Searching for innovative technologies? Look no further. We are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2017 Best of Interop ITX awards. The awards recognize IT products and services from Interop ITX exhibitors that break new ground across a number of fields.
These finalists are making significant technological advancements in five critical areas of IT: cloud, data & analytics, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. They are advancing the industry with cutting-edge approaches to new problems or by devising better ways to tackle existing problems.
Finalists were chosen based on a number of factors, including technical impact on their specific market segment, innovation compared to the competition, and how they address the needs of Interop ITX attendees. A panel of judges -- including IT practitioners, analysts, and award-winning editors -- studied dozens of submissions and whittled the list down to these products.
This year's awards are different from past in that we've adjusted the product categories to focus on the most critical facets of IT. In addition, in most categories we're offering two awards – one for a product by an industry veteran, and one for a product by an emerging vendor. We want to recognize both the established companies that have long contributed to the growth of the IT industry as well as new, promising companies.
The judges will get in-depth briefings from the finalists before choosing the winners, which will be announced Thursday, May 18 at 12:45 pm at the Interop ITX Business Hall. Attendees are invited to attend; they also can check out the finalists and winners in the Business Hall.
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