customers make more money, faster, using our industry-leading service.”

ClearSlide Wins 2016 International Best in Biz Award

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“Given the impressive competition, we are excited that ClearSlide was recognized for this honor,” said Dustin Grosse, CEO, ClearSlide. “Our entire team has worked tirelessly to innovate and deliver an integrated platform that provides sales, marketing, and customer success teams more modern capabilities and the engagement insights they need to thrive. We know sales reps depend on and love ClearSlide Mail and this Best in Biz Awards is further evidence of our market leading position.”

Edgenet Recognized as “Comeback Company of the Year” in International Business Award Competition

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“Our company’s journey over the past two years has been both challenging and remarkable,” said Edgenet CEO Steve Proctor. “I can’t think of a more deserving group of people than our team for an award like this. They are the reason our customer service initiatives—and our company—have been so successful, and I’m proud that their accomplishments are being recognized internationally.”

Epicor ERP Named a Winner in the 2016 Best in Biz International Awards Program

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“We are excited to be named a winner in the 2016 Best in Biz International Awards program,” said Malcolm Fox, vice president, product marketing, Epicor Software. “Companies all over the world leverage Epicor ERP to support their growth goals and to assist in simplifying processes. This award is a testament to the market influence we have globally.”

Fleetmatics Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International for “Most Innovative Product of the Year – Small or Medium Business”

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“To receive gold recognition from a broad panel of journalists and analysts who cover and critique new products and solutions on a daily basis is especially rewarding,” said Fleetmatics’ CTO, Peter Mitchell. “This latest enhancement puts the power of Fleetmatics directly into the hands of the drivers of more than 750,000 vehicles, and allows them to enjoy the benefits that their fleet operators have seen for years.”

Fluent Home Earns Prestigious Awards in Record-Breaking Year

“We’re extremely excited about the growth that’s taken place these last few years here at Fluent. We’ve uniquely positioned ourselves as a better alternative for smart home and security systems as well as a more flexible, welcoming option for our sales teams. This ranking is only the beginning of good things to come at Fluent,” said Graham Wood, CEO of Fluent Home.

Business mag names Ettinger Executive of the Year

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Just a week ago, Hormel’s reported record third quarter net earnings of $195.7 million, up 33 percent from $146.9 million in 2015.

Ettinger has been at the helm in recent years as Hormel made several key moves, acquiring Skippy, Applegate Farms, Justin’s LLC, and CytoSport Holdings — the maker of Muscle Milk.

Impartner Takes Bronze Medal in Best in Biz Awards – Named Best New Product of the Year for Enterprises

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“Companies in almost every sector have begun to recognize the transformative power of the indirect channel as a means of quickly and efficiently accelerating their revenue, and Impartner PRM provides the entire toolset for managing that indirect channel,” said Dave R Taylor, Impartner chief marketing officer. “It’s incredibly exciting to have PRM technology and our solution stand out in such an impressive range of entrants for the value it delivers to companies looking to truly harness the power of their partner networks and accelerate the performance of their channel operations.”

Information Builders’ Omni-Gen™ Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International

Gregory Dorman, senior vice president and general manager, iWay, said:
“Omni-Gen provides an entirely new way of approaching MDM. With the platform, it’s no longer a cumbersome process requiring significant time and monetary investments, but rather a project that can be easily implemented and quickly delivers results. This recognition by the Best in Biz Awards International validates that the industry recognizes the potential Omni-Gen has to revolutionize the market.”

Best in Biz Awards 2016 International Honors Ipanema as an Enterprise Product of the Year

“The applications that enterprises depend on today create immense network complexity – they are bandwidth-heavy, traffic can be unpredictable, and they cross multiple networks,” said Sylvain Quartier, SVP, products and markets at InfoVista. “Video applications like Skype for Business or Google Hangout that enterprises rely on to enable a global workforce, are particularly challenging to protect. Ipanema protects these and other business-critical applications by delivering an application-aware SD-WAN that can meet the most demanding user requirements for quality of experience, regardless of network and IT complexity. We’re honored to have been recognized by Best in Biz for our achievements in this category and believe it acts as a strong validator that our solution is pivotal in helping enterprises remain connected and competitive.”

Inneractive Continues Winning Streak Garnering a Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International

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“2016 has been an incredible year of growth for us so it’s an enormous honor to be included in the ‘Fastest Growing Company’ category by the Best in Biz Awards International this year,” said Offer Yehudai, President of Inneractive. “This recognition builds upon the momentum of a milestone year for us as we join forces with RNTS Fyber, experience triple digit growth and expand our footprint further afield with expansion into the Chinese market…all while continuing to provide the most advanced technologies to mobile publishers globally.”

Ipswitch Named Silver Winner In Best Places to Work Category by Best in Biz Awards International 2016

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“This award is a powerful validation of our commitment to making Ipswitch one of the very best places to work worldwide,” said Ipswitch CEO Joe Krivickas. “We are passionate about driving employee growth and development while providing world-class support to our people, making their work and their lives as fulfilling and enriching as possible.”

iXsystems Wins Gold for Product Line of the Year in Best in Biz Awards International 2016

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“This recognition confirms that customers want choice. They don’t want to choose an expensive, limited storage array with non-unified functionality that many of the legacy and startup competitors offer,” said Gary Archer, Director of Storage Marketing for iXsystems. “The iXsystems Data Storage product line offers customers a choice. It has enterprise capabilities at an economical price, scales from a few terabytes to nearly 5PB, and is available in flash-assisted hybrid and all-flash models. We offer the industry’s first complete line of storage systems on the market that provides a consistent user experience with compatibility through every model, from our smallest home storage system to our largest Enterprise data center solution.”

Lifesize Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International

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“Our main goal with Lifesize is to offer an easy to use, secure and reliable collaboration platform that aggregates the critical collaboration features teams need to connect and be more productive. It’s built for organizations of all sizes that want enterprise-ready video communications technology without taxing budgets or IT,” said Craig Malloy, CEO of Lifesize. “We highly appreciate this international recognition as it validates our unique and innovative approach of combining software and hardware into one intuitive solution.”

SIOS Technology Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International

“We are honored to be recognized with this prestigious award for our long history of innovation,” said Jerry Melnick, president and CEO, SIOS Technology. “SIOS has always focused on providing innovative solutions that help enterprises optimize and protect their business critical applications — first with SIOS DataKeeper™ and SIOS Protection Suite™ SAN and SANless clustering software, and most recently with our SIOS iQ™ IT analytics solution. SIOS iQ applies patented big data and machine learning technology to provide the industry’s first simple, intelligent software solution for optimizing IT operations and resolving issues in dynamic VMware environments.”

Total Defense Internet Security Suite Named Consumer Product of the Year

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“This award is a great confirmation of the effort the entire company has put into making Total Defense one of the best products available in the market today,” said Larry Guerin, EVP and General Manager at Total Defense. “Thank you to the Best In Biz International judges for recognizing us this year.”

Trianz Wins “Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year” recognition at Best in Biz Awards International – 2016

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Speaking on this occasion, Sri Manchala, President, and CEO, Trianz, said, “We’d like to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who made it possible to receive this award – our team for their diligent and client-focused work, and the judges at the Best in Biz Awards for this recognition. Trianz is founded on the ethos of being client centric company. We are proud to have earned the trust of Fortune 1000 companies across the globe and look forward to continued partnership and success.”

Untangle Wins Bronze for SMB Product of the Year

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“We are honored to have been considered and recognized in this category,” said Bob Walters, CEO of Untangle. “Our core mission is to provide the underserved small and medium business segment with enterprise-grade network security, and we thank the Best In Biz International judges for acknowledging us this year.”

Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2016 International

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Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts, today announced the winners in its fourth annual International competition. More than 270 public and private companies hailing from all sectors of the global economy and more than 30 countries competed in this year’s International program.

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