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 Cloud Computing Business Value Awards

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Cloud Computing Business Value (CCBV) Award.

The purpose of this ongoing award program is to recognize Cloud Computing companies who are delivering Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions which produce measurable business benefits for their customers.

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendors seeking to be recognized should apply for THINKstrategies’ Best of SaaS Showplace Award.

CCBV Award winners will be recognized on THINKstrategies’ website, in our e-newsletter and via a press announcement which may be distributed via the newswire service of the recipient’s choice.

In order to qualify for a CCBV Award, companies must fulfill the following criteria,

  1. Be incorporated and have a Cloud Computing solution in general availability, not beta.
  2. Be focused on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions.
  3. Be able to quantify the business benefits of its Cloud Computing solutions for specific user organizations.
  4. Be able to name the user organization(s) and provide contact information for someone who can verify the business benefits the organization(s) received.
  5. Be able to identify a user organization(s) willing to serve as a customer success story in a public announcement issued by THINKstrategies and posted on the THINKstrategies website. 

Companies will only be considered who meet the criteria above and fully complete the CCBV Award application.

The Nomination Submission Process

There is no deadline for submitting an application for a CCBV award. Nominations will be considered on an ongoing basis.

The nomination fee for the CCBV Award is $500 for each submission and will not be refundable.

Award recipients will be notified via email. CCBV award winners will be designated on the THINKstrategies website and promoted via the THINKstrategies e-newsletter which is distributed to over 15,000 subscribers and more than 6200 Twitter followers.

CCBV award winners will also be able to post the award emblem shown above on their website and promote the award designation in press announcements and other marketing material.

Contact if you have any further questions about the CCBV award process, or would like to obtain a copy of the nomination questionnaire to proceed with the application process.