Skytap Selected as Top Cloud Computing Technology at 2013 Tech Impact Awards
The Tech Impact Awards program recognizes Washington-based software, information technology and mobile-app companies that are making an impact on business operations across various industries, including mobile, cloud and analysis. Skytap was honored at an awards ceremony on Thursday evening at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, and will be featured in the October issue of Seattle Business magazine. Other winning companies include PayScale, Simply Measured, Tableau Software, and Zillow.
Skytap was chosen from a competitive group of nominated Washington companies by a panel of six influential thought leaders, including Elon Gasper, vice president and director of research, Corum Group; Ed Lazowska, chair, UW Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Sean MacLeod, president, Stratos Product Development; Matt McIlwain, managing director, Madrona Venture Group; Ken Myer, partner, Vantage Point LLC; Sujal Patel, former president, Isilon Storage Division at EMC.
A quote from our CEO, Thor Culverhouse, on winning the award:
“Seattle is widely recognized as a leading technology hub, particularly in the cloud computing industry. It’s incredible to be honored in such a competitive market amongst providers such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Our focus is to provide a unique cloud-based solution that helps enterprises build better software faster. We will continue to innovate with automation, tools and infrastructure focused on the development and testing of software applications.”
Read the full press release: Skytap Recognized as Top Cloud Computing Provider