53 Cloud Companies that Matter in 2014


Stratus Award Winners Represent all that is Right in the Cloud


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PHILADELPHIA, PA—July 14, 2014—The Business Intelligence Group today announced the 2014 winners of the Stratus Awards. The inaugural industry awards competition recognizes those companies innovating in the Cloud and providing innovative offerings that are truly differentiated in the market.

“The Cloud is clearly revolutionizing how we use technology and communicate,” said Dawn Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “With more than 60% of businesses now utilizing the Cloud for performing IT-related operations, the organizations our volunteer expert judges selected are helping to accelerate the development and adoption of cloud-based services. We are proud to reward these companies with 2014 awards.”

The 2014 Stratus Award winners are:

Cloud Consultant of the Year

Breaker Group - http://www.breakergroup.com

Cloud Integrator of the Year

Dell Boomi - http://www.boomi.com

Cloud Security Service of the Year

Smartvue Corporation - http://smartvue.com

Cloud Start-up of the Year

Music Mastermind - http://www.musicmastermind.com

Cloud Disruptor of the Year

Arise Virtual Solutions, Inc. - http://www.arise.com

Hosting Provider of the Year

B2W Software - http://www.b2wsoftware.com

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) of the Year

Peak - http://www.poweredbypeak.com

Mobile Cloud Provider of the Year

Voxox - http://www.voxox.com

Platform as a Service (PaaS) of the Year

OutSystems - http://outsystems.com

Private Cloud Provider of the Year

Cleversafe - http://www.cleversafe.com

Software as a Service (SaaS) of the Year

Spanning Cloud Apps - http://spanning.com

The judging panel also selected organizations from among all the nominations as finalists. These companies are clearly making significant contributions to enhancing the adoption of cloud-based services and are proving every day that the evolution to hosted systems and software is the wave of the future.

The 2014 Stratus Award finalists include:

The Business Intelligence Group also announced the August 29, 2014 nomination deadline for the annual Big Awards for Business program. Organizations and individuals that would like more information can visit the company’s website at www.bigawards.org.