The Cloud Awards team is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 Cloud Awards finalists.

Congratulations to everyone who made the finalist stage. Please note that while the final winners will be announced on February 7, both The SaaS Awards and The Security Awards are accepting entries.

The finalists of each category are shown below.

Full list of finalists:

Best Software as a Service (USA-Enterprise)

  • Accela
  • Tray.io
  • Stack Overflow – Stack Overflow for Teams
  • LogicGate – LogicGate’s The Risk Cloud
  • Workato
  • Bloomreach – Bloomreach Discovery

Best Software as a Service (USA-SMB)

  • Pilot
  • Pipedrive – CRM and Revenue Management Software
  • ADP – Talent Acquisition, Recruitment Intelligence
  • Aptean – Food & Beverage ERP
  • Filevine
  • Electric – Electric Turbine

Best Software as a Service (outside USA)

  • Uberflip
  • Showpad
  • Locafy – Limited Proximity Booster and Proximity Network
  • Zesty
  • Aporia

Best Cloud Infrastructure

  • AMD – Pensando
  • Megaport
  • OpenMetal
  • Otava
  • OrionVM – Cloud Platform
  • IBM Cloud – Bare Metal Servers for VPC

Best Platform as a Service / Cloud Middleware

  • VMware
  • Celonis – Execution Management System (EMS)
  • Platform.sh
  • HiringThing, Inc.
  • Tackle.io

Most Innovative Use of Data in the Cloud

  • Red Sift
  • Egnyte
  • SingleStore
  • Pilot

Best Cloud Data Management Solution

  • Sentra
  • CTERA – Enterprise File Services
  • TIBCO – EBX®
  • Veeam Software – Veeam Backup & Replication™ v12
  • Qumulo – Cloud Q

“Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution

  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM
  • ITC INFOTECH USA, Inc.
  • Infor

Best Hybrid Cloud Solution

  • Forward Networks – Forward Enterprise
  • ColorTokens – Xshield
  • Alludo – Parallels RAS 19
  • Vcinity, Inc.
  • CTERA – Enterprise File Services
  • Ellucian

Best CRM Solution of the Year

  • Databook – Strategic Relationship Management Platform
  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM
  • Act!

Best Cloud HR / HRMS Solution

  • BambooHR
  • Harri
  • ITC INFOTECH USA, Inc.
  • Legion Technologies – Legion WFM
  • ADP – Talent Acquisition, Recruitment Intelligence
  • Isolved

Best Cloud ERP / Payroll Solution

  • CloudPay
  • VAI – VAI Cloud

Best Cloud Automation of the Year

  • Digitate – ignio
  • DoiT – International Flexsave
  • DBS – Evolve PavedCloud
  • BigPanda
  • Next Pathway Inc. – SHIFT
  • KnowledgeLake

Best Cloud Management Solution of the Year

  • Couchbase Inc. – Couchbase Capella
  • Snow Software – Snow Commander
  • DBS- CloudOps ( Technology Marketplace)
  • Apptio – Cloudability
  • EY – EY Cloud Risk View
  • Lucid Software – Lucidscale

Best Cloud Migration or Systems Integration Solution

  • Wavicle Data Solutions – Cloud Data & Analytics Migration
  • Techwave
  • ZigiWave AD – ZigiOps Integration Platform
  • CTERA – Enterprise File Services
  • Petronas & Accenture – Petronas Cloud Transformation Programme

Best Use of the Cloud in a Multicloud Environment

  • MinIO
  • Petronas & Accenture – Petronas Cloud Transformation Programme
  • Aviatrix – Cloud Networking Platform
  • Landis + Gyr – Workspot Enterprise Desktop Cloud™

Best Open Source Cloud Solution

  • TDengine
  • Starburst
  • Imply – Polaris
  • Atlantic.net – Open Source Cloud Platform (ACP)

Best Use of Artificial Intelligence in Cloud Computing

  • Phenom
  • Qlik – AutoML™
  • Red Hat – OpenShift Data Science
  • Vonage – AI Studio

Best Cloud-Native Project / Solution

  • Petronas & Accenture – Petronas Cloud Transformation Programme
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.
  • Ahana, Inc. – Ahana Cloud for Presto
  • Rafay Systems
  • Buoyant – Linkerd

B2B Customer Strategy

  • Center
  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM
  • MasterControl – Cloud Migration Project
  • Pilot

Security Innovation of the Year (Enterprise)

  • Solvo
  • Obsidian Security – Obsidian SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) Platform
  • Dig Security – Dig Data Security Platform
  • Teleport
  • Infoblox – BloxOne Threat Defense

Security Innovation of the Year (SMB)

  • Perception Point
  • Egnyte
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.
  • ThreatModeler Software, Inc. – ThreatModeler 6.0 + IaC Assist

Best Cloud Consultancy or MSP

  • LightEdge Solutions
  • ClearDATA
  • Otava
  • ECI

Best Cloud Payment, Finance or Billing Solution

  • Center
  • Recurly
  • Vic.ai
  • 2Checkout (now Verifone) – Monetization Platform

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

  • CelerData – StarRocks 2 Community Edition
  • Domo – Data Apps
  • Rotageek – Rotageek’s Autoscheduling Solution
  • Ahana, Inc. – Ahana Cloud for Presto
  • SingleStore

Most Promising Start-Up

  • Cyera
  • Logik.io
  • XY Retail

Cloud Innovator of the Year

  • Alkira Inc.
  • Aporia
  • SingleStore
  • Shield

Best Cloud DR / Business Continuity Solution

  • Redstor – InstantData™
  • Nasuni – Ransomware Recovery and Protection
  • Catalogic Software – CloudCasa
  • CTERA – Enterprise File Services
  • N-able – Cove Data Protection

Cloud Development Innovation of the Year

  • VNG Cloud
  • DBS – Evolve PavedCloud

Cloud Project of the Year

  • Vmware – Tanzu Labs and Healthy Heads
  • ClearScale – Public Broadcasting Services (PBS) Recommendation Engine
  • DBS – Evolve PavedCloud

Best Use of Telephony / Unified Communications in Cloud Computing

  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM
  • TCN – TCN Operator

Best Environmental or ‘Green’ Use of the Cloud

  • Benchmark Digital Partners LLC – Benchmark Describe it AI Advisor
  • StormForge
  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM

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

  • Viakoo – Action Platform
  • WANdisco – Edge to Cloud, Data Migrator
  • Cloudastructure, Inc.

Cloud Disruptor of the Year

  • Starburst
  • AMD – Pensando
  • DoControl – No-Code SaaS Security Platform
  • Synthace
  • Softiron – HyperCloud Intelligent Cloud Fabric

Best Place to Work in the Cloud

  • Tackle.io
  • LineLeader by ChildcareCRM
  • SingleStore

Congratulations to all finalists of the Cloud Awards 2022-2023.