2015 Stratus Award Winners - Business Leaders Agree: the Cloud Is Here to Stay

The 2015 Stratus Awards showcase companies and products that are driving global adoption of cloud-based services.

Philadelphia, PA--The Business Intelligence Group announced the winners of the 2015 Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing today. The crowd-sourced industry awards program recognizes companies, executives, and services whose innovative approaches are helping to accelerate the development and adoption of the cloud in the consumer and business markets.

“The underlying theme in this year’s Stratus Awards program was ‘operational excellence,’” said Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business Intelligence Group. “Each and every winner showed our judges how their innovations and execution strategies led to superior customer experiences and greater adoption of cloud-based services.”

The 2015 Stratus Award Winners are:

Cloud Company of the Year 

Cloud Disruptor of the Year 

Cloud Executive of the Year – Dave Wright, Founder & CEO, SolidFire

Cloud Integrator of the Year 

Cloud Security Service of the Year – Perspecsys’ AppProtex Cloud Data Protection Platform

Hosting Provider of the Year – Viewpoint

Hybrid Cloud Provider of the Year – Rubicon Project, High Frequency Cloud 2

Managed Service Provider of the Year 

Mobile Cloud Provider of the Year – CloudMine

Platform as a Service of the Year 

Private Cloud Provider of the Year 

Software as a Service of the Year 

The 2015 Stratus Awards panel of judges also recommended that the following companies and services be recognized as “Finalists” for their documented performances. “With so many qualified nominations, it was difficult for our judges to be so selective,” continued Fordyce. “These companies should also be proud of their performances and we are honored to be showcasing their performances and innovations.”

2015 Stratus Award Finalists include: Agilysys InfoGenesis Flex, Airbiquity, Appirio, Beckon, Binary Tree, BT, ClearSlide, CloudLock, CloudVelox, Datapipe, Epicor Cloud ERP, Five9 Freedom, FLIR RapidRecap, FPX Predictive Applications, HC1, Hitachi Data Systems, iCore All-in-one, IgnitonOne, InsightSquared, Intellect, Maestro, NaviSite, Netformx ChannelXpert, Nexenta, Odin, OutSystems, Parallels Remote Application Server, QAD, Ribose, The Model Warehouse’s smartfacts, Snowflake Computing, Social Solutions Global’s Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) software, SolidFire, Taulia Dynamic Discounting, Telarix, Teletrac Fleet Director, Vena Solutions, Wdesk, by Workiva and Yext.

About the Business Intelligence Group - http://www.bintelligence.com 
The Business Intelligence Group launched the first crowd-sourced industry awards programs to recognize authentic talent and superior performances in the business world. Unlike other awards programs, the Business Intelligence Group’s programs invite real business people with experience and knowledge to volunteer as judges. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and rewards companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.