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Coupa Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Cloud Platform

Coupa Software, the leader of cloud-based spend optimization solutions, today announced that its cloud platform was named a finalist for the 2013 Software Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards in the Best Cloud Platform As A Service category. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The awards have more than 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of content, education and software.

This year there were 27 software categories, including 12 new and updated categories that reflect the continued growth and evolution of cloud computing, mobile, big data and video. Winners will be announced during a special awards luncheon on May 9th in San Francisco during All About the Cloud, the industry’s most comprehensive cloud computing conference.

Coupa’s cloud suite helps enterprises dramatically reduce costs and optimize spend across finance organizations in the areas of procurement, accounts payable and expense management. More than 300 customers in 40 countries use Coupa to amplify spend power and reduce spending costs up to 11 percent.

“Coupa provides a unique cloud offering because our unified application suite goes beyond process automation that most solutions focus on,” said Tony Wessels, vice president, marketing at Coupa. “Coupa enables organizations to drive engagement with employees in order to realize significant savings and cost control. In addition, Coupa is the only spend optimization vendor in the marketplace that provides a true organic cloud SaaS environment that offers rapid deployment, reduced IT burden and free quarterly product releases.”

“The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year, and all of the finalists should be commended for their innovative products and services,” said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. “We look forward to honoring the winners at our awards program in May at All About the Cloud.”

Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2013/finalists.asp.

About SIIA

SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software.

About Coupa Software

Founded in 2006, Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based spend optimization software. More than 300 customers in 40 countries use the Coupa suite of cloud applications to amplify their spend power and reduce spending costs up to 11 percent. Only Coupa provides a true suite of cloud applications that enables customers to launch the solution immediately and quickly realize significant savings. Learn more at: http://www.coupa.com or call 650.931.3200. Read more at our company blog, Making Cents, or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

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