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September 17, 2012 - Hammond, LA

K2 Enterprises has released their annual technology awards for 2012.  According Val Steed, CEO K2 Enterprises, “We want to acknowledge the leadership in Cloud and Mobile solutions so we expanded the awards to recognize this growing arena of technology.”  K2 has been providing the K2 Quality Awards now for eleven years. “My sincere congratulations to all winners!” said Randy Johnston, Executive V.P. “anyone who can sway over our team members really deserves to recognition”  added Brian Tankersley, Director of Strategic Relationships.

K2 Enterprises Annual Quality Awards are determined by a voting poll of the K2 Enterprises instructor team. The polling members of this team are Randy Johnston, Will Fleenor, Val Steed, Brian Tankersley, Tommy Stephens, Bob Spencer, Ilene Eisen, Lawrence (Mac) McClelland, John Keegan,  and Karl Egnatoff.

2012 Categories and Winners:

Best Overall Mobile StrategySage Software
Best New Mobile App – Xero Touch - Xero Online Accounting
Reseller ProgramOpen Systems
CPA Program – Intuit Pro Advisor - Intuit, Inc.
Reseller ChannelOpen Systems
New Product – Beyond415 - New River Innovation
New ModuleCYMA - HR Module
Management StrategyDoc.It
Technical SupportConcur
Customer SatisfactionSurePrep
Ease of
Marketing CommunicationsFreshbooks Cloud Accounting
Overall QualityAvalara
Tax Technology –   SP Binder - SurePrep
Audit TechnologyKnowledge Coach - CCH
Business Intelligence Solution –   Biznet
Workflow Solution – XCM Workflow Solutions - XCM, Inc.
Small Business Accounting SolutionXero Online Accounting
Small CPA Firm SolutionOffice Tools Professional
Entry-Level Accounting Upgrade SolutionOpen Systems
Top Hosting ProviderCloud9 Real Time
Social Media – Kasey Bayne - Freshbooks Cloud Accounting
Cloud Power SolutionConcur Small Business Edition
Cloud Ease of UseDropbox
Cloud Top Shelf Award – Beyond415 - New River Innovation
Cloud New Product –  ValueAppeal
Cloud PortalShareFile - Citrix

K2 Enterprises is a Hammond, Louisiana-based organization that provides continuing professional education services to the accounting profession and marketing consulting services to technology providers in the accounting market. K2 Enterprises delivers approximately 1,000 educational programs to over 50,000 professional accountants on an annual basis throughout the United States and Canada.

K2 team votes are influenced by end user feedback and experience from consulting and extensive teaching. Detailed biographies on each of the polled members can be found at