Novell Receives Honors in First Annual HPC in the Cloud Editors' Choice Awards

Award Honors Achievement in Extreme-Scale Cloud Computing

8 November 2010

Novell has been recognized in the first annual HPC in the Cloud ( Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards, presented at the 2010 Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, CA. The HPC in the Cloud team, including Tomas Tabor, publisher of HPC in the Cloud, and Nicole Hemsoth, Managing Editor for the online publication, presented the award on the show floor of the event.

Novell was recognized with the Editors' Choice: 2010 Cloud Security Leader award. The company tied with IBM for its leadership in data security and cloud innovation. Dipto Chakravarty, vice president of engineering, for Security and Operating Platforms at Novell said the award is gladly received by their team.

"We have made significant strides in bringing the data security element into cloud computing," said Chakravarty. "Novell will continue to lead in cloud security innovation in order to secure environments for all types of user interaction with on and off-premise services."

"It's exciting to present this award, in its first year of inception, honoring achievement at the extreme-scale leading-edge of cloud computing," said Nicole Hemsoth, Managing Editor of HPC in the Cloud. "After much collaboration with our editors and contributors, we came up with a list of winners who were truly pushing the envelope in high performance cloud computing, and really driving the technology forward. We'd like to congratulate all of our winners, and look forward to seeing the envelope being pushed in high performance cloud computing from the recipients for years to come."

In its first year, the HPC in the Cloud Editors' Choice Awards is determined through a rigorous selection process involving the publications editors and industry luminaries to determine the leaders in the extreme-scale leading-edge of cloud computing. The categories include Cloud Innovation Leader, Cloud Security Leader, Cloud Platform Innovators, Cloud Ecosystem Innovators, Cloud Management Innovators, Cloud Networking Innovators, Enterprise Cloud Leader, and Cloud Outreach and Education Innovators. The awards are an annual feature of the HPC in the Cloud publication.

The full list of winners for the 2010 awards can be found at the HPC in the Cloud website (

About HPC in the Cloud

Published by Tabor Communications, HPC in the Cloud covers the extreme-scale leading-edge of cloud computing - where high performance computing (HPC) and cloud computing intersect. HPC in the Cloud is the only portal dedicated to covering Enterprise & Scientific High Performance Computing in the Cloud. HPC in the Cloud is written to provide technology decision-makers and stakeholders in the High Performance Computing industry (spanning government, academia and industry) with the most accurate and current information on developments happening at the specific point where Cloud Computing and HPC intersect. HPC in the Cloud delivers news, exclusive features, and commentary on developments taking place in extreme-scale cloud computing. HPC in the Cloud can be found online at (

About Novell

Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL), a leader in Intelligent Workload Management, helps organizations securely deliver and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. We help customers reduce the cost, complexity, and risk associated with their IT systems through our solutions for identity and security, systems management, collaboration and Linux based operating platforms. With our infrastructure software and ecosystem of partnerships, Novell integrates mixed IT environments, allowing people and technology to work as one. For more information, visit

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