WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2012) - Viewfinity (www.viewfinity.com), the innovator of privilege management solutions, today announced that Viewfinity Privilege Management 4.0 was honored with a Stevie® Award in the New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Security Solution category in The 10th Annual American Business Awards. Viewfinity stands out as the only privilege management vendor to be awarded the Stevie Award in 2012.
Viewfinity Privilege Management provides a method for securing IT environments through the elevation of privileges for applications or by reducing permissions for privileged users on specific applications and tasks in a least privilege environment.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Monday, September 17 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. More than 200 nominees and their guests attended.
"The Stevie Award reflects our dedication to developing and delivering the industry's most advanced and reliable privilege management solution," said Leonid Shtilman, CEO, Viewfinity. "It's an honor to have won this distinction out of an extensive list of nominees, and we are equally as proud to have this recognition come alongside established, proven products from RSA, HP, GFI, SecureAuth and Threatmetrix."
More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 270 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process this year.
"We're delighted to recognize so many innovative companies, new products, technical achievements, and technology executives in the ABA's new product and tech awards categories," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "It's gratifying and inspiring to have received so many remarkable entries for this year's competition. We look forward to staging this event in San Francisco for years to come."
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 17 are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
Viewfinity provides privilege management and application control for desktops, laptops and servers, empowering enterprises to meet compliance mandates, reduce security risks, and lower IT costs. The Viewfinity solution allows enterprises to control end user and privileged user rights for applications and systems which require elevated permissions. Viewfinity's granular-level control enables companies to establish and enforce consistent policies for least privilege Windows-based environments based on segregation of duties. For more information, visit www.viewfinity.com.
About the Stevie Awards
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 & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.