SOURCE: Apcera


May 23, 2017 11:00 ET

Apcera Garners Industry Recognition for Leading-Edge Innovation and Stellar Leadership: CEO of the Year Derek Collison and Most Innovative Company of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) -

  • CRN 2017 Emerging Vendor in the 'Cloud' category for the second year in a row
  • CEO of the Year for Apcera's Founder and CEO Derek Collison by the CEO World Awards
  • Innovative Company of the Year by the CEO World Awards
  • Most Innovative Company of the Year by the IT World Awards

Apcera, the leader in enterprise container management, today announced its continued industry recognition with the receipt of several new prestigious awards that underscore its dedication to company growth and product innovation in a competitive market.

Apcera was named a CRN 2017 Emerging Vendor in the 'Cloud' category for the second year in a row. This annual list recognizes standout companies that are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations. In addition, Apcera was awarded for its outstanding leadership. Founder and CEO Derek Collison was named CEO of the Year by the CEO World Awards, winning Gold in the category. The CEO World Awards also named Apcera Innovative Company of the Year with a Gold Award. Further demonstrating its continued product innovation, the company was again named Most Innovative Company of the Year by the IT World Awards.

"To continuously be recognized is a true honor and testament to our continued growth and innovation," said Collison. "We are committed to providing enterprises and IT leaders with the sophisticated and secure turnkey solutions they need to quickly and easily embrace the IT infrastructure of the future in a trusted way."

Earlier this month, the company announced that the 15th Annual American Business Awards program recognized the company with two Silver Stevie American Business Awards in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year and Information Technology Executive of the Year categories.

"We especially want to congratulate Derek for his exceptional leadership and an award well deserved," said Jan Plutzer, COO of Apcera. "He has taken Apcera from concept to reality, and now oversees an amazing team building leading-edge technology and solutions that pave the way for digital transformation. These awards are a true testament of the team's hard work and dedication."

About Apcera
Apcera is the market leading enterprise-grade container management platform -- driven by security and policy -- that gives IT leaders the confidence and control to drive innovation and move faster, securely. Built for cloud-native as well as legacy applications, Apcera lets IT teams containerize, deploy, orchestrate and govern a vast range of workloads across on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Fully integrated and completely turnkey, only Apcera offers industry-leading agility and time-to-value without sacrificing security or control. 

Apcera enables key enterprise use cases including deploying Docker and other cloud-native workloads in production securely and at scale, legacy application modernization and hybrid cloud mobility. Global 2000 companies use Apcera to lower CapEx and OpEx, improve time to market and reduce risk. 

Apcera is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit, read the company's blog or follow on Twitter: @apcera

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