2012 Network Computing Awards
NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Emulex won in this category. Adrian Aubrey accepted the award.
Winner: Emulex OneConnect 10GbE UCNA
Runner up: Extreme Networks Summit X670
MESSAGING PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Mimecast won in Messaging Product category. Nick Lennon and Kirsty Toozs-Hobson accepted the award.
Winner Mimecast UEM Enterprise
Runner up: M86 MailMarshal
DATA CENTRE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Extreme Networks won in the Data Centre Product category. Steve Johnson collected the award.
Winner: Extreme Networks - BDX 8
Runner up: Overland Storage Overland SnapServer DX
CONTACT CENTRE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Altitude Software were crowned winners in the Contact Centre Product category. Adrian Wright accepted the award.
Winner: Altitude Software Altitude uCI 8
Runner up: Syntellect CT Connect
SERVICE MANAGEMENT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Vivantio triumphed in the Service Management Product category. Thomas Magnusson and Quentin McPhee accepted the award
Winner: Vivantio Vivantio ServiceDesk
Runner up: NetSupport NetSupportServiceDesk
STORAGE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Quantum were winners in the Storage Product category. Thomas Feil and Pam Napier accepted the award.
Winner: Quantum DXI 6700
Runner up: Emulex LightPulse 16 GFC HBA
SECURITY PRODCUT OF THE YEAR
Check Point were the winners in the Security Product category. James Druce and Warren Searle collected the award
Winner: Check Point Check Point Full Disk Encryption
Runner up: Celestix WSA
NETWORK MANAGEMENT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Ipswitch triumphed in the Network Management Product category. Steve Demianyk and Mike Silva accepted the award
Winner: Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Runner up: SolarWinds Orion NPM
CABLING SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Excel was voted Cabling Supplier of the Year. John Twidell and Ian Irving accepted the award.
Runner up: Brand-Rex
TESTING AND MONITORING PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Jay Buckett accepted the award for NetScout
Winner: NetScout nGenius Performance Manager
Runner up: iTrinegy INE Enterprise
SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR
Cryptocard won in the Service Provider category. Neil Hollister and Gary Clark accepted the award
Runner up: Intercept IT
HARDWARE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Overland Storage won in the Hardware Product category. Tim Beck, Kevin Gosden and Kieron Moore stepped up to the stage to accept the award.
Winner: Overland Storage Overland SnapServer DX
Runner up: Kemp Technologies Loadmaster 5500
SOFTWARE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
ARCserve was voted the Software Product of the Year. Julia Radtke and Alexis Phippen of CA accepted the award
Winner: CA Technologies ARCserve
Runner up: NetSupport NetSupport Manager
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR
Vigil Software was voted Distributor of the Year. Michael Tye, Alex Teh, Jenny Jones and Sian Easton accepted the award.
Winner: Vigil Software
Runner up: Mayflex
RESELLER OF YEAR
Brookcourt Solutions became Reseller of the Year. Phil Higgins and Kate Wallyn stepped up to accept the award.
Winner: Brookcourt Solutions
Runner up: Sapphire
BENCH TESTED PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
In a category open to all solutions reviewed by Network Computing over the previous 12 months, the judge selected KEMP Technologies' Loadmaster 5500 as the winning product. Leigh Bradford of KEMP accepted the trophy.
Winner: KEMP Technologies LoadMaster 5500
Runner up: Spectorsoft Spector 360
NETWORK PROJECT OF THE YEAR - PUBLIC SECTOR
A number of parties collaborated in a project to help the Ambulance Service. Frank Puranik and Graham Wood of iTrinegy accepted the award.
Winner: Airwave/APD/iTrinegy/ The Ambulance Service
Runner up: Public Services Network/Level 3
NETWORK PROJECT OF THE YEAR - PRIVATE SECTOR
Ruckus Wireless triumphed in the Network Project of the Year - Private Sector. John McGann and Eddie Felman of Ruckus Wireless accepted the trophy.
Winner: The Cloud/Ruckus Wireless
Runner up: Thomson Snell and Passmore/Silver Peak Systems
NEW PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
NetSupport's recently launched NetSupport Assist was voted the New Product of the Year. Rob Hawkins and Darren Ward of NetSupport collected the trophy with a little help from Deborah Puxty of Revolution Events
Winner: NetSupport NetSupport Assist
Runner up: Nexenta Systems Nexentastor 3.1
MOST IMPROVED COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Nexenta Systems was voted the Most Improved Company of the Year. Mike Green accepted the award.
Winner: Nexenta Systems
Runner up: Vigil Sofware
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
GFI's MailArchiver became the Product of the Year. David Kelleher and David Parkin collected the award
Winner: GFI GFI MailArchiver
Runner up: Check Point Check Point Full Disk Encryption
THE WICK HILL AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO ICT
For the first time, the Network Computing Awards recognised personal achievement through the Wick Hill Award for Contribution to ICT. Randall Overby of BNY Mellon was voted the winner and stepped up to the stage to receive this award.
Winner: Randall Overby
Runner up: Roger Greene
COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Emulex received their second award of the night when they became the Company of the Year. Adrian Aubrey, Amanda West and Chris Hill accepted the trophy
Runner up: CA Technologies
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