Grid-Tools Are Winners Of The 2011 Stevie Award For Fastest Growing Company In Europe

Eynsham, United Kingdom (PressExposure) July 28, 2011 -- The International Business Awards are the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in business. Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word 'crowned', recipients of International Stevie Award trophies were selected from more than 3,000 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations.

2010 was an exceptional year for test data creation specialists Grid-Tools. Their thoughtful and detailed sales and marketing strategy encouraged global interest. Specializing in end-to-end test data management best practices Grid-Tools work closely with their clients to improve their business processes and testing strategies. The increasing demand for their unique methodology supported by their outstanding test data management software suite, Datamaker, facilitated growth in their customer base which in turn led to expansion to their personnel. Towards the end of 2010 they were awarded 'UK IT Achievement of the Year' by the British Computer Society and the Chartered Institute for IT, and their Managing Director, Huw Price, had been booked to present on their data-centric methodology at various software testing and information security events for 2011.

Upon the announcement that they had been selected as winners of an International Stevie Award for Fastest Growing Company in Europe in The 2011 International Business Awards General Manager and Commercial Director Richard Groves commented: "We are delighted to have won this award. We have grown significantly over the last twelve months, winning new business over rival test data management vendors, helping businesses to improve their testing strategies, proving savings in time and costs by implementing best practices in data masking, data generation and our unique ability to create synthetic test data. This accolade recognizes our position at the head of the test data management space. "

Honorees for the 2011 International Business Awards were determined through two rounds of judging by nearly 200 professionals worldwide. President of the Stevie Awards, presenters of the IBAs, Michael Gallagher commented: "Entries to The International Business Awards grew by more than 80% this year, and that illustrates the increasing importance of the IBAs worldwide. We congratulate all of the honorees."

The complete lists of honorees and other details about the awards and the presentation ceremony are available at

About Grid-Tools

Grid-Tools is known internationally as the industry leader in data creation, data masking and test data management. Their highly experienced personnel have been writing and developing solutions for large companies in both the private and public sectors for over 30 years.

The Grid-Tools Datamaker suite includes a wide range of technologically advanced tools for test data management. Their signature solution, Datamaker, is a revolutionary tool that creates and publishes quality test data from scratch whilst maintaining the relationships and referential integrity of production environments. Cutting-edge and groundbreaking in nature, Datamaker offers three methods for managing and generating data for testing and development: database subsetting, data masking and data creation. Datamaker also offers end-to-end manageability and enhancement of test data in multiple formats.

The Grid-Tools methodology consists of using a 'data-centric' approach to test data management. Their focus is to ensure the quality of the test data you are using is fit for purpose, for successful testing and development.

About The Stevie Awards:
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. 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

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Press Release Submitted On: July 28, 2011 at 6:47 pm
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