|By Marketwired .||
|May 12, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- PanTerra Networks, the leading provider of unified cloud services for mid-market enterprises, was named a finalist in the Best New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Cloud Storage & Backup Solution category in the 2014 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
The American Business Awards will be presented at two awards events: the ABA's traditional banquet on Friday, June 13, in Chicago and the new product & technology awards event on Friday, Sept. 12, in San Francisco.
More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year and Executive of the Year, among others. PanTerra Networks is nominated in the Best New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Cloud Storage & Backup Solution category.
"Cloud services are revolutionizing the way companies do business," said Arthur Chang, CEO of PanTerra Networks. "PanTerra Networks is committed to delivering a comprehensive unified communications, file sharing and mobility platform to mid-market enterprises. We'd like to thank the Stevie Awards for recognizing the disruptive nature of our solution."
Finalists were chosen by more than 150 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of several specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging, taking place May 13-22.
"The final judges have a difficult task ahead of them, to rank the finalists, because there are so many great nominations this year," said Stevie Awards president and founder Michael Gallagher.
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
About PanTerra Networks
PanTerra Networks is a unified cloud service provider, delivering WorldSmart, its family of secure, ultra-reliable, future-proof unified cloud services. WorldSmart includes SmartBox, the world's first file sharing service that communicates. It also includes CloudUC, a complete unified communications service that can upgrade and replace an enterprise's existing communications infrastructure with a next-generation cloud-based communications service. With PanTerra's unified cloud service solution, enterprises gain the highest levels of security, scalability, reliability, availability, quality of service, service level agreement and support available while significantly lowering their total cost of operations and IT administration complexities. PanTerra Networks solutions are available through a global network of channel partners. For more information, call us at 1.800.805.0558 or visit www.panterranetworks.com.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors and partners of The 2014 American Business Awards include Biz Talk Radio, CallidusCloud, Citrix Online, Cvent, Engility, John Hancock, LycaMobile, PetRays, and Softpro.
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