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Best of Interop 2014 Open for Nominations

Nominations are now open for the Best of Interop 2014 awards in Las Vegas. The awards recognize innovative hardware and software. Award categories include cloud, SDN, security and mobility.

Nominations are open for the Best of Interop 2014 Awards. This award program recognizes the innovation and impact of IT products and services. Exhibitors at Interop Las Vegas are invited to submit a nomination to the Best of Interop program.

This year’s competition includes nine categories, listed below, including a new category devoted to software-defined networking. Category finalists will be announced on March 11, and the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Las Vegas on April 1. The Best of Interop judges include IT practitioners, analysts, and veteran tech journalists with deep subject-matter expertise.

Interop attendees also get to weigh in. We’ll conduct a live poll to give attendees a chance to vote for the Audience Choice award during the keynotes on April 2. We’re excited to hear from the community on what you think will be Audience Choice winner. You have to be a registered attendee at Interop Las Vegas 2014 to participate.

All the Best of Interop finalists and category winners will have their hardware and software on the show floor at the Mandalay Bay convention center, so attendees can get a first-hand look for themselves at a range of innovative products. You can a slideshow of the 2013 winners here.

Please note that eligible products must have been announced on or after August 1, 2013, available for purchase by August 1, 2014 and must be available for public viewing at Interop Las Vegas 2014. Our team of judges will choose a winner in 9 categories:

·        Cloud

·        Data Center

·        Management

·        Mobility

·        Networking

·        Performance

·        SDN

·        Security

·        Storage

Special Awards (Chosen from All Category Entries Above):

·        Best Startup Company

·        Best of Interop 2014 Grand Award

·        Audience Choice Award

 

Exhibiting companies have until Tuesday, February 18 to submit. Finalists will be notified on Tuesday, March 11 and winners announced on-site at Interop Las Vegas. For more information, visit the Best of Interop site.

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