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V3 announces winners of Technology Awards 2012

30 Nov 2012
V3 Awards opening speech

The list of winners, along with the full shortlist, is published below.

Category: Business Software

Best business application
Google Apps for Business
NetSuite SuiteCommerce
SAS Visual Analytics
CA Technologies CA ecoGovernance
Polycom RealPresence Mobile

Winner: SAS Visual Analytics

Best business intelligence vendor
Google
SAS
SAP
Tableau
Oracle

Winner: Oracle

Best business social media product
Yammer Enterprise Social Network
IBM Connections 4
SAP Social Media Analytics application by NetBase
NewsGator Social Sites 3.0
Salesforce Chatter

Winner: Yammer Enterprise Social Network

Enterprise software firm 2012
Yammer
Google
SAS
CA Technologies
SAP
Microsoft

Winner: Microsoft

Category: Infrastructure and Security

Best business security provider
BT
McAfee
Integralis
Bit9
FireEye
Kaspersky Lab

Winner: McAfee

Best disaster recovery/business continuity company
CA Technologies
Vision Solutions
Spectra Logic
EMC
SunGard

Winner: EMC

Best network equipment firm
Fluke Networks
Dell
Infoblox
Silver Peak
Cisco

Winner: Cisco

Best enterprise hosting company
BT
Peer 1 Hosting
Google
Box

Winner: Google

Category: Business Mobility

Best business smartphone
Asus PadFone
RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900
Nokia Lumia 800
Samsung Galaxy Note
Sony Xperia T

Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note

Best business tablet
Asus Transformer Pad Infinity
RIM BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Sony Xperia Tablet S
Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet

Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Best business mobile provider
BT
Orange
Vodafone
O2

Winner: Vodafone

Best mobile management software

Kaseya IT Systems Management Solution: MDM Module
RIM BlackBerry Mobile Fusion
Centrify Direct Control for Mobile
SAP Afaria 7.0
Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky ONE Universal Security

Winner: Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky ONE Universal Security

Category: Office Equipment

Best business laptop
Asus ZenBook UX31
Dell Latitude E6230
Sony VAIO T Series
HP SpectreXT Pro
Toshiba Portégé Z930
Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Winner: Lenovo ThinkPad X220

Best business desktop
Asus ET2012IUKS
Dell OptiPlex 9010 AiO
HP Z1 All-In-One Workstation
Lenovo Edge 91z

Winner: Dell OptiPlex 9010 All-in-One

Best business printer
Riso UK Comcolor 7050
Canon i-SENSYS MF5980dw
Brother MFC-J5910DW
HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One

Winner: HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One

Best business storage
Dell Compellent
Texas Memory Systems RamSan-820
Synology UK DS1512+
Oracle StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library
Amplidata AmpliStor XT

Winner: Oracle StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library

Category: Cloud Computing

Best virtualisation product
Virtual Instruments VirtualWisdom 3.0
Citrix XenDesktop 5.6
Interoute Virtual Data Centre
Cisco Nexus 1000V
Dell Wyse T10 Thin Client
VMware vSphere

Winner: VMware vSphere

Best software as a service provider
Google
CA Technologies
Huddle
SAP
Microsoft

Winner: Google

Best cloud security product
Firehost Secure Cloud Hosting
Panda Security Panda Cloud Office Protection Advanced
CA Technologies CA IdentityMinder
Trend Micro SecureCloud
Webroot SecureAnywhere Business – Endpoint Protection 

Winner: Trend Micro SecureCloud

Cloud computing provider 2012
BT
Google
VMware
Interoute
Oracle
SAP

Winner: Google

Category: Movers and Shakers

Best acquisition
Microsoft/Yammer
Ipswitch/iOpus
Dell/Force 10
SAP/ SuccessFactors
Cisco/NDS

Winner: Microsoft/Yammer

Technology event of the year
Infosecurity Europe
Nokia Lumia Live
CeBIT
CES
Mobile World Congress

Winner: CeBIT

Technology charity of the year
White Hat Ball
Bletchley Park Trust
Computer Aid
Byte Night

Winner: Bletchley Park Trust

Technology hero of the year
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO Kaspersky Lab - Discovery of Flame malware
Marco Ahtisaari, Head of Design, Nokia - Polycarb design of the Nokia Lumia 800/900
Olaf Swantee, CEO, Everything Everywhere - Bringing 4G to Great Britain
Simon Stanford, VP Telecommunications and Networks, Samsung UK and Ireland - Overseeing huge success of the Samsung Galaxy product line

Winner: Eugene Kaspersky, CEO Kaspersky Lab - Discovery of Flame malware

Technology project of the year
Virgin Media - Ultrafast 100Mbit/s broadband
YouView - Digital and catch-up TV service
Everything Everywhere - Network Integration
IBM - Wimbledon digital presence and website
Raspberry Pi Foundation - Raspberry Pi

Winner: Raspberry Pi Foundation - Raspberry Pi

Technology innovator of the year
Yammer
ASUS
Huddle
Kaspersky Lab
Samsung
EMC

Winner: Samsung

Product of the year
Virgin Media ultrafast 100Mbit/s broadband
Android Jelly Bean
Asus Transformer Prime
Nokia Lumia 900
EMC VFCache
Samsung Galaxy SIII
Microsoft System Centre 2012

Winner: Samsung Galaxy SIII

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Madeline Bennett
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Madeline Bennett is editor of V3 and The INQUIRER. Previously, she was editor of IT Week. Prior to becoming a journalist, Madeline was an English teacher at a London secondary school. Madeline is a regular technology commentator on TV and radio, including Sky, BBC and CNN. 

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