Cortado Cloud Desktop Solutions Honored in the Mobile Star Awards

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Cortado awarded four Shining Stars in consumer and enterprise categories.

Cortado, a leading provider of cloud desktop services, announces today that its Cortado Workplace and Cortado Corporate Server products have been named as winners in the 11th Annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by the mobile technology news and events site Cortado Workplace and Cortado Corporate Server are two of Cortado’s Cloud Desktop Services solutions.

Cortado was selected as the winner in the following categories:

  •     Cortado Workplace for the “Shining Star” award in the Consumer App: Cloud Services or Remote Desktop Access category
  •     Cortado Workplace for the “Shining Star” award in the Enterprise Solutions: Mobile Printing category
  •     Cortado Corporate Server for the “Shining Star” award in the Enterprise Solutions: Mobile Device Management category
  •     Cortado Corporate Server for the “Shining Star” award in the Enterprise Solutions: Cloud Services or VPN category

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 combines cloud desktop services and advanced mobile device management (MDM) in the most complete, productive and secure mobile business solution available. 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.

“Being honored in four categories of the Mobile Star Awards validates Cortado’s innovative cloud desktop services solutions,” said Henning Volkmer, president and CEO of Cortado, Inc. “It is a clear indication of our technology leadership and quality of our solutions, combined with the best user experience to meet BYOD and consumerization needs.”

Winners were chosen by the nearly 10,000 subscribers of MobileVillage’s “Go Mobile™” – a free bi-weekly email newsletter that delivers informative headlines and links to top mobile stories on major mobile tech sites, including: CNET, Engadget, Gizmodo, The Verge, Computerworld and many others.

“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 products. Both the winners and nominees are respected in the mobile industry as the new ‘stars’ to watch.”

In addition to MobileVillage, the Sponsors for the 2012 Mobile Star Awards include: ClickSoftware, FotoNotes, MobileFrame, SlideShark and SOTI.

For more information about the annual Mobile Star Awards, visit

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Cortado. Business Class of Cloud Desktop Services

Cortado, the leading provider of cloud desktop solutions, provides the complete answer to the current IT challenges of virtualization, cloud computing, bring your own device (BYOD) and IT consumerization. The enterprise cloud desktop solution Cortado Corporate Server, as well as the free public-cloud app Cortado Workplace, allow users to quickly and easily access their cloud desktop and deal with documents anytime, anywhere by delivering all major desktop features in the look and feel of the end-device, full interaction with other apps is also guaranteed, providing an optimized user experience. Cortado’s enterprise cloud desktop solution also includes an advanced mobile device management system enabling central administration of devices, users and their rights. Cortado’s print management brand, ThinPrint, is the global leader for technology designed for printing in distributed infrastructures, cloud architectures and virtual environments incorporating up to 150,000 users. More than 15,000 enterprise customers, as well as hundreds of thousands of private users depend on Cortado solutions. As a global organization and founder of the Cloud Printing Alliance, Cortado relies on over 200 highly-qualified and dedicated professionals employed at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany, as well as in the U.S., UK, Australia, France and Japan.

Cortado has developed an international network of strategic partnerships with Brother, Citrix Systems, Dell, Fuji Xerox, Fujitsu, HP, Igel, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Kyocera Document Solutions, Lexmark, Microsoft, OKI, Samsung, SEH, Sharp, 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 more than 300 renowned distributors and partners who market Cortado products in over 50 countries.

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.

Since 1993, MobileVillage has been a pioneering 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 directory, daily news, the widely respected Go Mobile™ newsletter, and annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at

Press Contacts:

Headquarters: Silke Kluckert, Public Relations Manager

Phone: +49.30.394931-66, E-mail: press(at)team(dot)cortado(dot)com

In North America: Megan Easterling, Marketing, Alliance and Communications Manager

Phone: 303-487-1302 ex 2410, E-mail: megan(dot)easterling(at)team(dot)cortado(dot)com

In APAC: Benedikt Haak, Regional Manager APAC

Phone: +61 (0)2 – 8448 2091, E-mail: benedikt(dot)haak(at)team(dot)cortado(dot)com

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