Innovative Australian software developer Sinefa scoops first prize in Harvard Business School New Ventures Competition, Asia Pacific region

Award recognises success in bringing innovation in network management to global users

Melbourne, Australia, March 22nd 2016. Innovative Melbourne-based software company Sinefa is delighted to announce that it has been awarded first prize for the Asia Pacific region in Harvard Business School’s New Ventures Competition.

The competition, open to companies that have at least one Harvard Alumnus as a founder or as a C-level employee, is designed to celebrate innovation and inspiration among the Harvard alumni community. It is organised on a regional basis, with the winners of the 14 local competitions being invited to Boston for the finale on April 26th. The winner of each regional event is awarded $50,000, as well as being eligible for other benefits.

The judges evaluated the potential for economic success, as well as the likelihood of achieving that success, based upon a number of criteria, such as the strength of the plans and the team’s experience. Sinefa delivered an outstanding presentation which resulted in it being chosen as the leading entry in the Asia Pacific region.

“Sinefa is all about innovation but it’s crucial to demonstrate how we are moving from innovation to bring the benefits of our solution to a wider audience,” commented Chris Siakos, co-founder of Sinefa. “The fact that the award specifically recognises this evolution, from idea to commercialisation, is particularly pleasing and we’re honoured to have been chosen to represent Asia Pacific in the final. Our growing customer base sees significant, ongoing productivity gains from using Sinefa, which means real business value for them and for us.”

Sinefa helps network managers improve application performance, delivering real-time visibility and control via a simple yet powerful interface. As businesses increasingly move to adopt cloud-based software, ensuring that applications and services deliver the expected performance has become an increasingly complex challenge.

Sinefa provides unprecedented levels of control, via flexible deployment models that unlock significant productivity benefits for enterprise users, managed service providers and more.

The Sinefa team is composed of seasoned industry executives, with expertise in rapid growth.  Sinefa has achieved a broad deployment footprint and it now building global distribution and partnership channels.

About Sinefa

Sinefa is a Melbourne based software company founded in 2011 and is helping to transform performance of data networks across the world. Sinefa provides visibility and control for data networks. It allows network managers to see all the applications, users, devices, and links on the network, and to easily redirect bandwidth to critical applications. Increased network performance boosts productivity, eases user frustration and reduces network management costs.  Sinefa is the simplest solution on the market, providing immediate total visibility and control that saves users and managers time.

Sinefa was co-founded by Chris Siakos & Con Nikolouzakis in 2011. Sinefa is already deployed in over 150 networks, in 9 countries. 

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