SOURCE: Certeon


April 20, 2011 12:02 ET

Certeon Announced as Finalist for Best of Interop 2011

InformationWeek Analytics and Interop Las Vegas 2011 Recognize Certeon for Market Leading Innovation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Today Certeon announced it has been selected as a Best of Interop finalist for the Performance Optimization award category, in recognition of Certeon's technological advancements in optimizing data access in globally distributed environments like cloud computing. The Best of Interop winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 10 during Interop Las Vegas, happening May 8-12, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information visit:

"We're honored to be selected as a finalist for Best of Interop and have no doubt that aCelera Cloud solution will benefit global organizations which, in the past, have not felt confident in transitioning to a cloud service due to performance and security concerns," said Peter Dougherty, CEO and co-founder of Certeon. "As the only pure software-based solution, automating optimized data access for a cloud service provider is a simple and natural extension of our aCelera product family to help global organizations bridge the gap to the cloud by providing public and private cloud interconnectivity. Acknowledgement from Best of Interop truly confirms the requirement for a solution like this in today's quickly evolving market."

Certeon will showcase aCelera Cloud at Interop Las Vegas, the market leading business technology event. The Best of Interop Judging Committee, comprised of InformationWeek Analytics editors and analysts, reviewed over 100 entries and selected finalists based on the products with the most significant technical impact that are helping to move business technology forward.

"The Best of Interop Awards celebrate the spirit of innovation in the business technology market. Each finalist has demonstrated their commitment to the industry through their advancements in leading edge technologies," said Art Wittmann, Vice President and Director, InformationWeek Analytics. "We applaud all participating companies and are excited to announce the Best of Interop winners onsite at Interop Las Vegas."

The eight category areas that Best of Interop finalists were selected for include:

  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization
  • Collaboration
  • Data Center & Storage
  • Infrastructure
  • Network Management, Monitoring & Testing
  • Performance Optimization
  • Security
  • Wireless & Mobility

In addition to these eight specific category areas, there will be two special awards chosen: an overall "Best of Interop" and "Best Startup Company." This year's Best of Interop is hosted by InformationWeek Analytics.

About Certeon
Certeon is the application performance company. With Certeon, enterprises and cloud providers successfully realize key initiatives including consolidation, virtualization, replication and application performance SLAs. Certeon aCelera is the only software WAN Optimization product that is hypervisor agnostic, hardware agnostic and cost effective. aCelera's ability to provide automated, secure and optimal access to centralized applications at the lowest possible TCO makes aCelera a cornerstone of enterprise and cloud provider infrastructures. Additional information about Certeon is available at

About InformationWeek Analytics
InformationWeek Analytics is the leading resource for peer-driven research, providing business technology professionals with the real-world analysis and perspective they need to run better, smarter IT organizations. InformationWeek Analytics content is written and produced by an analyst team comprised of practicing senior IT professionals and InformationWeek's world-class editors. Featuring a combination of quantitative research and qualitative real world analysis, coupled with technology-adoption best practices, the InformationWeek Analytics site boasts more than 900 reports and briefs written specifically for and by IT professionals. InformationWeek Analytics is part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network. For more information, visit

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