SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB) a leading provider of enterprise business software and services for global manufacturing companies, announced today that QAD Chief Technology Officer Tony Winter has been honored as CTO of the Year by the Info Security Products Guide 2016 Global Excellence Awards. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions and leaders that help set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.
“Being recognized as CTO of the Year by Info Security Products Guide is indeed an honor,” said Winter. "This award recognizes the innovation, investment and hard work that the QAD team has made to provide a highly available and secure Cloud ERP solution and a flexible, future-proofed user experience for our customers. I'm very proud of the talented team at QAD that made this possible. This award recognizes each member of that team, not just me.”
QAD is a global provider of ERP software with customers in 29 countries. Winter joined QAD in 1999 as part of QAD Global Services, based in the United Kingdom, and then worked on the Research and Development team first in Ireland and later in Santa Barbara, California. He became the company’s Chief Technology Officer in 2011 and is responsible for driving the company’s long-term technology vision, architecture and product release strategies. Winter and his team were instrumental in the launch of QAD’s Cloud ERP solution suite and in designing and developing QAD’s new Channel Islands user experience.
More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated in this year’s Global Excellence Awards and their average scores determined the 2016 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2016 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.
About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq:QADA) (Nasdaq:QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the cloud, on-premise, or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.
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