Today technology analyst and research firm Ventana Research announced the winners of their 2016 Technology Innovation Awards. We were delighted to learn that they selected Solace for the 2016 Ventana Research CIO/IT Innovation Award. From their announcement:

The awards recognize pioneering vendors that contribute advancements in technology that drive change and increased value for organizations worldwide.


We’d like to thank Ventana Research for taking the time to learn about Solace, and for the perspective to see the big picture change we are driving within the industry and our client base. To be honored as the 2016 technology bringing game changing innovation to IT at the CIO-level is great validation of our mission and progress within the market. Ventana Research CEO and Chief Research Officer Mark Smith had this to say:

“Congratulations to Solace for being the recipient of the coveted 2016 CIO Ventana Research Technology Innovation Award. Solace’s proven technology helps CIOs and their organizations enable secure, reliable data movement between applications across on-premise and cloud computing environment using any popular open APIs and protocols.”

30 companies were selected for Ventana Research awards in various categories; the full list of winners can be found here.

Larry Neumann

Mr. Neumann is responsible for all aspects of strategic, corporate, product and vertical marketing. Before Solace, Mr. Neumann held executive marketing positions with TIBCO and Oracle, and co-founded an internet software company called inCommon which was acquired by TIBCO. During his tenure at TIBCO, Mr. Neumann played a key role in planning company strategic direction relating to target markets and candidate acquisitions.