SOURCE: Kerio Technologies, Inc.

November 19, 2008 09:02 ET

Kerio Technologies Honored With a 2008 Tech Innovator Award by Everything Channel's VARBusiness

Kerio MailServer Wins Business Software SMB Category

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Kerio Technologies, Inc. today announced that they have been honored by Everything Channel's VARBusiness as a recipient of a 2008 Tech Innovator award in the Business Software for SMB category. The sixth annual Tech Innovators Awards celebrate the most innovative products, people and personalities in the industry and highlight emerging products and technologies currently sold through the IT Channel. Kerio MailServer, a leading cross-platform groupware server has been selected for this distinguished award.

"Innovation is truly the heart of the technology industry, and the winners of this year's VARBusiness Tech Innovator Awards have taken innovation to the next level," said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel. "We congratulate each and every one of this year's Tech Innovator Award winners."

"Quality leads to innovation," said Scott Schreiman, CEO of Kerio Technologies, Inc. "Quality and innovative products such as Kerio MailServer help our global channel partner community succeed in serving the SMB marketplace. Winning this award illustrates our technical superiority and experience in the industry."

Kerio MailServer was one of the first to market with its CalDAV calendar server simplifying how organizations use calendars across mixed IT platforms to achieve better work efficiency. Kerio MailServer is a comprehensive messaging and collaboration suite providing small to medium businesses with access to email, resource scheduling, shared calendars, contacts and tasks from a variety of popular desktop clients including Microsoft Outlook and mobile devices such as Apple iPhone, Windows Mobile, Palm, Symbian, and Blackberry smartphones.

The Tech Innovator awards were awarded in the following categories: Managed Services; Voice over IP; Virtualization; Storage; Wireless; Servers; Portables; Display; Connectivity; Security; Business Software Enterprise; Business Software SMB; Desktops; Printing; Editor's Choice and Tech Innovator.

For each category, CRN Test Center technical editors evaluated each entry on characteristics such as whether it delivered new functionality, used innovation to solve a problem in a new way, or overcame previous technical limitations using a new approach. The product that bridged the widest gap between problem and solution, using new technology or methods, was named the winner in each category.

The awards were presented at the XChange Tech Innovators conference in San Jose, CA. The conference brought together over 115 Solution Providers, the latest 'cutting-edge' technology solutions along with the most sophisticated products and live displays in the industry. Event highlights included: educational sessions led by senior editors and analysts of Everything Channel, networking opportunities and the VARBusiness Tech Innovators Awards Gala.

About Kerio Technologies, Inc.

Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall software for small-to-medium sized businesses and organizations worldwide. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, Great Britain, the Czech Republic and Russia. Kerio is a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium; a premier member of the Apple Developer Connection; and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. The company has more than 500 business partners in 82 countries. Technology partners include McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM), and Notify Technology Corporation (OTCBB: NTFY). For more information, please visit

About VARBusiness (

For the past 20 years, VARBusiness' strategic resources have been the gateway to the commercial and public sector (or government) Solution Provider community. The VARBusiness integrated platform of media opportunities provides strategic insight for technology integrators through industry-defining research, in-depth editorial, channel events and innovative Web services, enabling these IT professionals to make educated decisions for their businesses, partnerships and customers. VARBusiness offerings lead vendors and distributors to unprecedented access to the most powerful strategic Solution Providers in the market. VARBusiness has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for both editorial content and design.

Everything Channel (,

Everything Channel is the one-stop-shop for accessing, enabling and accelerating technology sales channels. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with an unparallel audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels. Through innovative sales and marketing solutions, Everything Channel arms the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited (

United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedia, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.

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