Today GTRA announced the technology award winners for the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) May 2011 Council Meeting. Senior executives at the Government Technology Research Alliance’s semi-annual council meeting voted among their peers for cutting edge demonstrations, presentations and best in class government technology solutions.
SonicWALL won the award for Best Live Demonstration in their strategic boardroom, “Enabling Application Intelligence in Federal Agencies” and addressed a wide range of issues including increased cyber threats to the proliferation of Web 2.0 applications.
“Improved network security and cost-effective operation are two key requirements for today’s Federal organizations. With SonicWALL’s Next-Generation Firewalls, Federal agencies can significantly increase the security of their networks and data while carefully managing IT expenses,” said Brandon Conley, VP Enterprise Sales at SonicWALL. “The SonicWALL Federal team is pleased and honored to be recognized by the GTRA council with this coveted award that is a testament to our superior solutions.”
“GTRA is excited to announce a much deserved award recognizing SonicWALL’s network security demonstrations.” said Kelly Yocum, Founder and Executive Director, GTRA.
The other GTRA award winners include Charles Beard, CIO SAIC who was voted “Best of GTRA” by the government community for his opening keynote presentation discussing unique challenges in cyber security, leveraging the cloud, staying ahead of the technology cycle and what changes to IT governance were required to allow for a full refresh of enterprise IT while decreasing the annual IT spend and making the company’s IT infrastructure a beta site for its offerings.
Intelligent Decisions and BigFix were voted by boardroom attendees as the “Best Solution” for their discussion on Implementing a continuous monitoring CyberScope enterprise solution.
Centrify won the award for “Best ID Management Solution” for their presentation on securing cross-platform systems and applications.
eGlobalTech discussed effective data center consolidation planning, a topic landing them the “Best Enterprise Architecture Solution” award.
ExteNet Systems won the award for “Best Secure Mobility Solution” for their boardroom discussions about defined mobile voice and data networks.
Best Cloud Solution: Zyrion’s topic on consolidating existing IT infrastructures into mission critical clouds landed them the “Best Cloud Solution Award” with a landslide vote.
About GTRA: GTRA brings together executive-level government technology Security, Enterprise Architecture, Green IT and Health IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions. The semi-annual GTRA Technology Council Meeting address the topics identified through research with the government Council members and industry experts. By sharing best practices and lessons learned, knowledge is exchanged in a peer-to-peer forum, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans and cutting-edge solutions. Through a unique collaborative methodology, GTRA is revolutionizing the way government does business.
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SOURCE: Government Technology Research Alliance
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