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ClearCenter Nominated a Finalist in the Best Hybrid Cloud Solution for the 2012 UP-START Cloud Awards

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Orem, Utah. December 2012 Recently ClearCenter, was notified by Susan Allen, UP-START 2012 that ClearCenter had qualified as a finalist in the “Best Hybrid Cloud Solution” category for the 2012 UP-Start Cloud Awards. The UP-START Cloud Awards recognize extraordinary achievements. These prestigious awards are the result of a huge vote from people at the heart of the cloud. The very best of the best for 2012 will be announced during the conference in San Francisco.

ClearCenter is honored to reach the award finals, given the calibre of the other finalists that included the likes of Alfresco, Hewlett Packard, Eucalyptus and Virtustream.  Michael Proper ClearCenter's CEO and ClearFoundation's Chairman stated that the nomination is a reflection of the value that ClearOS users have obtained from ClearCenter's Hybrid Service Provider Model and ClearCenter's Hybrid Appliances coupled with the hard work that the ClearFoundation Team & Community continually add value to our customers and partners.     

This is only the third time that these awards have been held and the voting process for them is conducted in two phases. The first phase collected votes from the public through an online voting form. This phase was completed on Nov 23, 2012 and thanks to those from the wider ClearCenter & ClearFoundation community for your many votes. The next voting phase is limited to only those people who attend the 2012 UP-Start Cloud Computing Annual Conference in San Francisco on December 12, 2012.  

Welcome to UP 2012

The Third Annual Global Cloud Computing Conference is an annual review of cloud computing developments and trends and the impact on the global economy and society

One of the biggest and oldest cloud events with world class lineup of speakers, providing solutions, that can be applied today and tomorrow. Conference covers following topics:

  • Enterprise Automation and DevOps.
  • Infrastructure and Operations.
  • Business Agility and Continuity.
  • Cloud Mobility.
  • Transition, Integration & Process Optimization.
  • Big Data, BI and Knowledge Management.
  • Standards, Governance & Security.
  • Cloud Adoption & Case Studies.

If you still haven’t made your mind up as to whether you might attend we have been able to get a  20% off discount for our supporters for the Expo Only ticket and here is the code Upon check-in supporters will receive a ballot with a list of all finalists, which has to be filled and deposited to the ballot box to register your vote.

Come join the fun.




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During the past 20 years, Michael has helped start and grow numerous successful companies in the IT sector. Prior to founding ClearCenter (an IT Delivery Platform) & ClearFoundation (an IT Operating System) he started DirectPointe (an IT services company, now owned by HP & C7). He also helped launch and establish Calculated Research & Technology, way back in 1995 :). Michael is a creator and knows how to produce results by rounding-up great teams and helping them to focus on simple yet measurable, transparent goals. In addition, Michael has successfully acquired & integrated many great IT companies including iTOK, Center7 (Helpdesk & NOC), STI, System Works, S3 & Witsbits.

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