SOURCE: AiNET

October 06, 2016 06:30 ET

AiNET CEO Deepak Jain Announced as SmartCEO 2016 GovStar Awards Finalist

Maryland Technologist and Entrepreneur Nominated for Technical Trailblazer Award for His Work Supporting Technology Efforts for the Federal Government

WASHINGTON, DC --(Marketwired - October 06, 2016) - This has been a year of numerous awards for Deepak Jain, and his technology firm AiNET. On October 4th, SmartCEO magazine announced Jain as a finalist for its prestigious GovStar 'Technical Trailblazer' award. The GovStar Awards program honors government contractors for their technology innovation, workplace environment, growth, veteran support and impact on the industry and marketplace as a whole.

The 'Technical Trailblazer' category is warranted for an entrepreneur who has spent the last 23 years innovating in the field of IT services. Jain holds dozens of global patents for innovations in data center Disaster Recovery/ COOP (continuity of operation), power distribution, and cooling within the data center, with the end result being data centers that outperform the industry in reliability, efficiency and security.

"The government contracting industry is one of the most complex and competitive business sectors in the world. But day in and day out this year's finalists come to work with the passion to not only build great businesses but also serve their country, protect U.S. citizens and drive innovation in healthcare, technology and communications," says Jaime Nespor-Zawmon, President of SmartCEO. "They are inspirational, patriotic and driven to succeed. We are honored to recognize them for their achievements."

Under Jain's leadership the company has received awards in 2016 for 'Top Minority Business' from the Baltimore Business Journal; 'Best US Telecom Merger' & Acquisition from Acquisition International; and 'Best Data Center Services' from the City of Laurel, Maryland.

"I'm honored by all the recognition the company and I have received this year," says Jain. "We've put together a great team here at AiNET, a group with real vision. We hire people who think outside the box, and that has allowed us to solve some really challenging technology problems for our clients -- and that's had real world impact. I think our whole team here really deserves the nomination."

Winners of the 2016 GovStar Awards will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 21st at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, Virginia.

About AiNET ®

AiNET is a leader in the design, construction, operations, and support of Internet data centers, optical fiber networks, and critical solutions. Founded around a culture of innovation, AiNET has been driving technology forward for over 23 years.

AiNET's innovative approach combines the full stack of services within the Data Center, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. By bundling services within the data center, AiNET is able to offer unique, custom solutions that empower customers to solve their largest technology challenges.

AiNET is always expanding our data centers, and growing to connect buildings to our protected fiber communications networks for enhanced reliability and security. Customers that trust AiNET include the Department of Defense, the Department of Labor, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Level 3 Communications, Comcast, Cox and many others. AiNET has over 100 lit or "on-net" buildings.

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