It’s nowhere near the end of the year, but I can already say it has been an amazing year so far for us here at Zadara Storage. We’ve worked hard and have been highly rewarded with incredible growth and great recognition.
This week Zadara was awarded ‘The Most Innovative Cloud Service’ in the Cloudys awards! We like to think of our services as such, but it is incredibly reassuring (and motivating) to hear that other forces in the industry recognize our innovative vision and the service that makes that vision a reality.
Twenty-five winners were honored during an awards ceremony on Sept. 8 at Cloud Partners, a Channel Partners event, in New Orleans, and we will be featured in a Channel Partners’ print issue as well as a digital issue that can be downloaded from The Cloudys Immersion Center at www.channelpartnersonline.com/cloudys. The 2014 program was underwritten by Verizon.
Cloud Channel Innovation Awards
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About the Cloudys
No technological innovation is having a more transformative impact than cloud computing. The Cloudys honor success in a world where traditional distinctions among developer, vendor, provider and partner blur. The Cloudys rewards innovation in areas that matter most — from strategic solutions and customer value to best practices, operational excellence and enablement.
Khali Henderson, Editor-in-Chief of Channel Partners, about the awards: “This program rewards innovation across the cloud ecosystem and success in a world where traditional distinctions among developer, vendor, provider and partner blur.”
To determine the winners of The Cloudys, companies completed an application that asked them to demonstrate how they are driving innovation in the cloud channel — either for their partners or for their business customers.
Channel Partners editors evaluated and scored all applications to determine the winners in five categories, including:
- Most Innovative Cloud Service
- Most Innovative Cloud Customer Deployment
- Most Innovative Cloud Partner Business Model
- Most Innovative Cloud Best Practice
- Most Innovative Cloud Enablement Tool
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