This category acknowledges products and services in the aforementioned categories that were not generally available prior to Synergy but will ship by the end of 2017. The award recognizes innovative and buzz-worthy products that excited judges and conference attendees.
Winner: Hypervisor Introspection, Bitdefender
Judges' remarks: Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection adds a layer of antivirus and antimalware below where that software typically runs. This allows IT to detect threats that could elude traditional security measures.
Finalist: Login PI 2.0, Login VSI Inc.