OrionVM’s Cloud Infrastructure Wins People’s Choice Stevie® Award In 2014 American Business Awards(SM)

57,000 Votes Determined the Public’s Favorite New Products

San Francisco, CA – August 21, 2014 – The OrionVM® (http://www.orionvm.com) Wholesale Cloud Platform was named as a winner of a People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 12th Annual American Business Awards in the Software – Cloud Infrastructure category.

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.

OrionVM's Cloud Infrastructure Wins People's Choice Stevie® Award In 2014 American Business Awards(SM)

OrionVM’s Cloud Infrastructure Wins People’s Choice Stevie® Award In 2014 American Business Awards(SM)

The crystal People’s Choice Stevie Awards will be presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, September 12 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. More than 250 American Business Awards nominees and their guests will attend. Peer-adjudicated Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will also be announced and presented their awards that evening.

The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products are a feature of The American Business Awards in which the general public can vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 57,000 votes were cast in 43 product categories this year. All new products and services to be honored in the ABA’s new product categories were included in people’s choice voting.

More than 3,300 nominations were submitted to this year’s American Business Awards for consideration in a wide range of categories.

OrionVM helps IT solution providers drive profit and deliver high-performing, enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure. OrionVM is Australia’s largest wholesale cloud IaaS provider and recently announced their US expansion in early 2014 with a new headquarters office in San Francisco, CA.

“To be chosen by our customers and peers as the favorite new cloud infrastructure product from among so many talented companies is truly an honor,” said OrionVM Co-Founder and CEO Sheng Yeo. “Our breakthrough technology is now arriving into the U.S. market at an exciting time as Cloud 2.0 infrastructure offers unprecedented efficiencies and competitive advantages for businesses. To be recognized for our stand-out product really is a reflection of our team’s tireless efforts and creativity in bringing next-gen IaaS to the market.”

Sheng Yeo, OrionVM CEO, and Alex Sharp, OrionVM CTO, co-founded OrionVM while attending the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. From their dorm room, they created the concept of building an IaaS company using a completely new technology blueprint. Since their idea’s inception in 2010, the company has experienced rapid growth and is currently servicing over 450 global customers, including government agencies, MSPs, and SaaS and PaaS vendors. Notable enterprise clients include Fastly®, D-Link®, and Vodafone®, and key technology partnerships include Cumulus NetworksTM and Mellanox. OrionVM also powers Australia’s leading telco’s (AAPT) public cloud platform. OrionVM is backed by tech luminaries Gordon Bell (Microsoft Research) and Steve Baxter (Pipe Networks).

Details about The American Business Awards, the complete list of People’s Choice Stevie Award winners, and the list of all new product award finalists in this year’s ABAs are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

For more information on OrionVM, please visit www.orionvm.com

About OrionVM®
OrionVM is a wholesale Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider. The company’s revolutionary technology suite (virtual storage, compute, orchestration and virtual networking) enables the delivery of high-performing, highly reliable cloud solutions at market-leading price-to-performance ratios. The OrionVM Wholesale Cloud Platform supports private, public, and hybrid cloud deployments and is built either for internal consumption or resale. Efficient and distributed enterprise-grade architecture allows clients to provide their own cloud offerings at margins of up to 80% off Amazon. Partners have full control—from a complete white-label rebranding to billing integration and flexible account management. OrionVM’s technical vision represents a fundamental advancement for Cloud 2.0 infrastructure, which inspired tech luminary, Gordon Bell, to become a company angel investor. Global customers include publicly listed telcos, IT service providers, and leading enterprise SaaS companies. OrionVM company headquarters are in Sydney Australia and in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, please visit www.orionvm.com or follow the conversation on Twitter @orionvm.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The sixth program, the new German Stevie Awards, opened for entries this week. 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.

Sponsors and partners of The 2014 American Business Awards include Biz Talk Radio, CallidusCloud, Citrix Online, Cvent, Engility, John Hancock, LycaMobile, PetRays, and Softpro.