K2 Enterprises Announces the 18th Annual K2 Quality Awards Winners

The K2 Quality Awards are in their eighteenth year and the are among the most well respected and longest standing awards in the Accounting industry. In announcing this year’s award winners, Randy Johnston, Shareholder and VP at K2 Enterprises was quite pleased with developments in the industry. “The creators of technology solutions continue to step up their game. The pace of innovation is accelerating.” according to Johnston.

K2 Enterprises prime award

In 2015, K2 Enterprises added a new overall award called the Prime award. Each year this award is given to one and only one company that fits the criteria below. If it is deemed that no company fits the criteria, then no award will be given. The Prime award is given to a company that is leading in almost every category listed below.

The following are key considerations used in voting for the Prime award:

  • Reasonable management goals and expectations
  • Long term stability in the accounting market
  • Clear and honest communication with employees and market influencers
  • High quality products
  • Top shelf customer support
  • Significant commitment to product development and product improvement
  • Great management vision and direction for both current and future plans

K2 Enterprises would like to congratulate Right Networks as the recipient of the 2019 Prime award.

“Right Networks has innovated hosting, support and tools, particularly with for their strategy of offering pre-packaged tax hosting for Lacerte/ProSeries customers”, said Brian Tankersley, Director of Strategic Relationships for K2 Enterprises. “Right Networks has expanded their product line with new solutions, added a powerful transaction importer, and made significant changes to the application architecture. I can think of no other company which has focused so much on the hosting industry for the accounting profession.”

K2 Quality Award Winners by Category

In addition to the Prime award, K2 names award winners in 28 individual categories. For 2019, following are the award winners in each of these categories.

Best Overall Mobile Strategy 

Zoho Corporation

Best New Mobile App

Sage Capture

Reseller Program 


CPA Program

Receipt Bank Orange Select

Reseller Channel 


New Product

XCM Analytics

Management Strategy 

Open Systems, Inc.

Technical Support 


Customer Satisfaction

Ace Cloud Hosting

Ease of Use 

Zoho CRM

Marketing Communications 

Bart Lipinski – Wolters Kluwer

Overall Quality 

Canon Scanners

Tax Technology

Canopy Tax

Audit Technology 

MindBridge AI

Practice Management Technology 


Business Intelligence Solution 

Power BI – Microsoft

Workflow Solution 

XCM Workflow – XCM Solutions

Small Business Accounting Solution 

Sage 50 Cloud

Small CPA Firm Solution

Abacus NEXT / OfficeTools Workspace

Entry-Level Accounting Upgrade

Sage Intacct

Top Hosting Provider 


Social Media 

Ed Kless, Sage

Cloud Power Solution 

AccountantsWorld Power CAS

Cloud Ease of Use 

Doc.It Portal

Cloud Top Shelf Award

Commercial Loan Success – BankerShare

Cloud New Product 


Cloud Portal

Citrix Files


The team at K2 Enterprises extends its congratulations to this year’s award winners.

You can click here to see last year’s Quality Awards Winners.