Thirteenth annual Tekne Awards recognized Minnesota’s technology innovators and innovations.
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named JAMF Software as the recipient of the 2012 Tekne Award in the Established Software Company award category. Held November 1st at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the Tekne Awards honor companies and individuals who have played a significant role in developing new technologies that positively impact the lives and futures of people living around the world.
Recognized as an early pioneer and leader in its field, JAMF Software is focused on its mission of helping the enterprise successfully manage the Apple platform on a large scale. Its product, the Casper Suite, is the only suite of Mac OS X and iOS management software developed exclusively for the Apple platform, and is widely recognized as the best-of-breed management solution for both operating systems.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Tekne Award winner,” said Chip Pearson, Managing Partner, JAMF Software. “We appreciate all the great work the MHTA has done to support technology and innovation over the years, so it was exciting to be named a finalist amongst a great group of companies and humbling to ultimately be selected as the award recipient. We look forward to continuing to work with the MHTA and the business community as we develop the best technologies to support our amazing community of customers and partners, and help them succeed with the Apple platform.”
Tekne Awards were presented to 15 of Minnesota’s most influential companies in technological innovation, development, commercialization and management. Three of the twelve categories included separate awards for small and growing businesses and established businesses.
“This year’s recipients, once again, raised the bar with the quality and originality of their entries and should all be very proud of their accomplishments,” said Margaret Anderson Kelliher, President & CEO of MHTA. “We are thrilled to recognize JAMF Software for its proven leadership and commitment to technology development in Minnesota.”
This year’s Tekne Awards ceremony was emceed by Don Shelby. A list of 2012 Tekne Award recipients and finalists is available online at http://www.tekneawards.org.
For additional information about iOS and OS X device management using the Casper Suite, please visit the JAMF Software website at http://jamfsoftware.com/products/casper-suite/.
About JAMF Software
JAMF Software, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is the creator of the Casper Suite, the only suite of Mac OS X and iOS management software developed exclusively for the Apple platform. As the best-of-breed management solution, the Casper Suite provides the most comprehensive breadth and depth of functionality for IT administrators including settings management, software distribution, imaging, inventory, package building, image management, remote updates, mobile device management, and a powerful framework for automated support.
About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
MHTA fuels Minnesota’s prosperity through innovation and technology. Now entering its fourth decade of service, MHTA has a vision to make Minnesota one of the country’s top five technology states by 2020. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents the state’s entire technology-based economy. Members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. MHTA works in partnership with TechAmerica, which represents Minnesota's technology organizations nationally. Find out more online at http://www.mhta.org or follow MHTA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MHTA.
Bill Boulger, 612-605-6625
Director of Communications
Source: JAMF Software