“During a difficult year, Red Herring still received an impressive list of submissions from companies across the EMEA region, clearly demonstrating Europe’s role as a major center of innovation in the global technology sector,” said Red Herring Managing Director, Farley Duvall. “The exceptional accomplishments of European technology startups and entrepreneurs are a testament to the rapid advancements being made in building the European innovation ecosystem.”
“We are thrilled to be recognized as winners of the Red Herring 100 Europe award. Innovation has always been a significant factor, driving the constantly improving world we live in. These tough economic times we are facing present an even greater necessity to maximize on human creativity and knowledge, optimizing on the efficiency of innovative solutions. "Doing more with less", MiniFrame's slogan, is what is needed in this era. Now more than ever there is more willingness to adapt to new approaches, helping our solution to become mainstream. SoftXpand will continue to thrive on industry advancements. We invite channel partners and manufacturers to share the opportunity with us and join our growing international channel network,” said MiniFrame CEO, Eli Segal.
Red Herring’s lists of top private companies are an important part of the publication’
MiniFrame is the provider of the multi-user, software-only solution, SoftXpand, which uses a unique load balancing, virtualization technique to transform a standard Windows PC into a multi-user PC consisting of up to eight independent workstations, with no proprietary hardware. Each workstation's performance is equal to the original host PC's performance. With its innovative, proprietary technology, MiniFrame provides top performance computing at an ultra low cost, at any given PC level, improving PC access across developing and developed countries alike. SoftXpand enables at least 75% savings in IT TCO (total cost of ownership) and is considered to be the ultimate green IT solution, as testified by the Green Organisation by presenting the solution with the Green Apple award for environmental best practice in IT. Furthermore, SoftXpand enables simplified manageability, more efficient networking, and dramatic savings in human resource productivity, overhead, maintenance, space and logistics.
Red Herring’s editorial staff rigorously evaluated several hundred private companies through a careful analysis of financial data and subjective criteria, including quality of management, execution of strategy, and dedication to research and development.
Red Herring has honored the Red Herring 100 Europe Finalist companies at its Red Herring Europe 2009 Conference, which was held March 31- April 2, at the Berlin Radisson Hotel. This intimate, 2 1/2 day event explored how European firms are leading the charge in many technology sectors, gaining a competitive advantage, and driving entrepreneurial success in ways that create business opportunities for challengers and incumbents alike.
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available on the Internet at www.redherring.com.
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Winner of the PC Plus Perforwance Award, MiniFrame's multi-user technology offers a software-only solution that is a true substitute to standard PCs by turning a standard PC into up to eight independent workstations with no compromise on performance. MiniFrame achieves its vision to provide PCs to any given market level at a fraction of the cost, since no proprietary hardware is needed, which enables huge reductions in computing costs, in addition to improving PC management and serving as the ultimate green IT solution. MiniFrame offers a unique window of opportunity to its partners; if you are interested in joining the distribution network or hearing about OEM alliances, email email@example.com. For more information, visit www.miniframe.com.