Qosmos honored as Gold winner in the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

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Summary: The Information Technology Industry’s Coveted Hot Companies and Best Products Award Winners and Finalists from all over the world were honored by Network Products Guide in Las Vegas on May 7, 2013. Qosmos was named as winner of Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.

Paris, France, 21 May 2013 – Qosmos, the market leader in embedded Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Network Intelligence (NI) technology, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named the Qosmos sponsored white paper “The Role of DPI in an SDN World” a Gold winner of the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best Creativity category. The company also received a Silver award in the Best Deployments and Case Studies category for PROTEI’s DPI deployment and a Bronze award in the Best Products and Services category for its Network Intelligence product, DeepFlow for Analytics.

These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners from all over the world were honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 during the 8th annual dinner and presentations.

The Role of DPI in an SDN World white paper was written by Graham Finnie, Chief Analyst at Heavy Reading. It explores issues raised by SDN (software-defined networking) and NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) and looks at the likely role of DPI as a contextual, virtualized and standardized resource in these emerging software-based architectures. The white paper was commissioned by Qosmos, a leader in current initiatives for DPI in SDN and NFV, and concludes with an industry perspective from the company. In this perspective, Qosmos explains how DPI will be key to vendors who will use it to accelerate development, deployment and adoption of their telco and enterprise solutions using SDN frameworks.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

“It is an honor and an achievement to be recognized three times in 2013 by Network Products Guide through their esteemed industry and peer awards for the IT industry,” said Erik Larsson, Vice President of Marketing at Qosmos. “We are especially proud to win Gold for our white paper The Role of DPI in an SDN World. SDN is creating a massive shift to software-based networks and we are dedicated to easing this transition through our DPI-based network intelligence. The awards are a validation of our position as the de facto standard for DPI in future network architectures.”

About Network Products Guide Awards
As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

About Qosmos
Qosmos turns networks into information sources, making them application- and service-aware. The company’s award-winning Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Layer 7 Network Intelligence (NI) technologies recognize thousands of communication protocols and metadata attributes, creating an essential information layer that gives the most accurate picture of real-time data activity on networks.

Market-leading equipment makers, specialized software vendors and cloud service providers embed Qosmos in telco and enterprise solutions where real-time Layer 7 intelligence is critical, such as traffic optimization, policy management, quality of experience, analytics, firewalls, cyber defense and more. Qosmos software development kit and probes can be used in all environments – physical, virtualized and in SDN architectures – to accelerate time to market and ensure continuous signature updates.

A pioneer in Network Intelligence based on DPI, Qosmos is the leading independent OEM provider on the market today, serving more than 50 companies worldwide. Based in Paris, Qosmos has offices in Silicon Valley, Singapore and London. For more information, please visit www.qosmos.com.

Qosmos Media Contact
Madeleine Renouard, Marketing Communications Manager
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