Wellesley, Mass. – May 24, 2010 – THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, announced today that WaveMakerhas been named the latest winner of THINKstrategies’ new Cloud Computing Business Value (CCBV) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits being delivered by today’s cloud computing solutions.
The CCBV Awardsprogram was launched in this year to recognize Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers delivering tangible business benefits to specific user organizations. These benefits include lower costs, faster deployment times, greater profitability, etc.
The CCBV Award program builds on the success of THINKstrategies’ Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awardsprogram which was initiated in 2009.
WaveMaker is an open and easy-to-use development platform for web and cloud applications. WaveMaker uses visual, drag and drop tools to generate standard Java applications, boosting developer productivity and quality without compromising flexibility.
KANA has used WaveMaker to develop and deliver its KANA 10 call center solution, and enabling end users to do self-service customization of their application. KANA counts 50 of the Fortune 100 as customers, including USPS, Priceline and Sprint. The company estimates that the WaveMaker has reduced its development time 30%. In addition, the WaveMaker platform has enabled KANA to port its solution to Amazon Web Services (AWS) in only 2 weeks.
“As cloud computing enters the mainstream, the need for powerful, yet easy to use cloud development tools like WaveMaker will explode,” said Chris Keene, CEO of WaveMaker. “THINKstrategies is validating the enormous business value that Platform as a Service vendors like WaveMaker are delivering to enterprise and ISV developers.”
“Cloud computing have gained rapid acceptance because they can significantly accelerate the time-to-market of new applications,”stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies. “WaveMaker’s platform is a clear example of this powerful value proposition.”
For more information regarding the CCBV Awards, go to http://www.thinkstrategies.com/cloudcomputingawards.html