SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AppDirect, the cloud service commerce company, today announced it has won the Appsters Award for Best Use of Cloud in 2014. In association with the Apps World event series, the Appsters annual awards program celebrates excellence and innovation in the apps industry through a global judging panel of independent experts.
Recognized for its advanced technology platform and cloud services ecosystem, AppDirect makes it incredibly easy for businesses to find, buy, use, manage and monitor cloud services from a single location. While creating this type of platform and ecosystem can take years to build and develop, through AppDirect, companies can launch marketplaces quickly and efficiently, and even choose from a range of commerce capabilities as they evolve and grow their presence. AppDirect’s monetization and management platform provides a complete solution for cloud service commerce with centralized discovery, billing, identity management, data visualization, and automation solutions that drive a range of benefits.
AppDirect has also united providers, developers and consumers of cloud services in an ecosystem that drives benefits across its network of marketplaces – developers can integrate their applications once and be available in numerous marketplaces operated by different brands around the world and this also enables providers to offer a rich selection of services to their customers.
“Our vision from day one has been building a connected cloud ecosystem that drives real value and makes it very easy for companies to access the best-of-breed business apps they need to be effective,” said Dan Saks, co-CEO of AppDirect. “Winning the Appsters Award is an achievement we can share and celebrate with every provider, developer and buyer of apps in our ecosystem and across our platform, and a true testament of their support making this vision a reality for the cloud economy.”
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Celebrated as ‘the awards ceremony for the apps industry,’ the Appsters received more than 450 award submissions this year and chose winners from a final list of 100 companies. Said Ian Johnson, founder of Apps World and the Appsters,“The fact that we were inundated with quality entries proves that, in its third year, the Appsters is THE awards ceremony for the apps industry.”
The Appsters Awards are held in association with Apps World, an event series that has grown to be one of the leading global multi-platform events in the mobile industry with annual events in San Francisco, London and now Germany in 2015. For more information about the Appsters, visit http://www.the-appsters.com/.
AppDirect is the cloud service commerce leader making software and products accessible globally. The AppDirect monetization and management platform unites providers and consumers of cloud services into a single ecosystem. This makes it easy for businesses to find, buy and manage cloud services from a central location and delivers new opportunities for providers to distribute, sell, and market cloud services. AppDirect-powered marketplaces, billing and distribution, and reselling services help providers—including Telstra, ADP, Samsung, Deutsche Telekom and others—connect millions of business users to solutions from Microsoft, Google, Box and more. AppDirect is headquartered in San Francisco with global offices. Learn more at www.AppDirect.com.