Quest Software Announced as Finalist for Best of Interop 2011

InformationWeek Analytics and Interop Las Vegas 2011 Recognize Quest Software for Market Leading Innovation



ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 25, 2011 – Quest Software, Inc.  (Nasdaq: QSFT) today announced it had been selected as a Best of Interop finalist for the Cloud Computing and Virtualization award category, recognizing Quest Software technological advancements in this specific category. The Best of Interop winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 10 during Interop Las Vegas, happening May 8-12, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information visit: http://www.bestofinterop.com/

 

“We’re pleased to have been chosen as a finalist for the Best of InterOp award in the Cloud Computing and Virtualization category, and we see this as industry recognition for our strength and leadership in providing simple solutions to two critical but challenging areas,” said Dave Malcolm, vice president and chief technologist, Virtualization, Quest Software. “We’ve recently made big strides in growing our cloud offerings, which build on our proven virtualization portfolio, to deliver unmatched capabilities that allow customers to quickly create flexible, scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) private clouds.”


Quest Software will showcase Cloud Automation Platform at Interop Las Vegas, the market leading business technology event. The Best of Interop Judging Committee, comprised of InformationWeek Analytics editors and analysts, reviewed over 100 entries and selected finalists based on the products with the most significant technical impact that are helping to move business technology forward. 

 

“The Best of Interop Awards celebrate the spirit of innovation in the business technology market. Each finalist has demonstrated their commitment to the industry through their advancements in leading edge technologies,” said Art Wittmann, Vice President and Director, InformationWeek Analytics. “We applaud all participating companies and are excited to announce the Best of Interop winners onsite at Interop Las Vegas.”

 

The eight category areas that Best of Interop finalists were selected for include:

  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization
  • Collaboration
  • Data Center & Storage
  • Infrastructure
  • Network Management, Monitoring & Testing
  • Security
  • Wireless & Mobility

 

In addition to these eight specific category areas, there will be two special awards chosen: an overall "Best of Interop" and “Best Startup Company.” This year’s Best of Interop is hosted by InformationWeek Analytics.

 

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About Quest Software, Inc.

Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments.  For more information about Quest solutions for application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to www.quest.com.

 

About InformationWeek Analytics

InformationWeek Analytics is the leading resource for peer-driven research, providing business technology professionals with the real-world analysis and perspective they need to run better, smarter IT organizations.  InformationWeek Analytics content is written and produced by an analyst team comprised of practicing senior IT professionals and InformationWeek's world-class editors.    Featuring a combination of quantitative research and qualitative real world analysis, coupled with technology-adoption best practices, the InformationWeek Analytics site boasts more than 900 reports and briefs written specifically for and by IT professionals.  InformationWeek Analytics is part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.  For more information, visit www.analytics.informationweek.com.

 

About Interop®

Interop ® drives the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success. Part of UBM TechWeb’s family of global brands, Interop is the leading business technology event series. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual international events in Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM TechWeb and partners. For more information about these events visit, www.interop.com.

 

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Quest Software, Inc.
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