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01.11.2007 18:00 Age: 11 yrs
Category: News
Phil Baxter

Cyclone wins West Midlands ICT Award for Innovation

A Tenbury Wells software company, Cyclone Technology Limited, have beaten off stiff regional competition to be awarded for the most innovative service introduced by an ICT business in the last year at the coveted West Midlands ICT Excellence Awards 2007.

Cyclone Technology are successful developers of an innovative software application designed to provide stability to a company's ICT infrastructure. The entrepreneurial company received the Highly Innovative award in the West Midlands ICT Award for Excellence in Innovation (Service) category.

Judges were impressed by the company's new flagship technology, netPrefect™. Designed to provide enterprises and Managed Service Providers with technological stability, the software will enable hundreds of businesses across the region to overcome high-tech glitches and get on with making profits.

Maria Baxter, Managing Director said:

"We are absolutely delighted to receive validation for the customer feedback and market research we used during the development of netPrefect™. System failure is the Achilles heel of any business. Our software provides network and system management functionality to the SME market - one of the fastest growing, yet most under-served markets for technology services in the UK."

Mike Musson, ICT Cluster Manager, added:

"The competition this year was very fierce and our finalists were selected from around the West Midlands region. They are exceptional companies and organisations with smart and innovative services and products that attest to the quality of the growing technology sector in the West Midlands."

The ICT Excellence Awards were presented at the Annual West Midlands ICT Cluster Conference held at Birmingham?s National Motorcycle Museum on 22 November 2007.

About ICT Cluster

The ICT Cluster is one of ten clusters established by Advantage West Midlands as part of its economic development strategy. These clusters have been chosen on the basis of their current strength in the region and their potential to create jobs and economic growth.

Advantage West Midlands is one of nine Regional Development Agencies in England whose role is to provide leadership and action to create more, better jobs and in improve the quality of life for all in the West Midlands.

Note to Editors

UK-based Cyclone Technology Ltd. was formed in 1996. The company develops innovative software applications that boost profitability by providing stability for ICT infrastructure. Its solutions are already in use by more than 100 international organisations, including some of the world's most respected companies in industries such as Telecommunications, Finance, Medical/Pharmaceutical, Defence and Utilities.

For more information contact:

Maria Baxter at Cyclone Technology
Telephone: +44 (0)1584 819946