SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 10, 2011 — Syntricity, the pioneer in Web-based, enterprise yield management for the semiconductor industry, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the Software – SaaS/Cloud category for the upcoming 18th Annual TechAmerica High Tech Awards. As the leading voice representing the U.S. technology industry, TechAmerica takes pride in recognizing outstanding regional companies every year at its annual awards ceremony. For the 2011 futuristic-themed event, finalists will be acknowledged for their achievements during a luncheon reception on October 28th at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla.
“We’re thrilled to receive this recognition from TechAmerica,” said Steven Griffith, President, CEO, and co-founder of Syntricity. “Initially, the notion of a Web-based data analysis platform for semiconductor companies was a stretch for some people. Now, the idea that all data are available at any time online is fundamental to how our customers do business. That kind of forward thinking is what TechAmerica is celebrating this year with its futuristic theme, and we’re honored to be an awards finalist.”
This year numerous local San Diego companies were nominated for their technological or business innovation; exceptional products or service; product marketplace validation; perseverance in the face of adversity; and community involvement for consideration in nine categories, including Software;Internet and Web Commerce; Computers and Related Products; Communications Products and Services; SaaS/Cloud; Semiconductors & Analytical Instrumentation; Clean Technology; IT Service/Contract Services; and Outstanding Emerging Growth.
Syntricity was selected as a finalist in the Software – SaaS/Cloud categoryfor its innovative dataConductor platform,which provides online access to a comprehensive, reliable and secure enterprise yield management system with automated connections to customers’ global supply chain of wafer foundries, assembly houses, and test facilities.
“This year, we received an overwhelming amount of nominations from some tremendous companies,” said Kevin Carroll, regional vice president, TechAmerica. “The plethora of nominations is not only a testament to the individual companies, but to the rapidly growing San Diego High-Tech community. Selecting the winners will certainly not be an easy task.”
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The 2011 TechAmerica High Tech Awards are sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barney & Barney, CB Richard Ellis, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Formula, Procopio, SignOnSanDiego.com, and The Lawton Group.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry’s only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA). Learn more at www.aeanet.org or www.itaa.org.