Bright Computing Named Finalist for the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award


Award recognizes the year’s most-audacious and far-reaching private technology ventures on a global basis

By Bright Staff | Oct 28, 2013 4:00:00 PM |



San Jose, California — Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of cluster and cloud management solutions, announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. This nomination carries prestigious recognition in honoring Bright Computing as one of the year’s most-audacious and far-reaching private technology companies from across the globe.

From a candidate pool of over 1000 companies that span more than 40 nations, the finalists selected by the Red Herring editorial team demonstrate the most-innovative technologies and business models. Representing recent competitions for Red Herring Top 100 Asia, Europe and North America awards, finalists are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics that include, for example, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market-share improvement.

“Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments,” stated Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. “2013 has demonstrated the sector's vibrant activity and its contribution to the global economic recovery. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are jumping ahead of the competition and making a difference. Breakthroughs obsolete each other faster than ever before. Bright Computing is performing exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2013 Top 100 Global Award."

Bright Computing will be presenting its winning strategies at the Red Herring Global Forum in Los Angeles, November 18-20, 2013. The 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on November 20 at the event.

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing is transforming the way clusters are managed in the modern data center. Founded in 2009, Bright’s award winning cluster management software lets users monitor and build clusters of any size that are easy to provision, operate, monitor, manage, and scale. Bright partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell. Customers include Boeing, NASA, Roche, Stanford University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Bright’s technology is running in over 500 data centers all over the globe. Bright has been recognized as a Red Herring Top 100 company and a Deloitte Rising Star winner, and was named Bio-IT World’s “Best of Show.”

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Mr. Ian Lumb
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San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: +1 408 520 9082