26 Companies That Prove the Cloud is Dominating Globally


2016 Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing Honors Leading Companies Worldwide

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PHILADELPHIA, PA--July 20, 2016—For many consumers the cloud seems like a nebulous place to store photos and email, but in reality more of the information that impacts our daily lives is stored, processed and analyzed in the cloud. The Business Intelligence Group’s 2016 Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing today recognized 26 companies as leaders in the cloud.

“Every year we see a trends emerge in the nominations we receive and this year is no exception. ‘Global domination’ is this year’s theme as we received unique entries from across the globe and in virtually every industry. From solutions to enhance sales and marketing, to platforms that improve operational capabilities, to services that transform our health, the spectrum of companies that are now leveraging cloud technology for scale, simplicity and speed is truly staggering. Congratulations to all of our 2016 winners and finalists.” 

Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business Intelligence Group. 

The 2016 Stratus Award Winners are:

Cloud Collaboration       

  • Enterprise - TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud
  • Small Company - TraceGains, Inc.
  • Startup - Ribose Secure Collaboration Platform 

Cloud Company    

  • Enterprise - QAD Inc.
  • Small Company - SnapLogic 

Cloud Disruptor

  • Enterprise - CylancePROTECT
  • Small Company - CognitiveScale

Cloud Executive - Rob Hull, Adaptive Insights

Cloud Integrator - Liaison Technologies

Cloud Security Service

  • Enterprise - Radware Cloud Security Services
  • Small Company - Prevoty Runtime Security Monitoring & Protection

Hosting Provider - Toshiba VIPedge

Hybrid Cloud Provider - Fonality Hybrid

Infrastructure as a Service - Array Networks AVX Series Virtualized Appliances

Managed Service Provider - Masergy's Unified Enterprise Security

Platform as a Service

  • Enterprise - IgnitionOne Engagement Score
  • Small Company - Numecent Cloudpaging Content Delivery Network 

Private Cloud Provider - Coho DataStream

Storage Technology - NetApp Flash Storage Systems

Managed Service Provider (Tie)

  • iCloudHosting
  • BlackMesh's Managed Cloud and PaaS Offerings 

Software as a Service - Enterprise (Tie)

  • Everbridge Mass Notification
  • Seismic 

Software as a Service - Small Company (Tie)

  • ContentBridge Systems
  • Pitcher
  • Impartner PRM 

The 2016 Stratus Awards panel of judges also recommended that the following companies and services be recognized as “Finalists”: AgilePoint, ClinCapture, Clinerion Ltd, Cybera, Datapipe, Dynatrace, IPC Systems, Solidfire, Spectra Logic, Tintri, and Workiva Inc. 

For more information on the 2016 Stratus Awards for Cloud Computing, visit the Business Intelligence Group. The company hosts several global awards programs, including the Best Places to Work, the BIG Awards for Business, the BIG Innovation Awards and the PR and Marketing Excellence Awards. New to the lineup is the Sustainability Awards, which seek to recognize corporate sustainability programs. 

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry and business award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.