RealVNC® named as finalist in National Business awards

Cambridge software company RealVNC® has been announced as a finalist in the Santander Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year category of the National Business Awards.

16th July 2013: Innovative remote access technology company RealVNC® has been announced as a finalist in the National Business Awards. RealVNC are one of ten finalists in the Santander Small to Medium sized business of the Year category.

RealVNC provides powerful VNC® remote access software for desktop and mobile platforms, enabling users to access and fully control one device from another, anywhere in the world. VNC is available on almost every kind of computer or device, making it the most widely ported software application. There are over a billion copies worldwide and VNC protocols (RFC 6143) are an official part of the Internet alongside those for email and web.

Stephen Dury, Managing Director of SME Markets at Santander Corporate & Commercial and shortlist panel member, said “With a remarkable track record in the VNC software market RealVNC has developed a strategy and business model designed for long term success. RealVNC’s outstanding success has been achieved through a relentless focus on R&D; a commitment to people development; and a strong focus on growing the business overseas through its unique and patented technology. With the leadership and team in place, and ground breaking new partnership with Intel, RealVNC looks set to break new frontiers in their sector.”

“It is a huge honor to reach the final of the National Business Awards in the hotly contested small and medium business category,” said Dr Andy Harter, CEO and a founder of RealVNC. “We are innovative, profitable, growing and with international impact, which clearly caught the judges’ eyes.”

As the only company worldwide offering licenses to embed remote access technology in third-party products, RealVNC collaborates with leading players in the technology industry, including Intel to integrate VNC on chips for PCs and laptops; and Google, who license VNC technology and expertise to enable remote access functionality from its Chrome products. RealVNC is also at the forefront of innovation in the automotive industry, where it is the standard for integrating smartphones with in-vehicle infotainment systems.

Finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated for the titles. The winner will be revealed at an awards ceremony on 12 November at the Grosvenor House, London.

About RealVNC

RealVNC’s software is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide in every sector of industry, government and education. VNC is the original remote access software with a wide range of applications. The technology supports an unrivalled mix of desktop and mobile platforms and can be embedded in third-party products with a commercial license. RealVNC is a core member of the Car Connectivity Consortium supporting the MirrorLink specification, which uses VNC technology.

RealVNC® and VNC® are trademarks of RealVNC Limited and are protected by trademark registrations and/or pending trademark applications in the European Union, United States of America and other jurisdictions.