VAI Cloud Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2023 American Business Awards®

May 3, 2023

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. — May 3, 2023 — VAI Cloud, LLC, a subsidiary of VAI, a leading ERP software developer, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best Platform as a Service category in the 21st Annual American Business Awards® today. As a subsidiary of the leading ERP provider VAI, the cloud platform was recognized for its innovative capabilities and benefits for customers hosting their ERP workloads in VAI Cloud.

Since 2009, VAI Cloud has provided a highly secure cloud platform running completely on VAI’s infrastructure, helping to maintain and support S2K Enterprise ERP applications on behalf of customers across hard goods, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage distribution, among other industries. With VAI Cloud, enterprises can increase scale, gain high availability/disaster recovery (HA/DR) capabilities across VAI Cloud’s data centers, reduce operational costs, and more. Customers come to VAI to utilize ERP applications that improve business processes and trust that their data workloads are securely stored and managed in VAI Cloud.

“We are honored to be recognized as the BRONZE winner of Best Platform as a Service at the 2023 American Business Awards,” said Kevin Beasley, CIO at VAI. “We’re committed to ensuring our VAI Cloud platform continuously provides the most secure and innovative environment for our customers, and we’re pleased to see the judges recognize this.”

Judges recognized VAI Cloud for offering “a highly secure cloud platform running completely on VAI's infrastructure, providing businesses with numerous benefits such as flexibility, scalability, improved security, disaster recovery, and more. The fact that VAI controls responsibility for all aspects of the infrastructure such as security, hardware set-up, software, and firmware upgrading, maintaining, and supporting the S2K Enterprise ERP applications, provides customers with peace of mind.”

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.  Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 13. More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2023 Stevie winners are available at   


About VAI

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, retail, and service sectors. VAI's software solutions are backed by a wealth of experience and a reputation for excellence that countless companies rely on. With specific ERP solutions for Hard Goods, Food, and Pharmaceutical companies, VAI has helped some of the most recognized companies address key industry requirements and deliver bottom-line results. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility, and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions and empower their mobile workforce. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY, with additional locations across the United States. For more information, visit, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter, vai_software on Instagram, and “like us” on


About VAI Cloud LLC

VAI Cloud, LLC is the primary provider for cloud deployment of VAI’s S2K Software Suite. VAI Cloud enables businesses to have a disaster recovery plan and high availability in place without all the complexities and expense. VAI Cloud infrastructure spans multiple data centers with full synchronization between redundant systems. Customers in VAI Cloud can add additional resources and updates are done without the need for downtime. For more information, visit

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of The 2023 American Business Awards include HCL America, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

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