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March 31, 2015 09:00 ET

ActiveState Stackato Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist for Best Cloud Platform as a Service

Stackato Earns Prestigious Software Industry Recognition

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - ActiveState today announced that Stackato was named a finalist for the 2015 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Cloud Platform as a Service. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 30 years. The awards have over 85 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education, and Software.

This year's program features 29 Software categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends. Winners will be announced during a special virtual SIIA Software CODiE Awards Ceremony on May 7.

Stackato, built on various open source components such as Cloud Foundry and Docker, allows agile enterprises to develop and deploy software solutions faster than ever before and manage them more effectively. Stackato provides development teams with built-in languages, frameworks and services on one single cloud application platform, while providing enterprise-level security and world-class support.

"We're thrilled to be recognized by SIIA for this year's CODiE awards," said Bart Copeland, ActiveState CEO. "It's an honor to be included amongst all these deserving nominees and is great recognition for our hard-working team. We strive to continually innovate and push our technology forward whilst simultaneously providing world-class support to our enterprise customers."

"All the CODiE finalists this year showcase innovation and creativity in today's market. We are happy to recognize them for their products that are breaking ground in the software and services industries," said Rhianna Collier, VP & General Manager for the Software & Services Division at SIIA.

Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2015/finalists.asp

About SIIA
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net.

About SSD
The Software & Services Division of SIIA (SSD) represents companies that develop the applications, services, infrastructure and tools driving the success of today's high-tech industry. SSD programs and activities are designed to foster company growth and success by providing professional insights and strategy, executive networking, industry exposure and business development opportunities. SSD member executives actively collaborate to share business and operational expertise, best practices, and new innovations to help companies efficiently build growing and successful businesses. For more information, visit www.siia.net/SSD.

About ActiveState:
ActiveState believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The Company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges through our experience with enterprises, people and technology. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies use ActiveState's end-to-end solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications written in Java, Perl, Python, Node.js, PHP, Tcl and other dynamic languages. Global customers like Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens and Lockheed Martin trust ActiveState to save time, save money, minimize risk, ensure compliance and reduce time to market. To learn more, visit Activestate.com.