The IBM Pulse App Throwdown: vote for your favorite app
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This is it.
From 21 submissions into the inaugural IBM Pulse App Throwdown, we are now down to the final five.
The Throwdown offers business partners and developers the chance to have their cloud solutions highlighted to clients and IBM Sales teams during qualifying rounds. The winner will be on the main stage on Day 3 of IBM Pulse in front of over 8,000 Re-sellers, Clients, and IBM Sellers.
Just looking at the fab five announced yesterday by Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager, Ecosystem Development, you get a sense for how broadly cloud computing permeates our lives, whether you're talking a highly dependable email infrastructure or an app to simplify ordering a table at your favorite restaurant. What's more, all solutions show a depth of integration into IBM SoftLayer, IBM BlueMix or IBM security and smarter infrastructure technologies.
So, who are these finalists?
Check them out for yourself (in no particular order), and go ahead and vote for your favorite on Twitter:
Track Active Directory, Exchange and more in real-time and send activity alerts to IBM QRadar in real-time.
The Redis next-generation of ultra-fast in-memory databases pairs up with IBM SoftLayer to offer incomparable performance.
Offering secure cloud-based email on IBM SoftLayer to some of the most regulated industries.
Advanced search technology and the IBM cloud will help unite you with your favorite meal.
The new CloudOne Cloud Locker enables the management of licenses in the cloud.
How is the scoring looking right now?
Take a look at the visual dashboard put together by the MutualMind crew.
If you are at IBM Pulse, remember to stop by the Social #IBMPulse Lounge today from 12.30 - 1.15pm to meet the finalists and savor their pitches in person!