The cloud computing awards program is pleased to announce its final list of award winners for 2012-13. Please note that for 2013-14 and beyond, entrants from Australia and New Zealand will be welcomed along with all other regions of the world.

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said: “We are extremely pleased to endorse every cloud services provider which has won an award, as they solve real-world problems for their clients, knocking down the barriers inherent in older business models and showing them to be outmoded – truly leveraging cloud technologies to be the best of the best.”

Full list

Developer of the Year

  • Wedge Martin, CTO and Co-Founder of Badgeville
  • Dermot Doherty, iSpaces inc (Winner)
  • Michael Gould, CTO, Anaplan

Most Promising Start-Up

  • Social iQ Networks
  • Tango Card (Winner)
  • ÜberConference

Best Cloud Infrastructure

  • CloudSigma
  • Sonian (Winner)
  • DocuSign
  • HWG / Interoute
  • LiveOps
  • SolidFire

Best Platform as a Service

  • Red Hat, Inc. (Winner)
  • Apprenda
  • Eccentex Corporation
  • Infusionsoft
  • Pegasystems
  • CloudBees

Web Services Excellence

  • Riverbed Technology (Winner)
  • DocuSign
  • Sonian
  • StrikeIron

B2B Customer Strategy

  • School Improvement Network
  • CloudSense
  • Badgeville, Inc.
  • Cvent, Inc (Winner)
  • TOA Technologies

Data Innovation of the Year

  • ReachForce
  • DocuSign (Winner)
  • KXEN, Inc.
  • MuleSoft
  • Coveo

Best Software as a Service

  • Synergy Marketing, Inc.
  • Jobscience
  • iCIMS, Inc.
  • E2Open
  • Adaptive Planning
  • Bill.com (Winner)
  • Fraunhofer Innovation Cluster
  • Socialtext
  • Citrix
  • River Meadow

Security Innovation of the Year

  • FireHost
  • CloudPassage
  • HOB GmbH & Co. KG (Winner)
  • Ping Identity

Nearly 200 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe and including Europe, the US and Middle East. Due to high levels of demand, the program will include a new category for cloud consultancy services, and will accept entries from all international territories, including Australia.