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Ventana Research Technology Innovation Awards Recognize Visionary Technology

Largest industry analyst technology innovation awards honor technology vendors

Bend, OR / Aug 15, 2013 / by Ventana Research

 San Ramon, CA. – August 15, 2013 – Ventana Research has announced the results of the 2013 Technology Innovation Awards. The awards recognize technology vendors who have introduced innovations in technology to advance business and IT. 

The awards distinguish pioneers that have developed clear visionary and transformative technology. The Technology Innovation Awards showcase what technolo


gy vendors have done to advance the potential of their applications and technology that enable to drive better productivity and outcomes. 

This year's Technology Innovation Awards will present recipients with an opportunity to receive their award at the Ventana Research Business Technology Innovation Summit ( on November 11th & 12th at the Swissotel in Chicago, IL during the Awards Ceremony. Members of the press are invited to come to the Summit and see more about the advancements of technology. 

“I am excited to be able to congratulate the recipients of the 2013 Technology Innovation Awards. Our program is the largest technology awards in the analyst industry, with over 26 awards honoring technology providers for their contribution to the industry,” said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research. “I would like to commend them on their achievements in innovation. This year’s innovation award recipients have gone above and beyond to introduce new advancements in use of technology, analytics and information. They’ve worked to provide methods for being smarter and faster to help move businesses to the next level in 2013 and beyond.” 

The annual Technology Innovation Awards are delivered by the Ventana Research team, which through its benchmark research, on-demand advisory and education services, continues to pioneer new methods for organizations to become efficient and effective in their business. As part of the scoring process and methodology, Ventana Research examined submissions and nominations from the industry and research team to assess, score and select the technology that has the best impact for each of the specific categories. 

The Technology Innovation Awards are awarded in four categories spanning from Business Technology, Business, Operational and IT. The winning technology vendors are:

Business Technology


Business Innovation


Operational Innovation 


IT Innovation


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