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Certeon’s aCelera Selected as a 2011 MITX Innovation Awards Finalist

05-09-2011 06:21 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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WAN Optimization Solution, aCelera, Recognized for Innovation

BURLINGTON, Mass. – May 9, 2011: Certeon, the application performance company, today announced its software WAN optimization product, aCelera, has been selected as a finalist in the Best Business Operations Simplifier category for the MITX Innovation Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the MITX Innovation Awards celebrates the innovations powering the future of marketing and revolutionizing the way we work and play.

“This year’s finalists blew us away with their creativity, ingenuity and passion for innovation. They are truly reflective of the many exciting things that are driving our industry right now,” said MITX president, Debi Kleiman. “We’re proud to showcase the region’s top innovations through this awards program – giving these innovators a place to shout loud and proud about what they’ve achieved.”

aCelera is a software WAN optimization solution that dramatically reduces application response time without needing any proprietary hardware. It delivers fast and secure data transfer for any user, accessing any application, on any device, across any network, anywhere in the world. As a software product, it is easily deployable and extremely cost-effective. aCelera remains the only solution that can provide the performance and scalability of hardware appliances at a fraction of the cost across the entire enterprise.

“We are honored to be selected as a finalist for the 2011 MITX Innovation Awards,” said Peter Dougherty, president and CEO, Certeon. “At Certeon, we are delivering accelerated, automated and secure access to centralized application data, so global organizations and cloud service providers can offer the most optimized application services to their users. The flexibility, scalability and cost efficiency provided by our software-only approach continues to push the benchmark for application performance and what it means to be truly optimized in today’s fast-paced world of information technology.”

Certeon will be recognized with the other finalists in the category of Best Business Operations Simplifier at the ceremony traditionally attended by over 350 of the region’s top interactive marketing and technology professionals. Winners will be announced at the ceremony in the Westin Boston Waterfront on Thursday, June 16th at 6pm. Tickets can be purchased at

The 2011 MITX Awards are sponsored by: Digitas, Isobar, The Atom Group, DLA Piper, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Boston Innovation, and Metropolis Creative.

About Certeon
Certeon is the application performance company. With Certeon, enterprises and cloud providers successfully realize key initiatives including consolidation, virtualization, replication and application SLA’s. Certeon’s aCelera is the only software-based product that is hypervisor agnostic, hardware agnostic and cost effective. aCelera’s ability to provide automated, secure and optimized access to centralized applications at the lowest possible TCO make aCelera a cornerstone of enterprise and cloud provider infrastructures. Additional information about Certeon is available at

About MITX
Established in 1996, MITX -- the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange -- is the leading industry organization focused on the web and mobile, bringing together the digital marketing, media and technology community to engage in what’s next and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds. Connecting more than 7,500 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic community of thought leaders and collaborators in search of insight, education and opportunity. Creator of FutureM, MITX is located in Cambridge, MA. For more information, visit

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