Jersey City, New Jersey – (The Hosting News) – May 27, 2009 – Managed services provider, DataPipe, has been named a finalist in the Customer Service Team of the Year and the Executive of the Year – Computer Services categories in The 2009 American Business Awards.
Robb Allen, Founder and CEO of DataPipe remarked, ”This recognition is a tribute to DataPipe’s entire team of professionals who are dedicated to delivering the best service experience in the industry. We are pleased to be recognized for this commitment by the American Business Awards.”
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit entries to the ABAs – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The Awards are administered by the Stevie Awards Organization.
Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges and Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that will continue through June 3. Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May.
Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards noted, ”Despite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well. The results of the 2009 ABAs thus far are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and hard work of American organizations, executives, and workers.”
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
Supporting sponsors of The 2009 American Business Awards include High Performance Technologies Inc., John Hancock, Lifelock, RCN Corporation, Softpro, and Ultimate Software. Media sponsor is the Business TalkRadio Network. Localization partner of the 2009 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.
DataPipe provides managed services to a range of vertical industries including financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, manufacturing and distribution, state and federal governments, publishing, media and communications, travel, business services, public sector, and technology and software. We have established strategic partnerships with industry leading companies including Cisco, FreeBSD, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, Sun, and VMware.
DataPipe’s managed services include application management, database administration and performance tuning, hardware provisioning, service management and monitoring, network and security management, server and operating system management, hosted messaging services, business continuity and disaster recovery, network connectivity, enablement of software as a service to the independent software vendor community, remote infrastructure management, storage management and data center migration; and colocation services consisting of physical space in a data center, environmental controls, primary power with back-up power generation, and multiple network connectivity options. The company provides a range of professional services including consulting, planning and implementation for applications, business continuity, PCI DSS compliance, security analysis and assessment, standards compliance, and systems architecture and evaluation. Comprehensive security services include proactive firewall, IPS, VPN, and intrusion detection management; and vulnerability scanning and assessment, patch management, and PCI DSS compliance services.
DataPipe has more than 1500 customers in six data centers and eight business office locations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and China. DataPipe’s current executive leadership team, including founder and CEO Robb Allen, has been in place since 1999. In 2008, DataPipe received an equity investment from Goldman Sachs who is an active advisor to the company and on the Board of Directors.
For more about The Stevie Awards, please visit: www.stevieawards.com.
To learn more about DataPipe, please visit: www.datapipe.com.