SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Systems™, the first Application-Defined Data Center software company, today announced it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2016 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year's most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe throughout Asia, Europe and North America. "Today's global enterprises are experiencing unprecedented levels of performance, agility and cost pressures as they look to harness information to drive their business strategies in today's digital, data-driven economy," said Chief Executive Officer Premal Buch of Robin. "We're honored to be named as a finalist in this prestigious competition, recognizing our ability to help companies across the globe manage complex data-centric applications and optimize performance, agility, reliability and cost all at the same time. It's a great endorsement of our vision to help today's enterprises create an Application-Defined Data Center that is elastic, scalable, responsive and efficient." Tweet this @RobinSystems Named a Red Herring 2016 Top Global 100 award finalist http://bit.ly/2fdt6t6 The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from more than 1,000 companies in more than 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring award winners, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to technology innovation, financial performance, growth criteria, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement. "In today's economies, the unrivaled technology ubiquity is not only disrupting how we work but also how we live and think. The vast amount of data and intellectual property combined with the innovation and disruption created by today's entrepreneurs is touching every sector. More than 300 startups are striving in the construction field alone. The 2016 Red Herring nominees have proven that while some will worry about a bubble, there is no pause in innovation any time soon. And nothing must be taken for granted in this electoral year," said Red Herring CEO Alex Vieux. "Speed, creativity and unconventional business models are constantly shifting investors' thesis and users' behavior — both are demanding more, not less, from entrepreneurs. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are jumping ahead of the competition and making a difference. Constant breakthroughs make recent developments obsolete faster than ever before. "In light of everything, Robin Systems is performing exceptionally well in its field and deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global finalists," Vieux continued. "At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2016 Top 100 Global Award."