We have been extremely impressed with the breadth and quality of the nominations this year. They show incredible innovation across a variety of sectors and highlight the vitality of our local technology community
Needham, MA, (PRWEB) June 9, 2008
GotVMail Communications (http://gotvmail.com), The Entrepreneur's Phone System, was selected as the winner of the Enterprise Technology category at the 5th annual MITX Technology Awards.
The MITX Technology Awards, presented by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements. Honorees for this year's awards were announced June 3 in a ceremony at The Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.
"This has been an exhilarating year full of milestones for GotVMail, from earning a ranking on the Inc. 500 to surpassing our 50,000th customer," said Siamak Taghaddos, GotVMail's co-founder, president and CEO. "This recognition from the MITX speaks to the core mission of GotVMail -- empowering entrepreneurs to succeed. We're very proud to receive this award."
"We have been extremely impressed with the breadth and quality of the nominations this year. They show incredible innovation across a variety of sectors and highlight the vitality of our local technology community," said Kiki Mills, executive director of MITX. "As we continue to enjoy a surge in technology investments in New England, we are proud to showcase the contributions our community is making to global technology development."
GotVMail was among five finalists in the Enterprise Technology category, defined as "Technology applications that enable the conduct of online or interactive business in supporting/servicing customers and vendors. These tools provide value to online vendors, retailers and businesses, allow efficient sales and the conduct of business, and generally improve the ability to maintain a dialogue between an online business and its clients."
More than 325 of the region's top technology and business professionals attended the MITX Awards ceremony. The event also included a keynote address by Dr. Amar Bose, Chairman &Technical Director of Bose Corporation, as well as a panel forum on "What's Next for the Advertising Business Model."
For a complete list of winners please visit http://www.mitxawards.org/technologyawards/finalists_winners.aspx?year=2008
The 2008 MITX Technology Awards sponsors were Backbone Media, DLA Piper, Invest Northern Ireland, LEWIS PR, Oracle, Rocketship and Technology Review, Inc.
GotVMail's Virtual Phone System works just like large company phone systems, but is designed specifically for on-the-go entrepreneurs. Any small business can sound more professional and streamline its communications by creating a virtual office that connects callers to employees wherever they are, on any type of phone - home, office, VoIP, or mobile. Customizable for 1 or more employees, GotVMail requires no equipment to purchase, is easily managed online, and starts at only $9.95 a month. GotVMail - The Entrepreneur's Phone System. For more information, visit gotvmail.com
About MITX (http://www.mitx.org)
Established in 1996, MITX -- the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange is the leading industry organization focused on the web, bringing together the digital technology, marketing and media community to engage in what is next for the web and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds. Reaching more than 6,000 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic and growing community of thought leaders, collaborators, and individuals in search of insight, education and opportunity. With more than 60 events annually, MITX provides its members with the opportunity to promote their companies to targeted audiences and provides a valuable forum for networking to source potential business leads, partnerships, ideas, funding and other likeminded peers in the industry. MITX is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. For more information please go to http://www.mitx.org.
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