Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
Twenty-five winners were honored during an awards ceremony on Sept. 8 at Cloud Partners, a Channel Partners event, in New Orleans. These winners will be featured in a Channel Partners' November/December print issue as well as a digital issue that can be downloaded from The Cloudys Immersion Center at http://www.channelpartnersonline.com/cloudys. The 2014 program was underwritten by Verizon.
"The response to the inaugural Channel Partners Cloudys awards has been overwhelmingly positive," said Khali Henderson, Editor-in-Chief of Channel Partners. "This program rewards innovation across the cloud ecosystem and success in a world where traditional distinctions among developer, vendor, provider and partner blur.”
Burstorm was honored by Channel Partners for Most Innovative Cloud Enablement Tool category.
“Burstorm's CAD application for Cloud Architects is doing for IT what Synopsys and Cadence did for chip design," said Brandon Abbey CEO, Burstorm. “We are proud to have industry leaders validate our vision and honor us with this award for delivering new and innovative cloud enablement tools.
To determine the winners of The Cloudys, companies completed an application that asked them to demonstrate how they are driving innovation in the cloud channel — either for their partners or for their business customers.
Channel Partners editors evaluated and scored all applications to determine the winners in five categories, including:
- Most Innovative Cloud Service
- Most Innovative Cloud Customer Deployment
- Most Innovative Cloud Partner Business Model
- Most Innovative Cloud Best Practice
- Most Innovative Cloud Enablement Tool
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Burstorm is the first company to provide CAD application for cloud architects. Burstorm CAD application for cloud architects is doing for IT what Synopsys and Cadence did for chip design. Rather than using “visio, excel, powerpoint” to design complex next generation technology infrastructure. Burstorm’s CAD application allows cloud architects to consider 100s of design alternatives based on a catalog of over 750 providers of compute, storage, datacenter and network cloud services. Furthermore for the first time it allows architects to collaborate in real time across the room or across the globe. The application is used by enterprises to optimize their existing infrastructure, model the deployment of new SaaS applications and design private cloud infrastructures.