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Nexthink Recognized by Computerworld as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate

April 23, 2013 – Lausanne – IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program today announces Nexthink® as a 2013 Laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change.

“Technology continues to play a pivotal role in transforming how business and society functions. For the past 25 years the Computerworld Honors Program has had the privilege of celebrating innovative IT achievements,” said John Amato, vice president & publisher, Computerworld. “Computerworld is honored to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 2013 class of Laureates and to share their work. These projects demonstrate how IT can advance organizations’ ability to compete, innovate, communicate and prosper.”

“Nexthink is proud to be recognized by Computerworld and to be counted among this year’s Honors Laureates,” said Pedro Bados, CEO at Nexthink. “It’s rewarding that our customers such as the Paris Fire Brigade (BSPP) are using IT to benefit society and change the world for the better.”

“Our job is very demanding and the BSPP is constantly solicited for interventions (more than 1,400 per day on average). We serve the general public and must respond to emergencies in a timely manner. IT problems or failures could have serious consequences on the civilian population. Nexthink allows us to be proactive and prevent the spread of incidents while substantially improving the resolution time of the latter,” said Captain Claude Pilatre, Manager Systems and Networks within the STI, BSPP.

Nexthink monitors IT infrastructure from the end-user perspective. Through self-learning Nexthink maps all the IT services delivered to end-user’s physical and virtual devices. Nexthink analyzes all the relevant end-user events including IT infrastructure changes, application use, performance, bandwidth, failures, security issues, and workplace performance. Nexthink applies real-time enterprise-wide IT analytics to detect abnormal behavior. Using Nexthink, customers are able to determine root cause for complex issues and discover security risks and threats and optimize the infrastructure costs in a way no one else can.

The Computerworld Honors Program awards will be presented at the Gala Evening and Awards Ceremony on June 3, 2013 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.


About The Computerworld Honors Program:

Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past Laureate case studies and oral histories of Leadership Award recipients can be found at the Computerworld Honors website

About Nexthink:

Nexthink provides the most advanced, intelligent real-time: monitoring, investigation analytics, and root cause analysis for the entire IT Infrastructure from the end-user perspective. Our software helps IT connect, communicate and collaborate to achieve their major initiatives and improve their business end-user’s IT experience. Nexthink is complimentary to traditional application performance management (network and server), help desk, operations management, and security tools and eases ITIL change and release management processes.

Nexthink serves the Global 5000 utilizing a leveraged partner model. Nexthink is a private company headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Nexthink® is a registered trademark of Nexthink S.A. To learn more, visit

About Computerworld:

Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld’s award-winning website (, bi-weekly publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, August 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

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PR contact:

Victoria Calmon
Tel: +33 6 34 77 15 97


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