BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMTurbo, the leading provider of software-defined control for cloud and virtualized environments, today announced that it has been named a finalist for the New England Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE).
“VMTurbo has exemplified what SBANE considers true industry agnostic innovation and we are delighted that they have joined an exclusive group of tremendous companies and organizations from throughout New England as one of this year's finalists.”
"As is the case each and every year, the task of selecting our 20 finalists from a pool of over 200 nominees is an arduous one, with this year being no exception,” said SBANE’s New England Innovation Awards committee chairman, Todd Faber, president, The Faber Group. “VMTurbo has exemplified what SBANE considers true industry agnostic innovation and we are delighted that they have joined an exclusive group of tremendous companies and organizations from throughout New England as one of this year's finalists."
To narrow down the list of nominees for the New England Innovation Awards, the judges reviewed over 200 innovative organizations before ultimately selecting 20 companies to advance in the competition. VMTurbo was selected from 204 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of the competition. Innovation is at the heart of the economic prosperity and SBANE continues to recognize the companies and organizations that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers.
“We are honored to be recognized as a finalist for the New England Innovation Awards given the competitiveness of this region,” said N. Louis Shipley, president and chief executive officer at VMTurbo. “New England is brimming with innovative companies and individuals, and we are thrilled to be considered among them. This achievement illustrates what we have been able to accomplish by providing a unique and comprehensive solution to IT operations management that optimizes performance for virtualized and cloud environments, while driving down costs.”
Winners and finalists of the New England Innovation Awards will be honored at the “Evening of Innovation” Gala Dinner on May 8, 2013 at the Westin Hotel, in Waltham, Mass. For more information on the awards, please visit http://www.sbane.org/the-innovation-awards/new-england-innovation-awards-criteria/.
The Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE), founded in 1938, is a private not-for-profit association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. SBANE was established to provide a legislative voice for small business at the state and federal levels and to make practical information available to help business owners grow their companies. SBANE runs diverse, educational programs each year and has active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The membership is characterized by a high degree of participation, reflected in a large and dynamic committee structure, addressing a range of topics from international trade to human resources. Visit SBANE at www.sbane.org.
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VMTurbo delivers a Software-Defined Control platform for cloud and virtualized environments. The company’s solutions utilize its Economic Scheduling Engine to dynamically adjust configuration, resource allocation and workload placement to meet service levels and business goals. It is the only technology on the market capable of closing the loop in IT operation by automating the decision-making process to maintain the environment in the desired state. The VMTurbo platform first launched in August 2010 and since that time more than 9,000 cloud service providers and enterprises worldwide have deployed the platform, including British Telecom, Colgate, CSC and the London School of Economics. Using VMTurbo, our customers ensure that applications get the resources they need to operate reliably, while utilizing infrastructure and human resources in the most efficient way. For more information, visit us at www.vmturbo.com.