83 companies from 32 countries represented[London, 6 February 2015] The finalists for the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2015 (www.iteawards.com) – the leading pan-European awards for ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators and their vendor and distributor partners – were announced today by IT Europa. A total of 83 companies from 32 European countries have made the finals. The winners will be announced at the European IT & Software Excellence 2015 Awards Dinner at the Lancaster London Hotel, on 25th March 2015. With record numbers of entrants this year and the highest quality of project submitted, the European IT industry is demonstrating a new-found confidence and a widening range of abilities. In the list released today of finalists in the awards, there is a wide range in the sizes of company, technology approaches taken and entries from all parts of the European region.Chair of the judges and Editor of IT Europa, John Garratt says, “There is some truly impressive work being undertaken here. The judges’ scores were among the highest we have seen in the seven-year history of these awards. And the projects encompassed every type, from government-wide multi-year, multi-disciplined major schemes to really innovative ideas for small vertical markets. I would like to thank all the entrants, and I think we can use the quality of what is presented here as a confirmation that IT across Europe is vibrant and able to take on the challenges posed by all types of demands from customers.”The finalists:Solution Provider: SME Solution of the YearGetronicsDatabarracksUtilize PLCEnterprise Study LtdADSOFTWARESolution Provider: Enterprise Solution of the YearXplentyAccellion, Inc.Sesui LtdConsortium S&T Serbia – S&T Crna GoraSoftServe Inc.KomfoGreen FieldsHewlett Packard Enterprise LtdSolution Provider: Datacentre Solution of the YearVIRTUS Data CentresNode4Green FieldsTechMahindra LimitedSolution Provider: Vertical Solution of the YearVECTA Sales Solutions LtdSesui LtdGetronics Services UK LtdCarrenzaTech Mahindra LtdIBA GroupSafetybank by Olive Business SolutionsSolution Provider: Public Sector and Utilities Solution of the YearBJSSIBA GroupConsortium S&T Serbia – S&T Crna GoraSoftServe Inc.McKesson Imaging & Workflow SolutionsDRISCCSolution Provider: Managed Services Solution of the YearUtilize PLCFusion Media NetworksDiligent Boardbooks LimitedNetevenInterouteLogicnowTIGSolution Provider: Connected/Mobility Solution of the YearAirWatch by VMwareSesui LtdConnecting SoftwareSoftServe Inc.Solution Provider: Storage/Information Management Solution of the YearAvere Systems TechMahindra LimitedDiligent Boardbooks LimitedBrightStarrSolution Provider: Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics Solution of the YearBell IntegratorXplentyNorthdoor plcVECTA Sales Solutions LtdSolution Provider: Networking Solution of the YearBell IntegratorNetSupport LtdCircle ITSolution Provider: Security Solution of the YearAirWatch by VMwareSoftServe Inc.The Lava GroupAlienVaultISV: ERP/CRM/Relationship Solution of the Year123 Insight LtdSana CommerceLIFE IS HARDISV: Information & Document Management Solution of the YearSana CommerceDocLogixConsortium S&T Serbia – S&T Crna GoraEmpolis Information Management GmbHISV: Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics Solution of the YearSana CommerceRosslyn AnalyticsVecta Sales Solutions LtdMuddy Boots SoftwareDatabarracksISV: Connected/Mobility Solution of the YearBrightStarrArkessa LimitedConnecting SoftwareLIFE IS HARDISV: Vertical Market Solution of the YearArkessa LimitedConsortium S&T Serbia – S&T Crna GoraContent Guru LtdSymphony EYCPureNetSequel Business Solutions JETCAM International s.a.r.l.Safetybank by Olive Business SolutionsISV: Government/Utilities Solution of the YearConsortium S&T Serbia – S&T Crna GoraArkessa LimitedContent Guru LtdUNIT4Unicorn System a.s.ISV: SaaS Solution of the YearVecta Sales Solutions LtdKomfoBlue Jeans Network Calendar42channelcentral.netEnterprise Study LtdRed Fish Systems LtdSafetybank by Olive Business SolutionsISV: Software Innovation Solution of the YearSequel Business Solutions Sana CommerceDatabarracksHosting Systems LtdElephants Don’t Forget Limited5nine SoftwareBrightStarrKomfoSuppliers: Connected Technologies Vendor of the YearQLogic Corp.EmulexSuppliers: Distributor of the YearWick HillADN Advanced Digital Network Distribution GmbHHammerAvnetEspion AB S.A.Info Quest Technologies S.A.Exclusive Networks UKSuppliers: Finance/ Support Services Provider of the YearBNP Paribas LeasingSyscapSuppliers: Security Vendor of the YearCentrifyFortinetSuppliers: Service Provider of the YearInterouteGenius NetworksSuppliers: Software Vendor of the YearEMCIFSNexenta SystemsSuppliers: Technology Vendor of the YearToshibaTintri EMC CorporationViolin MemoryOracle The European IT & Software Excellence Awards are the only pan-European awards which recognise the crucial role that ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators play in the delivery of real world solutions. Entries were submitted by the ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators themselves describing the solution provided. Each entry had to be supported by an endorsement by the client.There were eight categories for ISVs and eleven categories for Solution Provider solutions spanning all major customer and solution segments, from SMB to large enterprises and the public sector. In addition to the ISV and Solution Provider categories, there are seven supplier categories for which ISVs and Solution Providers have nominated distributors, hardware and software suppliers, communications, hosting or business services providers for the support they have provided through their partner programmes.The European IT & Software Excellence 2015 Awards Dinner is being staged following the European Software & Solutions Summit and ISV Convention which takes place at the same venue during the day. For further information visit: www.eusss.com or www.isvconvention.comAbout IT EuropaIT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it. The company publishes European channel publications such as the IT Europa Newsletter, markets a range of database reports and organises European conferences and events for the IT and Telecoms sectors. For further details visit: www.iteuropa.com For further information contact:Alan NormanTel: +44 (0) 1895 454 604Email: alan.norman@iteuropa.comSource: RealWire

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