WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exact, a global frontrunner in business software in the cloud for small- and medium-sized businesses, today announced that its U.S. cloud division has been named a bronze winner in the Company of the Year -- Medium category in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
Exact was recognized for its work in 2015, which included additions to its rapidly expanding product line including Exact Online for Project Management, which integrates seamlessly with Exact Online for Accounting, and Exact Online for Accountants, two cloud-based solutions designed to help small-and medium-sized companies more efficiently run their business operations. Also in 2015, Exact was successful in affirming its position as an industry thought leader, releasing findings from its global research report titled, “Small Business Cloud Barometer 2015" in August, in addition to several eBooks and other resources to provide small manufacturers and wholesalers with information specifically tailored to their needs and opportunities.
The fifth annual program in North America boasted the highest number of submissions to date. More than 600 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.
“I must say that overall, I was very impressed with the entries,” said Sheryl Nance-Nash, Upscale Magazine, judging her first Best in Biz Awards. “It is clear that these companies have a real sense of what’s most important — what the pressing concerns for today’s small business owners are, and they are developing products and solutions that will help them succeed.”
Best in Biz Awards 2015 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, Marketing Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.
"Our main commitment is helping our customers succeed so they can provide the best possible service to their own customers," said Kae Williams, general manager, Exact U.S. Cloud Solutions. "We're honored to be recognized for the great work the team has done over the course of the past year, and are looking forward to an even better 2016."
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2015 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 46 judges from highly recognized newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, radio outlets and analyst firms. In addition to the numerous judges returning from previous panels from years 2011 – 2014, this year’s judging panel included several worthy additions to the high-profile group. The panel included contributors to ABC, About.com, Bloomberg Businessweek, Buffalo News, Business News Daily, Chip Design Magazine, Computerworld, Consumer Affairs, CRN, ECT News Network, eWEEK Channel Insider, Fast Company, Fierce Online Video, Forbes, FOX News Latino, Hartford Business Journal, Inc. Magazine, InfoRisk Today, Information Week, King Features Syndicate, L.A. Biz, MediaPost, Motley Fool, PE HUB, Phoenix Business Journal, Portland Business Journal, ReadWriteWeb, San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Small Business Digest, South Florida Business Journal, Tech Cocktail, WIRED, Woman’s Day and Xconomy.
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2015, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2015-winners.
Vigorous business software. That’s what Exact builds. For more than 250,000 businesses around the world. For entrepreneurial doers who dare and, if they fall, always get up again. Exact breathes that same spirit. Thirty years ago a garage start-up by six students, now a global company, employing 1,550 people in 15 countries with revenues of € 188 million in 2014.
With Exact, businesses can quickly respond to shifting market conditions and grasp opportunities with both hands when they arise. Our business software enables customers to focus on their next goal, and look ahead to the next challenge. For further information about Exact, visit http://www.exactonline.com.
About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs annually: North America, and International. Entries will begin to be accepted in the fourth annual Best in Biz Awards International program in January 2016. Any organization worldwide may enter any of the more than 60 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the International program, please visit http://intl.bestinbizawards.com.