The Cloud Awards team is delighted to name the shortlist for the 2021-22 Cloud Awards. The final winners will be announced on 8 February 2022.

Head of Operations for the Cloud Awards, James Williams, said: “After a decade of identifying and celebrating leading figures in the cloud sector, The Cloud Awards team is still unearthing new and remarkable uses of cloud technology. In the best examples, these innovations unlock transformative business practices and efficiencies. These celebrated organizations and individual innovators continue to disrupt existing markets and create new ones.”

“Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution

  • Pushpay
  • Fuze
  • Onoff
  • ADP – Roll by ADP
  • Everlance
  • Merit – Merit Site Solutions: Personnel Accountability at the Surfside Condominium Collapse
  • MaintainX

B2B Customer Strategy

  • ModMed
  • PandoLogic
  • Whatfix
  • OrderMyGear
  • Vertafore
  • Impartner
  • Demandbase – Demandbase One

Best Cloud Automation Solution

  • Onebill Software Inc
  • MaintainX
  • CCC Intelligent Solutions – CCC AI Pipeline
  • LoanPro
  • BigPanda – BigPanda
  • Kion
  • Granulate – Granulate
  • Automation Anywhere
  • KnowledgeLake – KnowledgeLake Platform
  • Successive Technologies – Best Cloud Automation Solution
  • StormForge
  • CoreStack
  • Rafay Systems – Rafay Kubernetes Operations Platform

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

  • TIBCO – TIBCO Spotfire 11.5
  • Trajectory CRE Inc – CREOS
  • Guavus (a Thales company) – Guavus Service-IQ Device Management Analytics
  • Professional Datasolutions Inc. (PDI) – PDI Fuel Pricing Retail
  • ThoughtSpot
  • Qlik
  • SingleStore
  • Exasol
  • Incorta
  • Planful – Planful Predict: Signals
  • Full Circle Insights – Full Circle Insights’ Digital Source Tracker
  • Aparavi
  • Retina AI
  • SupplyPike
  • Vertafore – RiskMatch

Best Cloud Consultancy or MSP

  • GFT
  • NFINIT – Joint Submission for NFINIT and Zadara (https://www.zadara.com/)
  • AHEAD
  • Wavicle Data Solutions
  • Cloudticity
  • Navisite – Navisite
  • All Covered, IT Services Division of Konica Minolta
  • Amido

Best Environmental or “Green” use of the Cloud

  • Bringg
  • Kinsta

Best Cloud Data Management Solution

  • Talend – Talend Data Fabric
  • Striim
  • ATTOM – ATTOM Cloud
  • Baffle
  • Delphix – Compliance and Protection for Salesforce Data
  • Alation Inc. – Alation Cloud Service
  • Qumulo
  • Nasuni Corporation – Nasuni Cloud File Storage
  • Indico Data
  • EDM Council – Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) Framework
  • Aparavi

Best Cloud DR / Business Continuity Solution

  • Assured Data Protection
  • Catalogic Software – CloudCasa
  • Otava
  • Escrow London
  • Qumulo

Best Cloud ERP / Payroll Solution

  • CloudPay – CloudPay
  • Infor – Infor Global Human Resources Payroll
  • VAI – S2K Enterprise On Cloud

Best Cloud HR / HRMS Solution

  • JazzHR
  • Ease
  • HiringSolved
  • Wedge
  • 15Five
  • ADP – Run Powered by ADP
  • BambooHR
  • Namely
  • Legion Technologies – Legion Workforce Management Platform

Best Cloud Infrastructure

  • DigitalOcean
  • Ricoh USA, Inc.
  • All Covered, IT Services Division of Konica Minolta
  • DartPoints
  • Marqeta – Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform
  • Wasabi Technologies
  • Skytap
  • Otava
  • CoreStack

Best Cloud Migration or Systems Integration Solution

  • Datometry
  • HVR – a Fivetran company
  • Spectra Logic – Spectra Vail
  • CodeTwo
  • Bank Of Montreal (BMO) – BMO Transportation Finance Cloud Migration
  • EPAM Systems
  • Striim

Best Cloud Payment, Finance or Billing Solution

  • AvidXchange – AvidPay
  • CloudPay – CloudPay
  • Infor – Infor Global Human Resources Payroll
  • Lockstep
  • InvoiceCloud
  • BioCatch
  • VAI – S2K Enterprise On Cloud
  • 2Checkout (now Verifone) – 2Checkout Monetization Platform
  • Avalara, Inc. – Avalara Compliance Cloud
  • Sovos
  • Tipalti
  • Onebill Software Inc
  • Pushpay

Best Cloud-Native Project / Solution

  • EPAM Systems
  • SentinelOne
  • McAfee Enterprise – McAfee MVISION Unified Cloud Edge (UCE), McAfee MVISION Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP)
  • Styra
  • Amido
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.

Best Geospatial / Aviation Cloud Solution

  • Geosite – Geosite Geospatial Intelligence Platform
  • Hexagon

Best Hybrid Cloud Solution

  • Panzura – Panzura CloudFS
  • CodeLathe Technologies – FileCloud
  • LogicMonitor
  • MariaDB Corporation – SkySQL
  • MultiPlan
  • PacketFabric – Cloud Router
  • Vcinity
  • MinIO – MinIO
  • Men&Mice
  • Ricoh USA, Inc.

Best Open Source Cloud Solution

  • Aqua Security
  • Styra – Open Policy Agent (OPA)
  • Granulate – Granulate
  • Amido

Best Place to Work in the Cloud

  • Amido
  • SupplyPike
  • Diligent Corporation
  • Text Request
  • Navisite – Navisite
  • CoreStack
  • Automox – Automox platform

Best Platform as a Service / Cloud Middleware

  • SnapLogic – SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform
  • Professional Datasolutions Inc. (PDI) – The CyberaONE Platform
  • Macrometa
  • Boomi
  • Qunifi Limited – Call2Teams

Best Software as a Service – outside USA

  • bant. io
  • monday.com
  • BeyondTrust – BeyondTrust
  • rankingCoach – rankingCoach FREE – Digital Marketing Power Up for SMBs
  • Auvik Networks – Auvik Networks
  • Wisenet
  • Amagi Corporation
  • Bringg
  • CodeTwo
  • Perception Point
  • Onebill Software Inc
  • Redstor

Best Software as a Service – USA (Enterprise)

  • Mindtickle – Mindtickle’s Sales Readiness Platform
  • Lucid Software – Lucidspark
  • WP Engine – Atlas
  • PlanSource
  • Socrates.ai
  • Qumu Corporation
  • Outreach – Outreach
  • Gluware Inc.
  • AuditBoard
  • Moovila
  • Qualia
  • LogicGate
  • AppNeta
  • Bloomreach
  • BeyondTrust – BeyondTrust
  • Fairmarkit
  • Reciprocity
  • Keysight Technologies
  • CYPHER LEARNING – MATRIX LMS
  • iboss – iboss Cloud Platform

Best Software as a Service – USA (SMB)

  • Mavenlink – Mavenlink
  • airSlate
  • PandaDoc – PandaDoc
  • Fabric
  • Backbone PLM
  • LEAP – LEAP
  • Pulseway – Pulseway RMM
  • ActiveCampaign
  • AppFolio Property Manager – AppFolio Property Manager
  • JumpCloud – JumpCloud Directory Platform
  • isolved
  • Jackrabbit Technologies – Jackrabbit Class software platform
  • Thryv, Inc. – Thryv, Inc.
  • Aircall

Best Use of Artificial Intelligence in Cloud Computing

  • Indico Data
  • Explorium – Explorium External Data Cloud
  • Aparavi
  • Rev – Rev Sales Development Platform
  • Legion Technologies – Legion Workforce Management Platform
  • Retina AI
  • Dialpad – Dialpad
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.
  • Sage – Sage Intelligent Time
  • Digitate – ignio™
  • Redstor
  • Moogsoft
  • StormForge
  • SparkBeyond Ltd
  • CoreStack
  • Lilt, Inc.

Best Use of Telephony / Unified Communications in Cloud Computing

  • IntelePeer
  • Avaya – Avaya Cloud Office
  • Dialpad – Dialpad
  • Qunifi Limited – Call2Teams
  • TCN – TCN Operator
  • Five9 – VoiceStream

Best Use of the Cloud in the Internet of Things (IoT)

  • InfluxData – InfluxDB Cloud
  • Viakoo – Viakoo Action Platform

Cloud CRM Solution of the Year

  • People.ai – People.ai Sales Solution
  • Klaviyo – Klaviyo
  • SugarCRM
  • AssociationSphere
  • DonorView

Cloud Development Innovation of the Year

  • IRIS Software Group – IRIS Software Group – IRIS Elements
  • Booz Allen Hamilton – Solutions Delivery Platform
  • Skuid

Cloud Disruptor of the Year

  • Aqua Security
  • Talkdesk
  • Altium LLC – Altium 365
  • Sibros Technologies, Inc.
  • Qunifi Limited – Call2Teams
  • Everlaw
  • Lightbits Labs – Lightbits Labs Cloud-Native Software
  • Granulate – Granulate
  • StormForge

Cloud Innovator of the Year (also eligible for Cloud Innovator of the Decade)

  • Workiva
  • Data Theorem – Cloud Secure
  • Amperity
  • Amagi Corporation
  • WiteSand Systems – WiteSand
  • Talkdesk
  • Qunifi Limited – Call2Teams
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.
  • BeyondTrust
  • Cloudticity

Cloud Management Solution of the Year

  • Veeam Software – Veeam® Backup & Replication™ V11 (VBR)
  • SmartVault
  • CloudCheckr – CloudCheckr CMx
  • Prosimo – Prosimo Application eXperience Infrastructure (AXI)
  • Silk
  • EDM Council – Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) Framework
  • Compute Software
  • CloudM – CloudM Platform
  • Kion
  • Redstor
  • SingleStore
  • StormForge

Cloud Project of the Year

  • ClearScale – USA Baseball Data Lake
  • Core BTS
  • Pulsant
  • Altium LLC – Altium 365
  • Merit – Merit Site Solutions: Personnel Accountability at the Surfside Condominium Collapse
  • Bank Of Montreal (BMO) – BMO Transportation Finance Cloud Migration

Most Innovative Use of Data in the Cloud

  • Domo – Domo Everywhere
  • Professional Datasolutions Inc. (PDI) – PDI Insights Cloud
  • Redis
  • OmniSci
  • Sibros Technologies, Inc. –
  • Amperity
  • Everlaw
  • Qumulo
  • SingleStore
  • Aparavi

Most Promising Start-Up

  • Lockstep
  • Talon Cyber Security
  • Retool
  • Microsec. ai
  • Lightbits Labs – Lightbits Labs Cloud-Native Software

Security Innovation of the Year (Enterprise)

  • vArmour
  • Valtix
  • Orca Security
  • Confluera
  • Versa Networks – Versa SASE
  • JupiterOne
  • Cado Security
  • Vectra AI
  • ReliaQuest – ReliaQuest GreyMatter
  • Infoblox – BloxOne Threat Defense
  • Imperva
  • Perception Point
  • SentinelOne
  • McAfee Enterprise – McAfee MVISION Unified Cloud Edge (UCE), McAfee MVISION Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP)

Security Innovation of the Year (SMB)

  • Egnyte
  • Alert Logic – Alert Logic Managed Detection and Response
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.