Cortado Enterprise Mobility Solutions Honored in 2013 Mobile Star Awards

Cortado receives two Superstar and three Shining Stars awards in consumer and enterprise categories

DENVER, January 21, 2014 Cortado, an international provider of enterprise mobility solutions today announces that its Cortado Workplace, Cortado Corporate Server and ThinPrint Cloud Printer products have all been named one of the best mobile products of the year in the 2013 Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by

Cortado was honored in the following categories:

  • Cortado Corporate Server – Superstar, Enterprise: Mobile Device Management category and Shining Star, Enterprise: Mobile Secure File Access or VPN category
  • ThinPrint Cloud Printer  – Superstar, Consumer: Mobile Productivity App category and Shining Star, Enterprise: Mobile Printing for Enterprises category
  • Cortado Workplace – Shinning Star, Consumer: Remote Desktop Access Mobile App category

Cortado Corporate Server, with advanced mobile device management (MDM) for the most complete, productive and secure mobile business solution available, enables users to work while mobile, increasing productivity and collaboration among teams. ThinPrint Cloud Printer is the first and only solution that turns any printer into a cloud printer. Cloud Printer functions with all browsers and all smartphones and supports all printers, regardless of the manufacturer, and can be used with all apps and all relevant operating systems. Cortado Workplace is a free app targeted for business users, improving productivity and allowing them to work on the go just as with a desktop PC, providing users with round-the-clock access to files and documents without requiring a powered-up computer.

“At Cortado, we strive to develop the one solution that consumers and companies need to overcome enterprise mobility challenges and enhance productivity,” said Henning Volkmer, president and CEO of Cortado, Inc. “Being honored in five categories of the Mobile Star Awards showcases our ability to develop products for a secure and efficient mobile work environment.”

“The Mobile Star Awards is the only competition where today’s most exciting new mobile products and companies can compete against established competitors on a more level playing field,” says Mobile Star Awards director Gary Thayer. “A major part of this is because votes are cast by real users who really love the products—these are the mobile early adopters, mobile IT professionals, and tech journalists who dominate our readership. And after 13 years, the mobile industry recognizes Mobile Star Awards winners and nominees as the star innovators to watch and follow.”

Winners are chosen by the nearly 11,000 readers of  Mobile Villages’ “Go Mobile™” newsletter, which delivers headline summaries and links to the top mobile stories on major mobile tech sites including: CNET, Engadget, TechCrunch, The Verge, Computerworld and CIO. For more information about the annual Mobile Star Awards, visit

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About Cortado

Cortado – formerly ThinPrint – has delivered solutions for the modern working world since 1999. Enterprise mobility, printing, virtualization and BYOD are the main focus of the company. Cortado combines innovative devices such as smartphones and tablets with the customary requirements of office work, in teams and beyond space and system boundaries.

Easy for users, innovative, reliable, and with a high return on investment. These are the distinguishing features of Cortado products. No other company focuses so much on the issue of consumerization. By constantly evaluating feedback from users of its free cloud services available in all major app stores, Cortado continuously improves its products. These foundations allow Cortado to optimally implement an enterprise mobility strategy for businesses of all sizes.

Cortado established itself internationally with ThinPrint, the leading printer virtualization technology, which is used in 116 countries by thousands of companies. Even the biggest customers of Citrix XenApp and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services rely on ThinPrint. Via a long-term OEM partnership, VMware integrates ThinPrint technology.

The advantages of printer virtualization will only increase, also for cloud providers and in networks with physical desktops. Results are significant cost savings, immensely reduced helpdesk requests and noticeably more satisfied employees.

Over 18,000 enterprise customers with 5 up to 150,000 employees, as well as hundreds of thousands of individual users worldwide rely on Cortado solutions. As an internationally operating company, and founder of the Cloud Printing Alliance, Cortado employs over 220 highly skilled employees at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany and in its branch offices in the United States, the UK, Australia, France and Japan. Cortado was a winner of the 2013 Great Place to Work® competition and is named as one of the “Best Employers in Berlin-Brandenburg 2013”.

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.

Since 1993, MobileVillage has been a pioneering market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through “Best of Breed” solution identification, event partnerships, an online directory, daily news, the widely respected “Go Mobile™” newsletter, and annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at

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