Highfive Named To Shortlist for Cloud Awards’ Best SaaS US Product

To cap off Highfive’s most incredible year, we’ve been named to the Cloud Awards’ shortlist for Best Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) US. This is the second SaaS-focused recognition we’ve received this month after being recognized as one of the Best Performing Software Providers by Insights Success.

As 2018 draws to a close, cloud technology has become an increasingly common currency in the enterprise technology marketplace. It now delivers more mission-critical functions than ever before, and has become synonymous with business software and services itself.

The Cloud Computing Awards program celebrates success and innovation among this increasingly competitive space and has become one of the defining accolades for the cloud industry at large. Highfive, which built the first WebRTC-based conferencing solution marrying born-in-the-cloud software with dedicated in-room hardware, has been recognized by a panel of industry experts for solving a universal problem: remote enterprise collaboration.

“In such a competitive global marketplace, the need to not only use these technologies, but also to continue to innovate has grown ever-stronger,” said Cloud Awards Organizer Larry Johnson. “This year, the judges have had a more difficult time than ever in deciding which entrants should move forward to the next stage, and every submission displayed unique points of merit. Each entrant was worthy of a place on the shortlist, so making this cut signifies considerable focus on innovation and success.”

Landing on the 2018 shortlist for SaaS providers underscores the progress we’ve made to deliver a truly reformative software experience that makes Highfive the room conferencing solution for companies who need easy, affordable and immersive video conferencing for their meeting rooms.

To do this, we’ve hosted Highfive on Amazon’s AWS hyperscale cloud, ensuring the best quality service and leading the charge to harness the power of WebRTC to create the world’s first true download-free and one-click-to-join experience. This browser-based functionality seamlessly connects participants from any combination of physical meeting rooms, devices, and locations. Highfive also provides firmware updates automatically over the cloud to eliminate the need for any hardware management or upkeep, meaning users never have to wait on an update in order to start a meeting.

All of these slick software features function in tandem with 4K HDR smart cameras and industry-leading audio in our Premium offering, which is powered by award-winning Dolby Voice® Rooms hardware. This industry-defining, all-in-one solution is purpose-built to tackle the most challenging enterprise collaborations needs. Best of all, IT teams can provide this consumer-simple experience to every worker at their company for a fraction of the price as compared to legacy providers (that includes video, audio, web, screen-sharing, virtual whiteboards, workflow integration, and town hall functionality).

But don’t just take our word for it: see what some of our customers have to say, or share the gift of effortless collaboration with your company today and sign up for a free trial. After all, it’s the holidays for goodness sake.