EduTone Sweeps the 2011 SIIA CODiE Awards for Education Technology
EduTone Xchange Wins Three Major Awards Including Best K12 Education Solution!
San Francisco, CA (May 24, 2011) – EduTone Corporation, a wholly owned Subsidiary of VIP Tone, is honored to be recognized by SIIA with 3 prestigious CODiE Awards for Best K12 Enterprise Solution, Best Education Administration Solution and Best K12 Solution.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced the winners of the 2011 CODiE Awards in the education technology industry yesterday. During a special awards reception and dinner, in conjunction with the organization’s eighth annual Ed Tech Industry Summit, 30 winners were recognized for products and services developed specifically for the K-20 market.
The 425 nominated products and services were first reviewed by third-party judges, whose evaluations determined the 113 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select the winners. The CODiE Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now SIIA, so pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since being established in 1986, the CODiE Awards program has showcased the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.
“The large amount of growth seen in nominations across numerous education technology categories reflects companies’ commitment to providing innovative, robust solutions that help to increase student achievement and more broadly, the education industry as a whole,” noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. “On behalf of SIIA, I’m proud to congratulate EduTone Corporation and look forward to watching the education technology industry continue to evolve,” Wasch continued.
This is a great validation for the importance of school-centric application integration, identity management and ubiquitous access to online applications”, said Robert Iskander Founder & CEO of EduTone Corporation, “the EduTone Xchange™ has the most extensive K12 education ecosystem on the market today, integrating more than 200 applications into a single services delivery platform. We are so honored and pleased to win these 3 major CODiE Awards, specially the most coveted Best K12 Education Solution category.
For more information about the CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2011/.