VAI Cloud Shortlisted for 2022-2023 Cloud Awards

December 15, 2022


Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – December 15, 2022 – VAI Cloud, LLC, a subsidiary of VAI, has been shortlisted in the 2022-2023 Cloud Awards program in the category Cloud ERP / Payroll Solution. The leading ERP solution provider was recognized for its VAI Cloud platform for the fourth consecutive year, showcasing VAI’s innovative capabilities and benefits for customers hosting their ERP workloads in VAI Cloud.

For over a decade, VAI Cloud has built and continues to upgrade a highly secure cloud platform running completely on VAI Cloud infrastructure with VAI Cloud controlling responsibility for hardware set-up, software and firmware and operating system upgrading, and ongoing maintenance. VAI is supporting the S2K Enterprise ERP applications. With VAI Cloud, enterprises can improve flexibility with a global workforce and increase scale, gain high availability/disaster recovery (HA/DR) capabilities across VAI Cloud’s data centers, reduce operational costs, and more. Customers can rest easy knowing that VAI Cloud has their ERP applications securely hosted and managed in VAI Cloud.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Cloud Awards program for the fourth year as a top Cloud-based ERP solution for enterprises,” said Kevin Beasley, CIO at VAI. “At VAI, we’re committed to providing the most secure cloud for our customers who are looking to scale their business and add new functionalities to do their jobs better. By handling VAI Cloud completely with our team, we’re able to provide higher levels of technical support and assurance that data backups and security needs are handled. The recognition from the Cloud Awards is a testament to our work on VAI Cloud.”

Now in its 12th year of celebrating cloud-based innovations across a wide range of industries, the Cloud Awards program accepts entries worldwide, including the US, Canada, Australasia, EMEA and UK. Categories for 2022-2023 include ‘Best Software as a Service’, ‘B2B Customer Strategy’ and ‘Security Innovation of the Year’, alongside new category ‘Best Use of the Cloud in a Multicloud Environment’. 

Head of Operations for the Cloud Awards, James Williams, said: “Cloud computing is now an essential tool helping businesses reach benchmark results. Yet we continued to see a remarkable number of further innovations this year. This year's shortlist includes companies from a wide spectrum of industries, including security, communications, and personal healthcare, all of which impressed us with excellent cloud-based products and solutions.”

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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 Cloud Awards      

The Cloud Awards is an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud as we move into 2023 and beyond. Categories include the Software as a Service award, Most Promising Start-Up, and “Best in Mobile” Cloud Solution.       


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