FALLS CHURCH, Va. - FOSE 2010, the most comprehensive event for government information technology (IT) professionals, today announced the winners of the Government Computer News (GCN) Best of FOSE Awards for 2010. This awards program recognizes outstanding and innovative IT products for government exhibited during the show. More than 65 companies submitted a total of nearly 100 new products for consideration during this year's competition. All together, 15 companies were recognized across a broad range of categories, including Best of Show, which went to FalconStor® Software.
The GCN Best of FOSE Awards program is open to any FOSE 2010 exhibiting company that is showcasing a new product for use in the public sector. GCN's editors and technology analysts reviewed the new products during FOSE show hours and chose the winners based on four criteria: innovation; usability/applicability to government; relative performance based on specifications; and value.
"Technology is a catalyst to driving the nation's economic recovery, and more specifically, improving government services," said Wyatt Kash, Editor-in-Chief for GCN. "As the largest event for government technology decision makers, FOSE provides a unique look into current and future technology developments. GCN commends the companies selected as winners of the Best of FOSE Awards for their innovative approaches to supporting the government market."
Category award recipients include:
In addition, ABR Innovations was selected for the GCN Judge's Award for their Portable Crash Cart. This award recognizes an innovative solution for government that is not covered under the above categories.
For a detailed list of award recipients and descriptions, visit www.GCN.com.
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