The American Business Awards have announced finalists for the 2012 awards. Callis (News - Alert) Communications is in the running for Company of the Year, and Dean Parker, CEO of Callis Communications, could potentially be the next Executive of the Year.
Callis Communications is the leading provider of unified communications solutions for key business markets across the Southeast U.S., and offers and delivers cloud-based telephony, hosted PBX (News - Alert), data, security, e-mail and collaboration services. It was the first communications company to build and use a next generation IP network for all communications.
Recognition is not new to the company, as it has been listed as one of the top telecommunications/cloud communications companies on the Inc. 5000 list for four consecutive years and ranked as the 32nd fastest growing companies in the United States.
More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and all industries were submitted this year for the American Business Awards.
“It is truly an honor to be selected as a finalist in both the Executive of the Year and Company of the Year categories for the 2012 American Business Awards,” said Dean Parker. “The nomination is a true reflection of the outstanding work, dedication, and leadership of all of our team members and our passion to serve our customers. We are extremely blessed and appreciative of the award recognition.”
Other categories include Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, and Best New Product or Service of the Year. Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. The American Business Awards will be presented at the tech awards event on Monday, September 17 in San Francisco.
TMC (News - Alert) recently awarded the 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award to Radware (News - Alert), a global provider of application and network solutions for enterprises, for its Alteon 10000 Application Delivery Controller. The Alteon 10000 is a carrier-grade, Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture-compliant ADC (News - Alert) that offers on-demand, extendable throughput of up to 80 Gbps of application delivery capacity.
Edited by Brooke Neuman