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Apigee

June 12, 2014 09:00 ET

Apigee Unveils Global Awards Program Recognizing Digital Innovation

Digital Accelerator Awards Recognize Organizations and Individuals That Are Boosting Innovation and Digitally Transforming Through APIs and Data

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2014) - Apigee®, developer of the leading platform for digital acceleration, today announced the launch of a global awards program recognizing innovative organizations and individuals accelerating and transforming their businesses with APIs and data. The Digital Accelerator Awards will recognize those using these core technologies to dissolve data silos and create new IT efficiencies, deliver unique and personalized digital customer experiences, and help build the emerging "Internet of Things" (IoT). Submissions are open now through August 1, 2014. Winners will be recognized at Apigee's upcoming "I Love APIs" conference on Sept. 9, 2014 in San Francisco.

Digital Accelerator Awards submissions are open globally to any organization or individual using APIs. A panel of digital experts from Apigee will evaluate the entries and choose finalists and winners in each category. The Digital Accelerator Awards includes a diverse range of categories - from individual API program developers to businesses that are contributing new innovations for the Internet of Things (IoT).

"The pace of innovation that we're experiencing today has made digital acceleration an imperative for every business," said Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO. "These awards recognize outstanding companies and individuals from across the globe who are successfully leveraging the building blocks of digital business -- APIs and data -- to create new business value and boost innovation."

Winners of the Digital Accelerator Awards will receive a trophy, a complimentary pass to the "I Love APIs Conference", recognition during a general session on Day One of the conference in front of 1,500 digital leaders, and the opportunity to speak at the conference in front of the elite of the digital world. Prizes will also include a video interview filmed by Apigee showcasing the winner's digital success story and a press and social media campaign to publicize their digital achievements.

For more information and to apply for the Digital Accelerator Awards, please visit www.acceleratorawards.com. There is no fee for submission.

Registration Now Open for "I Love APIs" 2014
"I Love APIs" 2014 will take place Sept. 8-10, 2014 at the historic waterfront Fort Mason in San Francisco. As one of the industry's most comprehensive gatherings of digital leaders from across the globe, the "I Love APIs" conference will bring together CXOs, IT managers and developers for discussions on how to build and accelerate digital business for today's app-centric, mobile world.

Register here for the "I Love APIs" conference before July 14 to receive the Early Bird discount. To receive an additional $50 off the Early Bird price, use the registration code: SPECIALPR. Follow the conference on Twitter at #iloveapis.

About Apigee
Apigee provides the leading technology platform for digital business acceleration. Through APIs and big data, Apigee delivers the speed, scale and agility any business needs to compete in today's connected mobile world. Many of the world's largest and most respected organizations have selected Apigee to enable their digital business, including 20 percent of the Fortune 100 and 25 percent of the world's most admired companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, eBay, Shell, Live Nation, Kaiser Permanente and Sears. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has about 500 employees worldwide.

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