Finalists have been announced for the prestigious NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019 – Cloud/Datacenter, IoT & CyberSecurity. There are six categories: covering both start-up and established companies in three fields: Cloud/Datacenter, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cybersecurity.
The awards will be presented at a gala dinner on Thursday, 3rd October 2019 at the NetEvents Global IT Summit in California, US. All award entry fees are being donated to three charities: Prostate Cancer Research, STEM and UNICEF. To date these awards have generated over $110,000 for charity.
For each of the Hot Start Up award categories, two finalists have been announced to go “head to head” as follows:
- CyberSecurity: Avanan and Odo Security
- Cloud/Datacentre: NetFoundry and Hammerspace
- IoT: Everactive and SWIM.AI
These Hot Start-up finalists will give a short elevator-pitch presentation in true ‘Shark Tank’ style to a judging panel of tech industry Venture Capitalists, and in front of the Summit’s entire audience of international press and analysts, representing 35+ countries, plus tech and business industry leaders.
For each of the Innovation Leader award categories, three finalists have been announced as follows:
- CyberSecurity: Cylus, Darktrace and Guardicore
- Cloud/Datacentre: Apstra, Luminance Technologies and Mellanox
- IoT: Darktrace, Marlabs Inc and SmartSens Technology
The three Innovation Leader categories will be judged by a panel of leading technology press and industry analysts from around the globe.
These awards spotlight outstanding innovation among today’s most critical technology challenges. The awards will be presented at a prestigious gala dinner on Thursday 3rd October 2019 during the NetEvents Global IT Summit which includes key technology press and analysts representing more than 100 publications across over 35 countries worldwide – as well as tech industry leaders, VCs and technologists. This annual event provides an effective opportunity for tech industry leaders and innovators to meet so many of the world’s key technology business press and analysts in a series of scheduled face-to-face sessions over two days – as well as a great way to be informed, to debate and discuss the latest hot topics and breaking tech news.
“Each year we provide this very special opportunity” says Mark Fox, NetEvents CEO. “Both for the top players in the industry as well as for ambitious, dynamic innovative start-ups – where else can one be seen and heard by so many key industry figures plus the world’s top IT press and analysts? Add to that NetEvents’ worldwide media partners, and you end up with industry-wide recognition from a massive global audience of C-Level and senior executives, VCs and media gatekeepers”.
For details of the full NetEvents program of events visit www.netevents.org.