Minneapolis, January 12, 2016 - PeopleNet, a Trimble company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, has been named a finalist in the 2015-2016 Cloud Awards Program in the category "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution.
With awards for excellence and innovation in cloud computing, the Cloud Awards program accepts entries from organizations of any size, including start-ups and government bodies. The program is now in its fifth year.
PeopleNet is being recognized for its ConnectedFleet™ Platform, the first platform to forge a cloud-based, comprehensive fleet management solution that integrates enterprise capability and mobile technologies with robust analytics. ConnectedFleet provides insights to help the land transportation industry make more effective decisions with their fleets.
"It's an honor for PeopleNet to be recognized in the 2015-16 Cloud Awards," said Mark Botticelli, Chief Technology Officer at PeopleNet. "To make the shortlist against such strong competition demonstrates our effort to provide our customers and their drivers with technology solutions to improve how they work."
In 2015-16, categories include Best Software as a Service, Data Innovation of the Year, "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution and Most Promising Start-Up.
"In our fifth year of recognizing the best of the best - not just the monoliths within the space, but all of the cloud organizations which offer real innovation and value to their users - we are still delighted to find new names pushing hard, and established names responding by pushing the envelope still harder," said Larry Johnson, the organizer of the Cloud Awards.
More than 300 organizations entered, with entries coming from across the globe, covering the Americas, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.
Final winners will be announced on Thursday, January 28. To see a full list of finalists, visit www.cloud-awards.com/previous-winners/2015-shortlist/.
PeopleNet provides fleet mobility technology for North America's land transportation industry that enables greater levels of safety, compliance, cost reduction and customer service. The company's fleet mobility system combines network communications, mobility and analytics to create the next-generation standard in technology-driven fleet performance and decision-making management. Its products are used by more than 2,000 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies. The company aggressively develops new products that continue to improve fleet management. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. PeopleNet was named as a key factor in Trimble's top ranking by ABI Research's 2015 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit www.peoplenetonline.com.
About the Cloud Awards
The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2016 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and "Best in Mobile" Cloud Solution. Finalists were selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards please visit http://www.cloud-awards.com/.
For the Cloud Awards
Larry Johnson - 2015-16 organizer