The Irish Software Association has revealed the six finalists in the Outstanding Company of the Year category in its upcoming awards, which between them employ 1,125 people.
The six companies are Camara, Compliance and Risks, Espion Group, Iquate, Openet, and Terminal Four.
This year’s competition attracted a record number of entries and there’s a new category, Gaming Media Company of the Year.
Tom Morrisroe, CEO of the Now Factory which won the Irish Software Company of the Year last year and one of this year’s judges, said: “In choosing a winner, we are looking for a company that has demonstrated outstanding performance in areas such as technical innovation, sustainability, sales and profitability."
Launched in 2006, The Now Factory helps communications service providers to turn their ever-growing volumes of data traffic into revenue. Over 35 customer service providers in 25 countries use its technology, servicing over 500 million customers.
The categories for this year’s ISA Software Industry Awards are ISA Outstanding Company of the Year; Partnership of the Year; Sales Achievement of the Year; Technical Innovation of the Year; Multinational Corporation Initiative of the Year; Gaming Company of the Year; and Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year.
The awards, themed ‘Innovating, Transforming, Scaling’, take place on 9 November in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin.
Phil Cox, Silicon Valley Bank’s head of EMEA and India and president of the UK Branch, will be the keynote speaker.