Press Release | May 14, 2012

Apprenda Wins 2012 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Cloud Platform


CLIFTON PARK, NY – Apprenda, the open Platform as a Service (PaaS) stack for .NET today announced that it’s Apprenda Platform won the 2012 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Cloud Platform.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Apprenda’s win as one of 28 CODiE Award winners in business software categories. An SIIA CODiE Award win for software companies is an especially prestigious honor as each award winner was first reviewed by a field of software industry executives, whose evaluations determined 119 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 28 CODiE Awards Winners.

“We’re honored to be named Best Cloud Platform in this hot and highly competitive Platform as a Service market.” said Sinclair Schuller, CEO of Apprenda. “As the only Microsoft .NET focused PaaS offering to make it to the final round, winning the award is great confirmation of the work we’re doing, the quality of our team, and the value that enterprise IT organizations place on proven, best of breed solutions.”

“This year’s winners reflect excellence and vision,” noted SIIA Vice President for the Software Division, Rhianna Collier. “I’m proud to congratulate them on the success of their applications, platforms, and products.”

For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies. The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

About Apprenda

Apprenda is an open Platform as a Service (PaaS) stack for .NET that enables any organization to transform existing infrastructure into a self-service cloud application platform. By decoupling applications from infrastructure and Developers from IT, Apprenda empowers organizations to achieve significant cost savings and massive productivity improvements that result in better business/IT alignment. For more information visit Apprenda’s website at:

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