Breakaway 2009 Best New Product Winner - ClearCenter

Michal Proper ClearCenter

Below, Michael Proper, CEO of ClearCenter, takes the time at CompTIA Breakaway 2009 to highlight the ClearCenter product. ClearCenter was honored at the event by winning the 2009 Breakaway Best New Product Award.

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Following is a press release regarding the award:

August 10, 2009 — Salt Lake City — CompTIA, the leading trade association for the world’s information technology (IT) industry has honored ClearCenter with its Best New Product Award amongst eight companies at the forefront of innovation with 2009 Best of Breakaway awards.

The awards were presented at CompTIA Breakaway 2009, the premier event for the North American IT channel. Winners were determined in voting by more than 400 technology resellers, solution providers and managed service providers who attended the annual conference.

"The IT industry is powered by a rich blend of software, hardware, services and skills," said Todd Thibodeaux, CEO, CompTIA. "We're pleased that ClearCenter chose Breakaway as a showcase for their new products. On behalf of the worldwide membership of CompTIA, congratulations to ClearCenter as Best New Product of the Best of Breakaway awards as selected by their industry peers and partners."

"CompTIA Breakaway represents the highest level of innovation in the IT channel," said Michael Proper, CEO, ClearCenter. He continued, "To be honored as Best New Product validates our strategy to offer a powerful new service delivery platform for partners in the small business and distributed office markets. Partners will find that ClearCenter, with its open source, open standards ClearOS, will be able to custom fit a solution to their customers needs with the full backing of technical support, documentation and cloud-based services. ClearCenter is poised to change the way managed service providers implement small IT environments with a trusted, single box solution."

ClearCenter uses ClearOS, which is based upon a fifth generation Linux distribution (historically know as Clark Connect) with over 118,000 registered sites and 10x more protected users. With over 20 languages in 120 countries, ClearCenter has an instant global reach with over 200 partners world-wide. The ClearOS application will be downloaded for free, ClearSDN subscriptions will be offered through partners for cloud services such as dynamic VPN, dynamic DNS, off-site backup, anti-virus, anti-spam, content filtering, cloud application integration and more. Partners will also provide configuration, consulting and management. ClearOS will be released for distribution next month by ClearFoundation of Toronto, Canada.

About ClearCenter
ClearCenter based in Salt Lake City and Toronto provides an open service delivery platform (ClearSDN) uniquely tailored to fit the IT needs of small business, distributed environments that is simple, secure & affordable. For more information about ClearCenter, visit or call 1+801.851.5555.

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