SOURCE: Tech Awards Circle

Tech Awards Circle

June 25, 2013 08:30 ET

Tech Awards Circle Honors Product, Executive Excellence With Selection of Winners in Fifth Annual Competition

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2013) - Tech Awards Circle, a uniquely unbiased, independent awards program, today announced the winners of its fifth annual competition. These winners represent a broad range of product achievements, from hardware to software in SMB, midrange and enterprise markets, as well as talented executive leadership and engineering innovators.

Tech Awards Circle winners, selected by an independent circle of journalists, should be considered the 'best of the best' in the computer and consumer technology industries today. Gold, silver and bronze awards were given out in each category. Winners are listed below, in order -- from Gold, Silver to Bronze:

Gold Winners:

  • Marvell Semiconductor Inc. Marvell Dragonfly NVDRIVE and

Skyera skyHawk (Enterprise Hardware - TIE)

  • Adaptiva OneSite (Enterprise Software)
  • Belkin Tablet Stage and Stage App (Midrange Hardware)
  • Mozy MozyPro and

Permabit Technology Corporation Albireo (Midrange Software - TIE)

  • Banking Platform (SMB Software)
  • Quorom Hybrid Cloud Disaster Recovery Solution (SMB Hardware)
  • Radoslav Danilak, CEO of Skyera (Emerging Company Executive of the Year - Enterprise)
  • Eric Mosley, Co-Founder and CEO of Globoforce (Executive of the Year - Midsized Company)
  • Brian Stevens, CTO and VP, Worldwide Engineering of Red Hat and Daniel Weinstein, Vice President of Engineering at (Technologists of the Year)

Silver Winners:

  • Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive 9000 Series (Enterprise Hardware)
  • NTP Software Universal File Access (Enterprise Software)
  • PacificEast Interactive FlexiQuery (Midrange Software)
  • Western Digital WD Black 4TB Hard Drive (Midrange Hardware)
  • GFI LanGuard 2012 (SMB Software)
  • D-Link Cloud Camera 6100 (SMB Hardware)
  • Tom Cook, CEO Permabit Technology Corporation (Executive of the Year - Enterprise Company)
  • Omar Khan, Co-CEO NQ Mobile (Executive of the Year - Midsized Company)
  • Hilary DeCesare, Co-Founder and CEO of (Emerging Company Executive)

Bronze Winners

  • Virident FlashMAX II (Enterprise Hardware)
  • Tarmin GridBank (Enterprise Software)
  • HP OfficeJet Pro X551dw (SMB Hardware)
  • Michael Driscoll, CEO and Co-Founder Metamarkets (Emerging Company Executive)
  • Jered Floyd, CTO of Permabit Technology Corporation (Technologist of the Year, Enterprise Company)

"We are seeing an incredible resurgence in the technology industry in 2013, as is evident by this incredible slate of winners of the fifth annual Tech Awards Circle," said Kevin Anderson, awards program coordinator. "Our goal has always been to highlight the most innovative products, solutions and executives from across all technology fields and this year, more than any in our history, has shown such strength from its diversity. Everyone who entered this year's competition should feel a tremendous amount of pride for the hard work and dedication to the industry that they have offered. We congratulate the winners for besting some very worthy competition."

About Tech Awards Circle
Tech Awards Circle was established to truly honor the 'best of the best' in technology. Tech Awards Circle is not affiliated with an analyst firm or a media company, both of which are directly supported by tech vendors through consulting relationships or advertising sales, so it is uniquely unbiased and immune to conflicts of interest. Entries are judged by an independent circle of journalists, including product reviewers, each with at least a decade of experience covering technology from consumer electronics to enterprise-class computing. To prevent these judges from being unduly influenced by vendors, they have agreed to remain anonymous. For more information, a list of past winners, or to be added to the mailing list please visit