May 30, 2024

PKWARE Named a Winner in 2024 People’s Choice Stevie® Awards

PKWARE Named a Winner in 2024 People’s Choice Stevie® Awards


MILWAUKEE  May 30, 2024 – PKWARE’s PK Protect for z/OS was named a winner of a People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Products in The 22nd Annual American Business Awards® today.

PKWARE’s PK Protect platform discovers and protects sensitive data at rest or in motion, and in structured and unstructured environments, proving an imperative security measure for enterprise organizations. PK Protect for z/OS, part of the PK Protect platform, empowers organizations to accurately discover and protect their critical data stored in large VSAM clusters, sequential (extended and GDG), Partitioned (and extended), and Tape data sets on IBM Z mainframes.

Winning the People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Product in Cybersecurity is a testament to our relentless innovation in the mainframe space. PK Protect for z/OS is setting new standards for data security, discovery and persistent encryption.

Spencer Kupferman

The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products are a feature of The American Business Awards in which the general public can vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 12,000 votes were cast in people’s choice categories this year. All new products and services nominated in the ABAs’ new product categories were included in people’s choice voting.

More than 3,700 nominations were submitted to this year’s American Business Awards for consideration in a wide range of categories, including New Product or Service of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Startup of the Year, among others.


PKWARE offers the only data discovery and protection solution that locates and secures sensitive data to minimize organizational risks and costs, regardless of device or environment. Our ultra-efficient, scalable software is simple to use on a broad range of data types and repositories, enabling precise, automated visibility and control of personal data, even in the fastest-moving, most complex IT environments. With more than 1,200 customers, including many of the world’s largest financial institutions, retailers, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, PKWARE continues to innovate as an award-winning global leader in data discovery, security, and compliance.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2024 Stevie winners are available at

Media Contact
Sarah Fellner
VP, Global Marketing

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