Aerohive Networks Named Finalist in UP-START 2011 Cloud Awards


Sunnyvale, Calif. — November 21, 2011 — Aerohive Networksthe pioneer in cloud-enabled enterprise networking infrastructure, today announced that it has been selected as one of the finalists for the UP-START 2011 Cloud Awards for Overall Most Innovative Cloud Provider. The winners will be announced at the UP 2011 Cloud Computing Conference on Dec. 6, 2011.

News Facts

  • More than 350 nominations from emerging and next-generation cloud companies nominated for this year’s UP-START Cloud Awards. The panel of judges, representing recognized leaders in technology, concluded their evaluations and selected a shortlist of finalists in each category.
  • UP 2011 Cloud Computing Conference will be held in Mountain View, CA at the Computer History Museum from Monday, Dec. 5, 2011-Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at 4pm ET.
  • UP conference is the premier cloud computing event, covering latest trends and innovations in the world of cloud computing. It was founded by Cloudcor Inc™ - a global alliance of professionals in cloud computing and an international cloud aggregation centre-point, providing global directions and best practices around the future of Cloud Computing.
  • The finalists in each class will be selected from the submitted applications and will be invited to demonstrate in front of the judges and the conference audience on December 5-6, 2011.


“This is an honor on the heels of our recently announced Branch on Demand cloud-enabled solution,” said Stephen Philip, VP of Marketing, Aerohive Networks. “Cloud computing is transforming network infrastructure from datacenter to access and our cloud-enabled approach to enterprise access solutions demonstrates the flexibility and efficiency unlocked when cloud is used to go beyond simple management of network devices.  Being a finalist for overall most innovative cloud provider is just icing on the cake.”

About UP-START Cloud Awards 
The UP-START Cloud Awards -- part of the UP 2011 Cloud Computing Conference -- Produced by Cloudcor (and Sponsored by PwC), is an industry leading recognition event which will showcase the leading technology innovators in cloud computing, providing a forum for business and technology leaders to learn more about how cloud computing can enable growth and innovation for companies across all industries. The UP-START 2011 Cloud Awards Final takes place on December 5 -6 2011 at the Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, USA. Full details on the UP-START 2011 Cloud Awards can be located at

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About Aerohive Networks 
Aerohive Networks reduces the cost and complexity of today’s networks with cloud-enabled, distributed Wi-Fi and routing solutions for enterprises and medium sized companies including branch offices and teleworkers. Aerohive’s award-winning cooperative control Wi-Fi architecture, public or private cloud-enabled network management, routing and VPN solutions eliminate costly controllers and single points of failure. This gives its customers mission critical reliability with granular security and policy enforcement and the ability to start small and expand without limitations. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. The company's investorsinclude Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Northern Light Venture Capital and New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA). For more information, please, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blogor become a fan on our Facebook page.