Sovereign Systems Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community

ATLANTA (February 15, 2017) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced Sovereign Systems as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2017 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 23, 2017, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

TAG’S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology  companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia’s technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally.

“The 2017 Top 40 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of Georgia’s Technology community,” said Larry Williams, president & CEO of TAG. “The 2017 Top 40 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia’s technology community.”

This year’s Top 40 Companies were selected from among over 110 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2017 Georgia Technology Summit.

"An extraordinary number of truly innovative technology companies participated in this year’s Top 40 competition, demonstrating the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community," said Dennis Zakas, managing partner of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, CEO of Zinc., and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee.  “In fact, based on the quality of the contestants, we could have had a 'Top 60' without losing a beat."

Sovereign Systems prides itself on approaching customers at a business level and providing creative services offerings to drive higher-level business-centric conversations. By transforming how customers consume IT through automation and agility paired with more than eight years of IT expertise, Sovereign has created an integrated solution called the Sovereign Cloud Management Platform to help IT organizations act as a service provider to their internal customers.

“We are honored to be named one of TAG’s Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies,” said Dave Wasserman, Managing Partner, Sovereign Systems. “Our Sovereign Cloud Management Platform paired with our internal software offer a breakthrough technology solution that have helped our clients address business needs with technology. We are excited to be recognized as a top innovator in Georgia for this unique offering.”

The 2017 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. In addition to presentations from some of the top technology influencers in the nation, the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted.

For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit  http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit  Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at  http://www.hubga.com  To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit  http://www.tagedonline.org/

About Sovereign Systems

With offices in Atlanta, Miami, Washington, DC and Boston, Sovereign Systems is a specialized consulting firm that helps transform legacy data center technologies and applications into ultra-efficient, cloud-based platforms that better address business challenges.  The company’s unique methodology is delivered through strong business and technical acumen combined with an industry-leading product portfolio to deliver efficient, automated and self-service IT.  Sovereign was named CRN’s 2016 Triple Crown Winner, was ranked in Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S for the past five consecutive years and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  For more information, visit www.sovsystems.com.