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Fookes Software Wins at the European IT and Software Excellence Awards 2016

Fookes Software wins the Software Innovation Solution of the Year award presented by IT Europa

Fookes Software Founder and CEO Eric Fookes, with Marketing and Communications Manager Katie Cullen Montgomerie, at the European IT and Software Excellence Awards

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Charmey, Switzerland -- 18 April 2016 – Fookes Software Ltd. today announced its win at the 2016 European IT and Software Excellence Awards.

Presented on Thursday 14th of April at an awards ceremony in London, Fookes Software won out over six other finalists to take home the Software Innovation Solution of the Year award for their outstanding Aid4Mail solution provided to cloud-archiving company Sonian.

“With so many high-scoring entries, choosing outright winners in each category was particularly hard this year,” said Editor of IT Europa and head panel judge, John Garratt. “It is also fascinating to see how the entries reflect the changes in the industry… This shows how responsive the industry is, particularly among the software developers and ISVs who are so determined to deliver results for their customers.”

Now in its 8th year, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards attracted over 400 entries from more than 31 countries. Winners were chosen from 86 finalists representing 21 countries. The awards were given for IT solutions that get to the heart of customer issues, delivering better business, a clearer understanding of data, and more efficient and profitable outcomes.

As the only Swiss company to win one of Europe’s most prestigious industry awards, Fookes Software has helped to raise the profile of Swiss innovation and service, proving it to be among the best in Europe.

“We are truly honored to be selected as the winner of this award,” said Fookes Software founder and CEO Eric Fookes. “This particular solution was a true team effort and winning this award really shows how everyone at Fookes Software pulls together to achieve results for our customers.”

To see the full list of winners, visit

For more information about Aid4Mail, visit

About Fookes Software

Founded in 1996 with the introduction of the award-winning text editor NoteTab®, Fookes Software has gained a reputation for providing high quality email processing and text editing software. Based in the pre-alps of Switzerland, and serving customers such as Deloitte, Microsoft, Ernst & Young and NASA, Fookes Software prides itself in delivering the most accurate and reliable email migration and archiving software on the market: Aid4Mail.

To learn more about Fookes Software, please visit

Media Contact:
Katie Cullen Montgomerie
Fookes Software Ltd
+41 225 349 221