The fifth annual cloud conference and awards December 11, 2014 - San Francisco
cloud computing for healthcare

Why participate?

  1. Overwhelmingly successful Inaugural Cloud Awards in 2010 instantly became one of the most coveted recognition events in industry. 2011’s Awards are going to be even bigger!
  2. The inaugural UP 2010 Cloud Awards attracted over 7,500 virtual delegates.
  3. It's free to nominate, so you can be sure to enjoy a significant rise in profile awareness to your company, solution and / or offering.
  4. All entries will receive promotion of their products/services on the UP 2011 website as well as on social channels including Twitter.
  5. Finalists will have an opportunity to further promote their technology live at the December 5-6 2011 event.
  6. Winners in each category will receive complimentary Gold sponsorship packages to Cloud Slam 2012, a value of approximately $30,000, offering a tremendous opportunity to further promote their offerings.
  7. The winners in each category will receive a trophy from PwC at the live event and can promote their award on their website and in collateral materials.
  8. UP 2011 will disseminate information about the Award, arrangements, nomination entries, finalists, and the overall winners and other details related to the award.

2010 Finalists Table

Most Innovative Most Promising Efficiency Fastest Growing
BeyondCore Backupify Amazon Web Services Freedom OSS
Certeon CloudAdvantage GoGrid Marketo
CloudSwitch Immunet RackSpace ServiceMesh
Confidela Nimbula Salesforce  
Morph Labs PureInbox SAS  
Nimbula Storsimple VMware
Pareto Networks CloudSwitch  

2010 Cloud Award winners

Category Description Audience Choice Award Judge's Choice Award
Fastest Growing Cloud Provider Award Marketo ServiceMesh
Efficiency in Technology Award Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services
Most Promising Cloud Provider Award CloudSwitch StorSimple
Overall Most Innovative Cloud Provider Award Pareto Networks and (tie) BeyondCore

Last Years Judges

Kerry Bailey, SVP Strategy & Chief Marketing Officer - Verizon
Dave Bartoletti, Expert Analyst - Taneja Group
Vinod Baya, Center for Technology and Innovation Director - PwC
Peter Bell, General Partner - Highland Capital Partners
Jay Noble, Director of Cloud Computing-Americas - CSC
Robert Duffner, Director-PM for Windows Azure - Microsoft
Jay Fry, VP Marketing-Cloud Computing - CA Technologies
Nitin Narkhede, GM-Technology Strategy & Innovation - Wipro
Avery Lyford, Partner - Blueprint Growth Partners
Mark Smith, CEO and EVP Research - Ventana Research
Glenn Solomon, Partner - GGV Capital
Burt Kaliski, Senior Director, EMC Innovation Network and Founding Scientist, RSA Laboratories

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