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HOB Wins 2013 Cloud Computing Award

HOB announced today that the Cloud Computing Awards, a program dedicated to celebrating excellence in cloud computing across the U.S. and internationally, has named HOB the winner of the Security Innovation of the Year. The Cloud Computing Awards program recognizes the best web-based cloud computing services from both start-ups and established enterprises. The Security Innovation of the Year is awarded to the company with a genuinely original and inventive approach to cloud security.

HOB is the market leader in pure software-based solutions, specializing in secure connectivity – and mobile worker access. HOB's core competence is in server-based computing with RDP. HOB provides secure access to remote desktops, virtual desktop infrastructures, legacy systems, data or networks from any device around the world with its most popular security solution, HOB RD VPN. It provides multi-client capability and utilizes reliable SSL-encryption, ensuring a high level of security.

“Recognition as Security Innovation of the Year by the Cloud Awards is a true honor,” said Klaus Brandstätter, CEO of HOB. “This award is a reflection of our dedication to providing comprehensive, flexible and secure remote access solutions that connect our customers to their enterprise data via any device and on many different platforms.”

Cloud Awards organizer Larry Johnson said, “Compiling the shortlist was difficult. But trying to pick individual winners in any category was almost impossible. We are extremely pleased to endorse HOB as a cloud services provider which solves real-world problems for its clients, knocking down the barriers inherent in older business models and showing them to be outmoded – truly leveraging cloud technologies to be the best of the best.”

About HOB, Inc.

HOB, Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of the software development and network service provider, HOB GmbH & Co. KG, which is headquartered in Cadolzburg, Germany. HOB GmbH & Co. KG is a mid-sized German software enterprise that develops and markets innovative and multiply rewarded remote access solutions worldwide. One-third of the largest financial services providers are currently using HOB software. For more information, visit: http://www.hobsoft.com and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/HOBsoft or watch our latest videos on our YouTube Channel.

About the Cloud Awards

The Cloud Awards is a premier international cloud computing awards program which recognizes and honors industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations, to find and celebrate the pioneers that will shape the future of the industry as we move into 2013 and beyond. Categories range from the Software as a Service award to Most Promising Start-Up. Finalists were selected by a panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.

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