2012 EMEA winners’ news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the May 9, 2012 winners announcement.

Dubai Cares Wins Top Best in Biz Awards

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“The entries to the Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA were reviewed by 22 highly experienced and senior members of the media from 11 countries and to have our efforts and initiatives recognized by such a distinguished panel is truly an honor for all of us,” said Tariq Al Gurg, chief executive officer of Dubai Cares. “We hope that this win will not only set the benchmark for philanthropy in the UAE and the region, but also help us in raising more awareness of the various issues faced by children in developing countries in accessing quality primary education.”

HansaWorld Wins Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA

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“I have been running HansaWorld for 24 years in one of the oldest branches of the IT industry. To still be so innovative that we win a bronze medal in an open competition with companies from all industries makes me immensely proud. I am deeply thankful to my staff who really embrace change”, says Karl Bohlin, CEO of HansaWorld.

Aternity(R) Wins Best in Biz Award 2012 EMEA

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“We are thrilled with this international recognition by Best in Biz awards,” said Trevor Matz, president and CEO of Aternity. “By pinpointing the contributing factors of poor application performance across virtual, physical and mobile environments, Aternity’s FPI Platform addresses what our customers and partners tell us are some of the toughest end user experience challenges global enterprises are facing today.”

EBSCO Publishing Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA

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EBSCO Publishing’s Vice President Sales, Europe, Paul Donovan, says this award is a reflection of EBSCO’s commitment to becoming the leading online information provider. “We are extremely proud to be a silver winner in Most Innovative Company of the Year. EBSCO strives to be a leader in the industry and is dedicated to create more content, to enrich existing databases, and constantly provide new offerings for its customers.”

Improve Digital is the Best in Biz 2012

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“Another outstanding performance by the Improve Digital team. Joëlle Frijters, CEO, was named as Silver Winner in Executive of the Year category in Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA. Janneke Niessen, CIO, was named as Silver winner in Technology Executive of the Year category.”

Inzalo wins a Gold and Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA

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“We believe in the concept and the principles of Nelson Mandela Day and that we are able to support an initiative that the Great Man started is an honour,” comments Bridget von Holdt, Executive Director, Inzalo Communication. “We are flattered to have won and this is the second international award under our belt in succession,” states von Holdt.

IQNavigator Wins Prestigious Corporate Award Recognizing Best Companies in EMEA Region

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“IQNavigator has excelled in supporting EMEA-based Global 2000 companies that benefit from our solutions for managing services procurement and non-employee workers. Our progress in EMEA has driven great success for us and our clients, and this prestigious award is a powerful confirmation of that,” said John F. Martin, chief technology officer and CEO of international markets for IQNavigator.

Marketo Makes Award-Winning Waves

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“Marketo is changing the way companies can grow their revenue more predictably,” said Fernandez. “We are honored to receive recognition and distinction in for our marketing technology and thought leadership. We believe we are providing the essential business platform and know-how for any size company to grow and thrive.”

Metalogix Wins Gold for Enterprise Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA

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“On behalf of the thousands of users of Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint V5.0, the industry’s de facto standard for managing and upgrading SharePoint, we are very proud to accept the Enterprise Product of the Year award from the Best in Biz Awards EMEA,” said Steven Murphy, CEO, Metalogix.

P2i Wins Most Innovative Company of the Year Award

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Carl Francis, CEO, P2i comments: “What this award really shows is that the press and analysts understand that it is no longer about just having a great technology or a flashy YouTube demonstration – but that the proof of a technology is in the commercial reality. P2i is the only company who has proven that it can bring a high volume solution to market for electronic devices including smartphones and tablets.”

VirtuOz Named a Silver winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA

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“We are thrilled with the recent windfall of recognition for both our company and the virtual agent market,” said Steve L. Adams, CEO and president of VirtuOz. “At the end of the day, we thank our visionary customers who are forging digital customer relationships and creating award winning customer experiences for today’s digital savvy consumers using our virtual agent solutions.”

“Best in Biz Awards EMEA” a ajuns in Romania

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“Suntem onorati sa primim Medalia de Aur din partea unui juriu format din prestigiosi analisti de business si reprezentanti ai presei americane de specialitate, foarte avizati si selectivi. Suntem mandri ca, din cele peste 40 de companii internationale care au aplicat in actuala editie a competitiei, juriul a apreciat in mod special proiectele si rezultatele companiei noastre”, a declarat Irina Socol, Presedinte si Director General SIVECO Romania.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA

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“An impressive array of public and private companies representing all sectors of the economy from over 20 countries entered to compete in this year’s awards program. Award winners this year include: Akbank (Turkey), Aternity (Israel and U.S.), Dubai Cares (United Arab Emirates), EBSCO Publishing (United Kingdom and U.S.), HansaWorld (United Kingdom), Improve Digital (Netherlands), InZalo Communications (South Africa), IQNavigator (United Kingdom and U.S.), Marketo (Ireland and U.S.), MAQUET (Germany), Metalogix (Slovakia, United Kingdom and U.S.), PGi (Ireland), P2i (United Kingdom), SECU4 (Switzerland), SIVECO (Romania) and VirtuOz (France and U.S.).”

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