CA Technologies
Feb 1, 2012

CA Technologies Announces Winners of CA AppLogic Partner Awards

Five Global Partners Recognized for Cloud Computing Achievements at CA Technologies MSP Symposium

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) unveiled the five winners of its first annual CA AppLogic Partner Awards at "Accelerate the Cloud Miami 2012," a CA Technologies MSP Symposium event. ScaleMatrix, DNS Europe, CorePLUS World, Cirrhus9 and Bird Hosting have been recognized for their achievements in leveraging the CA AppLogic® cloud computing platform, and for their contributions in helping to expand the ecosystem of independent software vendors, service providers and end users.

The CA AppLogic Partner Awards highlight specific achievements for overall partnership support, technology innovation and advancement of the platform, success in thought leadership and driving awareness in the marketplace, and general participation in the Cloud Commons® ecosystem.

"We continue to be impressed by the commitment, dedication and innovation we've seen from our broadening ecosystem of CA AppLogic partners," said Adam Famularo, general manager, Enterprise and Cloud Solutions, CA Technologies. "Through these awards we are showcasing our partners' many exciting accomplishments and demonstrating our appreciation to the partner community for their contributions to our mutual successes." 

Awards were given in the following categories:

CA AppLogic Partners of the Year

ScaleMatrix (Americas recipient), a provider of cloud solutions with an infrastructure-based approach, and DNS Europe (EMEA recipient), a London-based European cloud hosting provider, were selected for their exemplary overall contributions to the CA AppLogic partner community, and for their ongoing commitment to driving platform advancements and awareness in the marketplace.  

Companies were selected for their revenue contributions through software license purchases and reseller arrangements; participation in CA Technologies events, reference activities, and sales opportunities; services and implementation assistance; and involvement and support of the Cloud Commons ecosystem.

CA AppLogic Cloud Trailblazer

CorePLUS World, an on-demand service provider delivering a complete outsourced solution for IT and application services, was recognized for its innovative approach to delivering IT services via the CA AppLogic platform. The company has developed a proprietary "virtual desktop-like" solution that captures the essence of what cloud computing enables for software as a service. In doing so, CorePLUS introduced a bold and innovative solution that places it in direct competition with several of the biggest names in software and services.

CorePLUS was selected for its overall degree of innovation, demonstration of advanced service delivery, and a visionary approach to using the CA AppLogic platform.

CA AppLogic Market Influencer

Cirrhus9, a cloud computing systems integrator specializing in managed services, deployment and migration solutions, and qualification and validation services, was honored for its long-time commitment to driving market awareness and contributing to various CA AppLogic communities, such as the LinkedIn AppLogic Users Group and @AppLogic Twitter feed. The Cirrhus9 team has driven interest in the CA Technologies cloud platform, helping to educate and influence the marketplace through its evangelism efforts.

Cirrhus9 was selected for its use of social media, networking, and corporate website to advance the CA AppLogic community, as well as overall contribution to the community at-large.

CA AppLogic Top Technical Contributor

Bird Hosting, a cloud service provider and longtime CA AppLogic customer, was recognized for its ongoing contributions to the advancement and development of the CA AppLogic platform. Bird Hosting created new configurations that make "mega grids" possible, and consistently pushes the platform to perform better, helping to improve its functionality through product tests, beta programs and more.

Bird Hosting was chosen for its degree of assistance with technical advancement of the product, and commitment to providing feedback on product specifications, capabilities and functionality requirements for the greater good of all partners and customers.

For more details on the CA Technologies MSP Symposium, visit the event page.

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