Press Release

Kaloom Wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2019 International Business Awards®

Winners to be celebrated at Gala Event on the 19th of October in Vienna, Austria


Montreal - 16 August 2019 - Kaloom, Inc. was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Software Defined Infrastructure category in The 16th Annual International Business Awards® today.

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2019 IBAs received entries from organizations in 74 nations and territories.

Nicknamed “The Stevies” for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere, Vienna, Austria on 19 October.  

A record total of more than 4,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. 

Kaloom, Inc. won in the Software Defined Infrastructure category within the New Product Awards category.

We are honored to be recognized for our Software Defined Fabric by the International Business Awards,” said Thomas Eklund, VP of Marketing & Strategy, Kaloom. “This recognition is validation of our commitment to deliver the most automated, programmable, and scalable data center networking fabric in the industry. To hear that the judges commented that we were solving one of the most significant issue facing the industry right now was rewarding, and inspiring.”

“To be included and judged against such a varied and accomplished group of technology innovators is always challenging, and Kaloom is proud to be included in the same realm as our fellow winners—congratulations for your achievements as well,” added Eklund.

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August.

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 74 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We received more nominations than ever and look forward to honoring the Stevie winners at our gala in Vienna, Austria this October.”


Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About Kaloom, Inc.

Kaloom is an emerging company developing a fully automated, programmable data center networking software solution that will disrupt how cloud and data center networks are built, managed and operated for enterprises, cloud providers, gaming companies, data center operators and 5G wireless providers. Kaloom comprises technology veterans with proven track records of delivering large-scale networking, analytics and AI-based solutions for the world’s largest networks. The company is backed by leading investors including Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Somel Investments. Kaloom is based in the heart of the Quartier de l'innovation in Montreal, Quebec and in the Silicon Valley. For additional information visit

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at



Jeannette Bitz

Witz Communications for Kaloom