2014 winners news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the December 3, 2014 winners announcement.

Adaptiva Recognized for Most Innovative Product of the Year in 2014 Best In Biz Awards

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“To be recognized for Most Innovative Product of the Year by the Best In Biz Awards is a great achievement for us,” said Deepak Kumar, founder and CTO of Adaptiva. “This is our fourth award for innovation this year, once again validating the proven, cutting-edge technology that has made OneSite a leader in enterprise systems management.”

AdTheorent Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“AdTheorent’s RTLM delivers increased engagement for brands and advertisers and helps inform media buying,” said Anthony Iacovone, CEO and Co-Founder of AdTheorent. “Predictive is the future of targeting in mobile advertising and we are so pleased to win a Gold Best in Biz award for this groundbreaking solution.”

Agiliance Wins Silver and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“For a second consecutive year Agiliance has been honored in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category of the Best in Biz Awards competition. We are delighted that the judges this year have also recognized our executive team with a Bronze medal,” said Torsten George, vice president of worldwide marketing and products at Agiliance. “The fact that our company and team were recognized in two different categories is a testament to how Agiliance has disrupted the risk management market.”

Airpush Wins Silver in Most Innovative Product of the Year Category of Best in Biz 2014 Awards

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“Best in Biz’s repeated recognition of the platform we have built is a great honor as well as a validation of our unique strategy,” said Asher Delug, CEO, Airpush. “As we continue to release new and innovative advertising capabilities, we are happy to see that their impacts are felt far outside of the mobile industry. Best in Biz is one of the most diverse and competitive business awards operating today, and these honors are a great barometer of how our contribution is being received by businesses of all shapes and sizes.”

Allied Telecom Honored as One of the “Best Places to Work” in 2014

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“We’re thrilled to be recognized for our company culture,” said Allied President & CEO Ken Williams. “We truly believe that providing the best possible client experience results directly from providing the best possible work environment for our employees and I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of Allied’s talented and hardworking staff.”

Amobee Recognized As 2014 “Best in Biz” Award Winner

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“Best in Biz’s large and distinguished judging panel is comprised of members of the media from companies including Adweek, Inc. Magazine, MediaPost, and ZDNet, who reviewed and scored more than 550 award nominations.”

Attensity Q Takes Silver in Best in Biz Awards

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“This award is a particularly prestigious honor for Attensity, as the 2014 Best in Biz Awards’ distinguished panel and more than 550 nominees across the U.S. and Canada made for the program’s most competitive list to date.”

Avention’s Business Intelligence Platform Named a Best New Enterprise Product

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“As a recipient of this award, we’re in the company of other remarkable businesses, from Vonage to Dell to Toshiba. Receiving this Best in Biz award validates the hard work and dedication our data scientists, engineers and entire team have put into creating our Avention database software to enable our more than 4,000 enterprise clients around the world to run their businesses more efficiently.”

Avere Systems CEO Ron Bianchini Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“Being named the gold winner in the Executive of the Year category is very exciting, and all due to the great team I work with each and every day,” said Ron Bianchini, president and CEO, Avere Systems. “The growth Avere has experienced thus far is incredible as we provide hybrid cloud storage solutions to a variety of industries. We’ll continue to deliver on our mission to provide world-class solutions to our customers around the world.”

Beeline Wins Gold, Two Silvers in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“Winning three ‘Best in Biz’ awards is an honor I’m delighted to accept on behalf of our dynamic, hard-working team,” said Beeline president Doug Leeby. “It is particularly rewarding because our competition included some of the best-respected companies in North America and the world.”

Biscom Verosync Wins Best New Enterprise Product of the Year

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Bill Ho, president of Biscom, said, “It’s exciting to receive this award — the enterprise market has requirements that consumer solutions don’t have to worry about — but that’s where Biscom’s expertise in enterprise software shines. We designed Verosync to fulfill the demands of enterprise IT departments that are considering deploying a sync and share solution.”

BES10 Hosted wins Enterprise Service of the Year in Best in Biz Awards

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“Following up the win of the BlackBerry Z30 in the Consumer Product of the Year category of the Best in Biz Awards 2014 International, BlackBerry has struck gold again. This time the win came by way of BES10 Hosted, which has been named Enterprise Service of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014.”

Broadview Wins Three 2014 Best in Biz Awards

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“We are honored to be recognized by Best in Biz Awards’ impressive panel of experts,” said Brian Crotty, Broadview’s Chief Operating Officer. “We have taken great care to ensure that our customers receive consistently outstanding service and support. This focus on customer care, combined with the enterprise-grade technology behind our OfficeSuite Phone, HD Meeting and other cloud services, is what we strive to deliver to SMBs and enterprise customers to ensure their continued success.”

Bronto Software Wins Best Place to Work in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“Bronto’s vision includes a culture of transparency and approachability that infuses its relationships with its employees,” said Joe Colopy, CEO of Bronto Software. “We are honored to be recognized for our efforts of encouraging and empowering employees to try new ideas, engage with colleagues and the community, and to be named as a Best Place to Work by such a well-respected group of judges.”

CallidusCloud Wins 2014 Best in Biz Award

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“It’s fantastic to continue to receive recognition for our Lead to Money Suite that transforms the sales, marketing, learning and customer experience results for our customers,” said Giles House, SVP and chief marketing officer, CallidusCloud. “I’d like to congratulate the CallidusCloud team, as well as our customers and partners, who have helped secure this prestigious award.”

Caradigm Care Management Wins Best in Biz Award

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“Caradigm is extremely proud to receive this recognition for our Care Management application,” said Michael Simpson, CEO of Caradigm. “The EMR revolution drove healthcare from paper to digital; however, as healthcare shifts from fee for service to value-based care, new solutions are needed for providers to manage risk, costs and care delivery. Caradigm is thrilled to be part of healthcare’s journey towards population health.”

CareerBeam Outplacement Wins Gold in the Prestigious Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We are honored to receive this distinguished award for our industry-pushing outplacement solution and service,” said Robin D. Richards, CEO of CareerArc Group. “Winning the Best in Biz Award acknowledges that CareerBeam Outplacement is the new approach to outplacement innovation and delivery built for the modern workforce. With this award, we are proud to continue setting new standards in the outplacement space.”

2014 Best in Biz Awards: Citrix ShareFile strikes gold again!

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“With such an amazing field of competition, we’re honored to be recognized and highlighted for the ease of use of our new app design, our built-for-business mobility, the level of security we offer and how easy it is for our customers to get on-the-go access to their data.”

CloudLock Wins in Four Different Categories in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“I am honored to accept the Technology Executive of the Year Best in Biz Award on behalf of the whole company. Our amazing team makes me a better CTO every day,” said Ron Zalkind, co-founder and CTO at CloudLock. “Organizations are moving to the cloud at a faster pace than ever before, and we’re right there building technology that provides people-centric security.”

“Being named Best in Biz award winner is a tremendous honor, especially the categories of Most Innovative Company and Technology Executive of the Year,” said Gil Zimmermann, co-founder and CEO at CloudLock. “These awards validate our mission and vision as a business enabler to organizations moving to the cloud.”

Cobra Electronics Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We are once again honored to be chosen by prominent press and industry analyst judges for the Best in Biz 2014 awards for another year standing,” said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. “As Cobra’s family of Drive HD Dash Cams is fairly new, we are pleased to stand out against the sea of other innovative and advanced products and technologies with our CDR 900 in the Best New Version of the year.”

Comtrend Wins Best in Biz Award for 2014 with Powerline Adapter Series

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Senior Director of Business Development at Comtrend, Bradley Joe, stated, “We are all very excited about receiving this award. Our most recent G.hn Powerline Adapter is a new standards-based product and we believe that G.hn is a promising home networking technology that can make home/office networking quite simple for customers. G.hn can allow customers to plug into their network through power lines, phone lines, and coaxial cables already located in their homes and business. Plug and play home networking with gigabit speeds is a winning combination for our customers today.”

CrashPlan Wins Best in Biz “Enterprise Product of the Year” Award

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“Enterprise-grade endpoint data security is top-of-mind for CIOs as end-user data continues to shift away from the data center, and seemingly beyond the reach and control of IT,” said Brian Bell, president and chief operating officer at Code42. “More than 35,000 businesses have chosen the Code42 EDGE Platform—powering CrashPlan endpoint backup—to protect their important corporate information. We’re pleased to again be recognized for CrashPlan’s market leadership position.”

Creative Lodging Solutions Wins Silver and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We’re honored to be recognized for our fast growth and innovation in the corporate travel management industry,” says CEO Mike Tetterton.

Credit Sesame Wins Most Innovative Service of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“To all of our Credit Sesame users and fans, this award would not be possible without your continued support and feedback. Thank you for helping us make Credit Sesame one of the most innovative services of the year!”

CYREN WebSecurity Wins Biz Award

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“CYREN WebSecurity continues to receive consistent praise for its innovative approach to providing cloud-based cybersecurity,” said Lior Samuelson, CEO and Chairman of the Board at CYREN. “We are particularly honored to receive this recognition from the Best in Biz Awards due to its independent panel of judges consisting of industry analysts and members of the press.”

Diligent Board Member Services Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We are thrilled to be named a gold winner for the 2014 Best in Biz Awards, a recognition that validates our dedication to deliver the highest levels of support for our clients,” said Jeffrey Hilk, executive vice president and director of client services at Diligent. “Client support is an integral part of our business at Diligent and every day we strive to provide unparalleled customer service. This honor underscores our continued commitment to providing exceptional customer service.”

dough Honored with Best In Biz Awards

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“As we aim to increase financial literacy and offer new ways to approach investing, it’s an honor to see both dough and our executive team selected by Best in Biz,” said Kristi Ross, co-CEO and president of dough, Inc. “Throughout 2014, we’ve seen incredible growth and delivered industry-leading technology to our users. Our entire team is dedicated to creating the best financial products and content in the market, and the recognition from Best in Biz is a great way to close out the year.”

“Each day, we deliver new financial content, offer excellent visual resources for making trades, and share unique and informative insights with our viewers,” said Tom Sosnoff, co-CEO and founder of dough, Inc. “It’s great to see Best in Biz recognize our hard work and achievements as we change the way people think about investing and financial media.”

ECI Wins a Best in Biz Award for Enterprise Service of the Year

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“We are excited to have won a Best in Biz Award in the Product category for customer service since the high level of customer support we provide our clients largely differentiates us,” said Jeff Lacy, ECI President and CEO. “Our personalized approach to customer support offers a boutique experience not found elsewhere in the Human Capital Management software space. When a client calls for support, they are connected to a live person, and never put in a support queue. Our team loves hearing from and working with our customers, and we pride ourselves in a 97% client retention rate with 93% of our clients saying they would refer us to a friend.”

Edifecs Named Silver Winner in Best Place to Work Category: Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We are honored to receive the silver Best in Biz Award for Best Place to Work,” said Sunny Singh, CEO of Edifecs. “We designed our new office space to be more than just an office building. It is a destination that associates are excited to come to and enjoy, and be at their productive best. We have some of the best talent in the healthcare industry and we empower them with one of the most ergonomic and eco-friendly offices in existence. It is a tremendous affirmation to receive the Best in Biz Award.”

Enrollment Rx Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“As in previous years, Best in Biz Awards featured a large and distinguished judging panel comprised of members of the media – including Wired, Computerworld, Inc. Magazine and San Jose Mercury News – who reviewed and scored more than 500 award nominations.”

Fleetmatics Wins Gold for Best in Biz Awards 2014 “Product Line of the Year”

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“To receive Gold recognition from a broad panel of journalists and analysts, who cover and critique new products on a daily basis, is especially rewarding,” said Fleetmatics’ CTO, Peter Mitchell. “This latest version of our platform has enabled us to further solidify our fleet management technology market leadership position, while arming our customers with a truly robust software platform that enables them to work smarter, which helps them outpace competitors and reduce operating costs.”

ForgeRock Wins Silver for the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“ForgeRock’s achievement of more than 200 percent sales growth between the first half of 2013 and the first half 2014 validates our position as one of the fastest-growing companies in 2014,” said Mike Ellis, CEO of ForgeRock. “With more enterprises and government agencies addressing their digital business needs, we were able to increase deal size by 166 percent year-over-year. In July, we announced new funding, and the company continues to add prominent industry veterans and experts to the ForgeRock workforce as we accelerate our innovation and product development to better serve our customers.”

Forte’s Checkout Campaign Earns Silver for the Best in Biz Marketing Campaign of the Year

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“We are honored to receive this prestigious award,” says Jay Alsup, Director of Marketing. “We designed this campaign to mirror the excellence of the product itself, hoping that we could impart its ability to both simplify and streamline the payment process, while still presenting its powerful capabilities and trusted functionality.”

Four Kitchens Wins Big: Emmy, Stevie, Best in Biz and Davey Awards

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“We feel extremely honored to be recognized by so many distinguished organizations,” said Todd Ross Nienkerk, managing partner, Four Kitchens. “These highly acclaimed awards and acknowledgements are an amazing testament to the in-depth expertise, dedication and accomplishments of our team.”

Wireless M2M and IoT Leader Named One of the ‘Most Innovative Companies’ by Best in Biz Award

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“This was a pivotal year – not only for FreeWave, but for the entire Machine to Machine market,” explained Ashish Sharma, CMO of FreeWave Technologies. “We laid a new foundation by reaching new milestones, launching innovative M2M solutions and helping our customers connect the unconnected to automate process, access critical data and control things from afar.”

Geary LSF Named ‘Agency of the Year’ in Best In Biz Awards 2014

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“We’re honored to be recognized as Agency of the Year in the 2014 Best in Biz Awards,” says Karen Kovaleski, Executive Vice President of Client Services for Geary LSF. “Today’s digital landscape is constantly shifting and, as an agency, it’s our responsibility to our clients to remain ahead of the curve through innovation, education and thought leadership. Our teams have pushed themselves and the industry boundaries in order to achieve our goal of providing the very best service and delivering exceptional results for each campaign we execute. This recognition is thanks to the team’s hard work and dedication.”

G-Force Shipping Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as a Fastest-Growing Company of the Year by an awards program with the prestige of Best in Biz,” said G-Force Shipping CEO, Scott Guilbeault. “Being ranked at the gold level is a direct result of all the hard work and dedication our amazing team here at G-Force has put in and I can’t thank them enough.”

Hughes Wins ‘Best in Biz’ Award 2014

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“This recognition of HughesON from Best in Biz Awards is a great honor,” said Mike Cook, senior vice president, North American Division at Hughes. “We are seeing significant customer adoption of our HughesON managed solutions and our enabling Branch Gateway platform. Organizations looking to support critical remote branch requirements through cost-effective, high-capacity, secure access to the Internet and cloud/SaaS applications are finding HughesON fits the bill very nicely.”

IFS North America Recipient of Two Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“The work the ECST does is instrumental in supporting our customers and ensuring that they receive the maximum value from our solutions,” said IFS Americas President and CEO Cindy Jaudon. “To see them recognized for their work is very rewarding to everyone in our organization.

IronKey™ Workspace W700 Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“Organizations are looking for secure and cost-effective ways to serve the needs of a quickly evolving, highly mobile workforce,” said Barbara Nelson, general manager and vice president for Imation Mobile Security. “Having IronKey Workspace W700 receive top honors for Enterprise Product of the Year is a great achievement. It not only showcases Windows To Go as an innovative, clear-cut alternative to help organizations securely enable their employees and contractors, but it does so while providing as much as 90 percent cost savings over traditional computing approaches.”

Incisive Wins 2014 Best in Biz Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year

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“We are honored that Concourse has been recognized as the most innovative product of the year by Best in Biz Awards,” said Diane Robinette, president and CEO of Incisive. “This recognition further validates our achievements in providing our customers a spreadsheet collaboration and control environment with automated insight into risk from tens of thousands of spreadsheets.”

Integral Ad Science Wins Bronze for Best Biz Awards 2014’s Most Customer Friendly of the Year

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“We are incredibly proud to have been awarded the bronze for ‘Most Customer Friendly of the Year’ from the Best in Biz Awards 2014,” said Integral Ad Science Vice President of Client Services Karlie Santucci. “This recognition is a testament to the client services team members’ dedication to our clients’ satisfaction and our organization’s advancement.”

InteliSecure Named Winner for Fastest-Growing Company and Best Place to Work by Best in Biz Awards

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“We are honored once again to have been selected by a panel of media leaders to receive these awards,” said Rob Eggebrecht, InteliSecure president, CEO and co-founder. “It is a terrific validation of our efforts to provide customers with leading-edge data security services supported by exceptional employees in a positive work environment.”

“Our work environment is something we take seriously at InteliSecure,” said Tracy Mestas-Hagar, director of Human Resources. “We are in the process of implementing a brand new program for 2015 that will provide our employees an even more dynamic and fulfilling environment to grow professionally and personally.”

Intent-based Offer Solution from IntelliResponse Wins Best in Biz Award

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“OFFERS is dramatically transforming online self-service from just a way to reduce call and email volumes into a way to create long lasting customer relationships,” said David Lloyd, CEO of IntelliResponse. “This award is a testament to the tremendous momentum we have achieved with OFFERS since launching the solution.”

Interaction Associates CEO Linda Stewart Wins “2014 Executive of the Year” Best in Biz Bronze Award

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“Interaction Associates is all about collaboration, and this honor extends to everyone in the company,” said Linda Stewart, CEO. “The leadership practices and collaborative methods we teach our clients are truly transformational, and we practice them ourselves,” she added.

IQMS Development Group Named Tech Department of the Year

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“IQMS has always focused on customer-driven development and our Automation Group is a direct result of our commitment to working with our manufacturers to help solve their challenges,” said Randy Flamm, president at IQMS. “We are thrilled that the prestigious judges and industry analysts for the Best in Biz Awards see the value and dedication that we think this special group provides.”

LoopUp Receives Best in Biz Award for Enterprise Service of the Year

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“This is the second consecutive Best in Biz Award that we’ve received, which shows that we’re continuing to make a real difference in the enterprise collaboration marketplace,” said Steve Flavell, co-CEO of LoopUp. “We’re proud of the success of our cloud-based conferencing product, which helps professionals get more done with a lot less pain. It solves real problems that enterprise users have faced for years, and leads these users to richer collaboration in a really simple way.”

Magnitude Software Wins Gold for Best New Company of the Year at Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We are honored that the Best in Biz Awards’ judges recognized Magnitude Software with a Gold award,” said President Nigel Turner. “Magnitude Software has experienced a momentous first year and this is just the beginning. With the formation of the company in April, and then with a very substantial capital investment in September, we see a tremendous opportunity to deliver innovative solutions that provide maximum business value in our customers’ Enterprise Information Management initiatives.”

PR Agency Matter Communications Wins 2014 Best in Biz Award

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“Winning an ‘Agency of the Year’ award is an honor I’m elated to accept on behalf of our dynamite, hard-working PR staff,” said Matter CEO Scott Signore. “It is also particularly rewarding because our work was judged by members of the media with whom we interact every day.”

MobiTV Wins Best in Biz Award for TV Everywhere Software Solution

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“The traditional home viewing experience is evolving rapidly, and consumers are hungry for customized content that’s delivered directly to their second screen devices,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO and Chairman of MobiTV. “This accolade from Best in Biz and an esteemed group of industry leaders further validates MobiTV’s mission of delivering customized content to viewers across screens, anytime, anywhere. We are pleased to be recognized with a Silver Best in Biz award for our TV Everywhere solution.”

Modernizing Medicine Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“Modernizing Medicine’s focus is centered on taking the most advanced resources to create a technology that will benefit the healthcare process and improve patient care,” says Daniel Cane, CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine. “Not only is being recognized as one of the Most Innovative Companies of the Year by Best in Biz Awards an overwhelming honor, but to also be selected as the Gold winner is truly appreciated.”

Nerium International and CMO, Amber Olson Rourke, Win in 2014 Best in Biz Competition

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“This year has been an outstanding year for Nerium, as we’ve continued to grow our business, and build our reputation as an award-winning company,” said CEO Jeff Olson. “These awards are truly an honor that reflect all of the hard work by Amber and our team. This is just the beginning for Nerium, and we look forward to expanding this success in 2015.”

Net Element Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“The fourth annual Best in Biz Awards’ North American program was its most competitive yet,” says Net Element CEO Oleg Firer. “We are honored that the innovation and functionality of Apito warranted such high recognition among hundreds of other nominees. Bringing home the silver award is a token not only of where Aptito stands today, but of the incredible potential that lies ahead.”

NexTraq Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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Mike Scarbrough, President of NexTraq, said, “We are honored to be named a silver winner in the Best in Biz Awards by members of such accomplished publications and analyst firms. Being recognized by industry experts for our continued growth and innovation in fleet management is quite an achievement, and a great way to end the year.”

NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad Wins Bronze at Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“The Best in Biz Awards feature a large and distinguished judging panel comprised of members of the media who review and score hundreds of award nominations. The NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad won the bronze award in the Most Innovative Consumer Product of the Year category.”

AcceleDent Wins Two Prestigious Awards for Orthodontic Device’s Sleek Design, Ease of Use

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“It’s an honor for AcceleDent to have been selected from among several thousand of the world’s leading manufacturers and industrial design firms by these two great business award programs,” said Mike Lowe, OrthoAccel Technologies’ president and CEO. “In addition to AcceleDent patients reporting extremely positive experiences with AcceleDent, these awards underscore our position as the leader of accelerated orthodontics and our desire to improve the treatment journey to a healthy, beautiful smile with our consumer-friendly product design.”

Peer 1 Hosting Recognized for Dedication to Developing Company Culture and Educating Community

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“Our purpose at Peer 1 is to be the most human company on the Internet, and fulfilling that purpose starts at home with our own peers,” said Sheila Bouman, executive vice president and managing director, Peer 1. “We strive to create a supportive, caring environment that encourages growth and meaningful interactions, and winning an award based on our own employee feedback is incredibly significant to us. Along with our efforts to make Peer 1 a company that our peers are proud to work for, our work to educate the community about the effects of the NSA scandal also supports our purpose. I am thrilled to close out 2014 with these strong accolades, and look forward to achieving even more in 2015.”

RES IT Store Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“After the successful release of our RES IT Store in February, we are honored to be named the gold winner for the Best New Product of the Year for enterprises,” said Bob Janssen, Founder and Chief Technology Officer for RES Software. “For many of our customers, the RES IT Store has drastically changed IT’s ability to support objectives of the business. While they are playing a more strategic role in the enterprise, they are also seeing a great deal of value from their investment. Many have reduced service desk calls by more than 40%, while also managing fast and efficient onboarding and off-boarding of employees and still meeting compliance requirements.”

Roth Staffing Companies L.P. Recognized as the Best Place to Work in North America by Best in Biz Awards

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“Receiving the Best Place to Work Gold Award is a wonderful way to end a great year of milestones and achievements for Roth Staffing,” says Adam Roth, President & COO of Roth Staffing Companies. “We spent much of 2014 celebrating our company’s 20th Anniversary including several programs that allowed us to give back. Together, we donated more than 1 million meals toward the fight to end childhood hunger in America through our company’s Purpose:full initiative. This is a true testament to all that our coworkers have done to make this a special place to work. Our coworkers impact lives, they make a difference, they love what they do, and I am so honored that they are being recognized by the Best in Biz Awards program!”

Seal Software Honored in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“This accolade from Best in Biz Awards and the esteemed group of judges is a testament to the critical market needs Seal’s Contract Discovery and Analytics platform addresses,” said Ulf Zetterberg, co-founder and chief executive officer, Seal Software. “We are committed to enabling our customers and partners to gain more control of and visibility into their contract portfolio, in turn uncovering revenue opportunities, mitigating risk, and focusing on their business needs.”

SquareTwo Financial’s Brian W. Tuite Honored as Business Development Executive of the Year

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“I am honored to receive this recognition from Best in Biz North America,” Tuite said. “This award is a tribute to my outstanding team, which strives to provide the best service in the industry and to deliver the Fair Square Promise, our company’s pledge to provide world-class customer satisfaction.”

Stitch Labs Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“We’re elated to be chosen as a silver winner from such an esteemed judging panel of editors and industry analysts. Our goal has always been to help small businesses run as efficiently as possible and make business owner’s lives easier,” said Brandon Levey, CEO and founder of Stitch Labs. “We have plans to add features and functionalities such as online accounting software and eCommerce add-ons in 2015 that will make Stitch Labs even more dynamic.”

SYSPRO Silver Winner in “Best in Biz” 2014 Awards

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Joey Benadretti, president, SYSPRO USA, comments on the Best in Biz win: “SYSPRO is proud to be named a winner along with such high profile companies as AT&T, Dell and Toshiba. This award is indeed confirmation of the ability and flexibility that SYSPRO 7 gives customers to achieve operational excellence. Users of SYSPRO 7 can leverage lean and green practices, exercise exceptional customer service and realize better bottom line results. Being honored among the best of the best in business is an additional incentive for SYSPRO to remain focused on developing highly utilitarian software that helps users become leaders in their own industries.”

Toshiba’s Eco-Conscious e-STUDIO Wins Best In Biz Award’s 2014 Most Innovative Product Of The Year

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“Considering the distinguished group of judges connected to this year’s Best in Biz Awards, our collective engineering, sales and marketing team is thrilled to win this prestigious honor,” said Toshiba America Business Solutions Chief Marketing Executive, Bill Melo. “Delivering products to better enable our customers to operate more sustainably is one of the primary elements within our company’s DNA. To receive recognition for doing so is a nice tribute to everyone involved in the development of our e-STUDIO306LP/RD30.”

TouchBistro Wins Gold and Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“I am truly honored to be named Entrepreneur/Founder of the Year by the Best in Biz Awards 2014,” said Alex Barrotti, TouchBistro CEO and Founder. “TouchBistro has worked diligently to provide a groundbreaking POS solution to the food and beverage industry that uses the most advanced technologies to raise the level of efficiency, and take patron services to entirely new standards. The silver award for Service Department of the Year is a highly valued acknowledgement of our Customer Experience Team’s commitment to the success of our customers.”

UniFirst CEO Named Executive of the Year by Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“I am incredibly humbled by this honor,” said Ronald Croatti, President and CEO, upon receiving the news. “To be singularly recognized by this esteemed panel of judges means a lot to me, but more importantly to our company. The success of UniFirst can only be attributed to the support, hard work, and dedication of our 12,000 employee Team Partners. It’s on their behalf that I am accepting this award.”

Unitrends Scales Ranks of Deloitte Technology Fast 500

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“These prominent accolades underscore the hard work, passion and ingenuity our team brings to the table every day to deliver exceptional data protection products and services that give our customers peace of mind,” said Mark Campbell, chief marketing officer and chief technology officer, Unitrends. “From our purpose-built backup appliances and recovery assurance offering, to our new VMware-to-AWS cloudbursting, migration and DRaaS product, we continue to expand and add value to our solution set. The breadth of our enterprise-class products enables organizations of all sizes to solve their data and application protection challenges at a price point that suits their specific business. By remaining focused on delighting our customers, we have experienced incredible, consistent growth and market demand.”

UPRAISE Website Brings Home the Gold!

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“The North American panel of judges, in the past, has included team members from Businessweek, Fast Company, Financial Times, Fortune, San Francisco Chronicle and USA Today.

We’re honored to be recognized for outstanding industry work alongside brands such as LeadMD, Swift Transportation, WD-40 and Burger King. We’re not stopping here. We hope to apply this award-winning spirit to all the work that we do! Thank you Best in Biz!”

vCita Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“vCita is incredibly proud to receive recognition from the Best in Biz awards program, and we are honored to be named among an elite list of past gold winners,” said Itzik Levy, CEO of vCita. “This recognition further validates our company’s growth, the impact of our technology and our ability to enhance the online presence of all small service businesses through easy to use online engagement tools that improve the client experience and help drive additional revenue.”

Venyu takes home Best in Biz Awards 2014 for Executive Team of the Year

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“The panel of judges were impressed by Venyu’s decision to support customers and remain in the Baton Rouge area by turning an old mall space into a state-of-the-art data center in only seven months. The $14 million, 23,000 sq. ft. facility offers customers new levels of power density and additional redundancies to meet and exceed the current industry standards for cloud-based data services.”

Verismic Software Recognized With Most Innovative Product of the Year Award for Cloud Management Suite

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“It has been an exciting year for us with the launch of Cloud Management Suite,” says Verismic President and CEO, Ashley Leonard. “Being recognized as one of the Most Innovative Products of 2014 is a great way to end the year.”

Vertafore Honored as 2014 “Company of the Year” by Best in Biz Awards

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“We are extremely honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards as a company of the year for the innovation in technology we are bringing to the insurance industry worldwide,” said Mark Sonders, senior vice president, sales and marketing at Vertafore. “This award further validates our recent innovations in Desktop as a Service and Single Sign-on capabilities that have paved the way for a better connected and mobile experience across the business, as well as, our ability to drive stronger technology adoption industry wide.”

VisionGate earns two Best in Biz Awards for innovation

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“We are honored to be recognized in two categories by the Best in Biz Awards,” said VisionGate Founder & CEO Dr. Alan Nelson. “This award is a result of our commitment to innovation as well as our unique team of engineers and scientists who continue to develop technologies that have tremendous potential to save lives.”

WeWIN Wins Bronze Award for Most Innovative Service of the Year by Best in Biz 2014 for Rewards Platform Featured in Red Cross Blood Donor App

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“It is an honor to be recognized as a Best in Biz Winner alongside such esteemed technology leaders as PayPal, Toshiba, Dell, Blackberry, AT&T and Vonage,” said Syd Dufton, President & CEO of WeWIN. “We are going for the gold in 2015 with our new projects slated for this year.”

Wolper Information Services wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“This is Wolper’s third award from Best in Biz, including two previous Bronze honors for Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year. Wolper has been chosen for its company-wide focus on customer service and a HighTech, High Touch® approach that includes agility in helping customers transition to digital formats and distribution channels, and for serving, effectively, as an extension of its customers’ own workforce as organizations in all sectors adjust to tighter staffing and resource budgets.”

ZL Technologies’ Unified Archive® Earns Product Innovation Distinction From Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“True innovation is an indomitable business mentality, not just a colloquialism for new or trendy,” noted Kon Leong, CEO of ZL Technologies. “As a well-established company, we take pride in our tradition of anticipating enterprise needs well ahead of the curve. This award, among others, continues to illustrate the force of our efforts and philosophy.”

Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2014

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“The third annual program in North America, featuring its most distinguished judging panel yet assembled, received the largest number of submissions since the award program’s inception. An array of public and private companies of all sizes and industries across the U.S. and Canada participated in this year’s program. In all, over 500 entrants vied to receive top honors in the various company, executive, team, and product award categories.”

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