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IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2016


We are delighted to announce the IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2016
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The NetEvents 2016 IoT and Cloud Innovation Awards recognise and identify the most innovative start-ups and established companies in the fields of Internet of Things Innovation and Cloud Innovation. These awards offer you the chance to gain industry-wide recognition for your endeavours and achievements.

Judged by an independent panel of highly respected judges including IT professionals, industry gurus, the tech investment community including Silicon Valley VC’s, plus leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.

To date the NetEvents awards programme has led to over $100,000 of charitable donations, from 100% of the money going to charity.

The Award categories include:

IoT Innovation Awards:

  • Hot Start-Up – IoT
  • IoT Innovation Leader

Cloud Innovation Awards:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud
  • Cloud Leader Award

IoT Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations leading in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT). Entrants may be in any market segment related to the IoT, and need not be pure-play IoT companies. For example, they may sell end devices, including industrial or consumer sensors. They may offer software or services for managing or securing the IoT. They may offer cloud services for gathering or analyzing IoT data. They may be operating in vertical niches, such as healthcare, retail, manufacturing, smart cities. They may provide connectivity for the IoT, such as over WiFi, cellular data networks, or the network core. They may serve carriers or the enterprise. these awards will be presented at the NetEvents 20th Birthday gala dinner, at the Global NetEvents in Saratoga on the 21st of September.

There are two IoT Innovation Award categories:

  • Hot Start-Up – IoT: For Pre IPO companies. The first round will be judged by international Press and Analysts. Finalists, in this award category, are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit on the 21st September 2016 in Saratoga, California, USA.
  • IoT Innovation Leader: For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in the IoT, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Cloud Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations that are leading in the field of cloud computing. Entrants may be in any market segment related to the cloud, and need not be pure-play cloud companies. For example, they may be cloud host offering VMs or containers, or maybe a multitenant platform. They may offer Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Security-as-a-Service, or Data-Center-as-a-Service. They may operate in specialized or vertical markets, such as cloud backups or education/distance learning. They may also be networking infrastructure companies, offering hardware, software or connectivity services in or for the cloud.

There are two Cloud Innovation Award categories:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud: For Pre IPO companies. Finalists in this award category are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit on the 21st September 2016 in Saratoga, California, USA.
  • Cloud Leader Award: For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in the cloud, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Entry Deadline: 1st September 2016

Finalists Announced: 7th September 2016

Entry Fees: There is a nominal entry fee for each award of $275USD.

ENTRY NOW CLOSED

Co-located at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit, the Awards evening will be attended by 50+ key Technology Press & Analysts from around the globe at the NetEvents 20th Birthday Gala Dinner on Wednesday 21st September 2016 at the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California, USA. This year all proceeds from the awards plus donations during the Awards Gala Dinner will be donated to three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF.

Book your table now!

Host a Table of 8: $1,495 per table
Individual Tickets: $195 per person


IoT Innovation Awards:

  • Hot Start-Up – IoT
  • IoT Innovation Leader

Cloud Innovation Awards:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud
  • Cloud Innovation Leader

IoT Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations leading in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT). Entrants may be in any market segment related to the IoT, and need not be pure-play IoT companies. For example, they may sell end devices, including industrial or consumer sensors. They may offer software or services for managing or securing the IoT. They may offer cloud services for gathering or analyzing IoT data. They may be operating in vertical niches, such as healthcare, retail, manufacturing, smart cities. They may provide connectivity for the IoT, such as over WiFi, cellular data networks, or the network core. They may serve carriers or the enterprise.

There are two IoT Innovation Award categories:

  • Hot Start-Up – IoT: For Pre IPO companies. The first round will be judged by international Press and Analysts. Finalists, in this award category, are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit on the 21st September 2016 in Saratoga, California, USA.
  • IoT Innovation Leader: For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in the IoT, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Cloud Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations that are leading in the field of cloud computing. Entrants may be in any market segment related to the cloud, and need not be pure-play cloud companies. For example, they may be cloud host offering VMs or containers, or maybe a multitenant platform. They may offer Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Security-as-a-Service, or Data-Center-as-a-Service. They may operate in specialized or vertical markets, such as cloud backups or education/distance learning. They may also be networking infrastructure companies, offering hardware, software or connectivity services in or for the cloud.

There are two Cloud Innovation Award categories:

  • Hot Start-Up – Cloud: For Pre IPO companies. Finalists in this award category are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit on the 21st September 2016 in Saratoga, California, USA.
  • Cloud Leader Award: For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in the cloud, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Entry Deadline: 1st September 2016

Finalists Announced: 7th September 2016

Entry Fees: There is a nominal entry fee for each award of $275USD.

ENTRY NOW CLOSED

Co-located at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit, the Awards evening will be attended by 50+ key Technology Press & Analysts from around the globe at the NetEvents 20th Birthday Gala Dinner on Wednesday 21st September 2016 at the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California, USA. This year all proceeds from the awards plus donations during the Awards Gala Dinner will be donated to three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF.

Book your table now!

Host a Table of 8: $1,495 per table
Individual Tickets: $195 per person



Judged by an independent panel of highly respected judges including IT professionals, industry gurus, the tech investment community including Silicon Valley VC’s, plus leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.

ENTRY NOW CLOSED

2016 Cloud Innovation Award Results

The Mountain Winery The Cloud Innovation Award entrants were judged by an independent panel of highly respected judges including leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.

 

The awards ceremony will be co-located with the 2016 NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit which will be attended by key technology press & market analysts representing 30+ countries from around the world. The awards will be presented at the NetEvents Summit’s evening celebration on Wednesday, September 21st at the Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA, USA.

 

IoT Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations leading in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT). Entrants may be in any market segment related to the IoT, and need not be pure-play IoT companies. For example, they may sell end devices, including industrial or consumer sensors. They may offer software or services for managing or securing the IoT. They may offer cloud services for gathering or analyzing IoT data. They may be operating in vertical niches, such as healthcare, retail, manufacturing, smart cities. They may provide connectivity for the IoT, such as over WiFi, cellular data networks, or the network core. They may serve carriers or the enterprise.

Cloud Innovation Awards:

These awards recognise organizations that are leading in the field of cloud computing. Entrants may be in any market segment related to the cloud, and need not be pure-play cloud companies. For example, they may be cloud host offering VMs or containers, or maybe a multitenant platform. They may offer Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Security-as-a-Service, or Data-Center-as-a-Service. They may operate in specialized or vertical markets, such as cloud backups or education/distance learning. They may also be networking infrastructure companies, offering hardware, software or connectivity services in or for the cloud.

Hot Start-Up IoT Winner
Hot Start-Up – IoT: For Pre IPO companies. The first round will be judged by international Press and Analysts. Finalists, in this award category, are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit on the 21st September 2016 in Saratoga, California, USA.

 

Winner:   Cylance
Finalists: Cylance, H3 Dynamics, Javelin Networks

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H3 Dynamics
Javelin Networks

Award presented by: Janice Roberts, Partner, Benhamou Global Ventures
Collected by: Stuart McClure, CEO, Cylance

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Award presented to Stuart McClure, CEO, Cylance, by Janice Roberts, Partner, Benhamou Global Ventures

 

 


IoT Innovation Leader: For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in the IoT, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

Winner:   IBM Watson IoT Platform
Finalists: IBM, Intel, Qualcomm, Wedge Networks Inc.

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Intel
Qualcomm
Wedge Networks

Award presented by: Sathya Atreyam, WorldWide Research Manager Mobile and IoT Network Infrastructure, IDC
Collected by: Julie Learmond-Criqui on behalf of IBM Watson IoT

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Award presented by: Sathya Atreyam, WorldWide Research Manager Mobile and IoT Network Infrastructure, IDC,collected by Julie Learmond-Criqui on behalf of IBM Watson IoT

 


Hot Start-Up – Cloud: For Pre IPO companies. Finalists in this award category are invited to give a short elevator-pitch presentation in a ‘Shark Tank’ style final to the judging panel’s VCs, business angels, entrepreneurs and IT industry leaders in front of an audience of international press and analysts at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit on the 21st September 2016 in Saratoga, California, USA.

Winner:   VeloCloud
Finalists: Menlo Security, VeloCloud, ZeroStack, Inc.

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VeloCloud
Zero Stack

Award presented by: Jim Lussier, Managing Partner, Coast Ridge Group
Collected by: Peter Lunk, VP Marketing, Menlo Security on behalf of VeloCloud

Winner Hot Start-Up Cloud award

Hot Start-Up award accepted by Peter Lunk, VP Marketing, Menlo Security on behalf of VeloCloud – presented by Jim Lussier, Managing Partner, Coast Ridge Group

 

 

 

Cloud Leader Award Winner
Cloud Leader Award: For established companies offering innovative and exciting products/services in the cloud, recognised as an industry leader, paving the way for the world – judged by the panel of leading NetEvents Press and Analysts, representing over 35 countries around the world.

 

Winner:    AWS
Finalists:
 AWS, Google, Ixia, Salesforce

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Google
ixia
SalesForce

Award presented by: Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group
Collected by: Greg Cross, Zonic Group on behalf of AWS

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Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group presented Cloud Leader Award to AWS, collected by Greg Cross, Zonic Group.

 

 

 

Innovation Idol Award

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Winner: Stuart McClure, Inventor, Author & Entrepreneur

Award presented by: Mark Fox, CEO, NetEvents

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Innovation Idol Award Winner, Stuart McClure, with Mark Fox, CEO NetEvents

 

 

 

 

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