WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceMesh, provider of the industry's only enterprise-grade cloud management platform, today announced that Agility Platform was named a finalist for the 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Cloud Application Service. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education and Software.
This year there were 27 software categories, including twelve new and updated categories that reflect the continued growth and evolution of cloud computing, mobile, big data, and video. Winners will be announced during a special Awards luncheon on May 9 in San Francisco during the industry's most comprehensive ISV conference, All About the Cloud.
Agility Platform enables unprecedented governance and management of cloud-based IT service portfolios for Global 2000 enterprises. Organizations using Agility Platform realize the strategic benefits of cloud computing and are able to accelerate the release and deployment of applications onto private, public or hybrid clouds while governing their deployment, orchestration, and configuration with extensible policy controls. By accelerating the pace and frequency of software releases, enterprise business application owners are able to respond to new opportunities at the speed of market change."The SIIA CODiE Awards are recognition of forward-thinking and innovative solutions that further the advancement of technology and business," said Shawn Douglass, CTO, ServiceMesh. "This award recognizes the culmination of extensive, collaborative work with customers to develop a cloud management platform that meets their business needs." "The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year, and all of the finalists should be commended for their innovative products and services," said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. "We look forward to honoring the winners at our awards program in May at All About the Cloud." Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2013/finalists.asp About SIIASIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA's members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software. About ServiceMeshServiceMesh provides the industry's only enterprise-grade cloud management platform that enables on-demand, self-service IT operating models for Global 2000 clients. Enterprise customers select the ServiceMesh Agility Platform to automate the deployment and management of enterprise applications and platforms across private, public and hybrid cloud environments. The Agility Platform provides a single, integrated control point for governance, compliance and security across the customer's cloud applications and environments, empowering the business with fully governed, self-service access to applications, platforms, and services. Some of the world's largest and most sophisticated companies in financial services, health care and other highly regulated industries rely on ServiceMesh to deliver applications and services at the speed of market change, streamline bureaucratic and inefficient IT operating models and transform IT into a strategic business enabler and competitive advantage. To learn more, visit www.servicemesh.com. @servicemesh Kim BlomgrenTNT Communication@kimblomgren www.tntmarcom.com+1 503-914-5959