Press Release

Wasabi Technologies Wins 2020 BIG Innovation Award

January 22, 2020

BOSTON, MA - January 22, 2020 - Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, today announced it has been named a winner for the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The BIG Innovation Awards recognize organizations and people who bring new ideas to life. Nominations are individually scored by a panel of experts, hand selected by the Business Intelligence Group’s advisory panel and employees.

Wasabi offers cloud storage that is 1/5th the price of Amazon S3 and faster than the competition. Founded by David Friend, current CEO and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is the industry’s only cloud service that is focused exclusively on storage. Wasabi is committed to delivering best-of-breed cloud storage directly to its customers’ fingertips and in close range to where they are located for optimal performance at endlessly affordable rates. Offering one tier of storage that is fast, inexpensive, and secure, Wasabi is the ideal fit for enterprises, MSPs and technology partners that are looking for the best value for their business and customers. Plus there are no fees for egress or API requests resulting in simple and predictable pricing at a disruptive price/performance model.

“Innovation has become a major theme for organizations across virtually all industries and this year’s winners are a testament to the creativity, passion and perseverance of individuals worldwide,” said Maria Jimenez, chief operating officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be honoring Wasabi as they are leading by example and making real progress on improving the daily lives of so many.”

Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions.

David Friend, CEO of Wasabi, shares, “It is very gratifying that the highly esteemed Business Intelligence Group judges have recognized Wasabi as an innovator and disruptor in the highly competitive cloud storage market. This validation from independent third parties is truly an honor. Our hope is this award will inspire enterprises that have not yet migrated to cloud to also consider Wasabi as a trusted and feasible option to finally unlock the power of their data.”

About Wasabi:

Wasabi is the hot cloud storage company delivering disruptive storage technology that is 1/5th the price of Amazon S3, faster than the competition with no fees for egress or API requests. Unlike first generation cloud vendors, Wasabi is solely focused on providing the world's best cloud object storage service. Created by co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is on a mission to commoditize the cloud storage industry. Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston, MA. Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog.

About Business Intelligence Group:

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

Wasabi PR Contact:

Lindsay Levitts

Kel & Partners


Business Intelligence Group Contact:

Maria Jimenez

Chief Operating Officer

Business Intelligence Group