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CliQr Honored as Coolest Cloud Vendor by CRN

CliQr Recognized as One of 2016 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Feb. 22, 2016 – CliQr, the leading enterprise cloud management platform provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CliQr to its 2016 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list. This annual lineup recognizes the most innovative and effective cloud technology suppliers in each of five categories: infrastructure, platforms and development, security, storage and software.

The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors are selected by the CRN editorial team for their creativity and innovation in product development, the quality of their services and partner programs, and their demonstrated ability to help customers benefit from the ease of use, flexibility, scalability and budgetary savings that cloud computing offers.

In addition to recognizing cloud technology suppliers for outstanding products and services, 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors also serves as a valuable guide for solution providers trying to navigate the cloud market. The list aids prospective channel partners in identifying the vendors that can best help them improve or expand their cloud service offerings.

CliQr is recognized for its ability to create new levels of portability and manageability by de-coupling applications from the complexities of the underlying cloud by leveraging each cloud’s unique best practices. CliQr’s CloudCenter delivers full lifecycle management, cloud independence, enterprise class scalability, multi-tenancy and security and fast time-to-value with its intuitive platform.

“Cloud-based solutions have become an indispensable and fast-growing part of today’s IT infrastructure. The demand for solution providers who can deliver these technologies and services is now higher than ever,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “CRN’s annual list of 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors helps solution providers find and engage with the suppliers who can best support them, either during the critical transition to the cloud or in the improvement and expansion of their existing cloud offerings.”

“We’re honored to be named to CRN’s 2016 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list. CliQr’s inclusion firmly validates our application-centric approach to cloud migration and management, which we have seen resonate with the market over the past year,” said David Cope, executive vice-president and CMO of CliQr. “Businesses realize that the true promise of the cloud lies in users’ ability to fluidly move and manage applications to and across a variety of data centers and private and public clouds, depending on workload criteria. And this promise is exactly what CliQr was founded to do.”

The new 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list will be featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/cloud100.

About CliQr Technologies

CliQr is a leading provider of application-defined cloud management solutions. Offering full lifecycle management delivered in a single, intuitive packaged platform, CliQr enables businesses to easily and efficiently model, deploy and manage one to many applications, users, and clouds. CliQr’s application-defined technology de-couples applications from the complexity of hybrid cloud environments, allowing them to securely move, deploy and manage new and existing application across any physical, virtual or cloud environment. CliQr’s patented and patent-pending technology and its global partners help dozens of leading brands in healthcare, manufacturing and technology markets manage their cloud application lifecycles in over 15 different data center, private and public cloud environments. Headquartered in San Jose, California, with locations in Canada, India and Czech Republic, CliQr is backed by Polaris Partners, Foundation Capital, Google Ventures and TransLink Capital. For additional information, visit www.cliqr.com.

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com.

Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company
(508) 416-1195
mturpin@thechannelco.com

Media Contacts:

Connie Bordanaro
Sr. Director of Marketing Communications
CliQr Technologies
(415) 577-6999
connie@cliqr.com

Ivy Chen
BOCA Communications
(650) 224-8954
ivy@bocacommunications.com

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