Finalists Announced for Inaugural Sonatype Elevate Awards


Awards celebrate bold innovators and fearless experimenters transforming software supply chain management and delivering stunning successes with remarkable results. Winners to be announced on June 17 at ELEVATE 2021, Sonaype’s User Conference 

June 10, 2021 -- Fulton, Md. -- Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain management and security, today unveiled the list of Sonatype Elevate Awards finalists. The software development life cycle (SDLC) and its associated software supply chain is the driving engine for innovation for enterprises, nonprofits, and government agencies across the globe. In its inaugural year, the Elevate Awards were created to recognize and celebrate the innovators powering this engine and serving as role models for the industry to learn from. 

Finalists will be honored, and winners will be announced, on June 17 at ELEVATE 2021, Sonatype’s annual user conference.  Besides celebrating Elevate Award winners, the free, virtual event includes 49 sessions from Sonatype leaders, product owners and customers, 7 hands-on workshops, and 4 inspiring keynotes about the changing landscape of software development and security. 

The finalists are: 

Community Contribution of the Year

  • Alvaria/Aspect Software
  • Jumping Rivers
  • A US-based Cloud Computing provider

Tech Debt Destroyer

  • Ameritas
  • Orient Overseas Container Line Limited
  • Qrypt, Inc.


  • Admiral Insurance
  • Ally Financial
  • Nomura
  • T-Mobile Application Security Enterprise
  • An organization in the Department of Defense

Software Supply Chain Impact

  • Ally Financial
  • BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK
  • Hospital Authority (Hong Kong)
  • KKB – KKB Kredi Kayıt Bürosu A.Ş. (Credit Bureau of Turkey)
  • National Australia Bank (NAB)

Fastest Time to Value

  • BNP Paribas Bank Poland
  • Bravura Solutions
  • Edeka Südwest
  • A US-based Insurance Company
  • A Global Vehicle Telematics Services Provider

Innovator of the Year

  • TIREA S.A.

Registration for Sonatype’s ELEVATE 2021 is free and open to developers, practitioners, DevOps and DevSecOps leaders, and C-level executives interested in learning more about full-spectrum control of the cloud-native software development lifecycle including: first-party source code, third-party open source code, infrastructure as code, and containerized code.  

About Sonatype: 

Sonatype is the leader in developer-friendly, full-spectrum software supply chain management providing organizations total control of their cloud-native development lifecycles, including third-party open source code, first-party source code, infrastructure as code, and containerized code. The company supports 70% of the Fortune 100 and its commercial and open source tools are trusted by 15 million developers around the world. With a vision to transform the way the world innovates, Sonatype helps organizations of all sizes build higher quality software that's more aligned with business needs, more maintainable, and more secure. 

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