Cortado Solutions Honored in the 2011 Mobile Star Awards

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Cortado Awarded two Shining and one Rising Star in Consumer and Enterprise Categories

Cortado, a leading innovator of the business class of cloud desktop services, announces today that its Cortado Workplace and Cortado Corporate Server products have been named as winners in the 10th Annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by the mobile technology news and events site

Cortado was selected as the winner in the following categories:

  •     Cortado Workplace for the “Shining Star” award in the Consumer App: Information or File Management category
  •     Cortado Workplace for the “Shining Star” award in the Enterprise Software: Mobile Printing category
  •     Cortado Corporate Server for the “Rising Star” award in the Enterprise Software: Device Management category

Cortado Workplace and Cortado Corporate Server are two of Cortado’s Cloud Desktop Services solutions. Specifically, Cortado Workplace is a free app optimized for business users, allowing them to work on-the-go, just as they would with a desktop PC. Cortado Workplace product provides iOS, Blackberry, Android and Symbian users with round-the-clock access to files and documents and true mobile cloud printing environments – regardless of the file type, and without requiring a powered-up computer. Cortado Corporate Server enables seamless and secure integration of mobile devices into existing IT infrastructure such as file servers, databases and print services and offers superior user experience and security. It is available as an app for iOS, Android and BlackBerry and as a web desktop through HTML5 web browser on any web-enabled device, including PCs and Macs, making it the industry-first cloud desktop.

“Cortado’s products being honored in three categories is another proof point in the impressive recognition of our innovative cloud desktop solutions,” said Henning Volkmer, president and CEO of Cortado. “Cortado continues to receive numerous industry awards, a clear validation of our technology leadership and quality of our products.”

As in past years, the Mobile Star Awards program showcases "best of" entries in dozens of categories covering including mobile apps, wireless network solutions, enterprise mobile software, enterprise success stories, technology visionaries, and more. Winners were chosen by subscribers of MobileVillage's "Go Mobile™" – a free bi-weekly email newsletter that delivers informative headlines and links to top mobile technology stories on popular websites including: CNET, Mashable, BGR, Engadget, PC World, Computerworld, and many others. "Go Mobile" was launched nearly 12 years ago and is now read by thousands of readers.

"The Mobile Star Awards pits today's most exciting new mobile products and companies against established competitors, and the thousands of mobile-savvy readers of 'Go Mobile' choose the winners," says Mobile Star Awards director Gary Thayer. "In this way, winners are chosen by real users who really love the product. And both the nominees and winners are respected in the mobile industry as the new 'stars' to watch."

In addition to MobileVillage, the Sponsors for the 2011 Mobile Star Awards include: ClickSoftware, Kronos, MobileFrame, SOTI, Syclo, and Nadel Phelan Communications.

All categories and winners are listed on at For more information about the annual Mobile Star Awards, visit

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Cortado. Business Class of Cloud Desktop Services
With its internationally patented technology, Cortado, formerly ThinPrint, is the leading provider of cloud desktop services. Cortado connects mobile, web and virtual desktops with centrally provided IT resources. Home offices, mobile employees and entire branch offices are efficiently, securely and seamlessly integrated into IT infrastructure. Worldwide, over 15,000 enterprise customers from 5 up to 100,000 employees, as well as hundreds of thousands of individual users rely on Cortado solutions. As a global organization and founder of the Cloud Printing Alliance, Cortado employs over 180 highly-qualified and dedicated professionals at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany, as well as in the U.S., UK, Australia, Brazil, France and Japan.

Cortado’s international network of strategic partnerships includes Brother, Citrix Systems, Dell, Fuji Xerox, Fujitsu, HP, Igel, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Kyocera Mita, Lexmark, Microsoft, OKI, Palm, Samsung, Sun, Symbian, Toshiba, VMware and Wyse. Cortado technology and client components are integrated in a multitude of print boxes and thin clients from leading hardware manufacturers. Cortado is a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner, an Apple Enterprise Developer Partner, a Nokia Forum Pro Member, and a BlackBerry Alliance Select Member. Cortado works closely with over 20 carriers worldwide and more than 500 renowned distributors and resellers market Cortado products in over 80 countries.

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through "Best of Breed" solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobile™ newsletter, a Mobile Mentors™ program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at

MobileVillage®, the Mobile Star Awards™, and Go Mobile™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of MobileVillage / PDA Inc.

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