Abiquo, the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software provider, announced today it has won the Cloud Computing World Series award for Best Cloud Management Solution. The Cloud Computing World Series Awards annually recognize the best Cloud products and services. The winners are selected by an independent panel of judges, including press editors, industry analysts, management consultants, and practicing IT architects and leaders.
Abiquo was a finalist in two award categories (Best Cloud Management Solution and Best Virtualization Product or Service) and beat finalists Hewlett-Packard and VMware for Best Cloud Management Solution category. The award was presented to Abiquo at the Cloud Computing World Forum 2011 award event held at the Olympia Conference Centre in London, England.
Wendy Perilli, vice president, global marketing for Abiquo said: “This is the second year in a row that we were recognized for this prestigious international award, but to win in the Cloud Management category this year is very gratifying.The shortlisted nominees for the awards, along with other assessments of the market like the recent Forrester private cloud report, suggests the top three in the market are firming up. We are very pleased to be cited consistently in that group, and in this case to come out on top.”
About the 2011 Cloud Computing World Series Awards: http://www.cloudcomputinglive.com/awards/
Abiquo is the leading Enterprise Cloud Management software company. Designed to meet strategic objectives, rather than as a temporary tactical fix, Abiquo is built on open standards, allowing organizations of all sizes to dramatically improve business agility, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. With Abiquo, organizations can use business policy to manage an entire, globally deployed computing infrastructure, comprising unlimited physical and Cloud resources including private, public and hybrid Clouds through a “single pane of glass”. As a result, Abiquo customers are able to significantly decrease the cost and complexity of managing their virtual IT environments, while maintaining control of the physical infrastructure and increasing agility to change hypervisors as needed.