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SIOS Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2016

SIOS Technology Corp., the industry's leading provider of software products that help IT ensure the performance, efficiency, and high availability protection of business-critical applications, today announced SOIS iQ has been named a silver winner in Most Innovative Product, Enterprise Category -- in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

SIOS iQ Machine Learning-based IT Analytics Solution is designed to be the first stop for answers to VMware infrastructure questions. Used for instantaneous issue identification and resolution, SIOS iQ employs a big data approach to the problem of IT operations analysis. It acquires a broad set of metrics in real-time for all objects across the infrastructure and then applies patented machine learning analytics technology to automatically identify abnormal behavior to precisely identify an issue, its root cause and a recommended solution. 

The sixth annual program in North America garnered more than 600 entries, from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz Awards 2016 honors were presented in 60 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year, Best New Product of the Year, App of the Year, PR Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.

"We are proud to receive this prestigious recognition from Best in Biz as it further validates SIOS iQ's approach to using big data/machine learning to the problem of IT operations analysis, optimization, and performance resolution," said Jerry Melnick, president and CEO, SIOS Technology. "With SIOS iQ, users now have a product that automatically diagnoses and recommends, and models the outcomes of recommended solutions to application performance issues in virtualized environments."

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2016 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 50 judges from widely known newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, TV outlets, and analyst firms. In addition to numerous judges returning from the 2011-2015 judging panels, this year's panel included several worthy additions to the high-profile group. The panel included Accounting Today, AdWeek, Associated Press, Atlanta Tribune, Business News Daily, CNET, Computerworld, Consumer Affairs, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Forbes, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Information Week, InfoWorld, Investment Advisor Magazine, MediaPost, Multifamily Executive, Network World, Portland Business Journal, Security Products Magazine, South Florida Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, Wired, WLRN and ZDNet.

"There were tons of great entries this year -- it was especially difficult to pick the most worthy candidates out of the many submissions," said Christopher Null, Wired, returning to the Best in Biz Awards judging panel for the fourth year.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2016, visit:

Published Thursday, December 08, 2016 10:04 AM by David Marshall
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