And the Winners Are...

During a gala awards dinner attended by several hundred, at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando Fla., Tuesday night, the Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) XCellence Award winners were crowned and the nominees given recognition.Nearly 200 CIOs and senior IT decision makers cast votes across 15 categories. Here's a list of the companies bringing home the glory.

Best Midmarket Solution: Hardware

Nominees:

* Aerohive

* Ruckus

* Scale Computing

* Simplivity

Winner: Scale Computing

Best Midmarket Solution: Software

Nominees:

* CommVault

* Domo

* Information Builders

* LabTech Software

Winner: Information Builders

Best Midmarket Solution: Managed Services

* Datapipe

* Dell SecureWorks

* NewCloud Networks

* ShoreTel

Winner: ShoreTel

Best Execution of a Midmarket IT Solution

* Information Builders

* Scale Computing

* Simplivity

* ShoreTel

Winner: Scale Computing

Best Demonstration of ROI

* IBM

* Information Builders

* Scale Computing

* Simplivity

Winner: Scale Computing

Best In Innovation

* Ruckus Wireless

* Scale Computing

* ShoreTel

* Simplivity

Winner: Simplivity

Best Boardroom Case Study Presentation - PREMIER

* IBM

* HP/Intel

* Information Builders

* Scale Computing

Winner: Information Builders

Best Boardroom Case Study Presentation Event

* Aerohive

* Dell Secureworks

* Domo

* Fortinet

Winner: TIE Aerohive & Fortinet

Best Executive Presentation

* HP/Intel

* IBM

* Microsoft

* Ruckus Wireless

Winner: Microsoft

Best Tech Tank

* Barracuda

* Datapipe

* Domo

* Fortinet

Winner: Domo

Best Midsize Enterprise Summit Newcomer

* LabTech Software

* Mimecast

* Mitel

* Zerto

Winner: Mimecast

Best Solutions Pavilion Booth Strategy - PREMIER

* HP/Intel

* Information Builders

* Scale Computing

* ShoreTel

Winner: HP/Intel

Best Solutions Pavilion Booth Strategy Event

* Aerohive

* Domo

* Mimecast

* Nativeflow

Winner: Nativeflow

Best of Show - PREMIER

* HP/Intel

* Information Builders

* Scale Computing

* Simplivity

Winner: HP/Intel

Best of Show - Event

* Aerohive

* Domo

* Fortinet

* Mimecast

Winner: Domo