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2015 Best of Interop Awards: JumpCloud Takes Grand Prize

Interop Las Vegas Announces Winners of Prestigious IT Industry Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Tech, honors JumpCloud as the grand prize winner of the Best of Interop Awards, selected from the winners of nine technology categories. The awards recognize innovation and technological advancements across the IT industry, and were announced from Interop Las Vegas 2015, taking place this week (April 27-May 1) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, visit: interop.com/lasvegas/special-events/best-of-interop-awards.php.

The Best of Interop awards program celebrates the unique solutions advancing business technology. Within each segment, Interop credits award recipients with making the most significant impact on the IT industry. After a round of in-depth briefings and product demos, the Best of Interop judging panel selected the winners from a group of exhibitors previously shortlisted as finalists.

The 2015 Best of Interop category winners include:

  • Applications & Grand Prize: JumpCloud – JumpCloud Directory-as-a-Service
  • Cloud/Virtualization: FixStream, Inc. – FixStream Operational Analytics and Visualization Platform
  • Data Center: Cisco – Cisco ITD (Intelligent Traffic Director)
  • Mobility/Wireless: Cisco – Cisco Hyperlocation Module
  • Networking: ALE – Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Intelligent Fabric
  • Performance/Management/Monitoring: VMware – vRealize Operations 6
  • SDN: Cisco – Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
  • Security: Dell, Inc. – Dell Sonic Wall Secure Remote Access
  • Storage: NEC – Hydrastor HS8-4000

Best Startup Award:

In addition to the category awards, Best of Interop judges named VeloCloud as the Best Startup for the company's innovation in WAN networking.

Audience Choice Award:

Following the announcement of category winners Tuesday evening, Interop will poll the audience at Thursday's keynote presentation to name their favorite overall technology.

"We congratulate all of our Best of Interop awards winners for pioneering the future of IT, especially JumpCloud for taking home the Grand Prize," said Interop General ManagerJennifer Jessup. "After much deliberation and evaluation of all the competitive entries, our judges believe JumpCloud has the potential to change the game when it comes to extending access to SaaS and premises applications from a variety of device types."

All Best of Interop winners and finalists are exhibiting this week at Interop Las Vegas. The Expo hosts more than 300 solution providers, offering attendees a convenient way to see next-gen technologies all in one place. For more information about the Expo and a full list of exhibiting companies, visit: interop.com/lasvegas/expo.

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