Last night saw the hotly contested Techworld Awards take place in Dartmouth House in central London.
Sixteen worthy winners received their awards on the night, including SciVisum and Tesco, who were awarded for the best Cloud Product, the SciVisum iPhone Application Monitor. The product is an enterprise strength monitoring solution for iPhone apps.
As the award, the evening’s first, was presented, Techworld editor Mike Simons said the SciVisum product had been “highly rated” by the judges, because a “cloud based tool that monitors 24/7 mobile users’ experience of a website is the right technology for the right issue, right now”.
Other winners include EInk, a company which provides the core technology behind electronic paper. EInk was awarded best Startup/BlueSkies company.
Dell Compellent was given the Best Storage Product product award for Storage Center 5.4, a modular SAN that offers flexibility and scalability with a “no single point of failure” architecture. The judges said it had been “great to see the post merger enthusiasm of the Compellent crew and some of their customers”.
Veeam won best Virtualisation Product for the Backup & Replication v5 system, a management tool that enables organisations to backup, test and recover their virtual environments quickly.
A special ‘One to Watch’ award was presented to Opsview, the open source network, server and cloud management company for its Opsview Enterprise 3.12 tool.
In terms of specific projects that won awards, Warrington College was given the award to best Energy Efficiency Project, after judges said it had “really staked its all” on energy efficiency. The Isle of Man government won best virtualisation project as its data centre virtualisation made it “a test bed for progressive ICT”. The Shared Services/Cloud Project went to NetEvidence for their work with an Associated British Foods company.
Here’s the list of winners:
Cloud Product - SciVisum and Tesco for the iPhone Application Monitor
Enterprise Application – ChangeBASE for AOK Browse-It
IT Management Tool – Spiceworks for Spiceworks 5.0
Network Management Tools – Fluke Networks Aircheck for the Wi-Fi Tester
Networking Product – Blue Coat Systems for ProxySG
Security Hardware – LogRhythm
SaaS – GXS for Trading Grid
Security Software – Trusteer for Rapport and Flashlight
Startup/Blue Skies – E Ink
One To Watch - Opsview for Enterprise 3.12
Storage Product – Dell Compellent for Storage Center 5.4
Mobile Application –Salesforce for Chatter Mobile
Virtualisation Product – Veeam for Backup & Replication v5
Shared Services / Cloud Project - NetEvidence and Associated British Foods
Energy Efficiency Project – Warrington College
Enterprise Application Project – St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospital
Mobile Working Project – Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Virtualisation Project – Isle of Man Government